- Our list of the best things to do in Needham, Massachusetts, features the top 709 nearby activities — including 304 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Needham, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Artistic and independent films are the focus of the Brattle Theatre. It serves as the home venue for several major film events throughout the year, such as the Independent Film Festival Boston, Boston LGBT Film Festival, and Boston Underground Film Festival.
94% 212 votes
105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
The preserved home of Henry Longfellow, Longfellow House Washington Headquarters National Historic Site offers visitors the chance to learn more about the life of the literary genius. View and analyze the 19th century poet's work and walk the home where the incredible creations happened.
75% 24 votes
695 Hillside Street, Milton, MA 02186 MoreLess Info
Roughly 7,000 acres of open space is available at the Houghton's Pond Recreation Area. The 24-acre pond offers fishing and swimming while land-based recreation includes mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing in the winter.
53% 15 votes
280 Worcester Rd, Ste 103C, Framingham, MA 01702 MoreLess Info
Featuring a variety of indoor bounce houses, Jump Around Parties & Playdates has inflatable obstacle courses for children to play in. The entire gym can be rented out for birthday parties and school events.
Cambridge Historical Tours offer guided educational tours of Harvard and Cambridge. With the guides dressed in period costumes, visitors get a chance to explore the campus of Harvard, Old Cambridge, Harvard Square and more.
The A.R.T. - American Repertory Theater has the sole goal of helping visitors experience art. Performances include musicals, theatrical performances, acrobatics, and many other forms of art for you to experience.
Founded in 1636, Harvard University is the country's oldest and one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning. Harvard Yard, which is the university's historic center, contains many attractions including the statue of John Harvard, the Memorial Church and more.
Formed by retreating glaciers, Fresh Pond Reservation refers to the kettle-hole lake and its surrounding area. A two mile perimeter road hosts biking, hiking and roller blading, and birders find many opportunities to spot local, migratory and songbirds.