- 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.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Needham, MA , followed by 699 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boston, Cambridge, Salem, Concord, Brookline, Framingham, Watertown, Somerville, Newton, Lynn, Hingham, Waltham, Lexington, Marlborough, Natick, Medford, Wellesley, Arlington, Quincy, Foxboro, Danvers, Marblehead, Hull, Franklin, Malden, Saugus, Dedham, Brockton, Milton, Braintree, Attleboro, Woburn, Lincoln, Norwood, Randolph, Cumberland, Woonsocket, Westford, Stoughton, Revere, Peabody, Billerica, Burlington, Shrewsbury, Lowell, Chelsea, Chelmsford, Tewksbury, Everett, Weymouth, Melrose, Medfield, North Smithfield, Chatham, North Andover, Andover and Taunton
88% 25 votes
0 New Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143 MoreLess Info
For people with canine friends, the Zero New Washington Street Dog Park offers amenities for convenience and recreation. Features include agility training areas, drinking fountains with water dishes, covered pavilion, spray area for cleaning and cooling dogs, and more.
100% 1 votes
Thompson School, 60 North Union Street, Arlington, MA 2474 MoreLess Info
Lussiano Park features a playground with large climbing structures, suspension bridge, sandbox, basketball courts, picnic tables and a large water spray park. Fountains, puddles, and water control buttons help kids of all ages cool off.
84% 79 votes
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA MoreLess Info
On the outskirts of Boston, the New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods is a botanic garden comprised of meandering paths, plentiful springs and bounteous foliage. A public sanctuary, this garden offers a unique view of rare botanical species.
93% 30 votes
New England Wild Flower Society, 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 MoreLess Info
Featuring over 45 acres of local plants, Garden in the Woods is an outdoor botanical garden popular among flower lovers, gardening experts, and nature enthusiasts alike. Visitors enjoy walking along the two miles of pathways, observing the surrounding floral beauty.
Home to many sports clubs in the area, Dilboy Stadium consists of a synthetic turf field surrounded by a running track. Visitors can watch one of the many local football games from one of the 2,000 seats in the grandstand.
100% 5 votes
Alewife Brook Pkwy at Hight Street, Somerville, MA 02144 MoreLess Info
A public swimming facility, the Dilboy Memorial Swimming & Wading Pool features both a large swimming pool suitable for kids and adults as well as a smaller kiddie pool. Guests to the pool can bring their own beach chairs.
100% 2 votes
422 Summer Street, Arlington, MA 02474 MoreLess Info
The Veterans' Memorial Skating Rink is an indoor ice facility that is open to the public during the months of August through April. The facility has a complete snack bar service and vending machines.
Explore one of the most important sites in Revolutionary War history at the Minuteman National Historical Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The park is free to enter, and there is no charge to travel Revolutionary Road. There is a small entrance fee for the museum.