Boston is one of the oldest and most prominent cities in America, and also one of the best boating cities on the east coast. Visitors from all over the world come to immerse themselves in Boston’s vibrant and historical atmosphere. Tourists can enjoy sightseeing from gorgeous waterways on a boat rental in Boston, a unique experience to have when seeing the city.


Boating in Boston

Few cities in America are as historically or culturally significant as Boston, Massachusetts. As one of the oldest cities in the country, Boston has tons of attractions for all types of visitors. Sightseeing will take up a good portion of your visit here, and you can do it on foot, or on the water. Rent a boat in Boston with a captain to take you around and show you the highlights of this historical city.

With its proximity to so many bodies of water, its spacious harbor, and its impressive selection of marinas, Boston ranks high amongst boating enthusiasts. Everything from luxury yacht charters and speedboat rentals to sailboats is available in Boston.

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Sailboat rentals and charters in Boston are a popular choice amongst visitors who want to partake in this popular coastal activity, and you can enjoy a sunset sail or even host a party on a sailboat in Boston. Book a boat party or boat charter in the Boston Harbor for an unforgettable experience in the city.

Active travelers to Boston will enjoy a kayak rental or tour of the city. Paddle on the Charles River or rent a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) in Boston to see the skyline while getting some exercise on the water.

Fishing Charters in Boston

The fishing around Boston includes both fresh and saltwater varieties, which make it a popular East Coast destination for fishermen as well. Interested in saltwater fishing? Book a fishing charter in Boston and get out on a deep-sea fishing charter to catch fish like striped bass, black sea bass, winter and summer flounder, bluefin and yellowfin tuna, haddock, and a couple of varieties of shark. Boston Harbor fishing is a popular activity enjoyed by both tourists and locals alike in the city during the summer months. Fishing in Boston is a great thing to do with kids, too.

Prefer freshwater fishing? Rent a fishing boat in Boston and catch salmon, trout, catfish, bass, and more.

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Some of the best fishing locations in Boston include

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area
  • Castle Island
  • Charles River
  • Jamaica Pond
  • Spot Pond
  • Hammond Pond

Boating in the City on a Hill

Boston is a city steeped in history and culture. Whether you want to spend all day on the water or go kayaking for just a few hours, you will find no lack of places to see or activities to do in Boston. There are many great marinas in Boston too, for all your boat rental and boating needs. Boston has been a hallmark of New England boating culture for hundreds of years, and being on the water in this iconic city is one of the best ways to experience it.

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