The T is here to help you get outside this summer. Whether you want to walk the city or take a weekend getaway, this guide can help you find outdoor activities that are just a short walk away from a T stop.
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Get Outside the City
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, beat the traffic with weekend Commuter Rail service to Cape Cod. The CapeFLYER runs from Friday evening to Sunday night, is fully accessible, and offers reduced fares and group rates.
- Connect with ferries to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard
- Bring your bike along and park it in the dedicated bicycle car
With 114 miles of bike paths and over 70 miles of trails, Cape Cod has plenty of ways to get outside.
- This historic coastal city has plenty of sights to see, and it’s just a short ride from Boston. Salem station is within a 10-minute walk of The Burying Point and Salem Witch Trials Memorial.You can also take the 455 bus to Ryan Brennan Memorial Skate Park or Pioneer Village.
- Scenic Rockport is about an hour away from the city, and home to the fishing shack Motif No. 1—the most-painted building in America.From Rockport station, it’s just a 5 – 10 minute walk to downtown and the beach.
- Quincy Center station is just a few blocks from the downtown farmers market at Quincy Square.You can also take the 215 bus from the station to the Quincy Quarries, a popular rock climbing area with trails that connect to the Blue Hills Reservation.
- Nantasket Beach in Hull is just a 20 minute ride on the 714 bus from Pemberton Point.For a scenic ride on the water, take the Hingham/Hull ferry across the Hingham Bay to Hewitt’s Cove or Georges Island.
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