Best Excursions & Day Trips From Boston

Boston is a great place to be based in the USA as it’s in such close proximity to many incredible sites and attractions.

With easy travel access to places such as Martha’s Vineyard, Newport and Cape Cod, as well as being a relatively short distance from New York City and Niagara Falls, it’s a great place to visit in order to enjoy many day trips!

If you’re in the process of planning a trip to Boston but you’re not really sure where to begin, check out this ultimate guide that we’ve put together of the best day trips from Boston. We’ve chosen these day trips based on their price, reviews and how much previous customers rate them!

1.From Boston: Martha's Vineyard with Optional Island Tour

From Boston: Martha's Vineyard with Optional Island Tour


Forget about having to plan and book your own coach and ferry transport and let the experts behind this day tour to Martha’s Vineyard do all the hard work for you! On the tour you’ll be taken to the iconic Vineyard where you’ll get plenty of free time to explore and learn more about the happenings at Martha’s! Your guide will have organised all your transport so all you have to do is turn up with your camera in tow, ready for an action-packed day of exploring!

Tour highlights:


  • Customise your own tour
  • Depart from Boston early in the morning to maximise your time at Martha’s Vineyard
  • Fully booked ground and boat transport with optional island tour to see wildlife


  • Bottled water
  • Driver and tour guide
  • Hotel transfers
  • Snacks and discount food card<

Duration: 11 hours

Rating: 4.5/5