Eastern Massachusetts is home to the large urban area of Boston and its suburbs, but it is also home to many pockets of wilderness where you can walk in solitude. This new edition of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Near Boston brings you to 60 amazing spots in the area, along with enriching essays about the region’s natural and social history.
Hikers looking to spend multiple days outdoors will love the newly added comprehensive list of local campgrounds. Visitors and locals alike will find something to enjoy in this volume, with an at-a-glance trip planner that highlights the best hikes near public transportation, as well as those for kids, dogs, universal access, and winter snowshoeing and skiing. From the famed beaches of Cape Cod to the contemplative stillness of Walden Pond, to new hikes in Callahan state park and the Sudbury Reservoir, this new edition provides an indispensable guide for exploring the eastern portion of Massachusetts in greater depth.