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Bowling Alleys and Places to Bowl near Boston

Bowling is a fun family activity that can be played years round. Find a bowling alley in downtown Boston, or nearby in area suburbs. Kids of all ages can have a great time. Many bowling alleys feature optional bumpers so the balls won't go into the gutter.


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Kings Bowling4 Locations, $$$
Kings Bowl first opened its doors in 2002 in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. Each Kings location features upscale, retro-inspired décor and executive-chef designed menus.
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Acton Bowladrome & ArcadeActon, $
Acton Bowladrome & Arcade is a family-owned and operated business, entertaining in Acton, Massachusetts for more than 35 years. They have bowling for every age and skill level, a large arcade and a pool table.
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Boston BowlBoston, $$
With 30 Tenpin and 14 Candlepin lanes, you never have to wait long to enjoy bowling at Boston Bowl. You also never have to worry about keeping score - all bowling lanes are equipped with state of the art touch screens...
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Cape Ann LanesGloucester, $$$
Cape Ann Lanes ibrings candlepin bowling to new heights. Brand new, glow-in-the-dark carpet, arcade games, good food, and music make it a great haven on a yucky day.
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CLOSED: Ficco's BowladromeFranklin, $$
Ficco's Bowladrome is a 28 lane candlepin bowling center that has been providing safe, affordable, family fun for over 70 years. Features glow bowling, birthday parties and leagues.
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CLOSED: Lanes and GamesCambridge, $
Once, located in Cambridge on Route 2 East, Lanes and Games was a huge bowling complex that offered both league and open bowling in tenpin and candlepin format. It was about 10 minute walk from the Alewife T stop.
Lucky Strike Social Boston Bowling (Jillian's)Boston, $$
A Boston staple, located behind historic Fenway Park, Lucky Strike Social Boston is part of a 70,000 square foot, multi-dimensional entertainment complex that spans over three floors.
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Mystic Bowling5 Locations, $$
Mystic Bowling...A State-of-the-Art Light and Sound Show to accompany your bowling FUN is offered by Ryan Family Amusements at five Cape Cod locations. The normal lighting gives way to a special illumination that...
Ron's Candlepin Bowling Alley & Gourmet Ice CreamBoston, $$
A retro 10 lane alley in Hyde Park since 1979, featuring 10 lanes of candlepin bowling, along with Ron's famous Gourmet Ice Cream. The venue has been hosting leagues and bowling parties for generations of Bostonians. All lanes are open to the public (walk-ins warmly...
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Southie BowlBoston, $$$
Southie Bowl features Candlepin Bowling - a regional bowling experience that can be enjoyed by all ages. Book a lane, a party or play in a league. Bowling is fun!
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Westgate LanesBrockton, $$
Come on in and join the fun! We offer bowling for all ages and skill levels. Westgate features 50 ten pin lanes, 12 candlepin lanes, Billiard tables, video games and a snack bar.
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Woburn BowladromeWoburn, $$
The nostalgic Woburn Bowladrome north of Boston has bowling for kids that's complete with a glow in the dark setting (the more white clothing the kids wear, the higher the glow factor).
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In addition to bowling in Boston, mini golf is another fun game to play with groups of all ages and abilities. Here are some great places to play mini golf near Boston. Do you have a favorite spot for mini golf? Let us know and we can add it to our list.