Other Ideas: Castle Island, Fort Independence and Sullivan's Snack Shack; Walden Pond State Reservation; Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House - Home of the Alcotts; Boston Haymarket; Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum (for kids and adults)
Located in the heart of downtown Boston, Quincy Market is a favorite destination for both locals and tourists alike.
Quincy Market combines the glories of the past and the vitality of the present with more than 50 shops, 14 restaurants, 40 food court stops and Boston's most popular comedy club.
For over 250 years, the marketplace has played an integral role in the life of Boston's residents.
In the heart of downtown Boston, Quincy Market & Faneuil Hall Marketplace are adjacent to historic Faneuil Hall and is bordered by the financial district, the waterfront, the North End, Government Center and Haymarket. It is a well-traveled part of Boston's 'Freedom Trail.'
Quincy Market is a five-minute walk to the New England Aquarium, The Children's Museum, The Old State House, and Paul Revere's House via the beautiful Rose Kennedy Greenway or right along the waterfront.
Other attraction that are between 7-15 minutes away include The Boston State House, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Public Garden, Old North Church, The New England Aquarium, Boston Children's Museum, The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum, The USS Constitution, and Fenway Park.
It's a fun place to stroll about - enjoy performances from buskers outside, grab lunch or a snack from over 50 Restaurants, dine on your choices in the 2 story circular food table area or of course, people watch!
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Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday from 12:00 noon to 6:00pm.
Quincy Market Colonnade, Boston, MA map
From The South - Drivers coming into Boston:
Take 93 North to Exit 23 (Gov't Ctr.) and follow the signs towards 'Aquarium'. Follow Atlantic Ave to left on State Street (to get to State Street Parking Garage) or go straight to Clinton Street (Dock Square Parking Garage)
From The West - Drivers coming into Boston on the Masspike (I-90) East:
Mass Pike to 93 North take exit 23(Goverment Center) and follow signs towards 'Aquarium'. Follow Atlantic Ave to left on State Street or go straight to Clinton Street.
From the North - Drivers coming into Boston on 93 South:
Take exit 24A (Government Center) - stay to the right and follow the sign for Faneuil Hall. Immediatly off the exit turn right and Faneuil Hall Marketplace is directly in front of you.
From Logan Airport:
Take the Sumner Tunnel to downtown. At the end of the tunnel take the right, pass through lights and take your second left (Do not get on I-93 South - the construction areas are confusing). Bear left to Surface Road south. Follow Surface Road south (Faneuil Hall is on the right-hand side). At the third set of lights (you are going around Faneuil Hall) take a right onto State Street. Take a second left onto Broad Street, and garage entrance is on the right-hand side.
Additionally, Faneuil Hall Marketplace is conveniently located within a block of three T-Stops: The Green Line serves Government Center & Haymarket Stops. Catch the Blue Line for access to the Aquarium Stop. And to get to the State Street Stop, grab the Orange Line. Ride the T
Quincy MarketAbsolutely love this market.. i have been there so many times and never, never tire of it. Love the people, shops & the food... Wish I was there now, instead of Texas..
Dock square parking garage at Quincy MarketDo not park at the Dock Square Parking Garage adjacent to the North Market Building on Clinton Street. Our car was broken into in the middle of the day. They do not have adequate security. Very unsafe garage.
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