Many of Boston’s most interesting sights can be found close to Watertown, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the places not to miss are the fascinating Jackson Homestead and Museum and the remarkable Mount Auburn Cemetery. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the National Archives at Boston and the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation.
Harvard Square, certainly one of Boston’s most popular attractions is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) away.
Spend some time in Boston’s center. You can’t miss the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Common and Copley Place.
You’ll find some unique cultural highlights in and around Watertown. There are many excellent destinations visitors can pay a visit to for a couple of hours such as the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Semitic Museum. Book seats for a live show at the Somerville Theatre in Somerville and the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline. The area is a dream destination for lovers of art. Make sure you see the Harvard University Art Museums in Cambridge.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after a day spent exploring the delights of Watertown, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Crowne Plaza Boston - Newton, the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston - Cambridge, and the popular Charles Hotel, Cambridge.