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Boston holds many treasures, but one of its greatest treasures are its boroughs. These areas are usually known for its college students, but in reality the boroughs hold much more than the college students’ apartment dreams. If you’re looking for affordable fun activities, look no further than Allston and Brighton. The neighboring areas hold numerous treasures and activities that are fun for the whole family.
In the middle of the summer, the heat becomes too much to bear – so cool down in a Brighton or Allston Public pool. Operated by the department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston’s public pools offer a safe place to find relief from the summer heat. Get ready to get wet as kids splash and play in the cool waters of one of Boston’s finest public pools.
If the chlorinated waters aren’t your scene, then check out what other outdoor wonders Allston and Brighton have to offer. Charles River Canoe and Kayak is a place to rent and even buy canoe and kayaks then take them right onto the water. This place even offers camp programs and after school kayaking lessons to accommodate kids of different ages and experience levels. So take your family out on the water and have some fun! And for more outdoor fun, head on over to the William E. Smith Playground and literally have some fun at the playground!
If you’re interested in something a little more educational, then Allston and Brighton is the place to be. The Chestnut Hill Reservation is a fun and educational time. It’s considered a nineteenth-century masterpiece of engineering, urban planning, and landscape design. The Chestnut Hill Reservation is even listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a City of Boston Landmark.
Head on over to Allston and Brighton to find all you need to have the best summer ever. It’s filled with outdoor fun, swimming, and even history.