10 Destinations To Visit Near Revere

Looking for a great destination this spring within driving distance from Revere, Massachusetts? Revere is the perfect headquarters for your next spring vacation as the city is a short drive to many fun, interesting, and historic places. We have a few ideas that will not only keep you local but also allow you to access the economical accommodations and unique dining offerings in Revere. 

Rockport Motif #1

1 –  Motif #1 in Rockport, Massachusetts 

Located on Bradley Wharf in the harbor town of Rockport, Massachusetts, is an iconic red fishing shack, known the world over as Motif #1. It is one of the most recognizable and photographed buildings in the world. 

Take a short drive from Revere up Massachusetts’ Route 128/95, and you will find this scenic fishing village where you can spend the day strolling through the quaint downtown shops and restaurants. Or you could visit the many art galleries or beaches that line the streets of this picturesque Cape Ann town. This destination, less than an hour from Revere, is accessible by car or by taking the MBTA Blue Line to North Station and the Rockport Commuter Rail right into the downtown itself. 

2 – Encore Boston Harbor 

Less than five miles from Revere, you will find the Encore Boston Harbor Hotel and Casino. Whether you are looking for an evening out at the casino, a day at the spa or just a parent’s night away, the Encore Boston can give you five-star service and a relaxing way to spend time with friends or family. 

Located right next door in Everett, Massachusetts, the Encore Boston is a fun place to try your hand at gambling, enjoy shopping with the girls, or treat yourself to a spa experience like no other. Make your reservations online and get started planning your weekend or night away. 

3 – Watch A Boston Renegades Game 

Enjoy football? The Boston Renegades are a women’s tackle football team part of the Women’s Football Alliance. They play their home games at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Take in a game and enjoy the live action on Park Street right here in Revere, Massachusetts. For more information about the schedule of games visit the Boston Renegades website


4 – Visit Lexington & Concord

Every history buff needs to visit Lexington and Concord at least once in their lifetime. Located just 45 minutes from Revere, Massachusetts, the location where the “shot was heard round the world” can be found on the battlefields of Lexington Green and Concord, Massachusetts. 

The fields of Lexington and Concord are known as the birthplace of our nation and the scene of the first battle of the American Revolutionary War. A visit to these two destinations will give you a chance to tour Minuteman National Heritage Park, see the field where it all began and learn more about our local and national history. 

5 – Plymouth Rock 

Speaking of history, if you love taking a look back at our nation’s origins, a trip to Plymouth, Massachusetts and Plymouth Rock in particular is a great way to spend a day or weekend. 

Less than an hour’s drive from Revere will take you to downtown Plymouth where you can see where the first Pilgrims landed on our soil as well as a replica of the ship they used – the Mayflower II. While in the area, we suggest a trip to Plimoth Plantation where you can get a feel for what it was like to live during the colonial era in New England. 

6 – Tour Gillette Stadium 

Sports fans will love this destination less than an hour from Revere. Patriot Place in Foxboro, Massachusetts is the home of Gillette Stadium where the fans can watch the Patriots play football, the Revolution play soccer or enjoy a day shopping and dining to their heart’s content. 

Gillette is more than a destination for sports fans who want to tour the facilities and learn about the history of these two teams, it is an experience that will have you coming back for more. 


7 – Take in a Game at Fenway Park 

Home of Pesky’s Pole, the Green Monster, Fenway Franks and the World Champion Red Sox Team is the oldest and most beloved baseball park in the nation – Fenway Park

A short drive from Revere or a ride on the MBTA Blue Line to the Green Line will take you right to the park’s entrance where you can take in a game, enjoy a tour of the facilities or take pictures along the Green Monster or the seat marking Ted Williams’ longest line drive. A trip to the Boston area is never complete without a look at this gem not only in the world of baseball but in our local and regional history. 

8 – Watch the Marine Life at the New England Aquarium

Located on Central Wharf along the historic Boston Harbor, you will find the world-famous New England Aquarium

Enjoy a day watching seals play, penguins swim and all sorts of marine life on exhibit in the Aquarium. Some of the exhibits include getting up close with species such as harbor and northern fur seals, California sea lions, African and southern rockhopper penguins, giant Pacific octopuses, weedy seadragons, and thousands of saltwater and freshwater fishes. 

From Revere, take the MBTA Blue Line to North Station and take a short walk to the Aquarium or take a short 6-mile drive by car or rideshare to enjoy the day exploring the world under the sea. 

9 – Take in the Sights at Quincy Market & Faneuil Hall Marketplace 

Located just five miles from Revere, Massachusetts, Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a destination filled with history, great food and the heartbeat of Boston culture. A quick day trip can take you to Faneuil Hall where you can enjoy a walk around the area to enjoy the historic buildings, taste a sampling of local cuisine and shop the multitude of shops in the area. 


10 – Visit Paul Revere’s House 

We admit we are a little biased, but a visit to the Paul Revere House should definitely be on your list of places to visit this spring and summer. Find out more about this Patriot as you tour his home and get to know our namesake. Learn about Revere’s Famous Ride, his contributions to early colonial life and take part in special events to embrace our local and national history.