Things to Do

The first city north of Boston along the coast and with over 150 years of history, Revere is the ideal destination to take your next vacation. Sitting at the crossroads between urban excitement and natural beauty, it’s the perfect spot to rest your head or grab a bite to eat after a day trip through the greater Boston area. But Revere also has its own must-visit attractions that are sure to delight visitors of all ages.

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Indoor Experiences in Revere

Named after the famous patriot, Revere and the surrounding destinations have some beautifully rich History, Culture, and Literature attractions. The Revere History Museum is filled with must-see artifacts, photos, and memorabilia dedicated to everything Revere; from the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War to the creation of Revere Beach to life in the city in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Or if you’re just looking for someplace to just read and soak in history, the Revere Public Library is the place to be.

Don’t think Revere is all libraries and museums, though. There are plenty of opportunities for fun indoor sports, too! Come bounce off the walls and jump around on thousands of square feet of trampolines at Get Air Trampoline Park. Stay frosty at Cronin Ice Arena, a full-service skating facility for all ages.

The fun doesn’t stop once the sun goes down. Revere has some awesome attractions for nighttime fun. Check out the exciting events happening at Ocean Side Ballroom. Home to one of the largest LED walls in New England and an incredible surround system, it’s exactly what you need for a private party or a concert.

Outdoor Destinations in Revere

Whether you want to spend the day on Revere Beach, bike the Northern Strand Trail, or take a scenic nature walkthrough Belle Isle Marsh, we have plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts. For history buffs who want to enjoy sunshine and fresh air, check out nearby historic sites and outdoor attractions like Rumney Marsh Burying Ground, the USS Constitution, and Saugus Iron Works.

There are few things better to do in the summer than plan an unforgettable beach day. America’s very first public beach, Revere Beach has three miles of sand, a boardwalk, and plenty of places to grab food. You can sunbathe, swim, play, or even take kiteboarding lessons with the New England Kite School. You can attend awesome annual events like the Revere Beach Kite Festival, where kids can build, decorate and fly their own kites while adults enjoy live music and watching professional kite-fliers. The International Sand Sculpting Festival is a must-see event with jaw-dropping sand sculptures, entertainment, fireworks, and more.

If you’re the athletic type, Revere and the surrounding destinations will have you ready for action! Harry Della Russo Stadium is home to the six-time national champion women’s tackle football team the Boston Renegades. The facility features a walking track, football field, soccer pitch, as well as basketball and tennis courts. If you’ve brought your dog, head over to the Track at Suffolk Downs, as the dog park and walking track are great ways to get exercise with your best friend.


Shops To Visit in Revere

If you’re a fan of shopping there are plenty of places for you to visit in and around Revere. Whether you’re looking for the latest fashion or picking up souvenirs for friends and family, you’ll have no shortage of options, from malls to markets to boutiques.

For classy and quality jewelry, accessories, and decor, you should definitely make Robin’s Nest your first stop. This award winning boutique is the perfect place to find wedding, housewarming, and anniversary gifts for loved ones. 

Shoe shopping can’t be beat when in Revere. The Vault Lifestyle Boutique has become one of the most coveted sneaker destinations in Massachusetts. Sneakerheads travel from all over to get their hands on and feet in exclusive footwear. 

Shopping is also a great way to experience culture and community. Every Friday in the summer and early fall, Revere Farmers Market offers kids activities, weekly entertainment, Zumba classes, and a place to shop for locally grown produce and homemade goods. Then there’s Shirley Avenue Commercial District, which has become Revere’s cultural hub. This ethnically diverse commercial corridor features food and shopping from around the world.

outdoor nature in revere

Group Activities in Revere

Travel is more fun to do with friends and family. Revere and the surrounding cities offer awesome activities and adventures you can do as a group. From concerts to festivals to special events, there’s a ton of stuff to discover together both indoors and outdoors. Be sure to check out the events calendar to find out what’s in town!

If your group is the type to explore the great outdoors together, check out the Boston Harbor Islands. Hop aboard a park ferry and discover 34 islands and peninsulas packed full of enough outdoor recreation, relaxation and learning to satisfy the whole group.

For groups that would rather stick to indoor entertainment, head to the Encore Casino to experience glamor on a grand scale. There’s a dazzling array of classic and state-of-the-art slot machines for every player at every level, so no one is left out. Take in the dazzling atmosphere of 40-foot ceilings and red Rubino glass chandeliers, then head upstairs to the casino’s elegant terrace level for table games, private gambling salons, high-limit gaming rooms, and a spectacular view of the action below.