This Friday, July 16, Boston’s Best Cruises is providing FREE ferry transportation to the Boston Harbor Islands national park area. For more information, click HERE (and follow @BostBestCruises on Twitter).

Visitors will be able to enjoy a trip to either Spectacle or Georges Islands to escape the city for a fun outdoor excursion. Have a picnic, take a walk on the islands’ many walking paths, relax on a sandy beach, or simply enjoy a refreshing ferry ride through scenic Boston Harbor.

WHO: All are welcome!

WHAT: Free Ferry Ticket to the Boston Harbor Islands. Due to high demand, all tickets are first-come, first serve at certain blocked off times throughout the day. Ticket kiosk on Long Wharf opens at 7:45am. Parties are limited to five. A return time will be assigned when tickets are allocated.

WHEN: Friday, July 16, 7:45AM – 6PM

WHERE: Boats depart from Boston’s Long Wharf North, next to the Long Wharf Marriott Hotel, adjacent to Christopher Columbus Park and the Aquarium T stop.

For a complete schedule of summer activities and more information about the Boston Harbor Islands national park area, visit or follow them on Facebook: Boston Harbor Islands National Park. Bring along a copy of Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands for all the information and history of these incredible islands in our very own backyard.