Discovering the Boston Harbor IslandsA Guide to the City’s Hidden Shores
Christopher Klein

The best kept secret in the Northeast. Set sail!


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  • Paperback, 6 x 9 in
  • 224 pages, full color photographs
  • 978-1-934598-06-1
  • $17.95 US



Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands is an indispensable resource for those who want to uncover the best kept secret in the Northeast. Part history, part travel guide, Christopher Klein has written the most compelling invitation to explore the Boston Harbor Islands national park area to date. Complete with resource listings of recreational activities on and around the harbor islands and richly illustrated with over 150 full-color photographs, Klein’s comprehensive coverage and keen wit are sure to inspire thousands of landlubbers and mariners to leave port for many summers to come

Christopher Kleinis a writer and author specializing in travel and history. His work has appeared in the Boston Globe, New England Travel, Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and AAA Horizons. Chris lives on the mainland with his wife and two children in Andover, Massachusetts.

A wonderful companion piece to the hidden island treasures off Boston’s coast.
Dennis Lehane, author of Shutter Islands
Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands is not your average guidebook. It is an exceptional example of its genre… Don’t visit the islands without it, and, by all means, visit!
Carol Standish, Points East Magazine