10 Things To Do and See in Jamaica Plain, Boston

Here are our top 10 things to do in Jamaica Plain, Boston besides our Jamaica Plain Vegan Chocolate Tour and Jamaica Plain Food Tour. We are excited to share our favorite things to in this vibrant neighborhood.
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Here are our top 10 things to do in Jamaica Plain, Boston besides our Chocolate Tour and Food Tour. We will continue to add to this list so check back in for more ideas, and we hope to hear yours too!

 

1

Take a historical tour of the Loring-Greenough House, the last surviving 18th Century house in Sumner Hill. During the summer, join in the fun on Summer Thursdays with food trucks, movies, and fun! (we’ll be there this Thursday)

 

2

The most popular tourist activity besides our food tours is a visit to Sam Adams Brewery and Doyle’s Cafe a bar that started in 1882 (check out the Boston Comedy Chicks who often perform there!)

 

3

See a show at the oldest continuously producing community theater, the Footlight Club

 

4

Explore the Latin Quarter in JP – home to lots of delicious restaurants such as Blue Nile, the Frogmore, Alex’s Chimi’s

 

5

Visit the Forest Hill Cemetery and Sculpture Garden. Walk around Jamaica Pond and take a boat from the boat house; you can also fish with a permit or visit Arnold Arboretum

 

6

Enjoy Franklin Park Zoo or consider adopting a pet at the MSPCA

 

7

Explore nearby museums like the MFA and Isabella Stewart Gardner 

 

8

Check out the area by the Armory: Agricultural Hall which has really cool urban ag supplies, Ula Cafe (delicious popovers), Milky Way, Bella Luna, and more!

 

9

Shop at Centre Street including our favorites such as: Salmagundi hat shop, Fire Opal, On Centre, Boing!, and Papercuts

 

10

Next, pop on over to nearby Roslindale Village (known as “Rozzie” Village to the locals) and check out their Saturday Farmer’s Market as well as ComedySportz.

 

We are starting a brand new food tour there next summer and can’t wait to show you around town.

 


Our Jamaica Plain Food Tour runs every Sunday at 11am, and our Jamaica Plain Vegan Chocolate Tour runs every Saturday at 2pm. We can’t wait to host you. Book today via offthebeatenpathfoodtours.com.

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