10 Things To Do and See in Somerville, MA

When we travel, we love visiting vibrant neighborhoods that locals love, especially college towns. Somerville, MA is home to over 80,000 and growing. There's so much to do here. We put together this initial list of our favorites. Check it out:
A group of five people smile at the camera while enjoying food on Off the Beaten Path Food Tour's Union Square Food Tour. 
1

Shop in the Bow Market in Union Square. After stop by for some delicious Mexican food at El Potro – yum!

 

2

Take a Somerville Food Tour in Davis Square or Union Square to uncover our favorites and unlock local history.

 

3

Visit The Burren for a live show and meal: we’ve seen everything from japanese klezmer to neighborhood folk music at this awesome venue and irish pub.

 

4

Rent a bike and bike down Minuteman Trail

 

5

Go rock climbing at Brooklyn Boulders

 

6

Thrift shop in Davis Square along Elm Street (and the Goodwill here isn’t bad either!)

 

7

Outlet shopping at Assembly Row, home to LEGO Center and SlumBrew’s 2nd home, and check out the East Somerville restaurants such as La Brasa.

 

8

Learn to play a new board game at Knight Moves in Teele Square

 

9

Wait in line for breakfast at some of our favorite spots such as: Ball Square Cafe (we love their Pancake Delight and then after try the half moon at Lyndell’s) or The Neighborhood (try the cream of wheat!)

 

10

Visit Aeronaut Brewery & one of our favorite small batch chocolate producers Somerville Chocolate which is so innovative (buy a bar or two from their vending machine outside their booth)

 


There’s so much more to see and do in Somerville. Hope to meet you soon on a Somerville Food Tour. Our Davis Square Food Tours run Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 10am and 2pm, and our Union Square Food Tours run Sundays at 2pm. Stay tuned for a new Bow Market tour on Wednesday evenings. Book today via offthebeatenpathfoodtours.com

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