Things To Do in Quincy, Massachusetts

The Georgian-style Faneuil Hall at the Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Georgian-style Faneuil Hall at the Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts, USA | © Enrico Della Pietra / Alamy Stock Photo
Natalie Guerrero

Quincy, Massachusetts is a place of deep historical importance to The United States. Home to presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, this town has a lot to offer culturally and socially. There is never a dull moment in Quincy. Check out the top things to do here.
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Adams National Historical Park

This national park preserves the home of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Take some time to learn about our nation’s history and the five generations of the Adams family.

Marina Bay

Discover the Boston Harbor in Marina Bay. Visit this lovely neighborhood and spend an afternoon or an evening with the lovely views and experiences at Marina Bay. Have a picnic, go on a walk, or simply just enjoy the outdoors at Marina Bay.

Marina Bay, Quincy, MA USA

U.S. Naval Shipbuilding Museum

Explore some of the nation’s most important ships at this museum. Learn about Navy cruiser sailors, SEALs and more. You could even spend the night aboard USS Salem with the overnight adventure program.

Harbor Express

All aboard the Harbor express! Take a boat ride around the Boston Harbor leaving from Quincy. Enjoy beautiful views and experience on the Harbor Express while traveling.

703 Washington St, Quincy, MA USA (617) 222-6999

The Water Club


Spend a night out eating and drinking with friends and find some of the best nightlife in Quincy at The Water Club.You will feel like you are in one of New York’s top clubs without having to leave Quincy.

319 Victory Rd, Quincy, MA USA (617) 328-6500

Josiah Quincy House

The Josiah Quincy house was built in 1770 and housed Quincy and his family, who served great political and social importance in Massachusetts in the 18th century. Discover the home of the revolutionary war soldier while you are in Quincy.

20 Muirhead St, Quincy, MA USA (617) 994-5930

Thomas Crane Public Library


This public library is a great place to visit while in Quincy. It’s architecture is notable and was funded by the Crane family as a memorial to Thomas Crane, a contractor who made his beginnings in Quincy, MA.

40 Washington St, Quincy, MA USA (617) 376-1301

United First Parish Church

This Unitarian Universalist congregation in Quincy has been the official parish of Quincy, MA since 1639. It still stands today and has both religious and historical importance in Quincy.

Hancock Cemetery

Directly across from the United First Parish lies the Hancock cemetery. These burial grounds hold several important figures such as Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. It is a Mecca of American history. Take a tour to learn a bit more about the incredible lives those laid to rest led.

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