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Thompson Island

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Address: Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
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Great place for a relaxing group outing

We had our small company outing here today. As usual, very relaxing and really good food. A short 30 minute ride from Long Wharf past Logan Airport, South Boston and some other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had our small company outing here today. As usual, very relaxing and really good food. A short 30 minute ride from Long Wharf past Logan Airport, South Boston and some other of the Boston Harbor Islands. It's quiet out there, only the entertainment you bring with you....lawn games available and some sporting equipment but mostly just a relaxing place... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

I went there as part of a group social event for a conference. We were swarmed by the largest and most aggressive mosquitoes I have ever encountered. My wife and I were bitten a couple of dozen times between us in the space of 15 minutes. When we went to ask the staff for mosquito repellent, they already had bottles... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Nice spot for large group. We lucked out with a beautiful day. The event was catered and food was great. An activity company also kept busy those who wanted to be.

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Walpole, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Companies cant rent out the island and its a great spot for activities and team building. Tons of space and the island staff is great.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

My company hosted its summer outing on Thomson Island for the first time this past summer and it was a great destination. Plenty of seating, views, hikes, adequate restroom facilities and a nice little cruise there and back.

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center not only provides programs for thousands of young people every year, they also have an event center that provides for an amazing wedding venue! I was married on July 4th on Thompson Island and could not have been more happy! The staff was amazing. Denise, the Event Manager made sure every detail was taken... More 

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North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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