Serious local hikers may head farther afield to the White Mountains or the Appalachian Trail, but when you just need a little bit of nature, there are plenty of quality hikes near Boston that are easy to get to. Whether it’s climbing a lung-busting hill or exploring trails through scenic wooded reservations, these Boston hikes offer relaxation and a healthy dose of fresh air. No time to get away? Try one of Boston’s best parks. Looking to get away for a bit longer? Check out the best weekend getaways from Boston. All that fresh air and activity will surely work up an appetite for one of Boston’s best restaurants.
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