Things To Do In Cambridge for a great family time!

Looking for the best Things to do in Cambridge with your family? Are you dropping off your kiddo at college? Recently moved here & looking for a fun date night? Perhaps you are a townie & just want to see if you have missed any hot spots in town! Check out some of my & my family’s favorite Things to do in Cambridge. History, Harvard, good eats & fun…. Cambridge is a great town to enjoy a day out!

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Things to do in Cambridge | Sharon Watkins Photography

Things To Do In Cambridge


Do ya wanna pahk ya cah in Hahvahd yahd? Well you can’t really park in it but you can walk around & admire this prestigious university. Here you will find rich history & a university that has been ranked one of the top in the world! Near the campus you will find many great shops & places to eat. As a matter of fact, Harvard University has their own square! Also on campus is the Harvard Art Museum as well as the VERY COOL Harvard Museum of Natural History. If you are looking for things to do in Cambridge, definitely check out Harvard University.


Talking about prestigious universities, you cannot go much more prestigious than world renowned MIT! This campus is definitely worth checking out! The MIT Museum founded in 1971 is located on campus & boasts the world’s largest collection of holography in the world! Learn about artificial intelligence, architecture, robotics & more! If technology is your thing, a stop at MIT is a MUST on things to do in Cambridge!


If you are a history buff, this place has so much to offer you! A stop at Longfellow House is something you can’t miss on your things to do in Cambridge! Check out the website to learn more HERE

You can’t come to Cambridge & not try a lobster roll or the famous clam chowder! Check out some favorite places to grab a bite to eat in Things to do in Cambridge.


Lobster rolls, chowders, delicious oysters & clams! This place is delicious & VERY HIGHLY rated with 4.5 stars out of 5 in over 900 reviews. I personally love the lobster roll here, and whether you are visiting or live here. This is a delicious 10/10 meal!


Comfortable & casual, this is the perfect place to grab a burger & fries! This restaurant offers many different burgers with twists, and other delicious offerings like sweet potato fries. If you are looking for a quick bite in a more relaxed environment I recommend this delicious burger place!


A MUST for a delicious latte, freshly made breakfast sandwiches & delicious baked goods! This is my go to when I want to grab a bite & walk around without losing much time. This place has very delicious quality desserts, and fun flavors like their Beet Latte! Within walking distance of Harvard, definitely stop & grab yourself a treat!

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