Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Boston, USA

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
Category*:
[A1] Arnold Arboretum (must see)
[A2] Asa Gray House
[A3] Back Bay Fens
[A4] Beacon Hill (must see)
[A5] Benjamin Franklin Statue (must see)
[A6] Boston Children's Museum (must see)
[A7] Boston City Hall (must see)
[A8] Boston Common (must see)
[A9] Boston Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library
[B1] Boston Opera House
[B2] Boston Public Garden (must see)
[B3] Brewer Fountain (must see)
[B4] Bristol Lounge
[B5] Bunker Hill Monument (must see)
[B6] Cambridge Antique Market
[B7] Cambridgeside Galleria
[B8] Cathedral of the Holy Cross
[B9] Charlestown Bridge
[C1] Cheverus Building
[C2] Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
[C3] Church of the Covenant (must see)
[C4] Colonial Theater
[C5] Commonwealth Avenue (must see)
[C6] Cooper-Frost-Austin House
[C7] Copley Place Mall
[C8] Copp's Hill Burying Ground
[C9] Custom House Tower
[D1] Cutler Majestic Theater
[D2] Downtown Crossing (must see)
[D3] Elmwood House
[D4] Faneuil Hall Marketplace (must see)
[D5] First Baptist Church
[D6] First Church of Christ Scientist the Mother Church
[D7] Flour Bakery
[D8] Fogg Museum (Harvard Art Museums) (must see)
[D9] Franklin Park Zoo (must see)
[E1] George Washington Monument
[E2] Gibson House Museum (must see)
[E3] Granary Burying Ground (must see)
[E4] Grill 23
[E5] Harvard Museum of Natural History (must see)
[E6] Hatch Memorial Shell
[E7] Haymarket Square
[E8] Hooper-Lee-Nichols House
[E9] International Poster Gallery
[F1] Irish Famine Memorial
[F2] Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (must see)
[F3] Jamaica Pond Park
[F4] John F. Kennedy Library & Museum (must see)
[F5] John Hancock Tower
[F6] King's Chapel (must see)
[F7] Lannan Ship Model Gallery
[F8] Lanoue Fine Art
[F9] Longfellow National Historic Site
[G1] MIT Museum
[G2] Mojitos
[G3] Mount Auburn Cemetery
[G4] Museum of African American History
[G5] Museum of Fine Arts (must see)
[G6] Museum of Science (must see)
[G7] New England Aquarium (must see)
[G8] New England Holocaust Memorial (must see)
[G9] New Massachusetts State House (must see)
[H1] Newbury Fine Arts
[H2] Nichols House Museum (must see)
[H3] North End (must see)
[H4] Old Corner Bookstore
[H5] Old North Church (must see)
[H6] Old South Church (must see)
[H7] Old South Meeting House (must see)
[H8] Old State House (must see)
[H9] Old West Church
[J1] Olmsted Park
[J2] Park Street Church (must see)
[J3] Paul Revere House (must see)
[J4] Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology (must see)
[J5] Royale (former Roxy)
[J6] Shops at Prudential Center
[J7] Silvertone
[J8] SoWa Art + Design District (must see)
[J9] SoWa Vintage Market
[K1] Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
[K2] Stillman Willis House
[K3] The Cheverus Building
[K4] The Riverway
[K5] Trinity Church (must see)
[K6] USS Constitution (must see)
[K7] Venu Nightclub
[K8] Vose Galleries
[K9] Vose Galleries of Boston
[L1] Wilbur Theater
[L2] Zakim Bridge (must see)

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:


Place Name*:
Locate the Place*: get GPS coordinates
Choose a Hotel*:


Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The tour starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.


Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email.
Walk Name*:
Email*: