Boston is a city that is so rich in history and culture that you can barely walk down any street without seeing a historic monument, church or park that's just waiting to be explored. It makes this city so exciting and vibrant to spend your days exploring and experiencing!\nBut we all know that as much as we want to experience this city to the fullest, we also want to save as much money as we can. That's why this list is so valuable. You can experience the best spots in the city without spending a dime!\nMake the most of this springtime weather and get out there!\n@sophiasternbergembedded via\n30. Explore the historic Freedom Trail.\nThe Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile walking trail that leads you to 16 historic sites in the city centre. Explore museums, meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds that hold serious historic significance in Boston and America!\n@priscillamarvilaembedded via\n29. Take in the impressive Bunker Hill Monument.\nThe Bunker Hill Monument was created to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775. This was the very first battle to take place between New England soldiers and the British.\n@fabyinzunzavembedded via\n28. Explore the beautiful spring flowers in the Boston Public Garden.\nThe Public Garden is a gorgeous public park that comes alive with colourful flowers in the springtime. You can wander past ponds, fresh beds of colourful tulips and historical monuments.\n@aoaikoembedded via\n27. Explore the Faneuil Hall Marketplace.\nThe Faneuil Hall Marketplace consists of four buildings: Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, North Market and South Market. Inside the market buildings you can find tons of shops, restaurants, cafes and performances to enjoy!\n@missamandamccembedded via\n26. Take a tour of the Samuel Adams Brewery.\nThe Samuel Adams Brewery is one of the best breweries in the city and they host free tours! They recommend a donation for $2 but you can pay noting if you wish.\n@moibyinesembedded via\n25. Spend some time in the quiet of the Boston Public Library.\nThe Boston Public Library is a gorgeous piece of architecture that offers a beautiful room to catch up on some work in the quiet. It was built back in 1895 and really shows the history of this city.\n@_karina_ho_embedded via\n24. Watch the sunset over the city at Castle Island.\nCastle Island isn't really an island but a big grassy park area. It offers a gorgeous view of the city skyline that is the perfect place to watch the sunset. You can also explore the Fort Independence on the island which offers free tours.\n@suetakespicturesembedded via\n23. Take a tour of history on the Black Heritage Trail.\nBack in the 19th and 20th centuries the free African Americans in Boston led the movement across the country to end slavery. The churches, homes, schools and Underground Railroad sites are all part of this trail that offers free guided walking tours!\n@chaarhendersonembedded via\n22. Wander through the Museum of Fine Arts.\nThe Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is always featuring new and beautiful exhibits. Usually you have to pay to enter the museum but on Wednesday evenings after 4pm they offer a 'pay what you can' fee.\n@kittycarol93embedded via\n21. Visit the JFK National Historic Site.\nJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was born in Boston. He grew up in this home that is now a national historic site preserved for the public to visit.\n@harvardembedded via\n20. Explore the campus of Harvard University.\nEveryone knows about the infamous Harvard University as one of most prestigious universities in the world. You can choose to wander the campus on your own or take part in a free student-led tour.\n@chara_stagram_embedded via\n19. Wander through the trees at the Arnold Arboretum.\nThe Arnold Arboretum is part of Harvard University and is home to 281 acres of trees, shrubs and plants that all begin to bloom during the spring. It's open all year round and is completely free to visit.\n@films_and_lensembedded via\n18. Spend a sunny day in Boston Common.\nBoston Common is considered the oldest park in all of America, dating back 350 years. Tons of important Americans have visited this park such as George Washington, John Adams and the British Redcoats. It's a beautiful place to spend a sunny day in the springtime.\n@missmilliannembedded via\n17. Look out at the stars over Boston at The Observatory.\nThe Coit Observatory offers a chance for people to come and view the night sky up close and personally through their telescopes. On most Wednesday nights you can attend one of their Public Open Nights that are completely free!\n@brianmcwembedded via\n16. Enjoy a sunny stroll through the Boston Back Bay.\nThe Boston Back Bay is full of classic cobblestone streets, historic brownstone houses, and tons of cafes and restaurants to enjoy. It's an adorable area to take a stroll through on a sunny spring day.\n@kiraamaaembedded via\n15. Take a tour of the Old State House.\nThe Old State House is located in the heart of downtown Boston and was the political centre of the American Revolution. You can take free tours of the State House daily and learn about the history behind it!\n@esplanadeinbostonembedded via\n14. See the cherry blossoms in bloom at the Charles River Esplanade.\nThe Charles River Esplanade is a popular spot in the city for sunny strolls, morning runs, and afternoon bike rides. During the spring months you can see the cherry blossom trees along the esplanade in bloom!\n@emily_winter_embedded via\n13. Explore the historic USS Constitution.\nThe USS Constitution is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat. You can take a tour of this significant piece of America history that's right here in Boston.\n@slyk31embedded via\n12. Walk along the Boston Harbor and take in the views.\nThe Boston Harbor is a big spot for tourists and Bostonians alike to visit because it offers gorgeous views of the city skyline and the shimmer waters. It's a great spot to explore if you don't want to spend any money.\n@lizzraffembedded via\n11. Find a historic figure's gravesite in Granary Burying Ground.\nThe Granary Burying Ground was built back in 1660 and holds over 2,000 graves, some of which are of major historic figures. Take a look around and see if you can spot the grave of Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Robert Treat Paine.\n@yara_morgan_embedded via\n10. Hang out on the Lawn On D.\nLawn On D is a super chill and fun place to hang out during the warm weather months of the year. This fun area always has something going on from cute swings to hang out to free events to games and food!\n@bosfitgrlsembedded via\n9. Take a free fitness class led by a local Boston fitness club.\nBosfitgirls is a local fitness group that holds free workouts bi-monthly! It's led by a different fitness instructor that's doing this on a volunteer basis but they always give you a killer workout.\n@newburycollectionembedded via\n8. Enjoy an afternoon of window shopping on Newbury Street.\nNewbury Street is home to all kinds of cute shops, expensive boutiques and fancy restaurants and cafes that is most likely out of most people's price range. That doesn't mean you can't spend a fun afternoon window shopping at all the high-end spots.\n@emxilyembedded via\n7. Spend a sunny day reading in the park at North End Park.\nNorth End Park is the perfect place to visit on a sunny April day in the springtime. It offers tons of places to sit and enjoy a good book with a view of the gorgeous city skyline.\n@aganz1297embedded via\n6. Take a tour of the gorgeous Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.\nThe Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is definitely a sight to be seen. It's a place for contemporary artists, musicians, scholars and more to showcase their works. It's not free for everyone but if you're under 17, a university student, named 'Isabella', you're a member of the museum, it's your birthday, you have a Bank of America card, or you're a member of the U.S military, entrance is free!\n@gillhamembedded via\n5. Check out the Boston Fire Museum.\nThe Boston Fire Museum is a unique place where visitors can learn and see first-hand some memorabilia that has helped put out fires in the Boston area. The building itself is a piece of Boston history and you can learn all about it at the museum.\n@arranm316embedded via\n4. Take some iconic pictures at Cheers on Beacon Hill.\nCheers bar is located on Beacon Hill and is a piece of iconic Boston history. It used to be named The Bull and Finch and since has been named after the famous sitcom 'Cheers' that it inspired. If you watched the show, you know and love the characters and now you can take a picture in the exact spot they sat in the bar!\n@fiorfelixembedded via\n3. Explore the Fort Point Channel Historic District.\nThe Fort Point is one of Boston's most eclectic and vibrant neighbourhoods to explore. There's unique architecture, a stunning waterfront, tons of cool restaurants, bars and cafes and museums and galleries to explore!\n@rangwrellembedded via\n2. Tour the historic Old North Church.\nThe Old North Church is another historic hot spot in Boston. It's a main historic sight in the infamous American Revolution where the church sexton climbed to the top of the church holding two lanterns to warn that the British were coming.\n@willwest212embedded via\n1. Wander the streets of Boston's Chinatown area.\nBoston's Chinatown is rich and full of culture making it an amazing spot to explore. Wander the streets and smell the delicious scents of Asian cuisine and explore the shops.