Castle Island in Southie is worth a visit. Parking is free in the lot and along William J. Day Boulevard. The scenic walk around Pleasure Bay is 2 miles. Stop at Sullivan's for some clam chowder. Fort Indepenence offers free tours. There is a beach for sunbathing and swimming.
View of Downtown Boston
Logan Airport is near to Castle Island
There are two bridges where water flows in and out of the bay during tide changes
Pleasure Bay is also known as the Bowl