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 2 bridges where water flows in and out of the bay during tide changes
Pleasure Bay is also known as the Bowl