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Boston Public Garden

69 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-3422
+1 617-723-8144
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This Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park, famous for its Swan Boats, has over 600 varieties of trees and an ever-changing array of flowers. It is America's first public garden.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swan boats” (1,391 reviews)
“beautiful park” (460 reviews)
“duck statues” (86 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
69 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-3422
Beacon Hill
+1 617-723-8144
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In the middle of the city this is a very good place to take a time out and relax , we visited on a glorious sunny October morning.

Thank KEVCO36
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a stroll through the park on a cold but sunny and crisp November day, and it really is a lovely place to spend time. What can I say, a beautifully well maintained park with various ponds and statues. Very pleasant indeed.

Thank losalnos
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went through park on way to Faneuil Market for an event. Nice walking detour for seeing, birds, water, trees...

Thank saphfirebluez
Reviewed 3 days ago

Even though it was cold November morning, it was great to escape the hustle of the city for a long walk. The ponds and bridges are a photographer's dream. Species of trees are clearly marked for those botanical enthusiast. This is a public gem in...More

Thank 409Judy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was very well kept and secure. Saw a few policeman patroling. It is on the freedom trail and is next to an old cemetery that Samuel Adams was buried. A very good taste of what is great about Boston.

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We wandered through the Boston Public Gardens during a recent visit to Boston, this is well worth a visit, we had fantastic weather so it made the visit even better!

Thank Jacmac00
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although I have taken many many out of town guest to the Public Gardens, I never get tired of doing it!!! It is a must visit!!! I adore visiting, the ducks, Swan Boats, the beautiful flowers and the mystical serenirty th2 gardens offer. Sit on...More

Thank joanne418
Reviewed 5 days ago

I live in the Boston area and always walk thru the Boston Public Gardens and Commnon sometimes as a means to travel from one side of Boston to the other and other times just to enjoy the park area. It's a nice to get away...More

Thank Rissacat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you love being outside at all and a good walk, go! Essential if visiting. There is a playground for kids and ice skating rink in the park. Watch out for the squirrels. Very domesticated 🙈

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 5 days ago

The bridge, the statues, the colors of leaves, the pond, the ducks that live there, and the statue of ducks from children’s book... it’s edited nature, I feel safe and peaceful.

Thank San20150825
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
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7 October 2017|
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Response from drarthurbloom | Reviewed this property |
But NOT on the Gardens themselves
Randy A
12 September 2017|
Response from Jetset18MelM | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There are vendors within the walking paths of the park. Right across the street there are coffee shops, fast food, restaurants, pizza you can see from Boston Common. Lots of choices.
Steve H
8 September 2017|
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Response from W B | Reviewed this property |
It is in the middle of the City so I imagine you might be able to find a lot not too far away, but I can't say for sure.