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Boston Common is a calming oasis in the middle of downtown Boston. We were here for Christmas and it was beautifully lit with Christmas lights and had an ice rink in the middle.
The statue “Make Way for Ducklings” is here too and we’re cutely...More
Easy to get to from all points in Boston for visitors. The State House is at the top of the hill, some lovely monuments in both areas, plenty of rest stops & dining options surrounding the Common. A bit cold right now but once Spring...More
I went to the Boston Common after a great lunch and sat down an was able to enjoy the scenic views. There were many people there but I still felt like I was by myself. I enjoy walking through this park as well.
The city of Boston obviously takes care of its famous "Common". They'd recently laid new turf on large areas before our visit, and the shrubs and bushes are well trimmed and healthy. There are many statues and monuments dotted about, and the central pond area...More
This is also the starting point for the Freedom Trail
The common has over A thousand types of plants and trees and then there’s the squirrels who are very sociable.
In warmer weather the common is a good place to sit and take in the...More
Absolutely loved the whole city of Boston but one of our favourite places was the common. You can get pretty much anywhere from it, there are some lovely things to see and we were fortunate enough to be there when it was all lit up...More
I’ve been there in the winter and clearly not before it snow but it must look amazing ! The vibe of this place is amazing with this big green place between all those building ! Feel connected with nature for a
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.