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Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831 as America's first landscaped cemetery. A National Historic Landmark, its renowned landscape inspired the creation of the nation's public parks. Mount Auburn was designated an Important Bird Area by the...more
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Mount Auburn Cemetery is the best place to take a peaceful weekend walk. During the months of October & November it serves as a great foliage destination. The tower on the top of the hill has a view of Boston’s skyline
Calm park with lots of trees. Very quiet, great to escape the city for a walk. Amazing view of downtown Boston from the tower in the park. In particular very nice to visit during Indian summer. Wonderful colors on all the trees.
Tourists to Boston rarely make it to the Mt Auburn Cemetery. Cambridge locals like me can't get there often enough..It's a beautiful place for a walk and the best view of Boston and Cambridge is from their Washington Tower (free)
We had a great time in the cemetery with the beautifull foliage, the hills, the ponds. Definitely a great spot for folliage near boston. And you don t have to drive miles and miles so that the planet will be thankful.
I was a bit hesitant to walk around a large cemetery alone, but I needn't have worried--there were moms with strollers, joggers, and tourists exploring the cemetery. I picked up a map and some directions from the information desk and enjoyed poking around. The Mary...More
A bit unusual for a first date spot but it had us both relaxed and a year later we revisited during a break from wedding planning. Self guided tours or group tours are available but just a meandering walk on a nice day make this...More
On a driving tour of the area and drove through this beautiful cemetery. Very shady and full of birds and squirrels. Lovely examples of the dying art of memorial stones. Would be even more beautiful when the leaves are in full autumn color.