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You have to walk through Boston Common if you come to the city. It is the oldest city park in the United States and there are many historical facts about this gem of a park in the center of Boston. Some amazing concerts have been...More
We walked through the park on the way from Buckminster to Aquarium. It’s beautifully maintained, was bustling and busy, but not overly crowded. A good number of people sitting in the park or by the Frog pond. Swan boat rides and Lots of birds and...More
There is something about being in the Common. So peaceful and relaxing. You can walk, have a picnic, read a book...the choice is yours. We walked from one end to the other, taking in all the beautiful scenery. The squirrels were everywhere and super fun...More
If you are an avid runner a recommended run diagonally through Boston Common and then around the Gardens will be approx. 1 mike if you use the inside track (just around the inside track of the gardens is about 0.8 miles) what a pleasant run,...More
This is a lovely park to wander around especially near Christmas when at night a lot of the trees have coloured lights in them and the pond is frozen for ice skating.
Make sure you see the bronze ducklings and mother duck in the park...More
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.