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  • Address: Bordered by Charles, Boylston, Beacon, and Arlington streets, Boston, USA
  • Admission: Free

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Boston Public Garden

The Boston Public Garden is a 24 acre (10 hectare) botanical oasis of Victorian flowerbeds, verdant grass, and weeping willow trees shading a tranquil lagoon. At any time of the year, it is an island of loveliness, awash in seasonal blooms, gold-toned leaves, or untrammeled snow.

A statue of George Washington, looking stately atop his horse, greets visitors at the main entrance on Arlington Street. Other pieces of public art in the park, however, are more whimsical. The most endearing is Make Way for Ducklings, always a favorite with tiny tots who can climb and sit on the bronze ducks. But it’s the peaceful lagoon that draws visitors and locals a like to the Public Garden. For it is hear, you should take on the slow-going swan boats, a serene relic of bygone days.

Practical Info

The Boston Public Garden is located west across Charles Street from the Boston Common, bordering the Back Bay neighborhood. The garden is easily accessible via the MBTA subway, or the T. It’s also close to many Back Bay sites such as the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, and Gibson House Museum.

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Boston Freedom Trail to Copley Square Walking Tour, Boston, null
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Boston Freedom Trail to Copley Square Walking Tour

Start with Downtown landmarks on the Freedom Trail and admire the beauty of Copley Square on this 2-hour walking tour. as you make your way through Boston ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $25.00
Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour, Boston, Walking Tours
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Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Boston on this 2-hour walking tour. Start at Back Bay and make your way up to Beacon Hill. Then, go through downtown on the ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $25.00
Go Boston Card, Boston, Walking Tours
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Go Boston Card

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Explore Boston your own way with the flexible Go Boston Card. Do as much or as little sightseeing as you like, at your own pace while saving precious vacation ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 days

From USD $53.99
Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour, Boston, Sightseeing & City Passes
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Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour

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Tour the Boston Common and Beacon Hill areas and visit more than 30 movie locations on this captivating movie and TV walking tour! This tour is a must for film ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $25.00
Fall Foliage Bike Ride in Boston, Boston, Movie & TV Tours
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Fall Foliage Bike Ride in Boston

The Fall Foliage bike ride is an amazing way to see Boston’s most famous green spaces in a ‘green’ way while the colors of autumn settle in. Discover Frederick ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00

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