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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.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swan boats” (1,406 reviews)
“beautiful park” (469 reviews)
“duck statues” (87 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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69 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-3422
Beacon Hill
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+1 617-723-8144
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"swan boats"
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"beautiful park"
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"duck statues"
in 87 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
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"flower beds"
in 71 reviews
"spring and summer"
in 70 reviews
"people watch"
in 185 reviews
"green space"
in 84 reviews
"public park"
in 66 reviews
"frog pond"
in 117 reviews
"sunny day"
in 90 reviews
"nice walk"
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"newbury street"
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"walk around"
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"beacon hill"
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"freedom trail"
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"ducklings"
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Reviewed yesterday

There are some activities going on at the park and there are nice photo ops. It is a good spot for a picnic or a walk.

Thank Danielle G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are looking for a great place to spend an hour or two without spending any money, this is the spot. Bring a blanket or chairs and hangout on a sunny afternoon. Great opportunities for photos.

Thank Austin R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The care that goes into tending this botanical masterpiece is so impressive. Bring your camera. Take a ride on the Swan Boats and enjoy.

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This Garden park is fun to walk though. Easy walk, no hills and I imagine it is beautiful in the springtime!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful open space with excellent walkways, ponds and cheeky squirrels. An oasis of calm in the city and a link from Back Bay to the State House, Government Centre and beyond. Dotted with statues of famous historians and home of Frog Pond where they ice...More

Thank Oldkerf
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was great to see the Public Garden covered in snow and the Swan Lake being used for Ice Skating & Ice hockey

Thank nix220872
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Iconic public park more than public garden although it has some areas with flowers. Historic statues, sculptures - those ducklings making their way through the park! - centrally located surrounded by the Four Seasons, famous Newbury Street, with Beacon Hill nearby, and great bars. Wish...More

Thank CJ112015
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had some time to kill before dinner so we did a stroll through the garden. We found the duckling statues and enjoyed the views of the early evening in Boston. There's plenty of historical information to be found but we didn't seek it out....More

Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting with a group of teens for a conference we stayed nearby so the park was convenient for walks day or night to run off energy and enjoy the cold. We felt safe, had fun walking on the frozen pond, watching a couple bat a...More

Thank Utopia4me
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a really beautiful area. The park is filled with historic statues and beautiful flowers. I highly recommend taking a stroll around this park.

Thank Brooke M
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Tonifaj
7 October 2017|
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Response from drarthurbloom | Reviewed this property |
But NOT on the Gardens themselves
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Randy A
12 September 2017|
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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.
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Steve H
7 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.
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