Boston Public Garden

Garden, Park
9 Arlington St (btwn Beacon & Boylston St)
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 635-4505

Tips

  • When the Red Sox are playing in the World Series, the "Make Way for Ducklings" statues are as excited as anyone in Beantown.
  • "Since being established by Horace Gray in 1837, the Boston Public Garden has had a strict "No Nudity" policy. Trust me." - Conan O'Brien
  • On your way to the Swan Boats in Boston Public Garden, be sure to pass by the home of the first same sex marriage in the nation, the Arlington St. Church.
  • 1st public garden in US. Created in 1837 when former Supreme Court Justice Horace Grant donated his camillia collection. Designed by George Meacham who won $100 for efforts. More info via blog. <LINK>
  • It's like a fairy tale. I love that I get to walk through it every day
  • Sit on the benches by the pond during the day with a good book. And enjoy a lovely picnic at night with some hot tea. The public garden is truly one of the most beautiful places in Boston.
  • Don't be the jerk who rides their bike through here.
  • They say not to feed the ducks, but let's get real it's the cheapest way to make a whole lot of friends. All it takes is one loaf bread and you are God for an hour. Enjoy!
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  • Count the squirrels!
  • It's pretty beautiful on a winter's night, lit up with holiday lights.
  • My favorite park in the world! It's beautiful, specially in Spring. A can't miss while in Boston
  • The Make Way for Ducklings statues are a MUST stop for parents & toddlers visiting Boston!
  • We know of some couples who have tied the knot here. Definitely a beautiful venue! Contact us for wedding flowers delivered to your doorstep! www.bridesign.com
  • Bring your significant other.....come for a nice walk together.
  • The park benches next to the pond are excellent for people watching and reading a good book on a Saturday afternoon.
  • Use a wide angle lens or panorama feature of your camera and a small aperture such as f/16 to capture the dramatic vistas around the Lagoon. Take photos of the Swan boats and suspension bridge too!
  • Go take a look at Washington wearing his Bruins jersey
  • During the summer the nearby beacon hill hotel and bistro offers blankets and picnic baskets!
  • Beautiful park. Always has nice flowers and plants during the warmer months

Nearby places

Tremont St (btwn Beacon & Charles St)
84 Beacon St (at Brimmer St)
Boston Public Garden (Beacon St and Charles St)