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Boston Public Garden

Large and leafy, this beloved community space dates to 1837 as the first public botanical garden in the U.S. Decorative and colorful, romantic and tranquil, with Victorian-style flower bed patterns, vibrant annuals and showy greenhouse-cultivated exotics, this horticultural showpiece is a favorite for Bostonians and visitors in all seasons. Amble along the park’s bucolic pathways, take a Swan Boat out for a spin on the lagoon (a garden tradition) and snap photos by the bronze statues of the Mallard family of Make Way for Ducklings fame, thanks to the Robert McCloskey children’s reading classic.

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The Freedom Trail

Tenth grade social studies a little foggy? Or perhaps you’re a bona fide history buff. Regardless, you’ll delight in a trip down The Freedom Trail.
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Boston Common

Picture the Puritans strolling along the pastures back in the early 1600s at American’s very first public park. Colonists bought the original 44 acres from European settlers in 1634 to establish downtown’s Boston Common, an icon just a short walk from the hotel, also the start of The Freedom Trail.
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CowParade New England

CowParade New England is the largest and most successful public art event in the world and it has returned to Greater Boston. Come view "Belle Beauvigne" on our St. James Avenue curb.