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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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New York to Boston Day Trip by Air
"Eat a light breakfast because you'll want to be hungry when you arrive in Boston only 1 short hour by air away from New York. After an early morning transfer to the airport you'l be whisked to Boston where a transfer will take you in to center Boston for a delightful sightseeing trip. On a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour hop off any of the stops to experience the history and grandeur that make Boston what it is. Boston which dates back to the Revolutionary War offers things to do covering 300 years. Visit the Bunker Hill Monument Gibson House Museum and Paul Revere's House
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Day Trip from Providence to Boston by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine.After a relaxing railroad trip from Providence enjoy a tour around the city
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Public Garden Tips (55)

Great Park to Visit

This was a very cheap little vacation .. our room was free .. our flight was free .. and lots to see here in Boston for no cost .. Like this lovely park. We visited in the spring and it was just...
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chattygirl7491
Feb 05, 2016

Boston Public Garden

Visiting Boston Public Garden was a pleasant surprise! Though there were quite a few people there during my visit, it still felt serene. The swan boats were a novelty and there was a few guys making...
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GracesTrips
Sep 04, 2015

Public Garden

The Public Garden was founded in 1837. It is a very nice open space in the middle of a busy city. There are many monuments scattered around the park. There is a pond with a nice bridge. It is a very...
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happypasttime
Dec 12, 2014

Side By Side With Boston Common

The Boston Public Garden actually lies side by side with the Boston Common, both are public parks of which the Public Garden is located a the Western Side and the Boston Common at the East Side. The...
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machomikemd
Jul 11, 2014

Public Garden

The smaller sister of the more famous Boston Common, the Public Garden is far more relaxing and beautiful. Where the Common is a largely unstructured space, the Public Garden is landscaped with flower...
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antistar
May 16, 2013

Swan Boats

One of the things you'll see as you walk around the gardens are the beautiful Swanboats. They have been part of the garden for a long time. Take a ride on one of these graceful boats and glide along...
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Gypsystravels
Jan 23, 2013

Beautiful Garden

The Boston Gardens is a haeven for the city life with its many fountains and gardens. If you find yourself in the gardens on a beautiful spring or summer day you will most definitely see the famous...
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Gypsystravels
Jan 23, 2013

Make Way For Ducklings Sculpture

A big favorite among local children is the sculpture of a duck and eight ducklings in the northwest corner of the Public Garden. The scene is from a popular children's story, "Make Way For Ducklings,"...
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travelfrosch
Sep 12, 2012

The Swan Boats

A long-time favorite activity for the children of Boston is to take the Swan Boats in the Public Garden. Since 1877, pedal-powered boats have made their way around the garden's lagoon, making the...
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travelfrosch
Aug 11, 2012

Nothing Common here...

On the last day of my time in Boston, I decided to take a short walk and ended up in Boston Public Gardens near Boston Common. Scattered throughout the park are beautiful plants, walking paths, and a...
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PinkFloydActuary
Aug 26, 2011

RIDE THE SWAN BOATS

A trip to the Boston Public Garden just wouldn't be complete without a ride on its ever famous swan boats. Children and adults alike will love the ride around the pond. Be sure to bring some old bread...
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moiraistyx
Apr 04, 2011

Turn back the clock in The Public Garden

This tip is entirely related to the The Common, as both parks are separated by the racing traffic of Charles Street and little else.The Public Garden has a bit of a different feel than The Common....
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Aug 15, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Public Garden

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African Meeting House

This museum is on the Black Heritage Trail along Joy Street. The museum has limited hours: it opens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It looks interesting from the outside and I wish I...
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State House

The Old State House lies near Faneuil Hall at State Street while this relatively new and larger State House lies in Beacon Street at Beacon Hill. The State House was moved to here from the Old...
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Museum of African American History

This is an award winning museum & is dedicated to African-American History and the contributions that African-Americans have made to our society. "And Still We Rise" is the key permanent exhibit...
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Boston Common

The sculpture was made in memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment. Colonel Shaw was a great humanitarian who helped ex-slaves to be free and serve as soldiers. Across the...
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Park Street Church

Among the famous Christian Churches of Boston is the Park Street Church at the Corner of Park Street and Tremont Street and lies across the street from the Boston Common and beside the Granary Burying...
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Black Heritage Trail

This is a shorter trail than the freedom trail and takes you mainly around the Beacon Hill area which is lovely in itself. There are beautiful mansion houses and millionaire's squares. Excellent and...
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