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Boston Commons

139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

Dawn-Dusk

$

run, walk, playground

Right in the heart of Boston, you'll find the Boston Commons, with 44 acres of green space to enjoy!

It's a great place to take a walk at any time of the year. Historic architecture surrounds the park, offering pleasing streetscapes to view. The park is home to the Frog Pond, a carousel, and a "tadpole" playground. It's a great place to bring a picnic and spend the day. Across the street, you'll find the Boston Public Garden. The Freedom Trail starts right in the Commons! 

Though the park is beautiful in all seasons, fall and winter are some of our favorite times to visit, when it is less crowded, and offers a nice breath of fresh air while visiting sights in the neighborhood.

Features

Restrooms Good for All Ages Urban Park
Thoughtfully captured by:
Jennifer de Merode
The Head of Accounting and Boston Ambassador, Jenny has been living in Boston for almost 10 years. Before Boston, she lived in Washington, DC for 8 years, and previous to that grew up on Long Island, NY. Along the way, she spent a few months in Amsterdam with her family biking all around and exploring that beautiful city! Jenny has always enjoyed being active - from organized sports to jogging, and of course, being in the garden as much as possible when the weather is cooperative. She tries to include her children in all of her active hobbies. With two toddler boys, ages 3 and 5, she and her husband spend their time discovering new places and things to do in the New England area. Spending time outdoors in all types of weather and encouraging her children to love all seasons is very important to her - and so is helping and encouraging others to do the same. Jenny and her family love spending time at the beach, traveling, taking walks and hikes, and of course, finding new playgrounds!
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Part of the Mass Audubon Society, this truly special spot has plenty of hiking, and birds who will eat right out of your hand.
A pizza place and bowling alley!
Three stories of fun!

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