Boston Common, Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston Common (also known as ''the Common'') is a central public park in Boston. Dating from 1634, it is the oldest city park in the United States.
Tips for Families
Kids will enjoy the carousel, the Frog Pond--a spray pool with wading in the summer, a skating rink in the winter--and the Tadpole Playground.
Address: Beacon St & Charles St, Boston, Massachusetts 02139| Map
Hours: Open 24 hours More Info
Price: Free More Info
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A lovely spot for a stroll and boat ride (we
The Boston Common is a lovely open park with some charming touches- the highlights for us are the swan boat tours and the little duckling statues which the kids love cli...
Take a break under a tree...
Being together with my 13 year old daughter 24/7 inside a Mini Cooper or a ''cozy'' hostel room for the past 21 (of 45) days has been perplexingly pleasant. I say perplexingly because we've invaded each other's space far more in our 2,400 square foot home. Our mutual conclusion is that we are lacking certain ''stressors'' on this trip and our female vibes are completely in sync. But, as I walked to Boston Common alone, I remembered the key lesson I learned back in Austin...occasional bouts of air conditioned solitude preserve pleasant. She didn't know what she was missing. Who am I kidding? I would have just gotten an eye roll, fake gasp and or ''Really, Mom???'' if I told her she was walking in the U.S.A.'s...