Spring in Boston
There truly is no better time to visit the Boston Public Garden. Explore the victorian-style Garden or Ride the iconic Swan Boats. Situated adjacent to the Boston Common, the Public Garden is a lush, flowering oasis situated amid a great metropolis. America's very first botanical garden, this 24-acre park and Victorian-style garden offers rich and unusual plants, monuments, fountains, a lagoon and the iconic Swan Boats, which have delighted visitors for over 100 years. Bring the family to this scenic wonderland, where leafing trees and flowering plants create an alluring backdrop for a peaceful day of outdoor recreation in Boston. Enjoy a Swan Boat ride in the tranquil lagoon or see the famous Make Way for Ducklings statues.
One of Boston's newest public parks, the Rose Kennedy Greenway is essentially a roof top garden as it sits on top of a highway tunnel. The 17-acre park stretches through many of Boston's neighborhoods including Chinatown, the Financial District, the Waterfront and North End, and features landscaped gardens, plazas, fountains, art and specialty lighting systems. The Conservancy provides programming throughout the year that is open to the public, including fitness classes, food trucks, beer gardens, and concerts. The Rose Kennedy Greenway is named after Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, the matriarch of the Kennedy Family who was born in the neighboring North End. The little ones will love the Greenway Carousel!
The Black Heritage Trail® is a 1.6 mile walk through the heart of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood. The trail showcases residences and community buildings associated with a Black community that thrived on, and near, the edge of Beacon Hill before, during, and after the American Civil War. Throughout that period, the community struggled and organized for equal rights and access to equal education. Most sites along the trail remain private residences. The final stops—the Abiel Smith School and the African Meeting House—are part of the Museum of African American History which is open to the public.
One of the oldest art museums in the country, the nearby Institute of Contemporary Art offers dynamic contemporary exhibitions in a breathtaking waterfront setting, Housed in a dramatic building on the Boston waterfront, the ICA is one of the country's oldest art museums and an important window into the contemporary culture in Boston. Spend the day exploring a diversity of national and international artworks in a range of media, including paintings, sculpture, photography, and drawings, and discover unique pieces that transcend your perceptions of art. With free admission on Thursday nights, the ICA is a dynamic center for learning and discovery in the center of Boston.
See the Boston Red Sox swing for the Green Monster as they play the top teams in the American League at iconic Fenway Park. The nation's oldest and most historic ballpark, Fenway Park has been the home field of legends of the baseball, including Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and Babe Ruth. An indelible part of the city's fabric, Fenway Park has hosted the World Series 11 times, with the Red Sox winning nine championships. Located in the heart of Boston near Kenmore Square, Fenway also offers walking tours of America's Most Beloved Ballpark. Our Concierge team is pleased to help arrange tickets to games.