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“Fun for everybody”

Boston Public Garden
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park, famous for its Swan Boats, has over 600 varieties of trees and an ever-changing array of flowers. It is America's first public garden.
Appleton, Wisconsin
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“Fun for everybody”
Reviewed 9 December 2013

For each season, there is something else to do in the Garden. In the winter, take a stroll among the snow-covered trees and play in the snow. In spring and summer, make sure not to miss the Swan boats, from the famous Make Way for Ducklings (and don't forget to look at the Ducks statue!). In fall, the changing leaves are absolutely breathtaking.

Visited May 2013
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Lincoln
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“"Just A Walik in the Park"”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

If you want a relaxing stroll in historic settings, you will love this spot. Coffee shops, hotels and the Arlington T stop all handy to the area. A delightful place to relax in the midst of the city.

Visited November 2013
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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“great place to relax”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Great place to just walk and relax a little. The garden is very nice, we didn't want to see more attractions so we only did a quick walk through. If you have time I would definitely recommend spending some time at the park to relax.

Visited September 2013
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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Walked upon a nice surprise”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I was in Boston for a conference and was walking to the train station with an attendee. He suggested we take a walk and was very surprised at this hidden gem. The park was full of families, students and joggers with enough space for everyone to move around. The autumn scene was lovely and can never lose with feeding the ducks. I glad we took this detour and enjoyed all the activity going on (there was a scavenger hunt with college kids which was cute) and someone decorated the statue of George Washington! Definitely a place to visit time and time again with friends and family.

Visited November 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Very pretty, nice place to walk around or relax.”
Reviewed 2 December 2013

We came here in the Fall so it was a little chilly. Still a nice place to walk around, and great for kids to run off some energy. Very pretty park, and also very busy. Great for photo opportunites. Would like to return in the Spring. The is some street (meter) parking if you get lucky but there are also paid parking (garages) in the area as well.

Visited November 2013
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