Best gardens in Boston

Check out the top gardens in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Boston Public Garden
1. Boston Public Garden
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216 local reviews
4 Charles St, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 617-635-4505
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Miya
"THE PUBLIC GARDEN" The Public Garden is a 24-acre botanical oasis of Victorian flowerbeds, verdant grass and…
Mariana
"PUBLIC GARDEN" The Public Garden is a 24-acre botanical oasis of Victorian flowerbeds, verdant grass and…
Mariana
Take a leisurely stroll through the oldest botanical garden in the United States and get a feel for Boston's…
1. Boston Public Garden
1. Boston Public Garden
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216 local reviews
4 Charles St, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 617-635-4505
Miya
Miya
"THE PUBLIC GARDEN" The Public Garden is a 24-acre botanical oasis of Victorian flowerbeds, verdant grass and weeping willow trees shading a…
Mariana
Mariana
"PUBLIC GARDEN" The Public Garden is a 24-acre botanical oasis of Victorian flowerbeds, verdant grass and weeping willow trees shading a…
Mariana
Mariana
Take a leisurely stroll through the oldest botanical garden in the United States and get a feel for Boston's charm and grace. 1877 marks the…
2. Boston Common
2. Boston Common
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272 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
+1 617-635-4505
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Cynthia
Take a stroll along Boston's great meeting space, there are festivals during the summer and ice skating in the…
Brooke
Great place to relax and have a picnic. Walk through the Boston Garden with beautiful flowers and swan boats…
Rebecca
Stop by the Public Gardens, a beautiful landscape garden with the historic statue of George Washington on…
2. Boston Common
2. Boston Common
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272 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
+1 617-635-4505
Cynthia
Cynthia
Take a stroll along Boston's great meeting space, there are festivals during the summer and ice skating in the winter. Then walk over to the…
Brooke
Brooke
Great place to relax and have a picnic. Walk through the Boston Garden with beautiful flowers and swan boats into the Common to catch a…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Stop by the Public Gardens, a beautiful landscape garden with the historic statue of George Washington on horseback. Swan Pond has a 15…
3. The Fenway Garden Society
3. The Fenway Garden Society
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30 local reviews
1200 Boylston St, Boston
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 857-244-0262
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Stay Alfred
These 7 acres are the oldest surviving victory garden in the United States. There are 500 individual plots,…
Alyssa
A.K.A. "The Fens" - Great walking park full of beautiful walking paths, HUGE community garden, and great spots…
Monica
Amazing! The oldest WWII war food public gardens in the USA. Now residents of Boston can use them for plant or…
3. The Fenway Garden Society
3. The Fenway Garden Society
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30 local reviews
1200 Boylston St, Boston
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 857-244-0262
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
These 7 acres are the oldest surviving victory garden in the United States. There are 500 individual plots, each tended to by a Boston…
Alyssa
Alyssa
A.K.A. "The Fens" - Great walking park full of beautiful walking paths, HUGE community garden, and great spots to sit outside and lounge or…
Monica
Monica
Amazing! The oldest WWII war food public gardens in the USA. Now residents of Boston can use them for plant or food gardening.
4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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251 local reviews
25 Evans Way, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 11:00 AM
+1 617-566-1401
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Stephen
One of my favorite places in Boston. They have a beautiful garden with flowers in bloom almost year round. The…
Tom
Next to the MFA, the Gardner is a smaller arts museum but has a nice indoor and outdoor garden, and a music…
Michelle
See how the 1% used to live. Historic mansion bequeathed as museum. Site in 1990 of the largest art heist in…
4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
4. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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251 local reviews
25 Evans Way, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 11:00 AM
+1 617-566-1401
Stephen
Stephen
One of my favorite places in Boston. They have a beautiful garden with flowers in bloom almost year round. The admission is low. The…
Tom
Tom
Next to the MFA, the Gardner is a smaller arts museum but has a nice indoor and outdoor garden, and a music auditorium for concerts. About…
Michelle
Michelle
See how the 1% used to live. Historic mansion bequeathed as museum. Site in 1990 of the largest art heist in history - still unsolved…
5. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
5. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
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232 local reviews
125 Arborway, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 617-524-1718
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Kenneth
Amazing walking and running trails; abundant horticulture and views, all designed by Frederick Law Olmstead,…
Jeffrey
Our #1 favorite place in all of Boston. Funded and maintained by Harvard University. A meticulously manicured…
Cara
Beautifully landscaped parks and gardens for walking. A part of Harvard University, all trees are tagged with…
5. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
5. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
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232 local reviews
125 Arborway, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+1 617-524-1718
Kenneth
Kenneth
Amazing walking and running trails; abundant horticulture and views, all designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, same landscape architect who…
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Our #1 favorite place in all of Boston. Funded and maintained by Harvard University. A meticulously manicured enormous park with dozens of…
Cara
Cara
Beautifully landscaped parks and gardens for walking. A part of Harvard University, all trees are tagged with their species name and origin…
6. Mount Auburn Cemetery
6. Mount Auburn Cemetery
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80 local reviews
580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge
Closed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
+1 617-547-7105
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Demerson
It might sound kooky or goth to recommend you tour cemetery, but Mount Auburn is one of the most gorgeous…
Anatole
Many of the famous Bostonian's aren't buried in Boston, but lie here in landscaped Mt Auburn Cemetery designed…
Suzanne
Founded in 1831 as "America's first garden cemetery. National Register of Historic Places. Victorian-era…
6. Mount Auburn Cemetery
6. Mount Auburn Cemetery
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80 local reviews
580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge
Closed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
+1 617-547-7105
Demerson
Demerson
It might sound kooky or goth to recommend you tour cemetery, but Mount Auburn is one of the most gorgeous parks in the metro Boston area. …
Anatole
Anatole
Many of the famous Bostonian's aren't buried in Boston, but lie here in landscaped Mt Auburn Cemetery designed like a botanical garden. Walk…
Suzanne
Suzanne
Founded in 1831 as "America's first garden cemetery. National Register of Historic Places. Victorian-era plantings, to natural woodlands to…
7. TD Garden
7. TD Garden
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113 local reviews
100 Legends Way, Boston
+1 617-624-1050
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Michael
As New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena, TD Garden is the home of the storied NHL’s Boston…
Jason
The TD Garden, often referred to as the Boston Garden and "The Garden", is a multi-purpose arena in Boston…
Misha
Get your Boston Bruins tickets for home games, and head over to TD Garden for some fast action on the ice. …
7. TD Garden
7. TD Garden
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113 local reviews
100 Legends Way, Boston
+1 617-624-1050
Michael
Michael
As New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena, TD Garden is the home of the storied NHL’s Boston Bruins and NBA’s Boston Celtics…
Jason
Jason
The TD Garden, often referred to as the Boston Garden and "The Garden", is a multi-purpose arena in Boston. The TD Garden is New England's…
Misha
Misha
Get your Boston Bruins tickets for home games, and head over to TD Garden for some fast action on the ice. The Garden's convenient location…
8. Forest Hills Cemetery
8. Forest Hills Cemetery
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41 local reviews
95 Forest Hills Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 8:30 AM
+1 617-524-0128
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Chad
FOREST HILLS CEMETERY is one of the finest examples of the garden cemetery in the United States. It was…
Jen & Brandon
The Forest Hills Cemetery is one of the finest examples of the garden cemetery in the United States. Founded…
Manuel
It is a fabulous greenspace, sculpture garden, arboretum, and cemetery with the likes of Amy Beach, E.E…
8. Forest Hills Cemetery
8. Forest Hills Cemetery
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41 local reviews
95 Forest Hills Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens Monday 8:30 AM
+1 617-524-0128
Chad
Chad
FOREST HILLS CEMETERY is one of the finest examples of the garden cemetery in the United States. It was founded in 1848 to provide a…
Jen & Brandon
Jen & Brandon
The Forest Hills Cemetery is one of the finest examples of the garden cemetery in the United States. Founded in 1848, it provides a…
Manuel
Manuel
It is a fabulous greenspace, sculpture garden, arboretum, and cemetery with the likes of Amy Beach, E.E. Cummings, Eugene O'Neil, Reggie…
9. Oleana
9. Oleana
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94 local reviews
134 Hampshire St, Cambridge
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 617-661-0505
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Daniel & Kelly
Inventive Eastern Mediterranean dishes in a warm interior or peaceful garden patio. An all-time favorite,…
Jessica
One of the best spots in the city. Mediterranean food. A bit pricey but really good quality. Try to get a…
Peter
Inventive Eastern Mediterranean dishes in a warm, welcoming interior or a peaceful garden patio. Mid- to-high…
9. Oleana
9. Oleana
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94 local reviews
134 Hampshire St, Cambridge
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 617-661-0505
Daniel & Kelly
Daniel & Kelly
Inventive Eastern Mediterranean dishes in a warm interior or peaceful garden patio. An all-time favorite, though a bit pricey unless you sit…
Jessica
Jessica
One of the best spots in the city. Mediterranean food. A bit pricey but really good quality. Try to get a seat in the garden if the weather…
Peter
Peter
Inventive Eastern Mediterranean dishes in a warm, welcoming interior or a peaceful garden patio. Mid- to-high prices.
10. Newbury Street
10. Newbury Street
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304 local reviews
Newbury St, Boston
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Shawn
Newbury Street is located in the Back Bay area of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. It runs roughly…
Mari
Upscale shops & botiques . This is Boston's version of Rodeo Drive. Located in the historic Back Bay area. …
Patrick
A mile long street lined with historic 19th-century brownstones that contain hundreds of shops and restaurants…
10. Newbury Street
10. Newbury Street
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304 local reviews
Newbury St, Boston
Shawn
Shawn
Newbury Street is located in the Back Bay area of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. It runs roughly east-to-west, from the Boston…
Mari
Mari
Upscale shops & botiques . This is Boston's version of Rodeo Drive. Located in the historic Back Bay area. The street is lined with many…
Patrick
Patrick
A mile long street lined with historic 19th-century brownstones that contain hundreds of shops and restaurants. High-end boutiques are near…
11. Charlie's Kitchen
11. Charlie's Kitchen
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16 local reviews
10 Eliot St, Cambridge
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 617-492-9646
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Christopher
A staple in Harvard square; one of the oldest establishments in the square. A 50s style bar and burger…
Low key, fun place to rub sholders with the local hipsters and students. Fun outdoor beer garden in the…
Austin
Where Matt Damon picked a fight with that Harvard grad student in "Good Will Hunting." They have great burgers…
11. Charlie's Kitchen
11. Charlie's Kitchen
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16 local reviews
10 Eliot St, Cambridge
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 617-492-9646
Christopher
Christopher
A staple in Harvard square; one of the oldest establishments in the square. A 50s style bar and burger joint. Great for cheap eats and…
Andrea
Low key, fun place to rub sholders with the local hipsters and students. Fun outdoor beer garden in the Summer. Great tap beer selection…
Austin
Austin
Where Matt Damon picked a fight with that Harvard grad student in "Good Will Hunting." They have great burgers and a beer garden.
12. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
12. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
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19 local reviews
283 Derby St, Salem
Closed · Opens Monday 4:00 PM
+1 978-238-9060
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Kim And Joe
Wonderful locally brewed beer with a beer garden overlooking the canal where you can enjoy your beverage. Fun…
Benjamin
Outstanding tap room and beer garden. They brew only session beers (lower alcohol), and then offer liters as…
Dick And Diane
American session beer production brewery, beer hall, and beer garden in Salem, MA. 21+ or 12 and under with a…
12. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
12. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
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19 local reviews
283 Derby St, Salem
Closed · Opens Monday 4:00 PM
+1 978-238-9060
Kim And Joe
Kim And Joe
Wonderful locally brewed beer with a beer garden overlooking the canal where you can enjoy your beverage. Fun atmosphere, family friendly…
Benjamin
Benjamin
Outstanding tap room and beer garden. They brew only session beers (lower alcohol), and then offer liters as an option...
Dick And Diane
Dick And Diane
American session beer production brewery, beer hall, and beer garden in Salem, MA. 21+ or 12 and under with a parent.