History of Boston's Public Spaces Tour from the Common to the Esplanade

What to expect
  • Visit Boston Common, the Charles River Esplanade, the Public Garden, Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Copley Square, and more!
  • Learn about the history of Boston’s public spaces, including some of the most historic public parks in the nation
  • Discuss Boston’s rich history and purposeful urban planning, which has contributed to the beautiful green spaces that exist in the city today
  • Walk along the cobblestone streets of Boston, lead by an experienced and educated tour guide
You know that a tree grows in Brooklyn, but did you know that one grows in Boston too? Actually, a lot of them do!

Boston is one of the most nationally significant cities in the country, filled with a rich history of political revolution, but did you know that the city also lead a leafy revolution, paving the way for the creation of green spaces in cities? During this tour you’ll learn about Boston Common (the nation’s first public park), the Public Garden (an early botanical garden), and much much more!

You’ll discover the secrets and history behind the landscaping of Boston, while viewing the city’s most beautiful areas. Your tour guide will explain the significance of these areas to the cultural institutions and social structure of the city.

Boston’s green spaces are what make it not just a city, but a community. Join the tour and be Boston strong!

Note: There is a 3 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
Key Highlights
Price $85.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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