The Back Bay Fens is a large picturesque park on Back Bay's south edge that forms part of Boston's Emerald Necklace. The Charles River Reservation runs between Storrow Drive and the Charles River at Back Bay's northern border. Commonwealth Avenue, which runs through the center of Back Bay, has a large center mall.
Beacon Hill is a historic neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood is 9,023. It is a neighborhood of Federal-style rowhouses and is known for its narrow, gaslit streets and brick sidewalks.
Youth programs, visitor services, research, wildlife management, and more are coordinated on the park's 34 islands and peninsulas by the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership. Come Visit the Islands! Plan your adventure at Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park.
A near-continuous, 43-mile linear park along Boston’s shoreline, the Harborwalk connects Boston’s waterfront neighborhoods to Boston Harbor and each other. Nearing completion, it stretches from the Neponset River in lower Dorchester to Constitution Beach in East Boston via Charlestown, the North End, Downtown, Seaport, South Boston and Dorchester.
Map of the Bunker Hill battlefield. The entire peninsula of Charlestown was affected by the battle. The central hill with a roughly square fort (the "redoubt") is known as "Breed's Hill" today. Today's "Bunker Hill" is to the northwest of Breed's. Boston's North End is to the southeast. Click on the image to explore map.
Chinatown, Boston is a neighborhood located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. It is the only surviving historic ethnic Chinese enclave in New England since the demise of the Chinatowns in Providence, Rhode Island and Portland, Maine after the 1950s.
Copley Square fountain, with Old South Church tower in distance Copley Square, named for painter John Singleton Copley, is a public square in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, bounded by Boylston Street, Clarendon Street, St. James Avenue, and Dartmouth Street.
The Emerald Necklace Conservancy has opened the Emerald Necklace Visitor and Volunteer Center in the Back Bay Fens. The Center is a hub for volunteers to come together for service projects as well as a training ground for Emerald Necklace Docents and Interpretive Guides.
The museum combines historic exhibits drawn from the University's vast collections with new and changing, multimedia exhibitions. Highlights include Harvard’s famed Blaschka Glass Flowers and Sea Creatures in Glass, New England Forests in the Zofnass Gallery and Marine Life in the Putnam Family Gallery.
Harvard Square is a triangular plaza at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, Brattle Street, and John F. Kennedy Street, near the center of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. The term "Harvard Square" is also used to delineate the business district and Harvard University surrounding that intersection, which is the historic center of Cambridge.
Members of the JFK Presidential Library and Museum; Members of any Presidential Library operated by the National Archives; Members of the John F. Kennedy Library New Frontier Network; CAC carriers of the US Armed Forces; Veterans receive free admission from Saturday, November 4 through Sunday, November 12.
Massachusetts State House. Designed by Charles Bulfinch, the Massachusetts State House was completed on January 11, 1798, and is widely acclaimed as one of the more magnificent public buildings in the country. The land for the State House was originally used as John Hancock’s cow pasture.
The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.
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 Public Garden to Brookline Avenue. The road crosses many major arteries along its path, with an entrance to the Mass Pike westbound at Mass Ave. Newbury Street is a destination known for its many retail shops and restaurants.
The Old South Meeting House is a historic Congregational church building located at the corner of Milk and Washington Streets in the Downtown Crossing area of Boston, Massachusetts, built in 1729. It gained fame as the organizing point for the Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773.
Enjoy captivating exhibits on Revere’s ride and his business ventures; a museum shop with crafts, books and gift items; and modern amenities. Encounter three centuries of Boston history where three landmark properties surround an intimate courtyard garden.
The Prudential Tower, also known as the Prudential Building or, colloquially, The Pru, is an International Style skyscraper in Boston, Massachusetts. The building, a part of the Prudential Center complex, currently stands as the 2nd-tallest building in Boston, behind 200 Clarendon Street, formerly the John Hancock Tower.
The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston Common. It is a part of the Emerald Necklace system of parks, and is bounded by Charles Street and Boston Common to the east, Beacon Street to the north, Arlington Street and Back Bay to the west, and Boylston Street to the south.
The Fens is a large picturesque park that forms part of Boston's Emerald Necklace. It is essentially an ancient spot of saltwater marshland that has been surrounded by dry land, disconnected from the tides of the Atlantic Ocean, and landscaped into a park with fresh water within.
A business centre with an ATM machine is at guests' disposal at Westin Boston Waterfront. Speaking English and Spanish at the reception, staff are ready to help around the clock. Freedom Trail is 1.6 miles from the hotel, while historic Faneuil Hall is 1.5 miles away. Logan Airport is 3 miles from the property.