Boston Common is historic park centrally-located in downtown Boston. The park is a very popular tourist destination, and is part of the Boston’s Emerald Necklace and the historic Freedom Trail. The park may be best known for the “Frog Pond” – a kids spray pond in the summer and an ice skating rink in the winter. In addition, kids can go sledding down Flagstaff hill – with hot cocoa available at a stand in the park. There are also many events that frequently happen in the park, including outdoor plays, live music, food trucks and more. Boston Common is also dog-friendly, and has an off-leash area for dogs to play (Common Canine).
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Boston Common is typically best used for the following:
Fast Facts About Boston Common:
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The best way to get to Boston Common is to take the T to Park Street (Green Line & Red Line), or taking an Uber or Lyft. If you are driving and need parking near Boston Common, there are also a few parking garages in the area that are listed in this interactive map.
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