A Guide to Boston's Green Spaces
Although Boston is one of America's oldest cities, it has made huge strides towards a sustainable future. For travelers who like to get outdoors, you'll find a city that prides itself with parks and green spaces. The Kennedy Green-way, Freedom Trail and Harbor-walk provide miles of trails to take you through the unique Boston neighborhoods. Parks are second to none, with The Public Garden, America's first public park being the crown jewel in Boston's Emerald Green Necklace.

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Glowing Golden in the Arboretum

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The Arnold Arboretum aka "The Arb" is my go-to spot when I want to get out for a walk in Jamaica Plain. Owned by Harvard and loved by all (adults, babies and dogs alike) it's a beautiful place year-round. My favorite spot is Peters Hill where you can get a sweeping view of the city. Other highlights include a bonzai collection and a hillside of lilac bushes which burst into color right around Mother's Day.

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