Boston’s most beautiful outdoor space, the Public Garden is a 24-acre botanical park first earmarked for public use in 1859. Of the garden’s 125 types of trees, most impressive are the weeping willows that ring the picturesque man-made lagoon, around which you can take a fifteen-minute ride in a swan boat. These elegant, pedal-powered conveyances have been around since 1877, long enough to have become a Boston institution.

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