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Some of these ambles are more leisurely than others, and some will require a serious time commitment. All are worth it.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston Common, the Public Garden, Seaport Common, and elsewhere—holiday cheer by the bulbful.
These include famed locations such as Boston Common and the Rose Kennedy Greenway as well as lesser-known vantages.
Getting a good view is not always easy. Even peak points such as the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown fail to offer decent vantages. These nine points do just that, however.
Our region boasts some of the nation's most spectacular and enduring civic attractions. Not all are created equal, though, at least in terms of what visitors and even locals should get to know. Presenting the Curbed Boston Pocket Guide: Summer 2017.
These parks, plazas, gardens, etc., are all within or very near the city's various commercial hubs, including the Financial District, Government Center, and Copley.
The best part is that the majority of these are in easy traveling distance of one another. So move away from the cash register and toward a variety of parks, museums, monuments, and even a brewery.