The crown jewel of Boston’s parks, the Public Garden is a fantastic, free place to enjoy any time of year. America’s first botanical garden, the Victorian-era garden attracts visitors from all over the world who want to see the famous Make Way for Ducklings statues. Across Beacon Street is the Common, where, depending on the season, you can ice-skate on the Frog Pond, toss around a frisbee or simply lounge on a bench with a book.
Boston is a high cost of living kinda town, but that doesn’t stop the budget minded and bargain lover from finding fun, free things to do. With deep local history, charming architecture, free walking tours, world-class museums and peaceful green space, Boston boasts a number of wallet-friendly offerings, and we have the tips and tricks to get them all for free.
After having some fun for free, you can take those savings and use them towards a meal at one of the best restaurants in Boston—or continue to keep it frugal with the best cheap eats around town or the best cheap things to do in Boston.
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