Beacon Hill
Beacon Hill
4.5
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The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Neighborhood: West End
How to get there
  • Charles/MGH • 2 min walk
  • Science Park • 8 min walk
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FIL M
London, UK630 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
This is a beautiful area to walk around in. You get to see some beautifully preserved older buildings that have a great amount of charm.
Written July 11, 2024
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nowpacking
Dallas, TX3,470 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Perfect area to step into the past! Stroll the brick streets, admiring the beautiful architecture and gorgeous gardens. Pass by the doors where Louisa May Alcott and Robert Frost lived! Don’t miss the gold domed State House or my favorite- historic Acorn Street.
Written July 8, 2024
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Yolie
Tampa, FL39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Great place to walk and take pictures. The streets were clean. The street was unique.
The homes were beautiful in the area some of a hill to walk.
Written May 11, 2024
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RayGCincinnati_OH
Cincinnati, OH270 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Beacon Hill is a charming neighborhood with Federal style architecture; the Massachusetts State House is also located here. The neighborhood features narrow streets with brick sidewalks and gas lamps. The original Cheers is on the Hill as well as other pubs/restaurants. Acorn Street is made of cobblestones and is extremely narrow. When we visited in May, the flowers were incredible! There really isn't much to do here except look at the houses. Visiting the State House is a trip all to itself.
Written April 10, 2024
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Marisa M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Beacon Hill Hotel was incredible. The quaintness was charming and desirable. The atmosphere was exquisite and the interior design was to the nines. The service was incredible - Austin was such a joy to work with! I could not recommend this hotel enough. We will definitely return!
Written March 22, 2024
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Lauren D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Stopped by the bar. The views from the upstairs patio are great. Shout out Austin who works there! If you are looking for a place to see while visiting Boston, this area is lovely!
Written March 16, 2024
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TheCityBreakers
Lancashire182 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Friends
Beacon Hill is a beautiful neighbourhood, fully of photogenic streets. We enjoyed a walk around and a coffee at Tatte bakery before continuing on the Freedom Trail.
Written September 17, 2023
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texazcharlie
McKinney, TX87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
In my opinion, if you go to Boston and don't walk through Beacon Hill, you're really missing out. The brownstones are beautiful. Don't miss Acorn Street's cobblestones - very picturesque. We had dinner at 75 Chestnut and it was very good. Lots of history here and the Cheers bar is nearby for fans of the TV show.
Written July 11, 2023
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BER0416
Chattanooga, TN722 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Beacon Hill is a beautiful are of the city to stroll through. The architecture and the gardens are gorgeous. Highly recommend taking the time to walk this area.
Written June 24, 2023
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romadaro
Washington DC, DC1,561 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Both the Statehouse and this section of the City is absolutely beautiful. Very clean and brimming with beautiful architecture, flowers and window planters, this is a wonderful walk through one of Boston’s storied neighborhoods.
Written May 26, 2023
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