10 Picnic Spots in Boston, Massachusetts

1.     THE BRADLEY ESTATE

THE BRADLEY ESTATE

 

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This historic mansion has 90 acres of rolling hills and manicured grounds which are great for picnic and fun activities. Though the mansion is used for private functions, but people come here for walk and talk anywhere. The gorgeous estate also has pastures, livestock and even brochures for educational walks around the property.

 

2.     PUOPOLO PARK AND LANGONE PARK

PUOPOLO PARK AND LANGONE PARK

There are some really good Italian restaurants where you can get delicious bread, cheese, and meats and enjoy picnic in the beautiful park. Kids can enjoy plenty of recreational activities here at a variety of sports fields, including three bocci courts. If you are the kind of person who loves to just sit back and relax then take a seat on a bench and enjoy views of the Bunker Hill Monument. They have several basketball courts, baseball fields, a playground and, 3 regulation size bocce courts!

 

3.     SMOLAK FARMS

SMOLAK FARMS

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The lush fields and bountiful orchards make this place incredibly beautiful and enjoyable. This 300-year-old farm has Twenty-five acres of apples blooming here. You can walk around or have your food with friends and family. Have some ice cream at the nearby ice cream parlours in scorching heat and chill.

 

4.     COREY HILL OUTLOOK

Corey Hill Park has an active play equipment area and lawn to enjoy family picnic. Masonry work, walkways, benches, planting, and other site amenities are available in the park. There are also picnic tables, playground, and an old sun dial. This is one of the Boson Locals’ favourite places to relax. If you are planning to visit in the summer do not forget to bring a blanket or towel along to sit on.

 

5.     SPECTACLE ISLAND

SPECTACLE ISLAND, boston

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Take a ferry to reach this pristine stretch of land and there are plenty of options for you to explore. You can enjoy supervised swimming, and guided tours of the island’s ecosystem at these long sandy beaches. You can also hike up to the top of one of the two summits to enjoy the breath-taking views of the city line.

 

6.     DUXBURY BEACH

DUXBURY BEACH

Duxbury beach is widely regarded as one of the best beaches on the South Shore. Covered by miles of swooping sand dunes, the beach is a perfect place for chilled out picnics and walks. Summers are undoubtedly the best time to visit the beaches but it can also get a bit overcrowded at that time. However, you can find some secluded spaces for some alone time amid the pristine waters and sparkling sand.

 

7.     LEWIS WHARF

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Lewis Wharf is located along the primary footpath of the Waterfront and it is positioned in one of the most exciting areas in Boston. There are numerous monuments and scenic locations within close walking distance including Christopher Columbus Park and Rose Kennedy Greenway. Besides, there are over 100 restaurants, cafes and shops in the neighbourhood. Public transportation is easily accessible from Lewis Wharf including easy access to the Green, Orange and Blue Lines. A picnic at this amazing location can be so much fun.

 

8.     MAUDSLAY STATE PARK

MAUDSLAY STATE PARK

Maudslaystate park has wide well-kept trails for walking, biking, xc skiing, and horseback riding. It borders the Merrimac River and has some beautiful hills. If you wish to enjoy a great there then visit the park in the morning. The park is open all year round at 8AM. However, from November through March, a portion of the park remains closed to protect the winter habitat of bald eagles. Do not break the park rules or you may have to pay a fine of $50. Take along some snacks and food to picnic in the beautiful location.

9.     HALIBUT POINT STATE PARK

The sloping granite ledges are the main attraction of this park from where you can view all the way to Maine and New Hampshire. On Saturdays, from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend, quarry tours are offered which include a granite-cutting demonstration. Other programs offer a look at the park’s natural history, including tidepool programs and wildflower walks during the summer and seabird walks during the winter.Halibut Point offers a beautiful coastal seascape from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire.

10.MINUTE MAN NATIONAL PARK

This park is not just a garden but a historic memory which reminds everyone of gone era. At Minute Man National Historical Park visitors bring the opening battle of the Revolution to life as they explore the battlefields and various structures associated with April 19, 1775.They all witness the American revolutionary spirit in the writings of the Concord authors. Besides, walks and picnics, there is a lot to do here. If you visit between Memorial Day weekend and the end of October, you may catch daily Ranger programs. Besides, the park also hosts a wide range of social events.

 

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