Boston's Fall Foliage
Boston's outdoor 'tree museum' is a 130-year-old free 265-acre park featuring more than 14,000 varieties of trees and shrubs, guaranteeing that you will see plenty of brightly-colored fall leaves.
Trees are labeled by the professional staff of Harvard University, which administers the arboretum.
The grounds are open daily from dawn until dusk .
The Charles River in Boston & Cambridge
offers tree-lined parks along its banks, walking, bicycling trails ,a 17-mile Dr. White Bikeway Loop is a wonderful way to enjoy the foliage and the boathouses along the riverside.
The riverfront paths are open daily from dawn until dusk. Easy walk from most hotels.
The Fens and the Riverway
in Boston and Brookline are both tree-lined walk-and-bikeways,
they are part of the 'Emerald Necklace' that begins in downtown Boston with America's first park (1634)
the Boston Common, continues through the first botanical garden
'The Public Garden', along the tree-lined Commonwealth Mall that brings visitors to the Fens and the Riverway.
The Fens and the Riverway are the front yards for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts,
the 100-year-old Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Simmons College, and Wheelock College.
The Fens and Riverway are open daily from dawn until dusk.
The Public Garden