Due to the high winds, rain, floods and power outages, Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston will be delaying the start of the service today, Wednesday October 27, until 11am. The Seaport shuttle is running 11-1pm

Our Harbor Cruise inclusion ends Nov. 14. Gold & Platinum pass holders will receive an extra day on the trolley starting Nov. 15. Check schedule for details. Read our tour updates & safety information.

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The oldest public park in the country

Boston Common was established in 1634 and is on the List of National Historic Landmarks. Today, this expansive green space is the starting point of the Freedom Trail and the anchor of the Emerald Necklace, a system of connected parks that winds through various Boston neighborhoods. Its long history includes being used as a campgrounds for British Troops, the site of public executions and the place where several notable visionaries and leaders gave legendary speeches including Martin Luther King Jr., Pope John Paul II and Gloria Steinem. Today, Boston Common is still a place for many public gatherings, festivals, events, concerts and sports as well as a pleasant place to jog, bike and walk while enjoying the pretty scenery. Located at the foot of Beacon Hill.

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