March 16, 2014

Boston Public Garden in Spring

Photograph by Paul Marotta/Getty Images

Soak up spring in Boston with a Swan Boat ride in the Public Garden. The city kicks off three days of festivities with the state Patriots' Day holiday on April 21, which commemorates the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War. Events include the Boston Marathon, the Red Sox at Fenway Park, and a reenactment of the battle at Minute Man National Historical Park.

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