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Charles St. and Beacon Hill in Historic Boston

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Shops on Charles Street are an eclectic mix of boutiques, galleries, jewelry stores and home accessory shops with plenty of nearby restaurants, inns and historic sites. You can find women's fashion, gifts, vintage or preppy clothing, antiques, art, items for the home, stationery and pet supplies. (Read More)


Cafes and restaurants are here too. The Esplanade, a tree lined promenade that extends along the Charles River is at the end of Charles St. On Beacon Hill, beautiful townhouses crowd the narrow streets. If you don't mind the hills, you can take a guided tour or a self-guided walk. The annual Hidden Gardens Tour each Spring lets you get a closer look at this beautiful neighborhood. In winter, there is ice skating on Frog Pond in the nearby Boston Common. In summer, you'll find a reflecting pool and carousel there. Seasonal swan boat rides are a delight in the nearby Public Garden, also great for a stroll or picnic. Have a great day out on Charles Street in Beacon Hill! (Less)


Charles Street and Beacon Hill in Historic Boston, Massachusetts

Shops on Charles Street are an eclectic mix of boutiques, galleries, jewelry stores and home accessory shops with plenty of nearby restaurants, inns and historic sites. You can find women's fashion, gifts, vintage or preppy clothing, antiques, art, items for the home, stationery and pet supplies. Cafes and restaurants are here too. The Esplanade, a tree lined promenade that extends along the Charles River is at the end of Charles St. On Beacon Hill, beautiful townhouses crowd the narrow streets. If you don't mind the hills, you can take a guided tour or a self-guided walk. The annual Hidden Gardens Tour each Spring lets you get a closer look at this beautiful neighborhood. In winter, there is ice skating on Frog Pond in the nearby Boston Common. In summer, you'll find a reflecting pool and carousel there. Seasonal swan boat rides are a delight in the nearby Public Garden, also great for a stroll or picnic. Have a great day out on Charles Street in Beacon Hill!

Shops
Beacon Hill Books and Cafe - new independent book store and cafe, coming in the Spring of 2022; 71 Charles St. WEBSITE
Beacon Hill Chocolates - imported artisan chocolate products; truffles, gift boxes; 91 Charles St. 617-725-1900WEBSITE
Beacon Hill Framery - picture and mirror framing; shadowboxes, photo frames; 73 Charles St. 855-585-2731WEBSITE
Black Ink - housewares, stationery, assorted useful items, gifts; 101 Charles St. 617-723-3883WEBSITE
Blackstones of Beacon Hill - MOVED on Charles St.; gifts, kitchen items, handbags, stationery, accessories, home decor, jewelry, Boston souvenirs; new bigger location a few doors up; 40 Charles St. 617-227-4646WEBSITE
Boston Arts and Antiques Co. - artwork, jewelry, china, home decor; 119 Charles St. 617-367-9000WEBSITE
Bridge Antiques and Fine Art - antique furniture, jewelry, decor, vases, lamps; 99 Charles St. 617-227-0995WEBSITE
Caswell Gallery - prints and artwork, including Boston scenes; framing, stationery, cards; 31 Charles St. 617-523-9868WEBSITE
Charles Street Supply - local hardware store; tools, home goods, flags, and more; 54 Charles St. 617-367-9046WEBSITE
Cheers Tavern and Gift Shop - Beacon St. tavern near Charles St. which inspired the TV show, Cheers; pub menu, live entertainment; 84 Beacon St. 617-227-9605WEBSITE
Core de Vie - wellness center, yoga and exercise training, skin care, small store, yoga jeans; 40 Charles St. 617-720-0411WEBSITE
Covet - women's clothing boutique with luxury brands; 109 Charles St. 617-530-1111WEBSITE
Crush Boutique - women's designer clothing boutique; accessories; casual & formal; 131 Charles St. 617-720-0010WEBSITE
Danish Country European & Asian Antiques - CLOSED; antique furniture from Sweden, Denmark, Asia; 138 Charles St. 617-227-1804WEBSITE
December Thieves Boutique - women's clothing boutique, footwear, accessories; 51 Charles St. 857-239-9149WEBSITE
Designers Leather Clothier - women's and men's leather clothing and goods; accessories; 106 Charles St. 617-720-3967WEBSITE
Dress - women's clothing boutique; accessories, jewelry; 70 Charles St. 617-248-9910WEBSITE
East Coast Ivy - women's clothing boutique; 88 Charles St. 717-364-6842WEBSITE
Elegant Findings - antiques china; also, antique paintings, furniture, statues, glassware; 89 Charles St. 617-973-4844WEBSITE
Eugene Galleries - CLOSED; antique maps and engravings, books, antique frames, collectibles; 76 Charles St. 617-227-3062WEBSITE
Exclusive Jewels - CLOSED; one of a kind fine jewelry, watches & art; 107 Charles St. 617-367-8181WEBSITE
Fabled Antiques - antique shop; home decor, furnishings, lamps, ceramics, items for the table; 93 Charles St. 617-936-3008WEBSITE
Fastachi - CLOSED on Charles St.; variety of hand roasted nuts, plus dried fruit mixes; gift boxes; 83 Charles St. 617-924-8787WEBSITE
Flat of the Hill - gift shop, bags, jewelry, accessories, bath and body products, books, candles; 60 Charles St. 617-619-9977WEBSITE
Fleuri - gifts, decor, container gardens, floral arrangements; 98 Charles St. 617-530-1946WEBSITE
French + Italian - women's clothing boutique; French and Italian designer apparel; 119 Charles St. 857-990-3141WEBSITE
Good - CLOSED; unique gift shop; jewelry, accessories, antiques; 98 Charles St. 617-722-9200WEBSITE
Good for home - CLOSED; see website for online store; items for the home, tableware; 20 Myrtle St. 617-722-9200WEBSITE
Gus & Ruby Letterpress - custom stationery and invitations, gifts, cards, paper goods, notebooks, calendars, decor; 99 Charles St. 617-651-5151WEBSITE
Happy Journey - children's books, toys, plush animals; 73 Charles St. 617-936-3917WEBSITE
Helen's Leather Shop - diverse selection of leather products; boots, coats, belts, bags; 110 Charles St. 617-742-2077WEBSITE
Holiday - CLOSED; fine clothing and accessories boutique; online store only; 53 Charles St. 617-973-9730WEBSITE
J. Grady Home - home decor and interior design; 133 Charles St. 857-277-1133WEBSITE
J. McLaughlin - women's and men's classic, colorful clothing, including loungewear and accessories; 34 Charlest St. 617-228-4195WEBSITE
Kate & Theo Home - MOVED TO DUXBURY; home furnishings and decorative items; plus interior design; 96 Charles St. 617-227-1915WEBSITE
KM Hudson - lingerie, bras and bra fittings; 125 Charles St. 617-824-9820WEBSITE
Kodomo - kids clothes and accessories; also clothes for infants and tweens; 70 Charles St. 617-530-1140WEBSITE
Kured - charcuterie boxes; choose cheese, meats, dips; order online or in store; 83 Charles St. 617-870-4151WEBSITE
Linens on the Hill - high quality bedding; gifts, home decor, lotions, soaps, candles, frames; 52 Charles St. 617-227-1255WEBSITE
Margaret O'Leary - west coast style women's clothing boutique; cashmere sweaters, cardigans; accessories; 49 Charles St. 617-535-9144WEBSITE
Marika's Antique Shop - antiques, pottery, jewelry, furniture; 130 Charles St. 617-523-4520WEBSITE
Matsu - women's clothing, accessories, decor; 76 Charles St. 617-982-6972WEBSITE
North River Outfitter NRO Sports - CLOSED; apparel and accessories for skiing, running, golf, tennis; 39 Charles St. 617-742-3900WEBSITE
Ouimillie - women's clothing boutique; 126 Charles St. 617-982-7962WEBSITE
Paws on Charles - coming soon, pet supply shop; 123 Charles St. 617-742-0002WEBSITE
Persona Jewelry - custom jewelry, new & vintage pieces, watches, gifts; jewelry repair; 62 Charles St. 617-266-3003WEBSITE
Rainbows Pottery Studio - 15R Charles St. 617-306-6131WEBSITE
Red Wagon - MOVED to Belmont, Ma.; unique domestic and European children's clothing and accessories; books, toys, play area; 68 Leonard St., Belmont 617-855-9502WEBSITE
Remy - women's clothing boutique; women's dresses, skirts, tops, bottoms, shawls, bags and jewelry; 96 Charles St. 617-840-5898WEBSITE
Rugg Road Paper Co. - MOVED on Charles St.; custom stationery, handmade paper, invitations, cards, gifts; 105 Charles St. 617-742-0002WEBSITE
Sara Campbell - women's clothing boutique; dresses, tops, pants, shorts, sweaters, jewelry, bags, accessories; 84 Chestnut St. 617-377-4054WEBSITE
Sloane Merrill Gallery - fine art gallery; paintings, sculpture; many artists represented; exhibitions also; 75 Charles St. 617-227-1775WEBSITE
Soodee - women's clothing boutique including international styles; dresses, jackets; 63A Charles St. 617-248-3866WEBSITE
Tess - MOVING to 46 Charles St.; women's clothing boutique; 46 Charles St. 617-227-8377WEBSITE
That's It! - CLOSED; gift shop with international creatively designed items; online shop only; 98 Charles St. 617-982-6332WEBSITE
Thieves Next Door - home decor, candles, soaps, bath towels; sister store to December Thieves, located next door; 53 Charles St. 857-250-4161WEBSITE
Tibet Emporium - Tibetan imports; accessories, jewelry, decor, clothing; 103 Charles St. 617-723-8035WEBSITE
Townhouse Beauty Bar - hair and skin products, plus beauty services; 28 Charles St. 857-250-4433WEBSITE
Twentieth Century Limited - vintage costume jewelry, estate jewelry, handbags, hats, clocks, prints; 73 Charles St. 617-742-1031WEBSITE
Upstairs Downstairs Home - fine art, furniture, decor, tableware, oil paintings, china; 69 Charles St. 617-367-1950WEBSITE
Uwila Warrior - lingerie, lounge wear, bridal; 15 Charles St. 888-602-6026WEBSITE
Vintage Taste - women's consignment boutique; accessories, jewelry; 100 Charles St. 617-367-9191WEBSITE
Whitney and Winston - gifts, accessories, children's and infant's clothing, toys; 113 Charles St. 617-720-2600WEBSITE

Article about Shops on Beacon Hill - bostonmagazine.com; article featuring several shopsWEBSITE
List of Shops by Category - beaconhillonline.com; list of shopsWEBSITE
Overview Charles St. Shopping - celebrateboston.comWEBSITE

General Information
Boston Discovery Guide - online guide to events, attractions, hotels in BostonWEBSITE
General Info about Beacon Hill - beaconhillonline.com; some historical informationWEBSITE
Map of Beacon Hill - Beacon Hill Times Map at beaconhillonline.comWEBSITE
Neighborhood Web Site for Beacon Hill - general info; walking tour, map, calendarWEBSITE

Restaurants
Artu Rosticceria and Trattoria - CLOSED, still open in the North End; lunch and dinner Italian restaurant; pasta, entrees, wine; 89 Charles St. 617-227-9023WEBSITE
Beacon Hill Bistro - CLOSED for renovations; breakfast, lunch and dinner; American/International; French dinner entres; open late; 25 Charles St. 617-723-7575WEBSITE
Beacon Hill Books and Cafe - new independent book store and cafe, coming in the Spring of 2022; 71 Charles St. WEBSITE
Bin 26 Enoteca - Wine and food; lunch, dinner, brunch, dessert menus; large selection of wines for pairing with variety of foods; 26 Charles St. 617-723-5939WEBSITE
Cafe Bella Vita - Italian eatery; lunch and desserts, plenty of seating, Wi-Fi; 30 Charles St. 617-720-4505WEBSITE
Cheers Tavern and Gift Shop - Beacon St. tavern near Charles St. which inspired the TV show, Cheers; pub menu, live entertainment; 84 Beacon St. 617-227-9605WEBSITE
Cobblestones - new eatery coming soon; 30 Charles St. 617-202-5377WEBSITE
DeLuca's Market - grocer offering fresh produce, prepared foods, baked goods, wine, cheese and more; 11 Charles St. 617-523-4343WEBSITE
Figs - Chef Todd English's restaurant serving thin crust pizza, pasta entrees, salad; lunch and dinner; 42 Charles St. 617-742-3447WEBSITE
Hampshire House - elegant, historic mansion on Beacon Hill, special dining events only; check schedule; 84 Beacon St. 617-227-9600WEBSITE
J.P. Licks - ice cream shop; 150 Charles St. 857-233-2771WEBSITE
King and I - Thai cuisine; 145 Charles St. 617-227-3320WEBSITE
Kured - charcuterie boxes; choose cheese, meats, dips; order online or in store; 83 Charles St. 617-870-4151WEBSITE
LaLa Rokh - CLOSED; authentic Persian dishes, Eastern Mediterranean cuisine; 97 Mt. Vernon St. 617-720-5511WEBSITE
Nino's Pizza - pizza and subs; fries, salads; thin crust NY style pizza by slice or whole pie, calzones, hot and cold subs, paninis, pasta dishes; kids menu; 79 Charles St. 617-523-3974WEBSITE
Panificio Bistro & Bakery - CLOSED; bakery, lunch and brunch, sandwiches; 144 Charles St. 617-227-4340WEBSITE
Peregrine - Mediterranean and southern Italian focused menu; serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch; located at Whitney Hotel on Charles St., Boston; 170 Charles St. 617-826-1762WEBSITE
Pressed - juice, salads, shakes, fruit flavored popsicles, paletas; healthy food to go; 120 Charles St. 857-350-3103WEBSITE
Scampo - dinner restaurant located inside the Liberty Hotel; pizzas, pastas, entrees, desserts, wines; 215 Charles St. 617-536-2100WEBSITE
Sweet - CLOSED; freshly baked cupcakes and cakes; custom orders also; 81 Charles St. 617-720-2253WEBSITE
Tatte Bakery & Cafe - pastry and coffee shop; brkfst., lunch, dinner on weekdays; brunch on Fri., Sat., Sun.; 70 Charles St. 617-723-5555WEBSITE
The Paramount - breakfast, lunch and dinner available; order at the grill; breakfast all day; cozy seating; 44 Charles St. 617-720-1152WEBSITE
Toscano Restaurant - Tuscan dishes in elegant European surroundings; lunch and dinner; 47 Charles St. 617-723-4090WEBSITE
Upper Crust Pizzeria - original location of local chain serving variety of pizzas; 20 Charles St. 617-723-9600WEBSITE

Accommodations
Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro - CLOSED for renovations; twelve guest rooms, one suite; located on Charles St.; full breakfast; 25 Charles St. 617-723-7575WEBSITE
Boxer Hotel - formerly Bulfinch Hotel; boutique hotel in triangular building, contemporary style; long walk to Quincy Market and North End; 107 Merrimac St. 617-624-0202WEBSITE
Chandler Inn - CLOSED; now Staypineapple Boston; boutique hotel in South End; long walk to Newbury St.; 26 Chandler St. 617-482-3450WEBSITE
Charlesmark Hotel - European modern style boutique hotel; small rooms; Copley Square; close to Newbury St.; 655 Boylston St. 617-247-1212WEBSITE
Colonnade Hotel - luxury hotel in Back Bay; outdoor roof top pool; 120 Huntington Ave. 617-424-7000WEBSITE
Copley Square Hotel - contemporary style boutique hotel on Huntington Ave.; walk to Newbury St.; 47 Huntington Ave. 617-536-9000WEBSITE
Courtyard by Marriott Copley Place - refurbished nineteenth century apartment building; short walk to Newbury St.; 88 Exeter St. 617-437-9300WEBSITE
Eliot Hotel - luxury Parisian style Back Bay boutique hotel; highly rated French restaurant and Sushi Bar; short walk to Newbury St.; 370 Commonwealth Ave. 617-267-1607WEBSITE
Fairmont Copley Plaza - classic landmark luxury hotel in Copley Square; 138 St. James Ave. 617-267-5300WEBSITE
Four Seasons - elegant high end hotel overlooking the Public Garden; short walk to Newbury St.; long walk to Quincy Market; 200 Boylston St. 617-338-4400WEBSITE
Hilton Back Bay - hotel on Dalton St., short walk to Prudential Center and Newbury St.; 40 Dalton St. 617-236-1100WEBSITE
Holiday Inn Express at Boston Garden - CLOSED; now Hotel Indigo; complimentary hot buffet breakfast; Wi-Fi; also close to N. Station; long walk to Quincy Market; 280 Friend St. 617-720-5544WEBSITE
Hotel 140 - small boutique hotel in Back Bay; small, simple rooms; walk to Newbury St.; 140 Clarendon St. 617-585-5600WEBSITE
Hotel Commonwealth - luxury boutique hotel in Back Bay; short walk to Newbury St.; 500 Commonwealth Ave. 617-933-5000WEBSITE
Hotel Indigo Boston Garden - hotel close to N. Station and Boston Garden; long walk to Quincy Market; 280 Friend St. 617-720-5544WEBSITE
Inn at St. Botolph - studio, 1 and 2 bedroom suites; kitchenettes; contemporary style rooms; 99 St. Botolph St. 617-236-8099WEBSITE
Lenox Hotel - luxury hotel in Copley Square; located at Exeter and Boylston Streets; 61 Exeter St. 617-536-5300WEBSITE
Liberty Hotel - boutique hotel at end of Charles St., former Charles St. jail, atrium style lobby with bar; 215 Charles St. 617-224-4000WEBSITE
Loews Boston Hotel - formerly Back Bay Hotel & Jurys Boston Hotel; luxury hotel; good location; short walk to Newbury St.; formerly 350 Stuart St.; 154 Berkeley St. 617-266-7200WEBSITE
Mandarin Oriental - luxury hotel connected to Prudential Center Shops; short walk to Newbury St.; 776 Boylston St. 617-535-8888WEBSITE
Newbury Guest House - guest house on Newbury St.; private bath; three townhouses form guest house; 261 Newbury St. 617-670-6000WEBSITE
Nine Zero Hotel - luxury boutique hotel; located on opposite side of Boston Common and Public Garden; 90 Tremont St. 617-772-5810WEBSITE
Omni Parker House - historic luxury hotel convenient to Beacon Hill, Quincy Market and Financial District; 60 School St. 617-227-8600WEBSITE
Park Plaza and Towers - historic luxury hotel in Back Bay; short walk to Newbury St.; 50 Park Plaza 617-426-2000WEBSITE
Residence Inn/Charlestown - suites w/kitchenettes; breakfast & Wi-Fi included; take ferry ride to New England Aquarium and Quincy Market; 34-44 Charles River Ave. 617-242-9000WEBSITE
Revere Hotel - hotel convenient to theater district, Boston Common; walk to Newbury St.; indoor heated pool; 200 Stuart St. 617-482-1800WEBSITE
Sheraton - linked to Hynes Convention Center and indoor shopping; short walk to Newbury St.; 39 Dalton St. 617-236-2000WEBSITE
Staypineapple Boston - boutique hotel in South End; long walk to Newbury St., Charles St. and Quincy Mkt.; 26 Chandler St. 857-444-6111WEBSITE
Taj Hotel - CLOSED; new hotel coming, The Newbury Boston; high end well located deluxe hotel at end of Newbury St. across from the Public Garden; 15 Arlington St. 617-536-5700WEBSITE
The Gryphon House - B&B; walk to Newbury St.; 9 Bay State Rd. 617-375-9003WEBSITE
Westin Copley Place - luxury hotel linked to Hynes Convention Center and indoor shopping; 10 Huntington Ave. 617-262-9600WEBSITE
Whitney Hotel - luxury boutique hotel on Charles Street; pet friendly; also, Peregrine restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch; 170 Charles St. 617-367-1866WEBSITE
XV Beacon Hotel - luxury contemporary style boutique hotel close to State House; dog friendly; 15 Beacon St. 617-670-1500WEBSITE

Events, Activities, Attractions
Boston Athenaeum - historic independent 5 floor library with day passes, visitor tours and annual memberships; events, artwork; 10 1/2 Beacon St. 617-227-0270WEBSITE
Community Boating - sailing school for adults and kids; also kayaking and windsurfing classes; located along Charles River; 21 David G Mugar Way 617-523-1038WEBSITE
Gibson House Museum - house museum in Back Bay showing the 1800's home of the Gibson family; tours available; events; 137 Beacon St. 617-267-6338WEBSITE
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Venetian-style palace enclosing a courtyard; built in early 1900's; fine and decorative arts; 25 Evans Way 617-566-1401WEBSITE
Museum of African American History - located on Beacon Hill; meeting house and school; 46 Joy St. 617-725-0022WEBSITE
Museum of Fine Arts - large fine arts museum; Egyptian, American and European exhibits among others; jewelry, textiles; 465 Huntington Ave. 617-267-9300WEBSITE
Nichols House Museum - historic town house showing 17th thru 19th c. furniture and artwork; 55 Mt. Vernon St. 617-227-6993WEBSITE
African American Heritage Trail - guided tours available in summer; self-guided tour map; Beacon Hill; 617-742-5415WEBSITE
Beacon Hill Attractions - beaconhillonline.comWEBSITE
Boston By Foot Walking Tour - guided tours of Back Bay, Beacon Hill and more; also Freedom Trail tours; 617-367-2345WEBSITE
Boston Common - park in center of Boston; next to the Boston Public Garden; start of Freedom Trail; bordered by Charles, Beacon, Park, Tremont, Boylston Streets; Parks Dept.; 617-435-4505WEBSITE
Boston Discovery Guide - online guide to events, attractions, hotels in BostonWEBSITE
Boston Duck Tours - tour of Boston in amphibious vehicle; fun and informative; go on land and sea; 617-267-3825WEBSITE
Boston Public Garden - beautiful gardens in heart of Boston; Make Way for Ducklings statues; park bordered by Charles, Beacon, Arlington, Boylston Streets; Parks Dept.; 617-435-4505WEBSITE
Chocolate Walking Tour - www.cocoabeantown.com; tours to Boston neighborhoods featuring chocolate boutiques including samples; 617-855-8567WEBSITE
Esplanade - park along the Charles River; walkways, bike paths, benches, sailboats, events, concerts, playgroundsWEBSITE
Freedom Trail - thefreedomtrail.org ; walking path around Boston to visit historical sites significant to American Revolution; 617-357-8300WEBSITE
Freedom Trail Tour with Costumed Guides - thefreedomtrail.org; 617-357-8300WEBSITE
Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink - winter outdoor ice skating on Boston Common; free for kids under 58 inches; 617-635-2120WEBSITE
Hatch Shell - outdoor concert grassy area along the Esplanade next to the Charles RiverWEBSITE
Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill - self-guided tour scheduled each spring; tickets requiredWEBSITE
More Guided Tours - National Park Service walking tours of BostonWEBSITE
Old Town Trolley Tours - sightseeing bus tour; use bus throughout the day to tour BostonWEBSITE
Self-Guided Walking Tour - beaconhillonline.comWEBSITE
Swan Boats - swan boat ride around pond in Boston Public Garden; open seasonally, weather permitting; 617-522-1966WEBSITE
Tour for Photographers - photowalks.comWEBSITE

Kids
Boston Athenaeum - historic independent 5 floor library with day passes, visitor tours and annual memberships; events, artwork; 10 1/2 Beacon St. 617-227-0270WEBSITE
Community Boating - sailing school for adults and kids; also kayaking and windsurfing classes; located along Charles River; 21 David G Mugar Way 617-523-1038WEBSITE
Gibson House Museum - house museum in Back Bay showing the 1800's home of the Gibson family; tours available; events; 137 Beacon St. 617-267-6338WEBSITE
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Venetian-style palace enclosing a courtyard; built in early 1900's; fine and decorative arts; 25 Evans Way 617-566-1401WEBSITE
Museum of African American History - located on Beacon Hill; meeting house and school; 46 Joy St. 617-725-0022WEBSITE
Museum of Fine Arts - large fine arts museum; Egyptian, American and European exhibits among others; jewelry, textiles; 465 Huntington Ave. 617-267-9300WEBSITE
Nichols House Museum - historic town house showing 17th thru 19th c. furniture and artwork; 55 Mt. Vernon St. 617-227-6993WEBSITE
African American Heritage Trail - guided tours available in summer; self-guided tour map; Beacon Hill; 617-742-5415WEBSITE
Boston By Foot - Boston By Little Feet Tour; shorter version of Freedom Trail tailored to kidsWEBSITE
Boston Common - park in center of Boston; next to the Boston Public Garden; start of Freedom Trail; bordered by Charles, Beacon, Park, Tremont, Boylston Streets; Parks Dept.; 617-435-4505WEBSITE
Boston Discovery Guide - online guide to events, attractions, hotels in BostonWEBSITE
Boston Duck Tours - tour of Boston in amphibious vehicle; fun and informative; go on land and sea; 617-267-3825WEBSITE
Boston Public Garden - beautiful gardens in heart of Boston; Make Way for Ducklings statues; park bordered by Charles, Beacon, Arlington, Boylston Streets; Parks Dept.; 617-435-4505WEBSITE
Chocolate Walking Tour - www.cocoabeantown.com; tours to Boston neighborhoods featuring chocolate boutiques including samples; 617-855-8567WEBSITE
Esplanade - park along the Charles River; walkways, bike paths, benches, sailboats, events, concerts, playgroundsWEBSITE
Freedom Trail - thefreedomtrail.org ; walking path around Boston to visit historical sites significant to American Revolution; 617-357-8300WEBSITE
Freedom Trail Tour with Costumed Guides - thefreedomtrail.org; 617-357-8300WEBSITE
Frog Pond Carousel and Reflecting Pool - seasonally open carousel, reflecting pool; opens in April; 617-635-4505WEBSITE
Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink - winter outdoor ice skating on Boston Common; free for kids under 58 inches; 617-635-2120WEBSITE
Hatch Shell - outdoor concert grassy area along the Esplanade next to the Charles RiverWEBSITE
Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill - self-guided tour scheduled each spring; tickets requiredWEBSITE
Old Town Trolley Tours - sightseeing bus tour; use bus throughout the day to tour BostonWEBSITE
Swan Boats - swan boat ride around pond in Boston Public Garden; open seasonally, weather permitting; 617-522-1966WEBSITE

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Beacon Hill Chocolates, Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston, Mass.

FEATURED SHOP: Beacon Hill Chocolates

Beacon Hill Chocolates is a specialty chocolate shop on Charles St. in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. They source chocolates from at home and abroad, including products from chocolatiers in Europe and Brazil. Creative flavors like blood orange, lavendar and green tea are infused into some of their delectable truffles. With Valentine's Day coming up on February 14th, it's not too early to think about chocolate gifting. (More)


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Specials for the Valentine's holiday are Valentine's Day Oreos, Valentine Cake Bites, Valentine Dark Chocolate Hearts and many more sweet gifts. Unique decoupage gift boxes are included for various chocolate collections. For an additional charge, you can send your own photo to them to create a custom gift box. You can order online and have your items shipped (keep shipping times and prices in mind), or pick up in store or curbside. Masked in store shopping is available too. Locally made gelato and sorbet flavors are offered in store. Beacon Hill Chocolates does custom orders and specialty gifts as well. This little shop is working hard through the pandemic to provide the tasty chocolates you need. (Less)


Beacon Hill Chocolates, Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston, Mass.

FEATURED SHOP: Beacon Hill Chocolates

Beacon Hill Chocolates is a specialty chocolate shop on Charles St. in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. (Read More)


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They source chocolates from at home and abroad, including products from chocolatiers in Europe and Brazil. Creative flavors like blood orange, lavendar and green tea are infused into some of their delectable truffles. With Valentine's Day coming up on February 14th, it's not too early to think about chocolate gifting. Specials for the Valentine's holiday are Valentine's Day Oreos, Valentine Cake Bites, Valentine Dark Chocolate Hearts and many more sweet gifts. Unique decoupage gift boxes are included for various chocolate collections. For an additional charge, you can send your own photo to them to create a custom gift box. You can order online and have your items shipped (keep shipping times and prices in mind), or pick up in store or curbside. Masked in store shopping is available too. Locally made gelato and sorbet flavors are offered in store. Beacon Hill Chocolates does custom orders and specialty gifts as well. This little shop is working hard through the pandemic to provide the tasty chocolates you need. (Less)


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Blackstones of Beacon Hill, Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston, Ma.
Blackstones of Beacon Hill, Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston, Ma.

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Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.
Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.

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The Paramount, restaurant on Charles St., Boston, Ma.
The Paramount, restaurant on Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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J.P.Licks, ice cream shop, Charles St., Boston, Ma.
J.P.Licks, ice cream shop, Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Beacon Hill Chocolates, Charles St., Boston
Beacon Hill Chocolates, Charles St., Boston

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Rugg Road Paper Company, Charles St., Boston
Rugg Road Paper Company, Charles St., Boston

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Black Ink, Charles St., Boston
Black Ink, Charles St., Boston

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Crush Boutique, Charles St., Boston, Ma.
Crush Boutique, Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Margaret O'Leary, clothing boutique, Charles St., Boston
Margaret O'Leary, clothing boutique, Charles St., Boston

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Covet, clothing boutique, Charles St.
Covet, clothing boutique, Charles St.

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Thieves Next Door, Charles St., Boston
Thieves Next Door, Charles St., Boston

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December Thieves Boutique, Charles St., Boston
December Thieves Boutique, Charles St., Boston

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Boston Arts and Antiques Co., Charles St., Boston, Ma.
Boston Arts and Antiques Co., Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Tibet Emporium, Charles St., Boston, Ma.
Tibet Emporium, Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Gus and Ruby Letterpress, Charles St., Boston
Gus and Ruby Letterpress, Charles St., Boston

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Upstairs Downstairs Antiques and Accessories, Charles St., Boston, Ma.
Upstairs Downstairs Antiques and Accessories, Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Elegant Findings Antiques, Charles St., Boston, Ma.
Elegant Findings Antiques, Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Helen's Leather Shop, Beacon Hill, Boston, Ma.
Helen's Leather Shop, Beacon Hill, Boston, Ma.

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Boston Public Garden, Beacon and Charles St., Boston, Ma.
Boston Public Garden, Beacon and Charles St., Boston, Ma.

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Make Way for Ducklings sculpture, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.
Make Way for Ducklings sculpture, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.

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Make Way for Ducklings plaque, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.
Make Way for Ducklings plaque, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.

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Swan Boats, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.
Swan Boats, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Ma.

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