Beacon Hill Boston Attractions Guide Map
Beacon Hill is a prosperous historic neighborhood, mostly residential. It is home to the Commonwealth’s Government and the State Housewhich overlooks the Boston Common. You can take a tour of the State House which contains a good collection of statues, artwork, and historic flags. Expect to find many historic 19th century townhouses designed by the famous Charles Bulfinch. Head down Charles Street and you will find many antique shops, small food stores and wonderful Beacon Hill Restaurants. The cobble-stoned Acorn Street is the most photographed street in America, while Louisburg Square is considered to be Boston’s most prestigious address, home to the wealty and influential.
Use the Subway T Location Map to find the stations closest to your area of interest. Moving North brings you into the West End of Boston, an ethnically diverse neighborhood, home of the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston’s Fleet Center. Go to the Boston Neighborhood Page to read a quick description of the Areas of Boston. The perfect way to plan your vacation to Boston.
Black Heritage Trail
The Black Heritage Trail walking tour takes you through the history of Boston’s African American community. Allow two hours for the tour.
Begin your tour of the Freedom Trail here at Boston Common. This is the oldest park in America and the heart of the City.
Used to be known as the Bull & Finch Pub, since the popular TV show it has since changes it’s name to Cheers.
The Esplanade the expansive park area that runs along the Charles River. In the summer outdoor concerts at the Hatch Shell are a great way to spend an evening.
Museum Afro-American History
New England’s largest African American museum. Start of the Black Heritage Trail.
Nichols House Museum
Town house from 1804 is now a open to the public as a museum. It is one of the earliest houses on Beacon Hill.
Otis House Museum
See how Boston’s governing class lived after the American Revolution.
Park Street Church
Historic Park Street Church founded in 1809. One of the Freedom Trail Stops.
The Massachusetts State House with it’s Gold Dome is situated at the top of Beacon Hill overlooking the Boston Common.