Boston is full of history and incredible for photography. From colonial houses to beautiful greenery Boston is full of places to photograph. When travelling I love to visit all of the “Instagrammable” spots. Downtown Boston is a blast to explore since it has so much to see in such a small area.
Here are the best places to photograph in Boston, Massachusetts:
Probably one of the most iconic streets in the United States; Acorn street features an incredible cobbled street. Lined with beautiful houses you’ll feel like you stepped into back in time.
Preferably visit after rain to get the full effect of the cobblestone street in your photo.
Boston Public Library
Bates Hall in the Boston public library has stunning coffered ceiling. Best of all it’s free to enter, just keep quiet when you’re in Bates Hall since people are likely working and reading.
Beacon Hill Neighborhood
It’s hard to resist the stunning row houses in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is full of art and a fantastic courtyard.
Boston Public Garden
The Boston Public Garden is located in the heart of Boston and is loaded with 600 different types of trees and plenty of flowers. Just a great place to relax and to take photos on a sunny day. In the center of the park is a statue of George Washington riding a horse.
Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
Another park you can’t miss in Boston is the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. Great to visit when the rose garden is in full bloom.
Leonard P. Zakim Bridge
One of Boston’s most unique structures is the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge. With its unique suspension system you’ll want to get a photo of it lit up at night. There is a walking path through it but you’ll most likely want to explore to find the best angle.
Bunker Hill Monument
Very similar to the Washington Monument in DC you can see the Bunker Hill Monument poking over the houses in northern Boston. Plus if you climb the 294 steps to the top you can get scenic views of Boston.
Fan Pier Park
Fan Pier Park is a great spot to get a view of the Boston skyline at night. It’s fun to work with the angles especially with the massive chain running down the pier.
If I’m missing something amazing in Boston let us know in the comments! I hope you have a great trip!