The Swan Boats of Boston

The Swan Boats of Boston is a tradition that dates back to the 1870s is still run by the descendents of its originator, Robert Paget, more than 125 years later.  Made famous in stories like Make Way for Ducklings and The Trumpet of the Swan, the Swan Boats are the only vessels of their kind in the world.   The Swan Boats are located in the celebrated Boston Public Garden.

Hours: Mid April–mid September: Daily, 10:00 am–4:00 pm.  Open until 5:00 pm June through August. Closed: During inclement weather and extreme heat.  May be closed major U.S. holidays.

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  • The Swan Boats of Boston
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  • Boston, MA
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