A Guide To Romance – Best Places To Propose In Boston

BostonBoston may not be known specifically for romance, but if you are looking for it, it is certainly not hard to find here. No matter what time of the year there is always a place that gushes romance and offers an ideal place for a proposal. From the Boston Public Gardens to Marco or the Charles River, there are plenty of options to choose from when considering proposing to the one you love. Take a look at some of the best that Boston has to offer.


Mamma Maria – Named “Traveler’s Choice in 2012” Number 11 and one of the most romantic restaurants in Boston by Yelp. Mamma Maria has also been featured by Zagat for its dramatic rooms and as one of the best restaurants in Boston’s North End. A quaint 19th century townhouse, Mamma Maria is off the beaten path and well known for its romance.

No.9 Park – Recipient of a dozens of awards and commendations No. 9 Park was also named by National Geographic one of the top destinations to propose in 2009. Located in Beacon Hill, No.9 Park is known for its romance and experience as much as its stunning wine selection and food options.

Top of the Hub – A popular place to propose, Top of the Hub is more than just a romantic restaurant with amazing food but also offers one of the best views imaginable of the city.

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Gondola di Venezia – Venice in Boston? Authentic gondolas directly from Venice on the Charles River on the Esplande represent a romantic way to pop the question. Located on the corner of Beacon St. and Arlington St. in the Esplande, the Gondolas were recently named by the Boston Choice Awards as the Best Place in Boston “TO POP THE QUESTION”. Almost 500 couples have begun their journey into wedded bliss on these gondolas.

Christopher Columbus Park – Beautiful any time of the year , a trip under the arch tunnel at Columbus Waterfront Park is a definite top choice for proposing in Boston epically during the holidays when the arch is lit. Located in Boston’s North End, start out with a romantic meal and end with a marriage proposal at this beautiful park first built in 1976.

The Public Garden – Popular for wedding photos, why wait till after the wedding to experience the romance of this destination? Instead, take advantage of the beauty and romance of this unique and popular destination by asking for her hand on the world’s smallest suspension bridge in the Public Garden.

Arnold Arboretum – Founded in 1872 the Arnold Arboretum may have a large number of visitors but it also has plenty of space to propose to the love of your life. Over 280 acres, to be precise, of thousands of plants and trees from around the world can make a splendid backdrop for romance. From the Cosmopolitan Meadow filled with wildflowers, to the stunning fall foliage to the Explorers Garden, the perfect setting awaits.


Boston Common Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink – Nestled in the heart of Boston, the Common Frog Pond can be fun and romantic year round but in winter, the Pond becomes a fun and romantic way to propose to the one you love.

Swan Boats – A part of the Boston experience for 130 years in the Boston Public Garden, the Swans can and often are the scene of a romantic proposal in Boston. The Swans only operate from April to September so if this is your choice, plan ahead.

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