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Spend a fund day in the nature, with the family, at the Hammond Pond Reservation, on Hammond Pond Parkway, which is a beautiful wooden reservation, near Chestnut Hill, adjacent to the Webster Conservation Area. The main attraction at the reservation is the pond, which offers visitors a scenic view, but the park also features hiking, fishing or rock climbing opportunities, among others.


Visit the Museum of Art McMullen, located on the BC campus, where you can see interesting and beautiful art-related exhibits.


Feed your brain with interesting information, by exploring the Long Year Museum Historical, on Boylston Street, which is an independent historical museum, focused on understanding and showing the life work of Mary Bakes Eddy, the leader, founder and discoverer of Christian Science.



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One of the most popular annual sporting events, held near Chestnut Hill, in Boston, MA, is the Annual Boston Marathon, which happens on the 3rd Monday of April, on Patriot’s Day. The marathon was first held in 1897, and it is recognized today as the world’s oldest annual marathon, as well as one of the world’s well known road racing events.


The 26.2-mile racing course is kept along Route 135, Route 16 and Route 30, entering Boston City, through the downtown streets, to the official finish line, which is at Copley Square, alongside the Boston Public Library. The marathon attracts a number of 20 000 registered guests, every year, constantly growing in size and popularity.





The Annual Boston College Arts Festival, kept from April 29 to May 1, is among the most favorite annual celebrations that take place near Chestnut Hill, and it is a fun, entertaining event, which features various art demonstrations and exhibits, including ceramics, photography, drawing and painting, as well as Shakespeare performances, ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz and Irish dance. As the name suggests, the festival is kept at Boston College, and it offers activities for people of all ages, including activities, for the little ones, on Saturday.





If you’re in Chestnut Hill and you’re in the mood to party, but you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can always get behind the wheel, and head to Boston, where you will certainly find all the ingredients you’re looking for, to put together a fun night out with friends.


However, there are several popular spots in Chestnut Hill, too, where you can enjoy yourself, have a drink, just sit back and relax or hang out with friends, such as Charley’s Eating & Drinking Saloon, The Metropolitan Club or Misono.


Of course, it is true that there are many more options available, once you get in Boston, where you will find a wider array of clubs, pubs, bars or restaurants, and among the most popular ones, people have placed Lucca, which can be found on Hanover Street, Pizzeria Regina on Thacher Street, the Cactus Club on Boylston Street, the Upper Crust located on Charles Street, and the Radius on High Street.


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