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You popped the question and got a "Yes!" As if planning that moment properly wasn't enough, now you have to select the perfect location for engagement photos. Couples looking to highlight a love that blossomed in Boston can rest easy knowing the city has its share of scenic spots. We teamed up with Curbed Boston to present ten landmarks that offer gorgeous vistas of the water, flora, skyline, and beyond.
Acorn Street in Beacon Hill is considered one of America's most picturesque—understandable given its quaint Boston charm, cobblestone street, and perfectly placed window boxes. The old school flags just add a key finishing touch.
The Arnold Arboretum is full of flowering nooks and crannies, not to mention a little ravine, hilltop views of downtown, and some pretty sweet trees (that you probably shouldn't be climbing).
Bunker Hill Monument offers a breathtaking vista of downtown, including the Zakim Bridge, from across the harbor.
Castle Island allows couples to capture sunsets tucked behind the cityscape as well as waterfront (and even beach) scenes.
The trellis at Christopher Columbus Park is a lovely sight, with greenery intertwined in summer and glimmering blue lights around the holidays.
Like the Arboretum, the Esplanade boasts signature Boston sites and many hidden places. From the blooming trees surrounding little lagoons to the popular Charles River docks, there are many opportunities to diversify your photos.
The Massachusetts Avenue Bridge is more than a main connector between Cambridge and Boston (especially so as the Longfellow Bridge undergoes years worth of renovations)—it's also one of the most stunning panoramic shots of the skyline on both sides.
The Old Northern Avenue Bridge, closed to traffic, is an ideal spot for the pair seeking a more industrial look. Juxtaposed between the Financial District and the burgeoning waterfront, it is historic, geometric, and ready for its glamour shot.
Sure, it's obvious, but the Public Garden is quintessential Boston. Why wouldn't you want to announce your nuptials via an expertly manicured green space? Added bonus: Swan boats.
Share an appreciation of food? Pose by The Bacon Truck, feed each other Bon Me noodles, or include Union Square Donuts as a third wheel in your relationship at the SoWa Food Trucks each Sunday through October.
· Weddings Week 2014 [Racked Boston]