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At 250 feet in length, Acorn Street is hardly a thoroughfare. In fact, this cobblestone paved path running east to west along the south slope of Beacon Hill is barely wide enough for a single car to pass (leave your Hummer at home folks). Built in the 1820s and hardly changed a bit, Acorn Street is widely considered the most photographed street in Boston, a distinction that some argue applies to the entire United States or even the world. Many might recognize Acorn Street as one of the scenic Beacon Hill paths down which Faye Dunaway and Steve McQueen strolled in the original movie "The Thomas Crowne Affair".
There's not a whole lot to see here so don't plan it as a stand-alone excursion. Rather, plan to walk past it on your between more worthy destinations. Look up the hill (rather than down) for a more inspiring view.
The map and Acorn Street information on this page were accurate at the time they were added to this website. Just in case things have changed, we recommend that you confirm rates, hours, and location prior to planning your visit.