Anybody who stops to smell the roses here had better have some serious vacation time on his or her hands, considering the 13-acre park sports more than 400 varieties of the fragrant flower. But even an afternoon spent on the peaceful grounds is enough to recharge any city-weary soul.

Anybody who stops to smell the roses here had better have some serious vacation time on his or her hands, considering the 13-acre park sports more than 400 varieties of the fragrant flower. But even an afternoon spent on the peaceful grounds is enough to recharge any city-weary soul.

Runners-up: Goodale Park, Franklin Park Conservatory

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