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New England Aquarium Admission
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New England Aquarium Admission
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Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Magnificent views of the harbor and cruises to enjoy and can walk along and admire the boats and local vendors and restaurants.

Thank kimmaskell2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterfront has a lot of shops and restaurants, though it still serves primarily commercial purposes. When the weather is nice, it's a good place to take a stroll and take in the sights, sounds and smells of the sea

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a walk. You can walk along way all across the waterfront, looking at the private boats, yachts and more expensive charters.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned to visit this area this summer to sit an enjoy the water views and relax. One would never know your on the edge of a major city. A lot is in or near this area, the Haymarket, historical sites and many fine...More

Thank russpei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fan Pier has a lot to offer. It has a great variety of restaurants- bar and gardens with an amazing view of the Boston skyline. Great place to visit.

Thank Vivek P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Waterfront area of Boston doesn't offer as much history as the freedom walk, but it well worth having a walk and also take a boat trip to see Boston from a new angle.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a bright, sunny, Sunday afternoon, my wife, son, daughter, daughter-in-law, and I viewed the Boston Harbor from the Christopher Columbus Park to near South Station. The views were spectacular of the water. Boats and ships of many sizes and shapes plied the Main Harbor....More

Thank TrainManDan10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walk from Faneuil hall market place to our hotel, on the waterfront...beautiful walk on the pedway, with lots of boats and planes landing in the background.

Thank Michel d D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is so calm and tranquil. Perfect for a walk along the water, there is a children's museum as well as the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum - lots to do! If you're on the hop on hop off tour - then certainly...More

Thank Rose21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its always nice to walk around the Waterfront or just sit and relax and take in all the activities, food, and wonderful view!

Thank Susan E
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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November 21, 2016|
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Response from Nick B | Reviewed this property |
as the others above said, no the waterfront is faces more toward where the bay becomes a river, the bridges are to low and the channel no deep enough, the ships are a decent distance away, and not within a convenient walk... More
July 9, 2015|
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Response from kathymc123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are water taxi 's to Logan from the waterfront on bistin Harbor. They are available on call and will get to directly to the airport
July 8, 2015|
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Response from Quackerjacks | Reviewed this property |
Rowes Wharf is one option, basically in by the aquarium, the subway also goes from the Airport to this location as well.