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This was a spot on the way back from Harvard Square to our hotel - the Sheraton Commander. It was clean and felt safe, a nice place to sit and rest and watch the people go by. There is a cute little play park for...More
Cambridge has let Common just lie there—and should redesign the land for actual enjoyment of city-dwellers. There’s few seating areas& just lawn. How cool would it be to gave seating areas of interest with some planned landscaped & interesting areas. So far-nothing at all. It’s...More
Lots of green space and masses of squirrels. This is a Harvard hangout with parking around the edge and a road right around it- it’s more of a park than common. Nice place to chill out if you’re visiting the University across the road.
Great quiet park near Harvard Square. History of the revolution is on every side of you.
Several monuments including one marking where Washington assumed command of the Continental army it can be very relaxing, but not as good as nearby JFK park.
This attractive open space offers layers of history with revolutionary monuments, an imposing Civil War monument and various local plaques. Don't miss the extensive history of Cambridge displayed on the nearby "island" near the transit stop.
Nice little park right near Harvard with a number of historical markers. The most interesting to me was the elm tree that Washington took command of the continental army. Lots to see in the general area, but very cool to know you are standing in...More
This is a quiet little park in Cambridge when we walked by and around. It has a quasi-triangular shape and has several monuments among which a plaque that marks the spot where Washington assumed command of the Revolutionary army and a monument to the Civil...More
Nice casual eatery with a wide selection os American and European beers. The menu was very diverse and the service was super attentive without being overbearing. I would make every effort . to return here in any future trips to Cambridge!