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A nature reservation covering 950 acres along both sides of the Charles River offers bicycle and jogging paths, 12 tennis courts, six swimming pools and the popular Hatch Memorial Shell with live concerts.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“both sides” (33 reviews)
“dirty water” (13 reviews)
“rowing teams” (10 reviews)
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Cambridge, MA
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"both sides"
in 33 reviews
"dirty water"
in 13 reviews
"rowing teams"
in 10 reviews
"boston skyline"
in 18 reviews
"boat ride"
in 9 reviews
"memorial drive"
in 18 reviews
"storrow drive"
in 6 reviews
"duck tour"
in 14 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 6 reviews
"sunny day"
in 9 reviews
"people watching"
in 10 reviews
"beacon hill"
in 6 reviews
"harvard square"
in 7 reviews
"boats"
in 48 reviews
"regatta"
in 25 reviews
"esplanade"
in 28 reviews
"banks"
in 37 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's iconic, inviting, it winds from Watertown (and places west) past the shrubs and Sycamores of Cambridge (London Planes, in fact), under the Harvard bridge and by the boat club and if you've made this far there's still the foot bridge, the Mass Avenue Bridge,...More

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to hike, the bridge or the river is a great place to have fun. The bridge has some history on how it was measured by a student from MIT.

Thank Krish C
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Charles River boat company has wonderful and affordable boat tours. The history of Charles River was very interesting. We have learned that the river separates two sides of the city and two universities. In the summer the time that my boyfriend and I went...More

Thank LoisJ1985
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

If you love to walk, run or ride a bicycle, te Charles River is a great place to visit. You can watch boats sail by or just people watch. Great for picnics. You can walk to Boston from Cambridge and back.

Thank we4lovetotravel
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Difficult to describe a frozen river in 100 words. Some of the bridges are nice, they have plates on them with few explanations. The walk alongside the river is pleasant.

Thank OlivierAZ
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Took a walk from the micro center parking lot across the BU bridge and back around. There are always joggers and walkers and overall a pretty safe place for a walk. Check out the views at sunrise and sunset if you are looking to take...More

Thank GuySBosMia
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We stayed at the Royal Sonesta with sweeping views of the Charles it's bustling boat and pedestrian activity. The reflection of the city of Boston on it's calm waters at night is warm and welcoming.

Thank SandCadi
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Peaceful solitude on a Fec day. Jogging trails, boating, fishing are all here for the warmer weather

Thank Dano1958
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Charles River divides Cambridge from Boston and is a great river to walk, jog or bike along for almost any season. I've even thrown boulders on the ice covered river in winter! you can explore the city on either side of the river.

Thank CGARDNERBOSTON
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed starring at the river from our tour bus the entire week we were in Boston. The kayaks and boats floating around as well as the rowing boats was pretty neat.

Thank Steve R
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Rami K
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Sorry i don't have the information
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Response from Yasser S | Reviewed this property |
U can order taxi because back bay is a little bit far it's not walkable
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