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Boston, MA (North End)
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Ranked #96 of 209 attractions in Boston
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed seeing the harbor, looking at boats, being at the water, and the small park. However, the HarborWalk is NOT a path along the harbor. There are signs that point to places where there are benches on the waterfront, but these places are not connected to each other. The largest portion of the HarborWalk seemed to be several tour... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

To enjoy the breeze, cool weather, this is a perfect place to slow life. Kinda cool to look around this place, though not for those who are for action anytime

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Boston, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

One thing the city of Boston has done right is attempt to make the waterfront an open area to everyone. This walkway is just great in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Provides great views of the harbor. Many interesting points along the way. A complete map with points of interest can be found on the web. Just type in Boston... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

There is almost nothing to see or to feel in the harbor walk in march. Everything is closed nad the water is very low. You can do better at this time of year. There are interesting restaurants around the wharf.

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great walk around the Boston waterfront, winding behind the Boston Harbor Hotel. Free concerns in summer behind the hotel. You can continue walking over to the Seaport area. Very clean, easy to walk.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

This is one of Boston's greatest escapes. We parked by the MFA (Musuem of Fine Arts) and took the Emerald Necklace before crossing the interstate to hit the harbor walk. We did a loop in approximately 2 hours. The scenery is beautiful and the setting is peaceful, but watch out for the occasional rude cyclist flying down the path, which... More

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Toronto, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I was in downtown Boston for a few hours waiting for my flight back to Toronto, and spent the majority of my time going around this beautiful walk. Lots of restaurants around and tours, both land and sea.

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Paris, France
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361 attraction reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Boston is full of great walking and this is just another walk. While it is a chance to see the boats of all shapes and sizes, it is not the best harbour side walk I have done. Instead take the Freedom trail walk which gives you a much richer Boston experience. Pause here in one of the hotels for a... More

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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370 reviews 370 reviews
54 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

The Harborwalk was a lot of fun and quite beautiful and scenic. I was in Boston for the day, and we decided to walk to pass some time, and I was glad we did it. Lots of ships, in one section you can see the Constitution. Very pretty walking paths. There's a section of ramps that go over the water... More

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Greenfield, New Hampshire
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Walking around and enjoying all the ships by the sea side and maybe even takeing one is a nice little afternoon excursion. At the harbor their is even chairs set out so you can just bask in the sun and rest your feet.

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