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HarborWalk

Address: Boston, MA (North End)
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Ranked #68 of 194 Attractions in Boston
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks

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Boston
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

In an up and coming area such as the Seaport, there are constantly new restaurants, construction, conventions, and hotels. While this is all good and well, sometimes it is nice to just appreciate the amazing views and sounds of the ocean right there. The Harborwalk provides just that experience. Cutting behind the noise and the commerce, this winding path provides... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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1,426 reviews 1,426 reviews
391 attraction reviews
2,694 helpful votes 2,694 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have been visiting Boston for 45 years, and this year we enjoy the Harbor Walk for a week - rain, fog, sun, or cold weather. Tis a grand week to visit Boston! Given our luxury suites at the Marriott’s Customs House, spend lots of time walking and touring various sites. We love Boston, and the flight time was about... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you are up for a walk and want some terrific views of both the city and harbor, try the Harborwalk. You can walk along the edge of the entire harbor, even going up and down piers where very high priced condominiums, hotels and restaurants are located. Within the downtown region, the walk goes from Charlestown through the heart of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I love Boston and the inner city architecture etc but this Harbor Walk somehow surprised me or shall I say it disappointed me. I wanted more. The walk is short and not along the water side. A couple of benches were dotted along the walk, but not nearly enough for all of those walkers who wanted to sit down. If... More 

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Boston, MA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a quiet oasis just a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Maverick Square. It has beautifully landscaped grounds, a play ground, water spray area, and restrooms. It is a great place to sit and watch boat traffic. It is an excellent viewing spot when the USS Constitution does a turn around. The next turn-around is 10am... More 

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Calgary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Throw on some good walking shoes and head to the harbor. Nice shops, kiosks and restaurants to hit on your way and throughout the harbor. Loads of boat excursions to take and beautiful to boot.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Laval
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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