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Boston, MA (North End)
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Ranked #84 of 220 Attractions in Boston
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Centerville, Ohio
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1,363 reviews 1,363 reviews
375 attraction reviews
2,577 helpful votes 2,577 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

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
10 helpful votes 10 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
55 helpful votes 55 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 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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Madeira Beach, Florida
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59 reviews 59 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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