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Charles River Esplanade

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Address: Storrow Drive, Boston, MA 02114
Phone Number: 617-635-4505
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Activities: Walking, Biking, Inline skating, Jogging
Description: A popular path for walkers, joggers, bladers and bicyclists, the Esplanade...
A popular path for walkers, joggers, bladers and bicyclists, the Esplanade is also home to the Hatch Shell, where the Boston Pops holds its annual summer concerts.
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Spend some time on the Esplanade and take a casual walk. Take in the Sail Boats, bikers, boats and runners. Was very therapeutic and certainly inspiring.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Spend some time on the Esplanade and take a casual walk. Take in the Sail Boats, bikers, boats and runners. Was very therapeutic and certainly inspiring.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Weaving along the river over the locks we saw them opening to let boats through. Lots of " duck" boat tours , grass knolls for picnic which we had on th edge of the river. Better on bike as the hard surface can be tiring.we managed to ride the whole city in 3 hours.

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Water Valley, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The Esplanade was only about three blocks from our hotel so we were able to easily walk it for a short distance to the concert shell.

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Woodhull,IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Great place for a morning run or walk. I would have loved to have seen it during the evening also! I felt safe and it was beautiful.

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

the place is in Boston Ma and its right behind the Charles river and the Place is nice and the park is clean

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The Charles River is bustling and the esplanade is a great place to run or use the outdoor fitness equipment available. You get great views of the river and can watch rowing and sailing, etc. from the esplanade. If you are visiting in Boston, this is a nice place to relax and see the river, and if you are interested... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely area to stroll along and soak up the sun at one of the many benches. A real oasis in the city with great views over the river

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Perhaps most temperate at daybreak, and most beautiful at sunset, it is so wonderful and easy to walk along the Charles River for (possibly) hours and enjoy great sights and a healthy workout.

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Portage, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was fortunate to be staying in a hotel that was a short distance away and really enjoyed running along the river. Both mornings I was there, I went at 6 AM and there were tons of people out running which was great to see. I felt very safe and really enjoyed the scenery!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went on a tour of the Charles River and took lots of great photos. Don't forget to bring your camera. The sights were great and there is a lot of history about the Charles River.

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Address: Address: Storrow Drive, Boston, MA 02114
Phone Number: 617-635-4505
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston

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