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Address: Storrow Drive, Boston, MA 02114
Phone Number: 617-635-4505
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Activities: Walking, Jogging, Inline skating, Biking
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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Chill and fun together/ Sakin ve eğlenceli

We celebrated the 4th of July here. We were afraid that it was going to be super crowded but everything was cool, there wasn't a crowd until fireworks started and people went out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We celebrated the 4th of July here. We were afraid that it was going to be super crowded but everything was cool, there wasn't a crowd until fireworks started and people went out to the streets. There is a nice view of Charles River and a great lawn to lay down and relax.

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Murcia, Spain
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Its a great place to walk or jog, with nice views of the river and of the cityscape. I recomend it to anyone who visits the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a really enjoyable way to walk into town. Nicely landscaped and an escape from the heat I imagine when the weather gets hotter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice and peaceful park! A must do if you are visiting Boston with your lover! Enjoy the view of the sailboats on the charles river!

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Dragged my wife out for a run at 6 AM on a hot day and we were not the only once near Longfellow Bridge. A good alternative for walking from Beacon hill to Back Bay.

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

While visiting in Boston I found this park area along the river to be a much more pleasant park for walking than over in the nearby Boston Common area. Nice walking / jogging trail right along the river. Also seemed to have less tourist and more locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Sailboats were out, weather was nice and the Esplanade was a nice stroll in the midst of a very busy city weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

You will need to get here early for 4th of July events. The security was amazing and plentiful. Felt very safe with all the police we saw and encountered. Great place for a run or just to bring the kids to play in the park. Will certainly return here in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Charles River Esplanade is a shining example of a well-maintained and well-planned public walkway. It has the length needed for avid cyclists and runners, yet also provides enough reprieves and scenic spots for the family and casual stroller. While your enjoyment of the Esplanade is likely to be weather-dependent, on a nice day, there is scarcely a better way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Miles of walking along the Charles River...alot of free concerts on the grass..find the schedule on line...This is a great place for a picnic or viewing open space or watching a Harvard crew race-or bumping into bikers from all over the world...Grab a drink or coffee spread out a small blanket and let the world go by-Relax, you deserve some... More 

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

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