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Address: Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
Activities: City walk sightseeing

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Splendid if combined with a boat trip

Nice area but it went really cool when embarking on a harbour bound boat trip. Skyline views were magnificent, as was the cool breeze in my face while sipping IPA.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nice area but it went really cool when embarking on a harbour bound boat trip. Skyline views were magnificent, as was the cool breeze in my face while sipping IPA.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Walking along the Harbor Walk on Boston's Historic Waterfront provides beautiful views of the boats, ships, skyline. Having grown up in Boston I am amazed at what has been accomplished in this areaand how lovely it is. It's a lovely, easy walk with so much to see. I highly recommend it.

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to walk or sit and people watch and look out at the boats in the harbor. Lots of great restaurants to try. We really love Legal Seafood. The carousel is a really cool one for the kids with beautiful animals. You can sign up for many tours right there in one spot

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The weather was excellent so I walked around for a couple of hours, taking in the sun and probably too many pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Spend some time here people and boat watching. Very central to many of the attractions with many restaurants in the area.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The waterfront is very nice if the weather is nice. I've been there in November, when the weather was miserable, and in May, which was much nicer. It's a great place to walk, boat watch and people watch.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great way to see the waterfront is by doing the harbor walk. A well laid out route that takes you by stunning views and some very classy property. A short walk from South Station, you can easily get to some of Bostons best attractions in just a short time. Just a short walk from the waterfront to Faneuil Hall and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were there before the main season started unbeknownst to us so only managed one boat trip (a sunset cruise) which was great. The third week of May seems to be when most things start.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Boat trips cafes restaurants shops and plenty of walks Some lovely hotels actually on the waterfront which are more expensive but a nice treat This must not be missed

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Wilmot, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great place to catch the red sightseeing buses parked across from the Marriott Wharf. They give an overview of the attractions in the city in distinct neighborhoods and you jump on and off to see the sights upclose and personal, like Fenway Park. A round-trip takes about an hour and a half and the driver tells the story of Boston... More 

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