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Address: Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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$10*
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New England Aquarium
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$102*
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Boston Dinner Cruise
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Beautiful place for a walk

My husband and I strolled along the waterfront walkways. Very picturesque and great place to watch the boats come and go. There are refreshment stands, benches, picnic tables... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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London, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I strolled along the waterfront walkways. Very picturesque and great place to watch the boats come and go. There are refreshment stands, benches, picnic tables and restaurants along the way.

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Levis, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I always love waterfront. However, I wish this waterfront could have a long pathway to walk in order to enjoy it even more.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There are picnic tables, lounge chairs, and park benches set up all around the waterfront. It is a great place to hang out and watch the boats roll in, people watch, see the seals outside the Aquarium, or catch a food truck.

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great pictures and better than what I thought of when I thought Boston. We stopped in the aquarium and walk out to the 711 where a panhandler told me to get a job because I would not give money. Loved that experience and everything about my weekend in Boston.

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The waterfront is a great place for a leisurely stroll. Loved watching the boats in the water and was also able to see planes coming into Logan Airport. Several dining spots are also located on the harbor. Legal Seafoods is near here. Enjoyed the food and service there.

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Boston has connected its city to its waterfront perfectly. The water offers a cool breeze on a hot day and many activities to keep you busy.

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Westchester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Had a wonderful time exploring with my family. The aquarium was a highlight. If we had time we would have taken one of the cruises for some whale watching.

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Windsor, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nothing like strolling along the sea side. Plenty to see and do with the nearby Faneuil Hall marketplace, Boston Aquarium, etc. It's fun just watching planes come into Logan Airport for landing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 574 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Yes, you can have a good view of the Skyline and can see some ships in the Harbour but as waterfronts come and go, the City could make much more of this. Some cafes and Restaurants yes, but large parts of the actual waterfront are in reality barren or part of a Hotel so nothing really much to see or... More 

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Roswell, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great way to see the city skyline is from the water. We took a water taxi and were treated to seeing the city from that angle with a guide pointing out places of interest.

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Address: Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston

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