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Waterfront

Address: Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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Ranked #19 of 413 things to do in Boston
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Intercontinental in Boston in a beautiful waterfront room. Boston Harbour and the waterfront is outstanding. As it was Christmas time we did not use the water taxis but had done on a previous visit in the summer time which took us straight to our hotel.

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

As you approach this area of Boston you see there are all types of boats here, from little private ones to very large ones that offer whale watching tours, fishing trips or just a boat tour of Boston waterfront and up the river and back. We just sat down and watched all the different types and size of boats moving... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

So beautiful, great place to sit and watch the boats or check out the yachts as your drinking an after dinner coffee and dessert from Maria's or Mike's pastry!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Boston waterfront is a place to experience the life of the harbor--ships coming and going, planes arriving and departing Logan Airport, sailboats racing year-round, even in blizzards! The walkways provide comfortable seating amid lovely landscaping that provides connection to each season. There a number of family-friendly attractions along the route--the Aquarium, a charming carousel, restaurants, and ice cream stores.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You can't visit Boston without spending quite some time in this area since most of the ferries leave from here and many of the city's best restaurants and shops are nearby. Indeed, upon arrival in Boston you would be well advised to start off here as part of your orientation as it's no more than a short taxi/bus ride from... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always something going on and a great place to sit and people watch. Ferries coming and going and life passing by.

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mumbai
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Good place as an attraction, great views. Everything is quite nearby from here, places to eat, drink, relax, gardens. You also have a small shopping stalls around this area for shopping.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A lot of socializing in this area makes place safe, well turists providing. Terrific view on the Bay, watching planes activities at Logan Airport or watercrafts.Good photo opportunities.

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Cancun, Mexico
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137 reviews 137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A great place to take a photo and just enjoy the water, birds, fool around with your kids or just sit down to read a good book. The Aquarium is just right there, so you can also enjoy it that. I saw several restaurants, but I went a little mainland (a street away) and found The Black Rose, an authentic... More 

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Fairview Heights, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

its a great place to take a photo, drink d eat and feel good. there are many restaurants pubs. I gill go back

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