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Waterfront

Address: Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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Ranked #11 of 194 Attractions in Boston
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing

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Rochester, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If you didn't have a love for the sea, you will with a visit to the waterfront. Great hotels, subway, and Aquarium are all in walking distance. Take a harbor boat ride to get a good historical perspective of the area!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Go and relax and spend some hours. One of the best walking area in Boston. Great views of Boston Harbor .

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Milton, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Our hotel overlooked Boston harbor and supplied a water taxi to take us to the Northend and introduce us to the historic sections. A great experience.

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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Love Boston and the surrounding burbs. Great history, great food, great walking city! Boston's Harborwalk is a must do! Wonderful views! Lots to see while meandering through some great neighborhoods. Great restaurants along the way and you can pop in for a pint or a cocktail! You can take a water taxi right over to Rowes Wharf near the Quincy... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great place to eat and a great place to have a drink. It is right on the waterfront. There are a lot of other places to eat/drink over at the Seaport area. There is also a water taxi that will take you to Rowes Wharf which is near the Quincy Market and to Charlestown. The staff at the Seaport Hotel... More 

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visiting Boston and all of its rich history is a must for families with school-aged children. The kids can actually see Plymouth Rock, visit old cemeteries where famous historical people are buried, visit a replica of the Mayflower, re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party, tour old homes & churches where so much history took place, etc. It really brings to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I went there on January 2, 2015. It was hard to find a parking. If you have no problem paying $40-50 for 1 or 2 hours of parking, then go there and enjoy! You will obviously enjoy walking around. I am not a History fanatic, but I enjoyed being there. Also, there are many pubs and restaurants to enjoy. The... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great place to watch the fireworks for First Night Celebrations in the evening or during the day to check out the happenings.

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Utica, NY
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260 reviews 260 reviews
67 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A beautiful place to walk around and enjoy the incredible views. Looking out onto the harbor is so interesting, as hundreds of years of history lay before you. Beautiful pictures.

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It is nice to be by a harbor you can view and ride on some of the boats.The Aquarium is nearby as well as numerous restaurants and shops.It is also in walking distance from Fanuell Hall.

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