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Address: Cambridge, MA
Activities: Biking

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Walk by the river

My friends decided to take me out of my dorm room from which I rarely come out of and dragged me for a walk by the river. The weather was perfect during that time period and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
mrsdanushkajayatunge
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My wife and I lived in NYC for many years and enjoyed the greenways in the city and in the suburbs. When we moved here we heard about this path from multiple friends and imagined that this would become an important part of our life in Boston. But the path has proved problematic and disappointing. The crossing are difficult, and... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My friends decided to take me out of my dorm room from which I rarely come out of and dragged me for a walk by the river. The weather was perfect during that time period and the three of us walked along the bike path. It was quite scenic...the lights shining on the river, the little ripples, the light breeze!... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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335 reviews 335 reviews
96 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a great trail for a family, and also good if you are looking to get out and get some good exercise. Most of it has water views which is nice, although you do need to pay attention while you ride!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The path is gorgeous in all seasons and it is peaceful enough even though it goes through busy areas. You get to see the river all the time and some passages are surrounded by nature. One of the best paths in Boston to bike. Minute man path is also gorgeous!

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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152 reviews 152 reviews
60 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

wide enough for two way foot/bike traffic. if a nice day the view is awesome. lots of people so makes you feel safe vs bike/walk on streets.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Lovely to walk the bike path along the river in the September sunshine, and watch the kayaks, skiffs, and ducks go by.

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Boston
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

a must do even for visitors Now that we have the hubway bike rentals its even easier to bike around Boston great way to see our beautiful city if your not a bicycle enthusiast then walking is great too a must do while you are here

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It has a good surface, with few road crossings and you can break it up into several loops with the bridges. I did Science Museum to Harvard Boat House and back which is a ten mile lap. Royal Sonesta Hotel did free bikes for two hours which was great.

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Mill Valley, California
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131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This walk is so charming following the Charles River. It goes in and out of the sun so if you're sensitive to the rays, go early or late. Hang out on the Harvard Bridge and maybe you'll catch some rowers going by.

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Shelton, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband walked three miles one morning after breakfast. What an awesome view of the river and of MIT's buildings. Next time we want to rent a kayak or row boat.

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