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Charles River Bike Path

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Address: Cambridge, MA
Activities: Biking

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Easy riding on this well worn path. I appreciate the common sense approach, not overly regulated. Everybody just got along, bikers with bikers, bikers with walkers, etc. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Easy riding on this well worn path. I appreciate the common sense approach, not overly regulated. Everybody just got along, bikers with bikers, bikers with walkers, etc. Great views along the way, both natural and human-made cityscapes. Good exercise for th traveler.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband, daughter and I walked along the beautiful walking and biking path. The view of Boston was amazing!! Beautiful weather for a long walk and siteseeing!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The path runs up and down both sides of the Charles River, from Boston all the way to Waltham. There is so much to see and many places to stop, rest and relax. If you are from out of town, you can rent a Hubway Bike and be like a local. Great views of Harvard, MIT and all of the... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great place for a work out. The view is awesome and there is enough distance to be covered . Enjoy the river side!

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have run along the Charles River in Cambridge, MA , as well as in Watertown and Newton, too, from 1973 to 2011 and always enjoyed the view and the feeling of getting away from the City of Boston without having to go far at all to do so. The different cities along the way do a good job of... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A very enjoyable walk especiall when you cross the river and walk into the Northend Italian district

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oxford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Just outside the busy Harvard square, you can escape for a lovely walk passing a park and watching crews row the Charles.

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It is nice to walk or ride on the banks of the river in the center of the city. The park is beautiful and the river peaceful.

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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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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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Address: Address: Cambridge, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge

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