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Charles River Bike Path

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Address: Cambridge, MA
Activities: Biking

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Complimentary Bicycles

The Royal Sonesta offers complimentary bicycles for guests. Highly recommend a ride along the river. Watching people lining up for the 4th of July festivities at least a full... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Fleming Island FL
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Fleming Island FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Royal Sonesta offers complimentary bicycles for guests. Highly recommend a ride along the river. Watching people lining up for the 4th of July festivities at least a full day ahead of time was intriguing. The river bustles with life always.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

When visiting Cambridge and Boston you get terrific vibes that have everything to do with vibrancy and diversity and the Charles River Bike path exemplifies both of these. People of all walks of life and ages utilize this bike path that meanders along the Charles River which offers views of crew teams, sailboats, kayaks... navigating the river, as well as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice path to keep removed from the busy flow of stop and go traffic in the City. My only complaint is the path is heavy with walkers/joggers/lazy relaxers/ people taking photographs. Depending on the time of day, I prefer to deal with car traffic than bob and weave people. The views of the city are lovely; I have caught many... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lovely bike path, full of runners and cyclists. Locals very friendly and helped me find way back to hotel :)

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The path on both sides of the river have nice views of the river, and the one on the Boston side is better. It goes by the shell where the Boston Pops performed for the July 4th celebration, but there isn't much else there. Great place to run or to commute by bike into downtown Boston.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We wanted to ride our bikes one day and found this bike tour along the Charles River. Wonderful, that would be a great experience. The view of the rowers on the river was cool, but the path itself was TERRIBLE. Very bumpy to the point it was almost unridable. Except around Harvard, where those Harvard people even had lines painted... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

certain patches can get very busy and crowded , but overall a nice pleasant ride with great view of the charles river roughly about 20 mile from museum of science to Watertown , but can cut it short in between if required .

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an easy trail that is mainly flat with only a few slight inclines along the way. Many neat places to stop for breaks or to enjoy the views of the city skyline and more nature views heading away from the city.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

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

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