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HarborWalk

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Address: Boston, MA
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My friend and I had a 6 hour layover in Boston so we decided to get out of the airport for some fresh air. We're really glad we did! Used super simple public transportation route... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
TinaCrouch
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had a 6 hour layover in Boston so we decided to get out of the airport for some fresh air. We're really glad we did! Used super simple public transportation route to get there, we walked along the harbor and spent some time people watching from a nice bench.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love the water, you will love walking along the Harbor Walk in Boston. It will take you past many restaurants and hotels and it is a great way to enjoy the waterfront in Boston.

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1 Thank TahitiZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another great walk there are so many of them in Boston. This area has been greatly improved and is in the middle of a revival with shops, buildings, condos and restaurants. Don't forget the beautiful harbor

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Thank Charles V
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the ocean, Boston, and boats. HarborWalk gives me everything I want, except a sandy beach! Accessible by T (the subway), close to tourist attractions, but not in the middle of them, this is a relaxing walk. The HarborWalk extends behind hotels, restaurants, and goes right past the Aquarium. It can be a bit breezy (it is the ocean... More 

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Thank Susanmvh1
Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I have walked the Harbor Walk many times over the past 8 years, its always interesting to see the ever changing cityscape. I am awe of how Boston is booming and it changing quickly. There is history and beauty. I love it.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is an excellent place to spend part of the day and it's free. In such and expensive city you can at least have some great public spaces to enjoy a lunch outside on a nice day or a coffee walk along the waterfront while you're able. Definitely a great option.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We only walked a small part of this walk but were blown away by the quality of the experience. Great hotels & restaurants as well as other well maintained buildings are all along this walkway. Boston is a beautiful city & this showcases the marine side of the city.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Located at the Boston Harbor, this Harbor Walk offers great Views, over the water Restaurants with Seafood selections and Hotels. Of Course, the Prices here are very expensive...even for a park?! I paid $20 for just an hour Park in the Building...such a Tourist trap! My next trip will be staying nearby the Wharf, even tho is expensive but it... More 

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Thank Volson H
North of Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This trail follows the water front and is a great way to see the harbor. You'll go by a few hotels and parks. Recommend on a nice sunny day, can get chilly if it is windy out.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We did a lot of walking while we were in Boston. We usually passed by this area after we went to Faneuil hall. They were beautiful days and the views are amazing.

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.