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Waterfront

Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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"boston harbor hotel"
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"legal seafood"
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"long wharf"
in 41 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 26 reviews
"harbor cruise"
in 37 reviews
"nice walk"
in 36 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 19 reviews
"whale watching"
in 27 reviews
"logan airport"
in 20 reviews
"sunny day"
in 25 reviews
"people watch"
in 26 reviews
"quincy market"
in 41 reviews
"new england aquarium"
in 17 reviews
"walk around"
in 16 reviews
"the north end"
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"uss constitution"
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"faneuil hall"
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Reviewed yesterday

The waterfront is very pretty, and worth a visit especially on your way to see some of the ships here.

Thank Mark42139
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Waterfronts are one of my favorite places to begin with and this one is on my to 10. The place is so alive. So much people and there is something happening in every few steps you take. Restaurant, shows, shops, and when we were there,...More

Thank Neo_Xterrra
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a stroll down to the waterfront in the evenings. Some great views of the bay. Quiet and peaceful and only a short walk from the central marketplace shopping and eateries, and just a few minutes from Little Italy, too.

Thank Reagan10
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Reviewed 1 week ago

bring your walking shoes to check out the full area attractions, coffee bars, food choices. Plenty of places to take a break and relax to enjoy the day.

Thank wendymunz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we walked around the harbor area - was great fun to see the different boats and yachts. someone had stuck an empathise sticker on the dustbins - should probably advertise more empathy in the west considering what is going on in the world...

Thank psy420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very large area with lots of hotels and businesses but not a lot to see or do there. There is no continuous boardwalk or pathway and you find yourself walking back and forth to get to the water.

Thank retePPeter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an area that is both functional, in that you can get working ferries from here to many places at a wide range of times, but also touristy, in that you can get boats/ferries from here out to no end of islands, small and...More

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the waterfront area - Spirit cruise, pubs and restaurants, and common areas with street performers!

1  Thank B8562LZdarrenc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many things to see and do in this area including boat trips, USS Cassin Young, the 1797 USS Constitution, restaurants an aquarium, plus other historical sites.

1  Thank Betula103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views, restaurants, and lots of choices for boat trips out in the bay. Best deal is the ferry to Charlestown from Long Wharf where you can visit the USS Constitution for free!

Thank nowpacking
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Truetrav
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Nick B | Reviewed this property |
as the others above said, no the waterfront is faces more toward where the bay becomes a river, the bridges are to low and the channel no deep enough, the ships are a decent distance away, and not within a convenient walk... More
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ilive4sun
July 9, 2015|
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Response from kathymc123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are water taxi 's to Logan from the waterfront on bistin Harbor. They are available on call and will get to directly to the airport
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Nathan_Barnaby
July 8, 2015|
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Response from Quackerjacks | Reviewed this property |
Rowes Wharf is one option, basically in by the aquarium, the subway also goes from the Airport to this location as well.
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