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Beautiful views of Boston and Cambridge for pedestrians and drivers

I walked and ran on Memorial drive to exercise and get around town. It's a lovely way to get in... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Nick B
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Great place to walk, run or bike on a weekend

Great place to walk, run or bike on a weekend. Memorial Drive is closed off for the weekend - so... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

I walked and ran on Memorial drive to exercise and get around town. It's a lovely way to get in some activity and get around the city. Many people use the sidewalks at all hours of the day and it is well-lit at night, so...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great place to walk, run or bike on a weekend. Memorial Drive is closed off for the weekend - so please take advantage of this wonderful riparian venue. Come watch 'The Head of The Charles'. Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Memorial Drive is great for viewing Boston's skyline as well as watching lots of boating activity. Great place for biking or jogging too.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Memorial Drive is the Cambridge side of the Charles River. Bicycle, walk, or drive Memorial Drive on a sunny spring, summer, or autumn day.

Thank Maynard C
Reviewed December 23, 2017

While visiting Boston driving Memorial Drive is a must do. Do it on a Sunday afternoon though so you can appreciate the sweeping views of Boston. If possible, park and take a walk and take it all in, you won't regret it.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Memorial drive/Cambridge seems to be the preferred side to walk on, but you can also enjoy the Charles on the Boston side of the river... On Mem drive you experience the vistas of the city and the B school. On Storrow/Boston side you'll enjoy the...More

Thank MSLovell
Reviewed September 8, 2017

there is room to walk on the cambridge side of the charles river. you do need to be on the alert for bikes. on some sundays the road is closed to cars which is a huge help!

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Youcan see the entire Boston from this place. It is beautiful during the day and then if you go during the night it's breathtaking.

Thank Annie N
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

A Great place for biking, jogging or walking. The Boston landscape is beautiful. On weekdays it is not crowded - a real pleasure.

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

If you are a biker or a runner, even a walker, this is a must, particularly if the weather is nice. I suggest being there for the sunrise!

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