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A nature reservation covering 950 acres along both sides of the Charles River offers bicycle and jogging paths, 12 tennis courts, six swimming pools and the popular Hatch Memorial Shell with live concerts.
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I was in Cambridge for a business meeting and was fortunate enough to be able to run the Charles River prior to the meeting. Even though it was an early fall day, at 6:30 there were many runners walkers and bikers on the path by...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to walk along and visit. Very picturesque and a nice place to stroll while visiting Boston.

Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

serene view and set up is so mesmerizing that your trip can not be completed without walking by the river Charles! By the MIT and towards Science museum, the walk is amazing!

Thank sanjay4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the 4th of July show-it was wonderful! The friendliest city I ever visited. People are so kind and helpful. It was very hot, would like to visit again when it isn't 100 degrees outside!

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most traditional attraction in Boston and around counties. Is a wonderful place to know more about Boston with amazing gardens, trees. Furthermore is a good place to see several nautical sports and wild life. Highly recomended

Thank Luistapiasanchez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing view from the bridge and the river side walk. Few restaurants close by. Great place to have a jog or a run.

Thank Mitra V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was able to take an evening boat ride along the Charles River at the beginning of the fall, and the views are breathtaking, both by day and night. Getting to see the sun set over Boston from the water was lovely!

Thank Fearless731688
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

has a lot of activities and there is sailing and kayaks activities,, noice weather in september. ther is some other riverboats

Thank jackiesamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Charles River is the perfect setting to enjoy the best of Boston, on or off the water. Bring your bike, your sneakers, or rent a kayak or SUP. The area around Cambridge is ideal for leisure activities, and a great way to get a...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a 12-minute drive from Harvard University will take you to Charles River Reservation Park which is an ideal place for running, jogging, playing frisbee and football, picknicking, cycling and having a quiet hour for yourself with a book or with your friends, for the...More

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mahalakshmi2018
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Quinta V | Reviewed this property |
There is a train nearby called Saint Paul that can leave you at the airport. It is located crossing the street from the hotel. The mbta (train) closes at midnight.
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Rami K
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Christian G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i don't have the information
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June 5, 2016|
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Response from Yasser S | Reviewed this property |
U can order taxi because back bay is a little bit far it's not walkable
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