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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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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

Thank bian y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of several favorite scenes of the City that everyone remembers. If you've been away, it welcomes you home. If you're revisiting, it's refreshing and again, reminds you of the best qualities and scenery of the city.

Thank CherylHy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Boston for a week and enjoyed a large part of the river all up and down Boston from Cambridge to Downtown. It's so picturesque from ever angle. I suggest spending a lot of time around the Charles!

Thank Dany Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is literally the heart of the city! the most iconic part of Boston and everyone is always around this place. For walks, for watersports or even just to sit and chill. This is a place you cannot miss out at all!

Thank Indieopus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful way to see the city, learn about history, and relax on the water. Only suggestion, signage to determine where to board was lacking.

Thank benwalk1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big city that uses the river to add character to the city. Chill there. Run there. Play there. Sail there. Meditate there. Romance there. Picnic there. Exercise there. Possibilities are endless.

Thank kcwalksja
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Lots of benches and walking/running/biking trails alongside so you can enjoy the lovely Charles River and the view across to Boston. Kayakers often frequent the area as well. Very nice scenery indeed.

Thank lovethesunnl
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I did not check to see how many other reviewers used those words in their titles, but--hey!--they are four words that sum it all up! I've only been on one duck boat cruise on the Charles and it was a lot of fun, but to...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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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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