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Charles River

River and Park
Beacon Hill, Boston
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  • Carl G.
    "Lovely relaxing walks with great views of the city."(10 Tips)
    Daniel T.
    "Be a lazy sea lion and hang out on one of the docks."(2 Tips)
    Andrey K.
    "awesome place to chill"(3 Tips)
    Wayne M.
    "codzilla or the duck tour for the best ways to enjoy Boston"(2 Tips)
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  • Topo Athletic
    Topo AthleticAugust 5, 2013
    Run a few extra miles and join us. We are having a launch event at CitySports on Wednesday at 6pm. Try us on, run with us, become part of us. Here are details: https://topo-athletic.eventbrite.com/
  • Cecilia E.
    Cecilia EspinozaSeptember 15, 2013
    Even if you have been living in Boston/Cambridge all your life you should do the riverboat tour. Great views and you learn a lot about the city.
  • Pepsi
    PepsiJuly 2, 2011
    Whether you're sailing on the river or admiring the view from the Esplanade, this is the a great place to celebrate summer.
  • Kira M.
    Kira MaixnerMarch 3, 2015
    Can you imagine checking out the gorgeous Charles River while on a canoe or sailboat? Don't imagine it, do it! GetMyBoat will get you on the water quicker than a Tom Brady pass! Read more
  • Force Factor
    Force FactorJanuary 10, 2012
    Rowing is an awesome full-body workout! Force Factor was founded by former Harvard University rowers who got are familiar with the Charles River.
  • Ashley D.
    Ashley DeCostaJune 23, 2013
    Always sit on one of the docks. Whether to lounge in the sun or watch people fall off of their sail boats.
  • JNET
    JNETMarch 23, 2015
    Rent a canoe or kayak if you want to enjoy the water. Quieter up by Newton. :)
  • Jatu P.
    Jatu PrakitsriJuly 11, 2013
    Nice and relaxing. A great place to walk and jog in the day time.
  • A S.
    A SJuly 23, 2015
    Take a cruise, sail a boat, kayak.. do something at least once, for this beautiful view :)
  • Reed C.
    Reed CochranAugust 26, 2011
    A river that always reflects the exact mood you happen to be in.
  • Kelly A.
    Kelly AJuly 29, 2015
    View is pretty nice! Relax and take in the vibe of beantown!
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikMay 5, 2015
    Be a lazy sea lion and hang out on one of the docks.
  • Wayne M.
    Wayne McGuiganJanuary 8, 2013
    Get on the codzilla or the duck tour for the best ways to enjoy Boston
  • Emily H.
    Emily HollandNovember 21, 2011
    do NOT swim in this. but DO check out all the birds and runners and dogs.
  • Al S.
    Al SJuly 3, 2011
    Love that muddy water...but do NOT swim here.
  • Beth C.
    Beth ColemanNovember 16, 2013
    It's a great place for a walk or run with your dog!
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 8
    Lovely relaxing walks with great views of the city.
  • Shane Y.
    Shane YoderAugust 18, 2014
    Beautiful view of the river Charles.
  • UrbanAmp
    UrbanAmpAugust 16, 2011
    Go kayaking on the Charles, might we suggest a burger from The Paramount for the ride!
  • Andrea A.
    Andrea AndoApril 8, 2013
    Run intervals and get a great view of the city!
  • Erwin C.
    Erwin ChukApril 7, 2011
    There is a Fit-Trail fitness course with exercise stations.
  • Drew B.
    Drew BuerhausJuly 3, 2013
    Wet, and large, and has the name Charles.
  • Alexandre C.
    Really relaxing to walk by ;)
  • Sanjiv K.
    Sanjiv KaushikJanuary 30, 2012
    Get the best view of Boston skyline from here
  • Kat .
    Kat 🙊February 8
    Nice place for a relaxing walk.
  • Amber F.
    Great place in the summer
  • Jon D.
    Jon DarveauJune 3, 2015
    Watch people capsize their boats
  • Lorena Y.
    Lorena Yépiz PonceJuly 14, 2013
    Charles River
  • Julie H.
    Julie HallAugust 12, 2014
    Morning commute
  • Charles C.
    Charles CherneyNovember 16, 2014
    Visit www.DiscoverTheCharles.com
  • Alex M.
    Alex MMJuly 17, 2011
    Don't drink the water
  • Tim C.
    Tim CigelskeJuly 22, 2015
    Enjoy the view
  • Far T.
    Far TedSeptember 17, 2011
    Catch it on a sunny day!
  • Jason W.
    Jason WinmillJuly 29, 2013
    The Best of Boston.
  • Su N.
    Su NamiarttSeptember 3, 2011
    Swim at your own risk.
  • Jon M.
    Jon MastersMarch 31, 2013
    Lovely place to relax
  • Andrey K.
    Andrey KozlovSeptember 11, 2013
    awesome place to chill
  • Steve A.
    Steve AnJuly 29, 2011
    Look out for da suspicious mayor
  • Mus D.
    Mus DJuly 15, 2013
    Loads of fun!
  • Will U.
    Will UngJuly 1, 2013
    Don't drink.
  • Eric O.
    Eric OOctober 31, 2012
    Quack at passing Duck Boats.
  • Erick A.
    Erick AAugust 21, 2011
    Go to the bike path
  • Olexy S.
    Olexy SadovySeptember 30, 2015
    oh the river
  • Kleber S.
    Kleber SouzaAugust 4, 2012
    Great place!
  • Mus D.
    Mus DJuly 5, 2013
    Fun times!
  • Rodrigo A.
    Rodrigo ArtaviaApril 11, 2015
    Nice view, kind of clean
  • endah a.
    endah agustinaMarch 20, 2012
    great place for inspiration,,
  • Marina D.
    Marina DarosJanuary 11
    Ótimo parque em volta do rio para picnicks e tudo mais
  • RoGeR
    RoGeRMay 24, 2014
    Bonito lugar para relajarse
  • Alex C.
    Apenas navegar....
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