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Charles River

River and Park
Beacon Hill, Boston
  • Pepsi
    "river or admiring the view from the Esplanade"(2 Tips)
    Carl G.
    "Lovely relaxing walks with great views of the city."(10 Tips)
    Ashley D.
    "Always sit on one of the docks."(2 Tips)
    Andrey K.
    "awesome place to chill"(3 Tips)
52 Tips and reviews
  • scenic views
  • esplanade
  • trails
  • tours
  • docks
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Topo Athletic
    Topo AthleticAugust 5, 2013
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  • 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.
  • A S.
    A SJuly 23, 2015
    Take a cruise, sail a boat, kayak.. do something at least once, for this beautiful view :)
  • JNET
    JNETMarch 23, 2015
    Rent a canoe or kayak if you want to enjoy the water. Quieter up by Newton. :)
  • 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.
  • Jatu P.
    Jatu PrakitsriJuly 11, 2013
    Nice and relaxing. A great place to walk and jog in the day time.
  • 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.
  • Nick B.
    Nick BergusAugust 21
    It's a river, all right. The Esplanade on the Boston side is well shaded.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 8
    Lovely relaxing walks with great views of the city.
    Upvoted Aug 20
  • Wayne M.
    Wayne McGuiganJanuary 8, 2013
    Get on the codzilla or the duck tour for the best ways to enjoy Boston
  • Reed C.
    Reed CochranAugust 26, 2011
    A river that always reflects the exact mood you happen to be in.
  • Beth C.
    Beth ColemanNovember 16, 2013
    It's a great place for a walk or run with your dog!
  • Emily H.
    Emily HollandNovember 21, 2011
    do NOT swim in this. but DO check out all the birds and runners and dogs.
  • 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!
  • Al S.
    Al SJuly 3, 2011
    Love that muddy water...but do NOT swim here.
  • Alexandre C.
    Really relaxing to walk by ;)
  • Amber F.
    Great place in the summer
  • Andrea A.
    Andrea AndoApril 8, 2013
    Run intervals and get a great view of the city!
  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱February 8
    Nice place for a relaxing walk.
  • Sanjiv K.
    Sanjiv KaushikJanuary 30, 2012
    Get the best view of Boston skyline from here
  • Julie H.
    Julie HallAugust 12, 2014
    Morning commute
  • Drew B.
    Drew BuerhausJuly 3, 2013
    Wet, and large, and has the name Charles.
  • Charles C.
    Charles CherneyNovember 16, 2014
  • Tim C.
    Tim CigelskeJuly 22, 2015
    Enjoy the view
  • Lorena Y.
    Lorena Yépiz PonceJuly 14, 2013
    Charles River
  • Erwin C.
    Erwin ChukApril 7, 2011
    There is a Fit-Trail fitness course with exercise stations.
  • Jon M.
    Jon MastersMarch 31, 2013
    Lovely place to relax
  • Jason W.
    Jason WinmillJuly 29, 2013
    The Best of Boston.
  • Jon D.
    Jon DarveauJune 3, 2015
    Watch people capsize their boats
  • Andrey K.
    Andrey KozlovSeptember 11, 2013
    awesome place to chill
  • Olexy S.
    Olexy SadovySeptember 30, 2015
    oh the river
  • endah a.
    endah agustinaMarch 20, 2012
    great place for inspiration,,
  • Mus D.
    Mus DJuly 15, 2013
    Loads of fun!
  • Far T.
    Far TedSeptember 17, 2011
    Catch it on a sunny day!
  • Kleber S.
    Kleber SouzaAugust 4, 2012
    Great place!
  • Mus D.
    Mus DJuly 5, 2013
    Fun times!
  • Eric O.
    Eric OOctober 31, 2012
    Quack at passing Duck Boats.
  • Su N.
    Su NamiarttSeptember 3, 2011
    Swim at your own risk.
  • Rodrigo A.
    Rodrigo ArtaviaApril 11, 2015
    Nice view, kind of clean
  • Erick A.
    Erick AAugust 21, 2011
    Go to the bike path
  • Alex M.
    Alex MMJuly 17, 2011
    Don't drink the water
  • Steve A.
    Steve AnJuly 29, 2011
    Look out for da suspicious mayor
  • Marina D.
    Marina DarosJanuary 11
    Ótimo parque em volta do rio para picnicks e tudo mais
  • Gina C.
    Gina Chacon5 days ago
    Hermosas vistas de la ciudad de Boston.
  • RoGeR
    RoGeRMay 24, 2014
    Bonito lugar para relajarse
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