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“It's Gorgeous”
Review of Charles River

Charles River
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US$57,75*
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Tour de Cambridge Bicycle Tour
Ranked #5 of 64 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What is there to say? A beautiful, historic river with lots of lovely bridges, magnificent boathouses. Hosts one of the most, if not the most, important regatta in the world each fall.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leah v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy trails to follow, good for walkers (not the waking dead variety) and cyclists. Rowing is popular from 6am to 9am, lots of other boating going on too. Great views from the Northside to downtown.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

The Charles River has delightful paved paths, for walking, running, or biking. They are easy to navigate and offer beautiful views of all of the boat traffic on the Charles. Get out and enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 970alexanderp
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We love our time on the Charles, whether he runs it or we stroll, it is always amazing. Boston has so many places to just take it all in and this is certainly one of our favs!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dillons1203
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

A series of small parks connected with paved well lit paths line the River on the Cambridge side with a spectacular view of the Boston Skyline as a backdrop. The parks were clean well maintained and despite it being early in the morning I never felt in any danger

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom0874
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