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Waterfront

Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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"boston harbor hotel"
in 19 reviews
"legal seafood"
in 20 reviews
"long wharf"
in 40 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 26 reviews
"nice walk"
in 37 reviews
"harbor cruise"
in 37 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 18 reviews
"logan airport"
in 20 reviews
"whale watching"
in 24 reviews
"sunny day"
in 24 reviews
"quincy market"
in 42 reviews
"people watch"
in 26 reviews
"boat ride"
in 14 reviews
"new england aquarium"
in 18 reviews
"walk around"
in 16 reviews
"the north end"
in 40 reviews
"uss constitution"
in 23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Calming and peaceful. A serene water experience that is the source of some of the most amazing restaurants.

Thank CityPolitical
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boston put a lot of effort to make the waterway a pleasant walking path you can follow along the historic waterfront and take in all the sites without the busy traffic you would fing on the sidewalks

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always love to walk along the river and watch the changing light. Great to see across the river and view Boston from a different perspective.

Thank 1oftheLL
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

There are so many views of the harbor and you can watch the boats coming and going. Sunsets are just wonderful. Within walking to down town and Quincy Market.

Thank TomandMaryAnn
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We are the type of vacationers who love to do a few main activities in a travel destination, and spend the rest of the time relaxing and taking in the beautiful scenery and local food. The Waterfront is the perfect relaxation spot, as there is...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I love going to the waterfront and walking around. Seeing the views it’s breathtaking. I love Boston and I would go again

Thank Jaime C
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is really what Boston is all about. Remember the Boston Tea Party? This is where it happened, folks. It's fun to stroll and even go sailing on a tall ship, if you can find one to do it on. It's a beautiful, historic place.

Thank holabonjour
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Very scenic view of the boats on water. You can walk around. There are small eateries neary by. Also right near the IMAX and museum for kids.

Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Hadn't been up to the Waterfront in years, and wasn't as nice as I remembered. Tried to walk along and was a little surprised at how much snow and ice was still on the walk near the water. The markets were still nice, though, and...More

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

The most beautiful part of the city is this hidden gem. Watch cargo freightors travel by while marvelling at luxury yachts. Visit while enjoying coffee at an outdoor cafe, Enjoy a movie in the summertime at one of the hotels or the greenway. Listen to...More

Thank Kathy C
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Truetrav
21 November 2016|
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Response from Nick B | Reviewed this property |
as the others above said, no the waterfront is faces more toward where the bay becomes a river, the bridges are to low and the channel no deep enough, the ships are a decent distance away, and not within a convenient walk... More
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ilive4sun
10 July 2015|
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Response from kathymc123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are water taxi 's to Logan from the waterfront on bistin Harbor. They are available on call and will get to directly to the airport
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Nathan_Barnaby
8 July 2015|
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Response from Quackerjacks | Reviewed this property |
Rowes Wharf is one option, basically in by the aquarium, the subway also goes from the Airport to this location as well.
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