Charles River Esplanade, Boston

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#5 of 35 in Parks in Boston
Park · Hidden Gem · Jogging Path
The Charles River Esplanade of Boston, Massachusetts, is a state-owned park situated in the Back Bay area of the city, on the south bank of the Charles River Basin.
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  • 17/17 experience! Water is very refreshing after a long day in the hot sun. Only downside is that it’s not completely legal... but if you don’t get caught, it’s super fun! Definitely would recommend.....  more »
  • This big lovely park is terrific in the summer when there are outdoor concerts and all the green is happening. Alas we were here in the winter, so not such a great time, but still great views of the....  more »
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  • Beautiful place to hang out and watch Boston sunsets! Runners rejoice - awesome track and exercise stops. For beer lovers, catch up on the night shift brewing beer garden. Open air performances in the hatch shell are worth looking forward to in the summer. Most recommended for locals and Boston visitors.
  • Amazing cruise tour....!!! Perfect weather, perfect 70 minutes sunset tour on Charles River Cruise from Cambridge side. Really worth taking this cruise, it is fairly priced and they have snacks and bar on the cruise. Those visiting Boston should definitely take this cruise.

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