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Charles River Esplanade, Boston

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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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  • This is a beautiful place to go for a walk or have a picnic, especially in spring when all the trees are in bloom. In addition to walking along the river, there is a kid’s playground, a place to rent....  more »
  • My daughter & I were visiting BU and really enjoyed the Esplanade. Walking along it, we got great views of the river, Cambridge and the BU campus. It was easy exit an find out lodgings. Plenty of.....  more »
  • 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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