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A Reason Why Boston/Cambridge are Special

Memorial drive/Cambridge seems to be the preferred side to walk on, but you can also enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Dallas, Texas
wonderful place for a walk or bike ride

there is room to walk on the cambridge side of the charles river. you do need to be on the alert... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Busy, scenic street that winds along the Cambridge side of the Charles River.
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Memorial drive/Cambridge seems to be the preferred side to walk on, but you can also enjoy the Charles on the Boston side of the river... On Mem drive you experience the vistas of the city and the B school. On Storrow/Boston side you'll enjoy the...More

Thank MSLovell
Reviewed 8 September 2017

there is room to walk on the cambridge side of the charles river. you do need to be on the alert for bikes. on some sundays the road is closed to cars which is a huge help!

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Youcan see the entire Boston from this place. It is beautiful during the day and then if you go during the night it's breathtaking.

Thank Annie N
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

A Great place for biking, jogging or walking. The Boston landscape is beautiful. On weekdays it is not crowded - a real pleasure.

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 29 May 2017

If you are a biker or a runner, even a walker, this is a must, particularly if the weather is nice. I suggest being there for the sunrise!

Thank El_Profe_57
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Walking on memorial drive looking back to Boston is a most that everybody should do. I run it at any time morning afternoon and night and it is wanderfull, rent a bike, take a walk and you will enjoy it a lot.

Thank Bertha P
Reviewed 5 August 2016

View over the water, we was there in August so weather was great, walking, driving still fantastic feeling..

Thank Jens H
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The vista is great for all season...Walk, run or ride it! I can't say enough that it feels like a park in the middle of the city

Thank cubes1234
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Run, walk, bike, picnic . . . you name it, and just enjoy the scenery especially during fall and spring.

Thank BostonTP
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Have always liked driving east to west down Memorial Drive, lots to see. Boston skyline, Charles river, sail boats, small yachts, bridges, people watching, prestigious schools, MIT, Harvard, Boston University. Fourth of July concert and fire works. Bicycling. Lots to do, have a picnic on...More

Thank Gotraveloften
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