Exploring the Boston Waterfront
Exploring the Waterfront during your Boston trip provides plenty of fun for visitors. If you’re planning to be in the Boston area, a trip to the waterfront might be the perfect way to spend your day. From kayaking to sailing, come for fun, come for great events. Boston’s Waterfront is the perfect place to eat, splash, shop, and learn in Boston!
The Boston HarborWalk stretches from Winthrop all the way to Milton along Boston Harbor’s nearly fifty miles of waterfront. It links hundreds of museums, restaurants, parks, stores, hotels and more. Give yourself a self guided tour and enjoy the Harborwalk like never before. Downloading the MP3 audio walking tour to your personal MP3 player, start the tour at Christopher Columbus Park, and listen to local characters guide you along the wharves of Boston Harbor. Learn about everything from shipwrecks to lobster rolls -all from the comfort of your own MP3!
Charles River Canoe and Kayak
Charles River Recreation provides unique outdoor recreational opportunities in the Boston, Massachusetts metropolitan area. Head downstream and you’ll encounter local colleges (Harvard, M.I.T., and B.U.) and eventually the Esplanade (a great picnic spot!) and the unforgettable Boston skyline. This nine-mile stretch of river has no current, allowing painless round trips. Renters can also enjoy one-way trips to or from the Cambridge location in Kendall Square — a unique way to see the city! Learn more about our Boston Location in Allston/Brighton.
Charles Riverboat Company
Since its creation in 1990, the Charles Riverboat Company has offered guests the chance to experience the sights of Boston from the best vantage point in the city, while highlighting Boston’s rich maritime history. On the Boston side of the river, you’ll see Beacon Hill, Back Bay, and more. You’ll also see Cambridge, MIT, and Harvard And on the north side of the river. Chick here to learn more!