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Waterfront, Boston

4.7
#4 of 15 in Neighborhoods in Boston
Favored by both locals and visitors, Boston's Waterfront neighborhood is dotted with shops, street vendors, restaurants, cafes, and bars. Stroll along Boston Harborwalk's piers to enjoy the sea breeze and watch ships heading in and out of the harbor. Take a boat tour around the harbor (whale-watching tours are available, too), admire the views, and learn about Boston's maritime history. The airport is on across the harbor, making this a perfect place for plane spotting. Windy days on the waterfront can be chilly, so bring a sweater. Put Waterfront on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Boston route maker .
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  • A great walk in the late afternoon, after a day of visits to points of interest. Sit and relax in front of the sea. Luxury condos and squares. Sensational.
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  • This is where we fell in love with Boston. The views here will last you a lifetime. Our summer adventure saw the water filled with a hundred vessels of all sizes.  more »
  • The stretch near the Boston Harbor Hotel is visited and appreciated the extensive promenade that runs along the port side. Draws attention to the cleaning of the environment, despite the number of boats docked in the various docks. Stands out the view of the building of the federal courts that looks beyond the water.
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