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Waterfront, Boston
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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. Arrange to visit Waterfront and other attractions in Boston using our Boston trip builder.
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  • We took a walk along the waterfront to look at all the boats. Many sizes to admire. Easy walk with a beautiful view. 
  • The waterfront in Boston is a quiet area and close to the Italian or North Quarter. It is a bay that kind of flows into a river at this location, there are a lot of fishing boats and ferries around. T...  more »
  • Thanks to Boston's government, waterfront access was maintained for the general public. Connected, continuous. Easy to walk. See the cool water views on one side, and the spiffy high-end condos on the...  more »