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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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  • Tired of a the cars, the trucks, Boston's slim city streets, and the constant hustle-bustle? Find your way to Boston's Waterfront and...relax. Sit down, hang your legs dockside, listen to the seabirds...  more »
  • There are water bus from the nearby airport. Going to the airport from the sea, the blue line and silver line bus is seen the Boston skyline, fun!
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  • It was a lovely sunny day when we went to the waterfront. Very relaxing sitting there people watching.  more »