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Address: Cambridge, MA
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Busy, scenic street that winds along the Cambridge side of the Charles...

Busy, scenic street that winds along the Cambridge side of the Charles River.

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beutiful walk

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
Bertha P
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

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

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

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

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 a bench ??

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

It's nice to drive along the Charles River during good weather. This particular road offers a nice view and hasn't been to crowded during the times that I've driven on it. There are quite a few good photos spots too.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

it is really pleasant place to walk, jog or (avoiding the crowds) roller blade along the banks of the Charles

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Memorial drive by Mass ave is the best view point, especially at night, the reflection of the buildings in the river is just amazing!

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

this road has sidewalks to walk and overlooks the charles river and Boston. There are some benches for sitting. One side is the river, boat houses and the skyline of Boston. the other side of the road borders MIT and parts of Harvard.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Suggestion ... if you are in Cambridge for a few days, or live here, or nearby consider the following ... there are is a foot bridge that crosses the Charles River it is situated just a short walk from Harvard Square on Memorial Drive 1. - walk up JFK Street towards the river, at Memorial Drive cross over to the... More 

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