Charles River Dock Boston

Image by Kristian Beck

Charles River Dock – Destination: relaxation

There are several docks along the Charles River Esplanade, but this one, near the Mass Ave Bridge, is my favorite. It’s never crowded, very peaceful, and my go-to place to escape the bustle of Boston for a little while and feel a little bit closer to nature. Whenever I need some quiet time, I head down here with a good book to read while enjoying the breeze and sounds of lapping water. It’s also a great place for photos, as it has a lovely view of the Charles and the Cambridge skyline.

It’s also a good place to spend a relaxing afternoon with friends. I often head down here with a few people to soak up the sunshine and chat. Since it’s on the water, there’s always a nice breeze, and plenty of water Pokémon around for any Pokémon Go players. Now that it’s cooling down, it’s a great place to enjoy the autumn breezes and relax with friends, a great view, and fall foliage. 

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Charles River Esplanade, Boston

Opening Times

24 hours daily



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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)