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August 20, 2015

Cambridge, MA: Top 5 Outdoor Activities

by AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing

There are so many fun-filled outdoor activities to do in Cambridge, MA. If you are planning on staying here this year, whether for business or pleasure, make sure to check out all of theses exciting outdoor activities in the nearby area. Here are the best five:

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail, running throughout downtown Boston, is a must-see. Be sure to visit Paul Revere’s House, Boston Common and the Bunker Hill Monument. You will also be taken through some of Boston’s most exciting areas such as Faneuil Hall and Government Center, both featuring tons of local eateries, outdoor parks and great souvenir shopping.

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Follow the red-brick lines throughout the city to find exciting landmarks that tell America’s story along Boston’s Freedom Trail.

Kayaking on the Charles River

See spectacualar views of the city of Boston while enjoying the beauty of the Charles River.  Get a firsthand view of the river by renting a kayak or a canoe. Charles River Kayak & Canoe is located right in Kendal Square.

Launch into the busiest part of Charles River as you travel underneath historic bridges, soak up some sun and take in a view of Boston unlike any other.

Launch into the busiest part of Charles River as you travel underneath historic bridges, soak up some sun and take in a view of Boston unlike any other.

Harvard Square

Harvard Square is a bustling intersection filled with great restaurants, shopping, and outdoor eating areas. Plus, Harvard University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. The university has acres of beautiful grounds and rows of historic buildings and museums including the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Harvard Art Museum.

Harvard Square has everything that you need in one hip, convenient location.

Harvard Square has everything that you need in one hip, convenient location.

Esplanade

The Esplanade is one of Boston’s most famous parks featuring stunning views of the Charles River and the city as a whole. Pack a lunch and you’ll have the ultimate summer afternoon enjoying the great views and wonders of Esplanade Park.

Take a ride on the Esplanade bike path or visit one of the many public playgrounds and outdoor picnic areas. The docks get you up close and personal to the river as you watch the boats sail by.

Take a ride on the Esplanade bike path or visit one of the many public playgrounds and outdoor picnic areas. The docks get you up close and personal to the river as you watch the boats sail by.

The Minutemen Bikeway

Starting in Bedford, MA and running all the way down to Cambridge, the Minutemen Bikeway features endless discoveries.  This historic landmark takes you on a tour of where the American Revolution began. Visitors can rent a bike in multiple places along the trail using Hubway, a cheap service that rents out bikes all over the city.

Spend a weekend learning about the founding out our great nation while riding along the Minutemen Bikeway.

Spend a weekend learning about the founding of our great nation while riding along the Minutemen Bikeway.

If adventure is your thing, you can definitely get out for some great exercise, dine on some great local food, or casually take in the sights. There are so many great things to do here in the “City of Squares.” So get out and enjoy the sites!

This article has been provided courtesy of CorporateStay. They offers short term or long term furnished apartments and rentals throughout the Metro Boston area, including Cambridge, Harvard Square, Davis Square, Porter Square, Kendall Square and more! If you are staying for business, school, or pleasure, CorporateStay has exactly what you need to stay comfortably.

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