Take in the view

From the skyscrapers of Downtown to the natural beauty of the Harbor Islands, Boston has many spectacular views. These sites along the Harborwalk provide the opportunity to take in and enjoy some particularly good ones.

East Boston

  • Piers Park
  • Belle Isle Marsh
    There is an observation tower at this site.
  • Harborside Community Center / Skateboard Park
  • Hyatt Harborside Hotel
  • Navy Fuel Pier/ Airport Edge Buffer
  • LoPresti Park
  • Carlton Wharf
  • Downtown/North End

  • Rowes Wharf / Boston Harbor Hotel
  • Commercial Wharf
  • India Wharf / Harbor Towers
  • Lewis Wharf / Pilot House / Sargent's Wharf
  • Long Wharf / Marriott Hotel
  • Puopolo Park / Langone Park / Mirabella Pool / Steriti Memorial Rink
  • Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
  • Central Wharf / New England Aquarium
  • Burroughs Wharf
  • Battery Wharf/Fairmont Battery Wharf
  • Charlestown

  • Boston National Historic Park / Charlestown Navy Yard
  • North Washington Street (Charlestown) Bridge / Charles River Dam and Locks
  • Pier 4
  • Tudor Wharf
  • Schrafft Center
  • Harborview
  • Dorchester

  • Old Harbor Park
  • UMass Boston / Arts on the Point
  • John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
  • Malibu Beach / Savin Hill Beach
    From Malibu and Savin Hill Beach one can see the Boston Gas Tank, the world's largest copyrighted artwork.
  • Pope John Paul II Park
  • Tenean Beach
    Across the water one can see the Boston Gas Tank, the world's largest copyrighted artwork.
  • Neponset River Trail
  • West Link Park
  • Neponset II Park
  • Venezia Restaurant
  • South Boston

  • Commonwealth Pier / World Trade Center
  • Bank of America Pavilion
  • Carson Beach
  • Castle Island / Pleasure Bay
  • John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
  • Legal Sea Foods
  • Vent Building #6
  • L and M Street Beaches
  • Federal Express
  • NSTAR
  • Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Fort Point Channel

  • 470 Atlantic Ave / Independence Wharf
  • Boston Children's Museum
  • Fort Point HarborWalk and Parks
  • InterContinental Hotel and Residences
  • Deer Island

  • Deer Island HarborWalk
    On a clear day, from the top of the northern landform, you can see south to the town of Hull, north to the town of Lynn, and West to the Boston skyline. Bring your camera or your artist easel.

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