Whether you’re local to the Boston area or not, there’s no shortage of great routes. Check out these great routes for exploring Boston, MA – recommended by Boston local, Becca Tolkoff and taken from our very own FASTZach app! They’re great for a shakeout, workout, or leisurely sightseeing adventure. Enjoy!
Explore Boston with these 3 Routes
Charles River – 8.4 miles
If you want a beautiful long flat run, the Charles River is your best bet. The skyline of Boston is pretty, especially as the sun comes up or goes down. Run over the BU Bridge and turn right towards downtown Boston—heading down Memorial Drive to the Smoots Bridge or the Museum of Science, looping back around the path along Storrow Drive.
Arnold Arboretum – 6.1 miles
The Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain offers plenty of nice-smelling, packed dirt trails. You’ll find rolling hills, city views, and seasonal lilacs.
Blue Hills – 7.8 miles
If you love trails, you must check out the Blue Hills in Milton/Canton. This 7.8-mile route takes you through beautiful trails on the outskirts of Boston.
There’s always somewhere new to explore no matter where you’re running, walking, biking, or scootering! #FindYourRoute!