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Top 5 Romantic Things to do in Cambridge, MA

The fall season is the best time of the year to visit Cambridge, MA. Beautiful parks, a thriving restaurant scene, and a plethora of shopping choices attract visitors to the city every year. Cooler temperatures, fall colors and foliage, and the approach of the holidays all inspire travelers to visit Cambridge.

Cambridge, MA, offers endless romantic pursuits for couples, including historical museums, a vibrant performing arts scene, and great restaurants. It is the perfect place for a romantic getaway surrounded by beautiful fall scenery with the one you love.

1.    Charles River
An 80-mile-long river in eastern Massachusetts, Charles River is one of the most romantic places in Cambridge. Whether you are walking alongside Memorial Drive, people-watching from a bench, or relaxing on the grass in the warmer months, it's a must-visit spot. In September, the fall foliage view from Charles River is the best time to indulge in a walk as fall colors peak, and the weather is still pleasant.

2.    Fresh Pond
Located steps from our hotel, Fresh Pond offers a scenic backdrop for a romantic picnic or date. The picturesque natural surroundings and serene pond make it an excellent destination to visit with someone special. Soak in the stunning scenery, trees, birds, and other wildlife, or explore the walking trails hand in hand.

3.    Harvard Square
Harvard Square is an iconic place to start your tour in Cambridge. Take a romantic walk on the Esplanade to Harvard Square and enjoy the bright red and orange colors of the fall leaves. It is the oldest university in America, known as the commercial center of the city, and is a vibrant space with bookstores, coffee shops, hotels, restaurants, boutique shops, and theaters. 

4.    Harvard Art Museums
The Harvard Art Museums are home to one of the largest and most renowned art collections in the country, located on Quincy Street. Explore this conglomerate of three separate museums in Harvard University: The Fogg Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, and Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Each presents a diverse history, collection, guiding philosophy and foster a vibrant community around art. 

5.    Romantic Dinner Night
Cambridge is a haven for food lovers and well known for its Cambridge Cuisine. After you have visited the fantastic cultural places in Cambridge, end your day with a romantic dinner. Some of the best options to dine in such as Puritan, Harvest, Alden & Harlow, Oleana, and Giulia are nearby.

Planning a romantic getaway to Cambridge? Check out our Fall in Love at Freepoint package. The city provides everything you could need for a romantic memory, including a wonderful selection of outdoor activities and a wealth of cultural attractions. Freepoint Hotel Cambridge is located near these famous places and much more. Stay with us and enjoy the exciting outdoor activities, fall foliage, and endless sights. 


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