Directions

Below are the directions to our main three docking locations; the CambridgeSide Mall and Rowes Wharf. Our boats dock at multiple locations, so please be sure to note your cruise information and follow all boarding directions. If you have any questions regarding the boarding location, please call our sales office at 617-621-3001.

Cambridgeside

CambridgeSide Mall
100 CambridgeSide Place
Cambridge, MA 02141

 

The boats at the CambridgeSide Mall are located directly outside the food court on the first floor of the mall.

From North of Boston

Take Interstate 93 exit 26 for Storrow Drive / North Station
Keep right at the fork, follow signs for 28 North / Leverett Circle / North Station
Slight right at Nashua St
Turn left onto Nashua St
Take the 1st right onto MA-28 North / Monsignor O’Brien Highway
At the next light turn left onto Edwin H Land Boulevard
At the next light turn right onto CambridgeSide Place
Mall Parking Garage entrance is on the right

From South of Boston

Take Interstate 93 exit 26 toward Storrow Drive / North Station
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for MA-28 North / Leverett Circle / North Station
Slight right at Nashua St
Turn left onto Nashua St
Take the 1st right onto MA-28 North / Monsignor O’Brien Highway
At the next light turn left onto Edwin H Land Boulevard
At the next light turn right onto CambridgeSide Place
Mall Parking Garage entrance is on the right

FROM THE WEST OF BOSTON:

Take Route 90 – Mass Pike
Exit Left at Cambridge/Allston Tolls – follow signs to Cambridge
Proceed through lights and over River Street Bridge (Charles River)
Immediately turn right at other end of bridge and travel East on Memorial Drive
Stay on Memorial Drive – The CambridgeSide mall is approximately 3 miles on the left across from the Sonesta Hotel

Park in the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall Parking Garage then proceed to the food court inside the mall. The pier is located directly outside the food court.

From The MBTA (Public Transit)

Take the Green Line “E” train to Lechmere Station
Exit the train and take a right
Take right into walking tunnel toward 1st St.
Cross Cambridge St and walk down 1st St.
Take a left at Thorndike St.
Lechmere Canal is directly ahead; the pier is to the right, located directly outside the Mall food court.

Rowes Wharf

Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

 

Rowes Wharf Gate A is directly under the Archway of the Boston Harbor Hotel.

From North of Boston

Take Route 93 South to Exit 23 – Purchase street
At the top of the ramp, take a left at the light then immediately at the next light turn left again onto Atlantic Ave (James Hook & Co. on right side.) Rowes Wharf and The Boston Harbor Hotel will be on right hand side.
There is garage parking at the hotel and several other garages on both sides of Atlantic Ave. The vessels are located at Gate A directly underneath the archway at Rowes Wharf.

From South of Boston

Take Route 93 North to Boston – Take Government Center Exit
Bear left at top of ramp and turn left on Surface Road
Proceed down Surface Road and turn left on Congress Street
Immediately take another left onto Atlantic Ave and proceed through second set of lights, Rowes Wharf is on the right side .
There is garage parking at the Boston Harbor Hotel and several other garages on both sides of Atlantic Ave.

From West of Boston

Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90 East to Exit 25 – South Boston
At the second set of lights, take a left onto Seaport Boulevard. Proceed west on Seaport Boulevard over the Moakley Bridge and turn right on Atlantic Ave. (James Hook Lobster on right.) Rowes Wharf and The Boston Harbor Hotel will be on the right hand side. There is garage parking at the hotel and several other garages on both sides of Atlantic Ave.

From The MBTA (Public Transit)

Take the Red Line to South Station
Walk north on Atlantic Ave and Rowes Wharf will be on the right hand side. The vessels are located at Gate A directly underneath the archway.

CambridgeSide – Cambridge Parking

Charles Riverboat Company is proud to offer our customers discounted parking at a rate of $4.00 for up to 8 hours at The CambridgeSide Mall parking garage. Guests may park at the main garage at 100 CambridgeSide Place, Cambridge MA 02141 or in the side garage on First Street. A validation parking ticket will be issued at our ticket booth and can be used at the automated parking kiosks prior to exiting the garage. Parking kiosks are located on each floor of the mall before entering the garage. Please pay for parking prior to returning to your vehicle. While at the kiosk, please first scan your entrance ticket, then scan the validation parking ticket to receive the discounted parking rate.

Garage Information: $4 for 8 hours of parking. Bring parking ticket to our ticket booth to get scanned for validation. Must Park in garages within CambridgeSide.

Rowes Wharf – Boston’s Financial District Parking

Rowes Wharf is located at 70 Rowes Wharf in Boston, just behind the Boston Harbor Hotel. Garage parking and valet service are available at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Garage parking is also available across the street at 1 International Place.

Boston’s Seaport District

There are several outdoor parking lots adjacent to our dock location in addition to metered parking. Valet Parking is available one block down in front of Del Frisco’s and Tony C’s restaurants.