Tired of seeing the city by land? Take a new look by sea with Charles River Canoe & Kayak. You can paddle down a 9-mile stretch of the Charles in a canoe, kayak, or rowboat — your biceps will thank you for the workout, too.
The Newton location opens April 1; the Cambridge location and Boston locations open May 3. paddleboston.com
Closest T stop: Harvard Square, Red Line (Boston); Kendall Square/MIT, Red Line (Cambridge); Riverside, Green Line (Newton)