Medford Bike Rides: A Date on the Mystic

On a first date and want everything to go just right?

Take this casual ride at sunset and stop off along the way to enjoy views of the Boston skyline, boats on the river and numerous water birds, including swans. There are lots of dining options—from a just-getting-to-know-you coffee or ice cream, to a more serious full-course dinner—at Assembly Row.

Somerville riders, the path goes both ways! It ends just a few blocks from Medford Square where particularly like the romantic setting of the oyster bar at Carroll’s.

Plenty of free parking at Riverbend Park and riding on paths all the way to the network of marked bike lanes at Assembly Row. Cross the Mystic River at Rt. 16 by using the sidewalk and look for the underpasses below Rts. 16 and 28.


Starts in: Medford, MA, US
Distance: 2.5 mi
Elevation: +71 / -84 ft

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