Directions to our Boston Location
in Allston Brighton
1071 Soldier's Field Road
Boston (Allston/Brighton), Massachusetts
Latitude N 42° 22.125'; Longitude W 71° 07.901'
(617) 965-5110E-Mail Us
On Mon., Aug 1, our Boston Location hours will be changing to close one half-hour earlier. Our last one-way rentals will leave by 5pm, and the last rental boats will leave by 6:30pm. All boats must be returned by 7:30pm.
Walking from Harvard Square (MBTA Red Line)
Follow JFK Street toward the river (pass Citizens Bank and Z Square Cafe on your left), then cross the river and immediately follow the bike path to the right. Remain on the bike path for one mile, passing through the tunnel under the Eliot Bridge (do not cross the bridge). Our green-roofed kiosk is 200 yards past the bridge on the right. The total distance is about 1.5 miles and takes 25-30 minutes. We are also on the 70 and 57 bus lines.
Driving from Boston — No Buses
Take Storrow Drive West. Pass the Harvard Square exit and then get in the left lane. Bear left at the Rt. 2 interchange onto Soldier's Field Road, following the signs for Newton (do not cross the Eliot Bridge to Cambridge). Free parking is available in the first, second (closest, marked by the "boat rental" sign), or third parking lot on the right (no charge for parking). Look for our green-roofed kiosk.
Driving from the West — No Buses
Take the MassPike Eastbound to exit 18 (Cambridge/Allston, a left exit). Take the right branch of the ramp (Cambridge/Somerville), then stay as far left as possible and turn left at the second set of lights onto Storrow Drive West (immediately before crossing the river — don't cross the river).
After about 1.5 miles, bear left onto Soldier's Field Road, following the signs for Newton (do not cross the Eliot Bridge to Cambridge). Free parking is available in the first, second (closest, marked by the "boat rental" sign), or third parking lot on the right (no charge for parking). Look for our green-roofed kiosk.
Directions for Bus Drivers
Take the MassPike to the Cambridge/Allston exit (Exit 18 Eastbound [a left exit], or Exit 20 Westbound). Take the right branch of the ramp (Cambridge/Somerville), then continue straight through two sets of lights and cross the Charles River. Immediately after crossing the river, turn left onto Memorial Drive.
Continue straight through major intersections at Western Ave and JFK Rd. After JFK, stay left wherever possible and turn left across the Eliot Bridge, following the signs for Newton. After crossing the bridge, turn right onto Soldier's Field Road toward Newton. Drop off passengers in the second parking lot on the right, marked by the "boat rental" sign. Look for our green-roofed kiosk.