Travel Deal: Leaf Peeping on the Charles

Cambridge's Kimpton Marlowe wants to show you fall foliage from a new vantage point.

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Leaf Peep Rowing on the Charles Package
Where: Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, 25 Edwin H. Land Boulevard, Cambridge
When: Available on weekends through October 28
How much: Starting at $449 for two guests

Every autumn, you say you’ll take that foliage-filled road trip to Vermont, and every year, time seems to get away from you. To prevent your leaf peeping from being restricted to the Common this year, Cambridge’s Kimpton Marlowe Hotel wants to show you local leaves from a new vantage point: the Charles River.

Along with a cozy stay at the Kimpton Marlowe, the hotel is offering a leaf peeping rowing package. Guests can hop into a boat at the Charles River Canal, courtesy of Community Rowing, Inc., and trace the course of the Head of the Charles Regatta. Along the way, there’ll be plenty of reds, oranges, and yellows to admire, not to mention photo opportunities at the Regatta’s finish line. The package isn’t available during the HOC itself, but is offered every other weekend in October. You can use the rate code “PEEPIN” for online reservations.

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