Norumbega

Vikings Landing on the Charles?

Vikings Landing on the Charles?

The blog entry “Welcome Summer on the Charles” (May 2016) described many opportunities to “take to the water,” on the Charles River, including the availability of canoe and kayak rentals at the historic Norumbega* boathouse in Newton. You may also want to walk around the adjoining thirteen-acre Norumbega  Park, managed by the Newton Conservators. In the late 1800s, […]

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Welcome Summer on the Charles

Welcome Summer on the Charles

While April brings back the sailboats at Community Boating in Boston, May marks the beginning of the paddling season, with the opening of Charles River Canoe and Kayak in Cambridge, Brighton/Allston, Waltham, and Newton and the training of new scullers and crew teams at Community Rowing in Brighton. Both of these opportunities are described in the […]

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