Lake Waban

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Lake Waban, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
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Lake Waban is completely picturesque. You can walk the entire circumference, through Wellesley College, the Hunnewell estate and woods and marshes. If you're lucky, you might even see a swan on the lake, or the class crew boats from the college.

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Bedford, New Hampshire, USA
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There are few experiences more serene than walking walking around Lake Waban. Starting from Wellesley College, the picturesque path passes the gorgeous gardens of the Hunnewell Estate and peaceful New England woods. According to Wellesley College lore, it is a tradition for Wellesley students to walk three times around the lake with their suitor. If after the three laps the man does not propose, the proper response is to throw him in the lake! Luckily for the college boyfriends, I don't believe this tradition is still being practiced.

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