Named for the militiamen who picked the ultimate fight with Britain in 1775, the 11-mile-long Minutemen Bikeway passes through Lexington, Bedford, Arlington, and Cambridge. In the winter, the path doubles as a cross-country skiing spot.
Open 5 a.m. - 9 p.m., year-round. No motorized vehicles except for wheelchairs. Visit minutemanbikeway.org for more information.
Closest T stop: Alewife, Red Line. (Get full directions)