Sitting on the east bank of the Charles River, Newton Upper Falls is named for its spot on the falls. This village has over 150 houses on the historic register and features many homes in the Greek Revival, Late Victorian, and Gothic Revival styles. There are plenty of walking, running, and cycling paths in Newton Upper Falls. This village is home to the Echo Bridge pedestrian walkway, is walking distance from the Needham Street corridor, and also has the Upper Falls Greenway, a safe, car-free trail for walking, jogging, bicycling, and general recreation. Hemlock Gorge, a scenic riverside area, is also nearby. Virgilio’s Echo Bridge Restaurant and the Biltmore Grill are two of Katherine’s favorite eateries in the Upper Falls village.