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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops
Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston’s top attractions—like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few—on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour.
Martha's Vineyard Daytrip from Boston with Round-Trip Ferry & Island Tour Option
Join Boston's only award-winning, original, Martha's Vineyard Day Trip! Leave the trouble of driving to someone else and enjoy a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard from Boston. Then, take a short cruise to Martha's Vineyard then enjoy free time to explore or upgrade to add an island tour. Complimentary snacks, bottled water, island guidebooks and a discount card with island perks are provided during the drive.
Boston Walking Tasting Food Tour
Sample some of the most delicious bites that Boston’s North End has to offer—and enjoy a personalized, first-hand introduction to the area’s charms and Italian heritage—on this small-group walking tour. Choose between several convenient start times, and be sure to bring your appetite: you’ll follow your guide to a number of local businesses, where you’ll try everything from clam chowder and lobster rolls to pasta and cannoli. At the end, you'll enjoy a delicious Secret Dish, that will be revealed only on the day of the tour.
History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
Learn about the mysterious history of Salem on this guided walking tour of the city. Follow your local historian guide through Salem, listening to 400 years of history and admire the old architecture that dates back hundreds of years. For spookier experience, select the nighttime tour led by lantern light and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour
Discover some of Boston’s deepest, darkest secrets on a “frightseeing” tour aboard the Trolley of the Doomed, which roams around the haunted streets and burial grounds of Boston. Your costumed host provides illuminating insights into the history of the city's spookiest sights such as Copp's Hill Burying Ground.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Admission
Relive the most important event leading up to the American Revolution on this guided tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. Take a journey back in time to the famous Boston Tea Party, an incident that changed the course of American history. It’s more than a stroll through historic artifacts, though. It’s truly one of the top-rated museums in the city of Boston. Explore authentically restored tea ships and throw the fated tea into Boston Harbor.
Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark
Revel in the history of Fenway Park, one of baseball’s most beloved stadiums, during this guided tour. Revisit the careers of Red Sox greats like Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Carl Yastrzemski, celebrate the club’s numerous World Series titles, and tour famous stadium locales like the ‘Green Monster,’ ‘Pesky’s Pole,’ and the Fenway Park Living Museum.
Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise
Take an evening cruise on Boston Harbor to watch the sunset from the water. Glide out to the Old North Church and Historic Site, the Charlestown Navy Yard, Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, and the USS Cassin Young. As a bonus, listen to the cannon fire of the USS Constitution, which marks the sunset each night.
Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide
Walk the Freedom Trail with a guide in historic costume on a tour from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall, a 1.2-mile route that covers important sites in the heart of Boston. This tour's shorter distance lets you follow in the footsteps of the founding fathers and American revolutionaries without making the more strenuous trek all the way across the Charles River, finishing in a spot that’s convenient to top Boston attractions.
Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River
Hop into a duck boat—renovated World War II amphibious vehicle—for a comprehensive tour of Boston. Pass Boston Common, Quincy Market, and the Celtics' home turf at TD Garden. Then splashdown into the Charles River for a view of the city by boat. Learn all about Boston's history and landmarks as you go.
Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
For anyone thinking of attending Harvard, or for those who simply want a glimpse of college life at the famous university, this tour is a must. Get an exclusive account from current Harvard students, who provide key insights into the life and times at Cambridge with a theatrical, humorous flair. Check out the old buildings at Harvard Yard and Harvard Square and learn about the school’s storied past. Illustrated map of Harvard Square included. Choose from several departure times throughout the day.
Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution
See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites while listening to live commentary on board. Pass landmarks like the Boston Tea Party ships, USS Constitution, and Boston Light—the oldest continuously manned lighthouse in the United States.
Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour
Combine two attractions Boston has to offer—delicious food and rich history—on this tour that starts in the popular North End and continues along the Freedom Trail. Snack your way through this historic Italian neighborhood, trying fresh bread at a hidden bakery and enjoying an Italian salumeria. Once fortified, walk the Freedom Trail to discover the rich history of the American Revolution and experience the modern city Boston is now.
Best of Boston Tour
There’s no need to worry about sore feet, buses, driving or missing views on this small-group Boston tour and cruise. Board an air-conditioned minivan and enjoy the driver-guide’s commentary as you see Harvard University, the USS Constitution and more. Visit the Bunker Hill Monument and Quincy Market and finish with a relaxing harbor cruise to admire Boston’s skyline and Tea Party site. With numbers limited to seven and hotel pickup and drop-off included, the tour can’t help but feel personalized.
Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston
Take a deep dive into the history of the American Revolution on this walking tour of Boston. Your historian guide will focus on the years between and 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with lots to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask plenty of questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
Boston's North End Walking Food Tour
Walking the cobblestone streets of the North End is a must, but don’t waste time looking for the ideal place to eat. Join other passionate foodies to snack your way through the neighborhood. Your guide directs you to a hidden bakery and an authentic Italian salumeria. Visit the Old North Church and maybe even get a chance to talk with the neighborhood’s best bakers. Pizza, pastries, and other delights round out your experience.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Underground Donut Tour - Boston Historic Downtown Tour
Boston is famous for its donuts and has numerous artisanal donut stores, some hidden away from its tourist areas. Instead of hunting them down independently, let a guide lead you there and introduce you to some top donut varieties, enabling you to try flavors and gain insight into the local donut scene you might otherwise miss. Between tastings, browse a market, eat a delicious bakery treat and explore historical neighborhoods such as North End before one final, scrumptious donut sampling.
Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran
Experience the best of New England’s marine wildlife on this guided whale-watching cruise around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Hop on a high-speed catamaran that gets to and from the whales in the least amount of time possible. See humpback and fin whales, plus Atlantic white-sided dolphins with the help of a naturalist guide. The on-board galley offers food and beverages for purchase during the trip.
The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston
Learn about Boston’s revolutionary history on a walking tour that emphasizes good storytelling. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide in your small group as you walk a curated route that includes the Freedom Trail. Visit well-known sites as well as more local places and develop an understanding of modern Boston along with its history.
Boston Signature Dinner Cruise with Buffet
Try a unique alternative to a typical night out in downtown Boston on an exciting dinner cruise along the city’s waterfront. This expedition on Boston Harbor features an all-you-can-eat buffet meal with live entertainment and dancing. Watch the sunset, then take a stroll under the stars and enjoy the view of the illuminated Boston skyline at night or head to the dance floor for music and fun inside the ship’s nightclub. Bring that special someone or a whole group of friends for a night to remember.
Enjoy views of beautiful Boston with this 90-minute sunset cruise. Watch the sun sink over the sparkling water as your guides point out the USS Constitution and other historic sights. Once the sun goes down, you’ll have a chance to see the city skyline illuminated. There is a full bar on every boat, with snacks and other beverages available for purchase.
Boston's "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour
Enjoy some of the best pizza in Boston on this walking food tour. Stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods, including, appropriately, Little Italy on the North End. Walk along the Freedom Trail that leads to 16 historically significant sites, like Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and the USS ‘Constitution,’ to name a few. Visit some of Boston's best pizzerias and enjoy a slice at each. It’s a fun and flavorful way to get to know Boston.
Boston Harbor Brunch Cruise
Enjoy a gourmet brunch on this scenic cruise of the Boston Harbor. Set sail aboard the Northern Lights at Rowes Wharf and settle in for a buffet filled with quiche, bacon, fresh fruit, and more. View popular Boston highlights such as Bunker Hill Monument, the USS Constitution, Old North Church, and Sea Castle Island. This brunch cruise offers a great overview of Boston and a lovely morning on the water.
The Salem Night Tour
When night falls across Salem, it's the perfect time to explore the city’s spooky and sinister past on a haunted history tour. On this top-rated walk through one of America's most haunted places, follow a licensed guide along lamplit streets while listening to legends and true tales of witchcraft, murder, mayhem, and more. Visit sites related to the infamous 17th-century Salem Witch Trials, and hear about the ghostly spirits said to still rattle through the town’s historic homes and graveyards.
What people are saying about Massachusetts Tours
Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops"I’m coming back for sure we came all the way from Portland and had only one day as we go back home to Miami Florida on Saturday but we loved it our next vacation is going to be in Boston for sure"..."
Martha's Vineyard Daytrip from Boston with Round-Trip Ferry & Island Tour Option"Experience was really nice. Drivers were both great. Tom was very knowledgeable about the island and gave us so many details"..."
Boston Walking Tasting Food Tour"What a fun, relaxing walking tour! Our guide, Gabe, was so enthusiastic about his city, and the historical tidbits shared were interesting & memorable! The walk was pleasant not strenuous on a gorgeous spring day! The food was scrumptious, too! Definitely a "must-do" in Boston!"..."
History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour"Or guide Makayla was wonderful! We really learned a lot of history! The walk was fairly easy and fun."..."
Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour"All the great stories of the past and the great people who made our country happen! Your staff is awesome!"..."
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Admission"We loved it! Great knowledge and fun. We learned a lot and my daughter loved throwing the tea overboard."..."
Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark"Tour was great and informative, and even get to sit on the GREEN MONSTA!! Tour guides are truly knowledgeable and love what they do!"..."
Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise"The boat was beautiful, with great atmosphere and a good vibe. It was a lovely trip around the harbor!"..."
Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide"Our guide was very engaging. Encouraged participation. She was very knowledgeable Made history fun and we got to see a lot of interesting sites. Huzzah"..."
Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River"Clemens was a great host at the tour. It was personal and Authentic. I enjoyed every minute. A must tour for all Visitors in Bordeaux."..."
Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour"Highlight of our trip!! Logan was our tour guide & he was wonderful! We really enjoyed our time with him & appreciated him taking the time out of his busy student schedule to be so informative with us."..."
Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution"Upbeat, family friendly host and stunningly beautiful city scenery. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Boston."..."
Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour"We did the food and freedom trail tours. All the food was great and I learned a lot along the way. Lucy was very knowledgeable and a great guide. Wear comfy shoes!"..."
Best of Boston Tour"Bob was fantastic!! He was very knowledgeable about Boston and its history. I would definitely recommend this tour!"..."
Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston"Dana was a superb tour guide and brought Revolutionary history to life for us. Fantastic tour. My only suggestion would be to have a portable mic to amplify his voice over the Boston traffic."..."
Boston's North End Walking Food Tour"Our guide Nabid was fantastic. He had is act together and every stop was great. We would have never been able to find the cool places or enjoying the experience on our own as much."..."
Underground Donut Tour - Boston Historic Downtown Tour"Sabrina was a great guide, personable and knowledgeable. Come hungry! All of the donuts were delicious. It was the perfect variety of flavors and amount of walking."..."
Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran"What an incredible experience we went in mid July and we were just blown away! Definitely bring some snacks and sunscreen."..."
The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston"Mike was an amazing tour guide. He is obviously very passionate about Revolutionary War History and absolutely brought it to life for us. We had so much fun and are eager to learn more about that time period!"..."
Boston Signature Dinner Cruise with Buffet"Great experience, I would do it again and tell friends and family about it. Great view, food was amazing"..."
Sunset Cruise"Amazing time views were priceless very relaxing and would definitely do it again! I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a tour of Boston or just a relaxing boat ride , definitely worth the price"..."
Boston's "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour"Our tour guide was great! The pizza was delicious! It was nice to learn about the history in Boston."..."
Boston Harbor Brunch Cruise"My mother and myself went on the brunch cruise, it was a rainy cold slight snow blistering day, we weren't sure if the cruise would go, but it did, and we were able to enjoy a mimosa and a nice brunch. I would recommend, it is a nice two hours through the harbor. The boat itself was a fun experience as well."..."
The Salem Night Tour"Greatittle tour of downtown Salem. The tour guide was great, kept the tour moving and laughing. Enjoyed his jokes!"..."
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