Relive history with a journey back in time to Battle Trail. Visit Harvard Yard and view Cambridge Common where George Washington took control of the Continental Army. Drive along "Tory Row" past the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Follow the route of Paul Revere as he warned the countryside with his infamous cry of "the British are coming!" Stand on Lexington Green, where Captain Jonathan Parker and 77 Minutemen stood their ground against 700 of England's finest regulars. In Concord, travel past the homes of Hawthorne, Alcott and Emerson heading to the Old North Bridge where "...the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world."
The Boston Total Experience tour combines the best of old and new Boston with a journey into the historic countryside towns of Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord. You'll tour to these historic locations on a luxury motorcoach to follow the route of Paul Revere and view the "Battle Trail" where the minutemen fought for their freedom. Journey past the homes of Hawthorne, Alcott and Emerson. There's a 90-minute stop at Fanueil Hall/Quincy Market. You'll have time for lunch and shopping on your own. There's also a 10-minute photo stop at Harvard Square in Cambridge.
Ride across the Cape Cod Canal and enter a world of sand dunes and salty beaches. Visit a memorial to President John F. Kennedy, and join a lectured sightseeing harbor cruise. There will be time for lunch on your own, shopping and strolling in the quaint towns of the Cape Cod area.
Travel from Boston to see what may be America's epitome of the "lifestyles of the rich and famous." Tour two fabulous mansions, see the fabulous Ocean Drive, many fabulous yachts and racing sailboats...and much more. It's no wonder this tour is called Fabulous Newport! 72 HOUR MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED.
More than 200 years ago, what is now the Peabody Essex Museum was created by individuals of unusual foresight and dedication. Generations of patrons, staff, and volunteers nurtured this institution and its unique heritage. Now the museum has entered its third century with a stunning transformation of its physical form and an exciting new approach to the appreciation of art and the world in which it was made.
Explore another world in another time. Journey south from Boston to historic Plimoth Plantation where you will become part of the Pilgrims' 17th century world. Objects from the museum's collection are displayed in the Exhibit Gallery and an audio-visual presentation will give you a broad overview of the 1620 Plimoth Plantation. Time is provided to explore on your own at the waterfront area. You will also have the opportunity to view the Plymouth Rock, Mayflower II (admission included) or climb Cole's Hill.
Welcome aboard a majestic Schooner sail on the Salem Sound on a replica of a successful privateer from the War of 1812. The original schooner was a fast "Chebacco" fishing schooner reborn as a privateer when war broke out in the summer of 1812. She took at least 21 prizes before being wrecked in the Bay of Fundy in 1814. Now you can relive the excitement of your own schooner sail from Salem!
On the Witch City Tour of Salem and Marblehead by bus from Boston, you will travel north from Boston to historic Marblehead, the birthplace of the American Navy. In Marblehead, there's a visit to Abbott Hall to hear a short lecture and view the original painting "The Spirit of 76." This trip to historic Salem also visits the Salem Witch Museum. Whether it is witches or authors, museums, a cruise or shopping...you will find it in Salem.
See the stunning New England countryside, awash with the colors of Indian Summer. Visit Willard Brook State Forest and there will be several picture stops along the way. Travel past quiet ponds and ancient farms, weathered roadside taverns and sturdy colonial churches. Enjoy a hot Yankee style lunch at a quaint New England tavern nestled in the heart of the mountains. Please note that lunch is not included in the cost of the tour.
See magical Cape Cod in the Autumn as New England's foliage makes the area even more beautiful. Visit the Sandwich Glass Museum and a memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Take a harbor cruise, and see Hyannisport.
Take a trip to exotic waters with more than 70 exhibits featuring aquatic animals from around the world at the New England Aquarium in Boston. Then take in an IMAX film, where you won't just watch a movie, you'll be there, thanks to amazing IMAX 3D technology!
We'll take you on America's first subway from Boston Common to the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square in Cambridge on the "other side" of the Charles River. You'll see Harvard Yard, Radcliff Yard, Brattle Street ("Tory Row"), the "Old Burial Place," Cambridge Common, Longfellow's Mansion, "The Square" itself and so much more.
Enjoy a 3-hour, guided small group van tour of beautiful Martha's Vineyard with comfortable and convenient round-trip shuttle and ferry transportation from Boston included. You'll also receive a discount card valid for use at a variety of attractions, shops and restaurants during your 3 hours of free time on The Vineyard.
Enjoy an incredible whale watching experience and tickets to the New England Aquarium in Boston! Come aboard the Voyager III for Boston's best whale watch. Enjoy the view as a high-speed catamaran whisks you to the whale feeding grounds just 30 miles east of Boston. Then, take a trip to exotic waters with more than 70 exhibits featuring aquatic animals from around the world at the New England Aquarium.