A truly comprehensive sightseeing tour of Boston. On the red Beantown Trolley you will have a two-hour narrated tour. You can hop on and off at your leisure to get a closer look at sights of interest to you. This tour has something for everybody. And you receive a free bonus tour - either a sightseeing harbor cruise from May through October or a visit to the Mapparium from November through April. You have the option of purchasing tickets valid for either One Day or Two Consecutive Days.
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.
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."
This living history attraction is world-renowned for its hands on environment, authenticity and powerful personal encounters with the 17th century Wampanoag and Colonial story. Exhibits include the Wampanoag Homesite, 17th century English Village, Crafts Center, and Mayflower II.
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.
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.
Learn photography and history at the same time...Capture abstract and dramatic photographs using elegant architectural details. Back Bay's interesting history and endless photo opportunities are waiting to be discovered!
Begin in the elegant Back Bay and pass stately and historic Beacon Hill on our way to the dynamic Downtown Area, where you'll see the major highlights of the Freedom Trail. This tour will enable you to see the quirkiness of Boston's colonial street patterns, the many 18th century buildings, and the history connecting these to the city you see today!
Let us take you back in time on the Back Bay wine tour! Gain unique insight on the captivating urban design of Boston’s Back Bay, which perfectly showcases the 19th century American Victorian infrastructure. Come sample the best Italian, classical New England, and French restaurants that Boston has to offer while enjoying the beautiful architecture of the Back Bay. Come on the Back Bay wine tour and enjoy exquisite French Cabernets, Sicilian Marsalas, and many other selections! Must be 21+ to participate.
This guided walking tour of Boston's Beacon Hill is presented with historic commentary and photography tips. Capture amazing photographs while sightseeing of its charming streets, antique gas lamps, hidden houses, unique doors, doorknockers, and detailed iron balconies. You'll be transported to a different place and time in Beacon Hill.
Explore the beauty and history of Boston's earliest beginnings that formed the architecture, personality and charm that IS Boston today! See how the first settlers viewed Boston - and who was here to greet them! Some of Boston's most interesting buildings are seen, including the Old North Church and Paul Revere's House in Boston's Italian North End.
Create your own "postcards of Boston"and learn how to capture creative photographs of the colorful flowerbeds, statues, fountains and the legendary Swan Boats. The Public Garden's meandering pathways eventually lead us to Acorn Street and Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill.
Make Boston yours with this two hour walking tour! We view Boston's beauty, culture and history from the early beginnings to the striking 19th century architecture and special charm of Beacon Hill, the Back Bay and impressive Copley Square. Highlights include the Freedom Trail from Boston Common to Fanueil Hall, the cobblestone drives and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill, the Boston Public Garden, Cheers, the shops and boutiques of Newbury Street and the beauty and grace of Copley Square.
Come explore cobblestone streets, beautiful architecture and notable sights on the Downtown Freedom Trail History & Architecture Walking Tour in Boston. Hear stories that highlight Boston's history and culture as you walk the Freedom Trail from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common.
Celebrate 100+ years of baseball at "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" on the Fenway Park Tour with a Red Sox Legend in Boston. Your Red Sox Legend will guide you through the 60 minute walking tour, answer your questions, sign autographs and tell stories of their Red Sox playing days. Unlimited photos and autographs are permitted, so bring you camera, a few baseballs and a pen!
Walk along the Freedom Trail and discover fascinating facts and trivia about the events that led to the fight for independence. Capture pictures of the actual sites where historic events took place.
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.
Ascend Beacon Hill's "back side," where Jews and blacks resided during the nineteenth century. Visit the historic Vilna Shul in the center of Beacon Hill and pass by some typical Jewish homes. See the West End House, a settlement house where West End Jews were provided social services, and the Puffer House Cigar-Rolling Factory, typical of the work locales of Boston's Jews. You'll go through Boston's impressive and impactful Holocaust Memorial in one of the city's oldest neighborhoods and then conclude your tour at the entrance to the North End, which was a Jewish immigrant enclave before the arrival of newly arrived Italians transformed the area into a "Little Italy" around the turn of the century.
Visit the JFK Library and Museum for two hours to learn about the powerful story of former President John F. Kennedy's life, legacy and leadership. In the afternoon, relax and enjoy a fully narrated tour of the historical sites of Boston on the Beantown Trolley. View some of the most well-known sites along the Freedom Trail. There's a trolley stop at the USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides") and the trolley tour includes a free 45-minute harbor cruise.
Italy's excellent climatic conditions produce some of the world’s best wines! Come learn about grapes, Italian food pairings, and fun North End history while sampling Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, Prosecco and Pinot Bianco. If you love wine and have a passion for history this walking tour promises to entertain and inspire. This North End Wine Tour explores the wines of Tuscany, Piedmont, Abruzzo and more through a top-tier collection of North End establishments. Your wine ambassadors will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to each tour.
Explore the gastronomical diversity of Boston’s South End! This South End Wine Tour offers a unique and eclectic sampling of Southwestern, Modern American, and French cuisine during an exclusive tour of Boston’s “Restaurant Row.” The food and wine pairings on this tour combine the old-world rustic French culinary style with the new-world innovative American culinary style. The handpicked selection of wine from Burgundy and Rhone in France, Patagonia in Argentina, and Puglia in Italy make the South End Tour an unforgettable experience.
Find out where John Hancock kept his money, discover which Boston landmark was the first skyscraper, see a 19th century asymmetrically designed building and enjoy panoramic views along Boston Harbor.
Enjoy delicious food and beautiful views on a weekend brunch cruise in Boston. An engaging narrator will share a unique take on Boston's rich and vibrant history as you view some of Boston's historic sights such as the USS Constitution, Old North Church and Boston Harbor Islands.