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.
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.
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, including the 17th-Century English Village, Wampanoag Homesite, artisan Craft Center and Nye Barn. 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.
Take a walking history tour of Boston, Massachusetts and join a merry band of revolutionaries for an exciting journey through Colonial Boston and the American Revolution. Let Captain David Hawkins, Corporal Jonathan Hoyt, Bully Jim Denton, Freelove Bliss and others show you Boston's Historic Freedom Trail like you've never seen it before.
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."
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.
View the unique scenery of the New England coast. See Boston's North Shore communities, Hampton Beach New Hampshire, the Nubble Lighthouse in Maine, and Kennebunkport.
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.
Delve into Salem's macabre and unusual history as our knowledgable and charismatic licensed guides regale you with true tales of documented paranormal activity, chilling cemetaries, Victorian murder, Colonial witchcraft and share their own personal encounters with the Witch City's dearly departed!
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.
Discover one of Fredrick Law Olmsted's (the father of landscape architecture) finest works, "The Emerald Necklace."
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.
Learn about the people, places, and events of the beginning of the United States as you walk along the same paths that the country's forefathers walked hundreds of years ago. What led them to come to America? Is Plymouth Rock really the rock they stepped on? You'll find out on this great small group walking tour. Add-on admission to the Jenney Museum for an even better experience!
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.
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.
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!
Shopping excursion to 170 designer outlets, all located in one attractive outdoor center located approximately 45 minutes south of Boston. Shoppers are offered incredible savings of 25 to 65 percent every day. It is no wonder that Wrentham Village has become one of the country's most popular outlet shopping destinations for visitors from all over the world.
This walking tour highlights The Back Bay – affluent Boston at its best, boasting landmarks like Copley Square, the Prudential Center, and the Public Library. This historic area is rich in culture, architecture – and of course, fine chocolate. Learn the history and life of chocolate, how luxury chocolates are created, and much more.
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.
A private walking tour of Central Boston led by an architectural scholar that looks at the engineering works of the Big Dig.
A group walking tour of Central Boston led by an architectural scholar that looks at the engineering works of the Big Dig.