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Take a break from the Big Apple to explore famous universities and colonial history with this full-day tour to Boston. Drive through Connecticut’s capital and countryside, and stop in Cambridge for a stroll through Harvard Yard. Visit major Boston landmarks and follow the historic Freedom Trail for a tour through revolutionary sites like Paul Revere’s house, the USS Constitution and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Enjoy free time for lunch at Quincy Market, where you can sample local favorites like clam chowder. 



Highlights

  • Full-day trip from New York to Boston
  • Relax on the drive through picturesque parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts
  • See major Boston landmarks including Trinity Church, the site of the Boston Tea Party and the Paul Revere House
  • Visit Harvard University, MIT and Cambridge College
  • Listen to your informative guide talk about the history of Boston and its many notable sights

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What You Can Expect

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York

When visiting New York, take advantage of the proximity to Boston and experience one of the most historic cities in the United States. Your full-day tour begins in Midtown Manhattan, where you’ll board a comfortable minivan and meet your knowledgeable guide. Travel along the scenic Connecticut coast and through inland countryside during the approximately 4.5-hour journey to Boston.

Get a taste of Ivy League prestige with a stop in Cambridge to tour highlights of Harvard University, including Harvard Yard and the massive Widener Library. You’ll also drive by the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cambridge College. 

After crossing the Charles River into Boston, see local landmarks like Trinity Church and stretch your legs with a stroll along the 2.5-mile (4-km) Freedom Trail. This commemorative path takes you to 16 sites that played a pivotal role in the American Revolution. See the locations of the Boston  Massacre and the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s house, Faneuil Hall, Boston Commons and the moored USS Constitution. Along the way, your guide will share legends and facts about Boston’s historic legacy.

Midday, enjoy a bit of leisure time to explore downtown Boston on your own. For lunch, try local seafood favorites like lobster rolls and clam chowder at Quincy Market (own expense). After several hours in Boston, reboard the minivan and relax on the return drive to Manhattan, where your 13-hour tour concludes in the evening.  

Customer Reviews

Karen K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour, it was a long day but worth it. Our guide was very knowledgable and helpful. Definitely recommended.

Lynette T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

The entire day was exemplary. Our guide was outstanding both in his knowledge and his approach. The three of us had a wonderful day, one that was a highlight of our trip. THank you.

Judith J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Tour was excellent and Bruno our guide was very informative.

Helena B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent trip

Cesar Luis C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We really enjoyed this amazing trip to Boston.
It was very nice to walk in the Harvard Campus and also the Freedom Trail till Quincy Market.

sadheeshan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very informative trip and good view of boston city...

sales

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great trip to Boston, Richard our guide was both information and very patient. Richard had lots to say and provide detailed description on many of the key areas of the tour.

Well Done mate!.

Kimberley P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Boston is beautiful! Unfortunately it was raining which put a slight dampener on the day, however tried to enjoy it as much as I could. I learnt a lot from this day trip, it's a long day but totally worth it!

Djordje K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

Tammy K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

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