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Boston to Martha's Vineyard Daytrip with optional Island Tour

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. Rest and relax in a late model mini-coach on a 1.5-hour drive to the town of Falmouth, MA. Complimentary snacks, bottled water, island guidebooks and a discount card with island perks are provided during the drive.Then it’s on to the Island Queen ferry and a 35-minute mini-cruise across the waters of Vineyard Sound to Martha’s Vineyard. Upon arrival on the island, explore at leisure or upgrade to add a 3-hour island tour to the trip before returning.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit Boston’s top attractions — like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few — on a 1.45-hour loop. Enjoy admission to the Old State House, Dreamland Wax Museum as well as half priced admission to Old North Church with the purchase of your tour.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour

Experience the best of greater Boston’s top attractions in one day on this guided sightseeing tour around the city. Visit the historic towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Then see Boston’s best spots, like Beacon Hill, the North End, the Seaport District and some of the historic locations along the Freedom Trail, including the USS ‘Constitution.’ Travel in an air-conditioned luxury coach with an expert guide who will detail the day’s events. Downtown Boston hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Whale Watching Cruise

Experience the best of New England’s marine wildlife on this guided, 3-hour 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 and harbour porpoises with the help of a naturalist guide. The on-board galley offers food and beverages for purchase during the trip.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston to Newport Day-Trip with Breakers & Elms Admission

Escape the hustle of the city and get away to the tranquility of Newport, Rhode Island, on a guided, small-group day tour from Boston. This quaint coastal town, known as America’s First Resort, is the perfect getaway and just 70 miles south of Beantown. Explore the Breakers mansion, the most grandiose of Newport’s summer mansions. Visit attractions like the Ocean Drive Historic District, the St Mary’s Church complex and the U.S. Naval War College, among others. Hotel pickup and drop-off plus a snack, guidebook and discount offer card are included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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American History Tour: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Trip from Boston

Experience the best of greater Boston’s top attractions in one morning on this 4-hour guided American history tour around the neighboring towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Learn about the area’s role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Ride along the historic Battle Road Trail, following the same path Paul Revere took on his legendary midnight ride in 1775.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Super Saver: Whale-Watching Cruise & New England Aquarium Admission

Experience the best of New England’s marine wildlife on this Super Saver combo tour. Enjoy a 3-hour whale-watching cruise around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. See humpback and fin whales, plus Atlantic white-sided dolphins and harbour porpoises with the help of a naturalist guide. Then discover more than 800 marine animals under one roof at the New England Aquarium. From seals and sea lions to sea turtles and stingrays, it’s one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston to Cape Cod High-Speed Ferry

This 90-minute journey on a catamaran is the fastest and most luxurious way to travel to Cape Cod, where restaurants, beaches, shopping and nightlife await.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston to Plymouth & Historic Cape Cod with Plimoth Plantation Admission

Explore the historic legacy of New England during this 11-hour trip to historic Plymouth and Cape Code with a small group. Join no more than 14 guests as you explore the Cape Cod town of Sandwich and its Heritage Museum and Gardens. Then head to colonial-era Plymouth to discover the Plimouth Plantation, the famous Plymouth Rock, and much more.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston to Nantucket Daytrip with High-Speed Ferry

If you only have a day to experience Nantucket’s New England charm, maximize your time with this convenient package. Rather than hiring a car and taking the slow ferry, enjoy minibus transfers to Hyannis, cross to Nantucket in just an hour, and spend almost a whole day exploring independently by bus, car, or on foot. Your driver/guide will point out essential sights as you travel to Cape Cod.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Fall Foliage Sightseeing Tour & Lunch from Boston

Experience New England’s vibrant autumn colors on an all-day, guided fall foliage tour from Boston. Be sure to bring a camera on this scenic journey through the New England countryside. Drive through quaint towns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Pass by Willard Brook State Forest, a Massachusetts state park with acres of classic New England woods and a beautiful, babbling brook. See a variety of taverns, churches, farms, and apple orchards, all set against a backdrop of stunning fall color. Pickup and drop-off from select hotels is included on this tour.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

Disembark your ship and take a short walk from Cruiseport Boston to explore the best the city has to offer — a hop-on hop-off tour of Beantown. Visit Boston’s top attractions on a 1.45-hour loop around town. Get to know the city, on your own, with live on-board commentary from a professional tour conductor. Plus, present the trolley ticket to receive free admission to the Old State House.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem Witch City Day Trip From Boston

Step back in time to the era of the Salem witch trials on this guided day trip from Boston to Salem, Mass. After a visit to Marblehead, birthplace of the American Navy, visit the Salem Witch Museum (there is an admission fee to enter) and learn about the trials, where 20 innocent people were put to death in 1692. Enjoy time on your own to see the U.S. Custom House and the House of the Seven Gables. Stop by local Halloween shops and other witch-themed attractions in Salem. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included from select downtown Boston hotels.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Boston to Salem High-Speed Ferry

Don’t let time determine whether to see Boston or Salem. Visit both towns with the help of a quick and comfortable catamaran. This high-speed ferry service travels from Boston to Salem (or vice versa) in less than 60 minutes. Enjoy the scenic adventure from the upper or lower deck of the boat — or just relax at the lounge inside. An onboard galley offers food and beverages for purchase. Upon arrival, many top attractions are within walking distance. One-way or round-trip tickets are available with a variety of convenient departure times.
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Cape Cod Summer Day Trip from Boston Including Harbor Cruise & Pirate Museum

Enjoy everything Cape Cod has to offer on this 9-hour, guided sightseeing tour from Boston. From quaint villages, seafood shacks, lighthouses and ocean beaches, Cape Cod has it all in the summertime. Travel through Hyannis Port, site of the John F. Kennedy Memorial, and experience a narrated cruise along Cape Cod Canal with a perfect view of the Kennedy Compound. Stop in the town of Sandwich and the Sandwich Glass Museum & a glass blowing demonstration.  There’s also time to sightsee and shop along the Cape’s waterfront. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included from select Boston hotels.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Fall foliage tour White Mountains

New England is renowned for having some of the most beautiful fall foliage in the country—and this seamless, full-day tour from Boston makes it easy to discover the region’s vibrant scenery. Following morning pickup from your Boston hotel, travel to New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and stop for photography breaks along the Kancamagus Highway. Following lunch in charming North Conway (own expense), continue the seasonal sightseeing as you journey to the storied Mount Washington Hotel. At the end of the day, return to your Boston hotel.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Plimoth Plantation Living Museum Day Trip from Boston

Travel back in time to experience the Plymouth Colony as it was in the 17th century on this guided day trip. Plimoth Plantation, the living history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, shows the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists, some of whom later became known as Pilgrims. Mingle with costumed role players who re-enact life in colonial America, visit Grist Mill and more. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this narrated sightseeing tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Guided Brewery Tour with Tastings, plus Lunch or Dinner

Learn about Boston’s thriving brewpub scene and taste roughly 18 types of beer on these guided morning and evening brewery tours. Get an inside look at how beer is made and chat with brewery owners about their operations. Visit brewpubs that may include the well-known Samuel Adams or gastropubs Cambridge Brewing Company and Meadhall. Round-trip transportation in downtown Boston by bus is included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Round-Trip Transport to Wrentham Village Premium Outlets from Boston

Relax in an air-conditioned, luxury coach on this 7-hour shopping excursion to the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. Save 25 to 65 percent every day on designer and name brands like Calvin Klein, Banana Republic, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. Also, receive a free VIP coupon book for additional discounts on brand name merchandise. Pickup and drop-off at specified downtown Boston hotels during the summer and fall is included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Blue Man Group Boston Show Admission

Experience an evening of music, art, special effects and comedy with tickets to see the Blue Man Group at Boston’s Charles Playhouse. Choose the performance time that suits you best, and get full view seating for the 105-minute show. Learn why the Blue Man Group’s family-friendly act has captivated audiences around the world, and kick off your night in the heart of Boston’s Theater District, near some of the city’s best restaurants and attractions.
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
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Private Day Trip From Boston to Salem

Step back in time to colonial New England and the region’s infamous Witch Trials during this 7-hour private day trip to Salem. Grab a group of up to 14 passengers for trip in a luxurious private vehicle to Salem, where you’ll get a hauntingly memorable look at the town’s longstanding association with witchcraft, meet a practicing witch, and learn about the town’s famous 17th-century trials.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Fall on Cape Cod: Day Trip from Boston with Sightseeing Cruise & Pirate Museum

Cape Cod may be a popular summertime destination, but its autumns are equally as awesome. Enjoy New England’s fall foliage on this 9-hour, guided sightseeing tour via luxury coach from Boston. Travel through Sandwich, with the Sandwich Glass Museum; Hyannis Port and the John F. Kennedy Memorial and a narrated cruise along Lewis Bay. Hotel pickup/drop-off included from select Boston hotels.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Niagara Falls Day Trip from Boston by Air

Escape the city on a day-long Niagara Falls adventure from Boston by air. Take in views of rural New England during the 60-minute flight, then touch down for a day of exploring, shopping and dining. Feel the spray from the deck of the Maid of the Mist cruise, and watch the powerful river slip beneath the hull. Enjoy VIP seating and a 2-course lunch at Tony Roma's, then see the town’s museums, boutiques and historic landmarks at your own pace before returning to Boston.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Newport Mansions at Christmas: The Breakers and Marble House

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so escape the hustle of city life and get away to the festive tranquility of Newport, R.I., on a guided, small-group day tour from Boston. This quaint coastal town, also known as America’s First Resort, is the perfect holiday getaway, just 70 miles south of Beantown. Explore the grand mansions of the Vanderbilt family, the Breakers and Marble House, both decked out in Christmas decor. Then travel along popular Ocean Drive and enjoy the holiday season with shopping and sightseeing.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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