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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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$79.00 USD
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark

Revel in the history of Fenway Park, one of baseball’s most beloved stadiums, during this 60-minute guided tour. Revisit the careers of Red Sox greats like Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Carl Yastrzemski, celebrate the club’s numerous World Series titles, and tour famous stadium locales like the ‘Green Monster,’ ‘Pesky’s Pole,’ and the Fenway Park Living Museum.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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$25.00 USD
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Boston Duck Boat Tour

Hop into a duck boat — a renovated World War II amphibious vehicle — for a comprehensive tour of Boston. Pass Boston Common, Quincy Market and the Celtics' home turf at TD Garden. Then splashdown into the Charles River for a view of the city by boat. Learn all about Boston's history and landmarks as you go.
  • Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.53 USD
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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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$54.00 USD
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$54.00 USD
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Admission to Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

Relive the most important event leading up to the American Revolution on this tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. Follow your guide and spend the next hour on a journey back in time to the famous Boston Tea Party, an incident that changed the course of American history. It’s more than a stroll through historic artifacts, though. It’s truly one of the top-rated museums in the city of Boston. There are interactive exhibits, authentically restored tea ships and a gripping, multi-sensory documentary that’s not to be missed.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.95 USD
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Boston Freedom Trail to Copley Square Walking Tour

Travel back in time through the early years of American history during this 2-hour guided walking tour of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail and its most iconic landmarks. Relive the events of the American Revolution as you pass Faneuil Hall, see the Old and New State Houses and visit the setting of the infamous Boston Massacre. You’ll then head downtown past Boston Common and the modern John Hancock Tower, finishing in Copley Square. A professional guide will join your trip to help add context.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00 USD
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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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$94.50 USD
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Private 3-Hour Boston Freedom Trail Tour

Get to know Boston on a private 3-hour drive along the Freedom Trail, which crosses through 16 historical locations key to the founding of the United States. Head to landmarks including the Boston Common, Massachusetts State House, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, and the Paul Revere House, among others. Then take the Charlestown Bridge to the USS Constitution and view the Bunker Hill Monument. Travel in a climate-controlled vehicle with your own private driver-guide who shares live commentary about the sights. You select which stops along the Freedom Trail you would like to see, create your own itinerary with this unique, self-guided tour! Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$236.40 USD
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$236.40 USD
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Boston to Plymouth & Cape Cod Daytrip 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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$94.50 USD
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$94.50 USD
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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

Explore Boston on foot with this small group walking tour. See highlights like Boston Harbor, Custom House Tower, Faneuil Hall, and Quincy Market. Learn the true story behind the Boston Massacre, and if you’re lucky, get a glimpse of government in action at the Massachusetts State House. See Beacon Hill, the Freedom Trail, and the lovely Boston Public Garden. Rest your legs and enjoy a beer with your local guide.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
$46.00 USD
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$36.80 USD
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$46.00 USD
$9.20 USD savings
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00 USD
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Newport Mansions and Waterfront Sightseeing From Boston

Escape the hustle of city life and get away to the 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 getaway just 70 miles south of Beantown. Explore the grand mansions of the Vanderbilt family, the Breakers and Marble House. Learn about Newport’s history and heritage, its culture and architecture. Enjoy shopping and sightseeing, then travel along popular Ocean Drive for scenic views of stately mansions, yachts and the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.00 USD
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Historical Day Trip from Boston with Private Driver

Tailor your trip to Boston to your interests. Enjoy a private tour through historic Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Your group of friends or family ride in style in your choice of vehicle while absorbing fascinating stories of the American Revolution and the people who shaped the early ideals of the United States.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$314.40 USD
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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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$85.00 USD
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$85.00 USD
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise

See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated 90-minute sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.60 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$547.20 USD
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$547.20 USD
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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston

Spend 70 minutes exploring Boston's Freedom Trail on this informative and historic tour complete with a guide. You'll wander cobblestone streets, check out the architecture, and learn about the colorful past of this dynamic destination. Stops include Faneuil Hall, King's Chapel, Boston Common, and more.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00 USD
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Amazing Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Real History Right Now! Intimate, 90-minute walking tours of Boston's Freedom Trail, guided by classically trained historians, not actors. Our guides stand behind their tours as entertaining, educational and accurate.Historical Facts, Not FictionWe meticulously research and vet our history to make sure you're walking away with actual facts about the Stamp Act, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Lexington and Concord, etc.The Most Authentic & Accurate Walking Tours of Boston's Historic Freedom Trail, Guaranteed!
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.95 USD
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Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Explore elegant neighborhoods, historic streets and American landmarks on a 2-hour Boston walking tour from the Back Bay to Beacon Hill and downtown portions of the Freedom Trail. Learn about Boston’s history and culture as you stroll brownstone-lined avenues and walk the shady paths of the Boston Public Garden. Step into Boston’s Revolutionary history in the churches, cemeteries and battlegrounds of the American struggle for independence.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00 USD
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$35.00 USD
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Preview Boston Mini-Bus Tour

For travelers with just a few hours to explore, this half-day Boston bus tour is the best way to see more in less time. Starting out along the Charles River, travelers cruise to nearby towns, including Concord, Lexington, and Cambridge—home of Harvard, America's premier university. On the tour, enjoy sights from the American Revolutionary War, and pass the former homes of literary legends, all while enjoying your guide's narration on Boston's storied past.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.00 USD
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$56.00 USD
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Historic Discovery Guided Boston Mini-Bus Tour

Boston is a city rich in early American history, with legends dating back to the Revolutionary War. To uncover the city's storied past—from the Boston Tea Party to the ride of Paul Revere—no traveler should miss this history-packed packed, daylong sightseeing tour. Explore Boston, Cambridge, and Lexington, and see historic locations on the Freedom Trail. Enjoy lunch at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, at your own expense, and end your day with a visit to an old warship, the USS Constitution.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.00 USD
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$104.00 USD
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Private Customized Walking Tour of Boston

Explore Boston in a way that interests you on a private walking tour that can be customized to your preferences. You'll follow a flexible itinerary tailored to include attractions that you want to see, such as Boston Common, Freedom Trail, or Copley Square. If you don't have specific interests, you can leave the itinerary up to your guide. Either way, this is a chance to enjoy Boston's history and charm with a guide all to yourself.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$395.00 USD
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$395.00 USD
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Private Day Trip From Boston to Plimoth Plantation

Immerse yourself in the earliest days of American history during this 8-hour private group trip to Plimouth Plantation. Grab a group of up to 14 passengers as you’re whisked from Boston aboard a luxurious private vehicle to visit this re-creation of a 17th-century colonial village. You’ll also learn about New England’s Wampanoag Native American tribe and visit the iconic Plymouth Rock.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$625.20 USD
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