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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops

Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops

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Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston’s top attractions—like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few—on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)

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Take a deep dive into the history of the American Revolution on this walking tour of Boston. Your historian guide will focus on the years between and 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with lots to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask plenty of questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$37.50
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Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

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Walk the Freedom Trail with a guide in historic costume on a tour from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall, a 1.2-mile route that covers important sites in the heart of Boston. This tour's shorter distance lets you follow in the footsteps of the founding fathers and American revolutionaries without making the more strenuous trek all the way across the Charles River, finishing in a spot that’s convenient to top Boston attractions.
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  • 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour

Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour

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Discover some of Boston’s deepest, darkest secrets on a “frightseeing” tour aboard the Trolley of the Doomed, which roams around the haunted streets and burial grounds of Boston. Your costumed host provides illuminating insights into the history of the city's spookiest sights such as Copp's Hill Burying Ground.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$46.20
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour

Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour

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For anyone thinking of attending Harvard, or for those who simply want a glimpse of college life at the famous university, this tour is a must. Get an exclusive account from current Harvard students, who provide key insights into the life and times at Cambridge with a theatrical, humorous flair. Check out the old buildings at Harvard Yard and Harvard Square and learn about the school’s storied past. Illustrated map of Harvard Square included. Choose from several departure times throughout the day.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

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See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites while listening to live commentary on board. Pass landmarks like the Boston Tea Party ships, USS Constitution, and Boston Light—the oldest continuously manned lighthouse in the United States.
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  • 1 hour
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US$40.65
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Tour of The Freedom Trail

Tour of The Freedom Trail

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Travel back in time to colonial New England on a 90-minute historic walking tour. With a length of just 1.2-miles, you can enjoy the experience without breaking a sweat. Your costumed and in-character guide gives you an immersive understanding of life during America’s infancy. Hear exclusive stories about the country’s Founding Fathers and discover iconic historical sites. 
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay

Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay

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Travel back in time through the early years of American history during this 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. Then head downtown past Boston Common and the modern John Hancock Tower, finishing in Copley Square. A professional guide joins your trip to help add context.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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Combine two attractions Boston has to offer—delicious food and rich history—on this tour that starts in the popular North End and continues along the Freedom Trail. Snack your way through this historic Italian neighborhood, trying fresh bread at a hidden bakery and enjoying an Italian salumeria. Once fortified, walk the Freedom Trail to discover the rich history of the American Revolution and experience the modern city Boston is now.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark

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

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Revel in the history of Fenway Park, one of baseball’s most beloved stadiums, during this 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.
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  • 1 hour
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Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Boston

Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Boston

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View all 16 official sites of Boston’s Freedom Trail in a single outing on this walking tour. Ideal for checking the trail off your sightseeing list without missing anything, you’ll start at the Massachusetts State House before seeing the Granary Burying Ground, Boston Massacre Site, USS Constitution and more. By covering each site with a guide, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the American Revolution and its causes than if you were alone or on a less comprehensive tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston
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The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston

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Learn about Boston’s revolutionary history on a walking tour that emphasizes good storytelling. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide in your small group as you walk a curated route that includes the Freedom Trail. Visit well-known sites as well as more local places and develop an understanding of modern Boston along with its history.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston's "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour

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Enjoy some of the best pizza in Boston on this walking food tour. Stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods, including, appropriately, Little Italy on the North End. Walk along the Freedom Trail that leads to 16 historically significant sites, like Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and the USS ‘Constitution,’ to name a few. Visit some of Boston's best pizzerias and enjoy a slice at each. It’s a fun and flavorful way to get to know Boston.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.00
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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour

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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour

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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 time with your local guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Small-Group Freedom Trail History Tour Pub Crawl

Boston Small-Group Freedom Trail History Tour Pub Crawl

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Discover the best of Boston’s hops and history on a pub crawl. Offered at three separate times, you can easily find start at a time that fits with your schedule. Select the Happy Hour tour and enjoy four draught beers or ciders. Or choose the Dry Run option and purchase drinks as you please. Either way, visit some of the city’s top pubs with your guide while passing iconic historical sites.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour

Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour

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Explore Boston’s Freedom Trail independently and on your own time with this audio walking tour. The tour never expires, so take your time to learn about Boston’s history and explore its center in the company of the audio guide. An easy-to-navigate app with GPS allows you to wander confidently throughout Boston.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Best of Boston Tour

Best of Boston Tour

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There’s no need to worry about sore feet, buses, driving or missing views on this small-group Boston tour and cruise. Board an air-conditioned minivan and enjoy the driver-guide’s commentary as you see Harvard University, the USS Constitution and more. Visit the Bunker Hill Monument and Quincy Market and finish with a relaxing harbor cruise to admire Boston’s skyline and Tea Party site. With numbers limited to seven and hotel pickup and drop-off included, the tour can’t help but feel personalized.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$145.00
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Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River

Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River

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Hop into a duck boat—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.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston's North End Walking Food Tour

Boston's North End Walking Food Tour

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Walking the cobblestone streets of the North End is a must, but don’t waste time looking for the ideal place to eat. Join other passionate foodies to snack your way through the neighborhood. Your guide directs you to a hidden bakery and an authentic Italian salumeria. Visit the Old North Church and maybe even get a chance to talk with the neighborhood’s best bakers. Pizza, pastries, and other delights round out your experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.50
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Entire Freedom Trail Walking Tour: Includes Bunker Hill and USS Constitution

Entire Freedom Trail Walking Tour: Includes Bunker Hill and USS Constitution

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Most tours of the Freedom Trail are partial tours, skipping sections to save time. This tours will take you from start to finish -- with a focus on the people and events that propelled peaceful Puritans into revolutionaries willing to give their lives to separate themselves from Great Britain. If you want the complete story, including visiting Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution, this is your tour! FAQs! How long is the tour? It takes about three hours and thirty minutes. Are there restrooms? Yes, of course. There are a total of four, and we always stop when someone requests a break. What should I carry? A large water! I do bring extra water bottles, but not enough for everyone for the full length of the tour. Bring a camera and hat, and be sure to check the forecast and dress accordingly. How do we get back to downtown? There are two main ways: walk or take a ferry to Long Wharf. Is this a good tour for children? Kids who are at least 12 years old usually enjoy the tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Liberty Ride Trolley Tour

Liberty Ride Trolley Tour

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Learn more about the history of Lexington and Concord from the comfort of an air-conditioned trolley. Sit back, relax, and listen to the live commentary from your guide dressed in period costume as you pass Lexington and Concord’s heritage sites. This isn’t a hop-on, hop-off bus so you can remain on the trolley for the full 90 minutes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Haunted Boston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

Haunted Boston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

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Unearth the spooky history of Boston on this 2.5-hour guided ghost tour and pub crawl. A costumed guide will lead you through historic streets and tell you tales from the haunted buildings along the way. During the tour, you will also stop at several Boston bars and pubs to enjoy a beverage before continuing on your way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip including Quincy, Plimoth Patuxet and Mayflower II
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Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip including Quincy, Plimoth Patuxet and Mayflower II

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Discover historic New England as you explore two iconic Massachusetts destinations on this full-day tour from Boston. Travel through Quincy, MA, the birthplace of two U.S. Presidents, and journey along the state's South Shore coastal area on route to Plymouth. Explore the 400-year-old town's harbor, enjoy lunch (own expense), view Plymouth Rock, and tour Plimoth Plantation. You'll also board the Mayflower II and learn the fascinating history of the Pilgrim's.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Summer Nights Tour
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Boston Summer Nights Tour

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Enjoy Beantown at night-time on Boston's only sunset tour on the Old Town Trolley! Relax and enjoy all that Boston has to offer on this unique evening tour. Witness history come to life, as soft music and lively narration set the stage for a beautiful sunset over the Charles River. Take in the picturesque views of one of the most historic cities in America!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops
"Hambone our trolley guide was awesome. It was raining hard and one of your young men let us use his umbrella whi lk e waiting."..."
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)
"Our tour guide Sarah was great!! She was so knowledgeable!! Really enjoyed the tour and the pace of the walk"..."
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Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide
"Elaina was an excellent guide!! She was entertaining and I learned a lot. She even sang for us! It was a large group.but you would never know it"..."
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Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour
"Fun trolley. Great guide. Nice to ride along the city at night and see new places. Got to visit 2 grave yards."..."
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
"Our middle school Girl Scout troop listed a tour of Harvard high on their list of Things To Do in Boston. Our guide, Kyle, did not disappoint. He shared the history, the academic options and the fun traditions of Harvard. After the tour, they all ran to the gift shop and bought Harvard sweatshirts, so here's to future Harvard grads!"..."
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution
"Molly, the tour guide/narrator was excellent! Very knowledgeable and humorous and kept the attention of everyone on the cruise with anecdotes and tidbits of Boston history that were fun and informative. Take the cruise!"..."
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Tour of The Freedom Trail
"We were really glad we did this tour. I think we got much more out of our Freedom Trail walk. Jeffrey did a great job bringing Boston's history to life."..."
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay
"The personal stories of the tour guide. He had relatives that were part of Boston’s early history. He also shared the personalities of some of the historic people"..."
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Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour
"The guide, Larry, was excellent. A hood mic if history and delightful food tastings. Highlight was the cannoli!"..."
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark
"Such a knowledgeable tour guide! I had no idea of the history and traditions that the stadium and fans have for their beloved Red Sox!!"..."
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Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Boston
"Noah did a great job. He gave lots of information but kept it fun. The sites were crowded the day we were there, but Noah kept us together and he was easy to hear and understand."..."
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The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston
"Mike was very knowledgeable and went into detail about everything! You can tell he put a lot of planning and research into the tour. If your want an in-depth look at Boston, this is the tour for you!"..."
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Boston's "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour
"Great tour! Tim was a fun guide who was very knowledgeable about the history of the North End. Amazing pizza and fun experience. Would highly recommend"..."
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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour
"Our guide, Lucy was so knowledgeable and gave a fantastic tour. She made the experience fun and totally worth it."..."
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Boston Small-Group Freedom Trail History Tour Pub Crawl
"This was a really great mix of history and tasting. There were a variety of options at each location and the distance between locations was great, not too much walking."..."
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Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour
"It could use a greater variety of music but it was a good experience! I would highly recommend it. It was a good price and very informative"..."
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Best of Boston Tour
"Tour guide was very knowledgeable and very accommodating. Enjoyed seeing Boston. First time to visits Boston and will come again."..."
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Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River
"Just hearing all about Boston! Our narrator was just fantastic as was our driver. The way he interacted with us all. He knew all the history of Boston and more!"..."
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Boston's North End Walking Food Tour
"Our tour guide was great. He was very knowledgable and happy to make recommendations. The food was tasty and plentiful."..."
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Entire Freedom Trail Walking Tour: Includes Bunker Hill and USS Constitution
"The tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a sense of humor. We visited everything you'd want to see. End went aboard the U.S.S. Constitution. Was a perfect time."..."
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Liberty Ride Trolley Tour
"I really liked being able to walk the north bridge abs listen to the story of how the battle would’ve played out."..."
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Haunted Boston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour
"Lucy was great guide. We had much fun. Like hanging out with friends hearing ghost stories. Story of Carrie Nation is Irony at its best!"..."
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Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip including Quincy, Plimoth Patuxet and Mayflower II
"It was a beautiful day with Kristin. So many explanations and interesting discussions about the history. I really siggest to take this tour"..."
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Boston Summer Nights Tour
"Beautiful evening. Lovely rest for my feet. Interesting and entertaining guide. Nice mix of history and current bits of information."..."
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