Boston, Massachusetts

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Overview

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.
  • Hop-on hop-off trolley tour shore excursion in Boston
  • Discover Boston at your leisure and see the city’s top sights, including Beacon Hill, the Cheers bar and Cambridge
  • Hop on and off at any of the 18 stops as often as you like
  • Receive free admission to the Old State House
Upon arrival at Boston’s cruise port, get to know the city of Boston on your own, learning about its top attractions in convenient, economical fashion on this entertaining and educational hop-on hop-off tour.

Take a short walk from your cruise port and board one of the orange and green trolleys at any of the 18 stops and enjoy the view with live commentary from an expert guide who knows the city inside and out. Learn about the history and happenings of Boston, a city known as the Cradle of Liberty, as the trolley rolls along from one location to the next. Hop off at any of the attractions for a closer look, then hop back on when it’s convenient.

Visit popular sites like the USS Constitution and Charlestown Navy Yard, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Fenway Park, the New England Aquarium, the original Cheers bar, Harvard University, Copley Square — plus Liberty Wharf and the Seaport District— to name just a few. It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know the city of Boston, its history and the cultural attractions it offers. The entire loop takes 1.45 hours to complete.

As a bonus, present the trolley ticket (after voucher exchange) to receive free admission to the Old State House, a history museum that’s one of the landmarks on Boston’s Freedom Trail and the oldest surviving public building in Boston. It’s only a five-minute walk from the cruise port.

Itinerary

Hop-on hop-off trolley tour stops:
1. New England Aquarium and Faneuil Hall Marketplace
2. Historic North End (Boston's Little Italy)
3. USS Constitution, Charlestown, Navy Yard
4. North Station, TD Garden
5. Old State House, Museum
6. Cambridge/Harvard/MIT
7. Charles Street
8. Cheers "The Original"
8. Copley Square, Newbury Street, Boutiques
9. Prudential Center/Back Bay Hilton
10. Christian Science Plaza & Symphony Hall
11. Copley Place, Shopping Galleries
12. Copley Square/Trinity Church
13. Trolley Stop Store at Boylston and Charles Streets
14. Boston State House, Boston Common
15. Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
16. South Station
17. Boston Convention & Exposition Center (17a: Massport, Black Falcon Cruise Ship Terminal will be open during cruise ship port-of-call days only)
18. Boston Fish Pier

Reviews

Viator Traveller's Reviews

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S
, Sep 2018

The bus tour itself was perfect BUT the initial trying to board process was a nightmare. It was 100 degrees and we waited over 90 minutes to board at the first stop. Horrible. Not enough busses and they left half full.

J
, May 2018

great value included a harbor cruise and museums great way to see the city

J
, Apr 2018

Had to wait at stops to get back on bus. More people than seats on bus.

D
, Feb 2018

this was good..

A
, Jan 2018

Love hop-on hop-off buses. Stopped at Cheers, went to the old town and saw all the sites of Boston. A great way to get around.

L
, Oct 2017

I booked the Boston HoHo online before my HAL New England cruise and was quite pleased with the tour. The trolley picked us up at the ship and transferred us to the first stop. I was unaware that the tour included a 45-minute boat tour of the Harbor, but the drive told us about it and got us there in time to take the water tour first and then we ate lunch on the dock and took the bus tour around Boston. Very well done and with 70 degree temps in mid-October, the rolled-up windows offered wonderful views and photo taking opportunities.

H
, Oct 2017

It was windy the day we wanted to just stay on the trolley and just see all the sights. The guide was good but unfortunately since he did not raise the plastic windows we could not see any of the sights he was describing. The plastic is old and distorted and I suggest they replace them. We will have to google Boston to see what we missed

J
, Oct 2017

The beauty of this tour besides of all the historic sites is the ticket was good for a full 24 hours. We had one and a half days in Boston on our Cruise it allowed us to do a half day tour of Concord/Lexington in the morning and the rest of the day and the next morning doing this tour. We saw the USS Constitution a joy for me as I worked for the Navy for over 40 years and walk 2/3 rds of the Freedom trail and all it's history.

N
, Oct 2017

Hop-on hop-off trolley was a great way to see this large area. Was disappointed getting to them from the ship. Had a long walk to the booth, stood in a very long line, got on a trolley but had to get off the first stop to get the tickets. Very inconvenient.

L
, Oct 2017

This was excellent! Each driver was entertaining and knowledgable! Best HOHO ever!


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