Boston, Massachusetts
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clock-o3 hours (Approx.)
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Wander along the 18th-century streets and alleys of Boston’s historical North End neighborhood on this 3-hour walking tour. A historian-guide takes a small group, limited to just six people, in tracing the city’s evolution from the American Revolution to today. Stroll the same streets as Paul Revere and John Hancock, while hearing about the Boston Tea Party and the city’s shipping industry. It's a great to discover a side of Boston with an expert guide!
  • Small-group guided walking tour of Boston's historical North End neighborhood
  • Explore the fascinating colonial-era streets once home to John Hancock and Paul Revere
  • Learn about Boston’s role in American history from your expert historian guide
  • Small-group tour limited to six people ensures a more personalized experience
Meet your historian-guide in the morning and start your 3-hour walking tour near Blackstone Block, a network of alleyways and structures in an area that John Hancock once called home. Hear intriguing accounts of the important role that Boston’s North End played in American history, including the American Revolution and the Boston Tea Party.

Gaze at the 18th-century buildings still standing, and follow your guide into a labyrinth of colonial-era streets. Discover Haymarket, one of the oldest outdoor markets where many locals still purchase their groceries.

Hear about how the city’s shipping industry developed over time and how longshoremen (dock workers) came to call the North End home. The area began with African slaves and then received influx of Irish, Italian, Portuguese and Jewish immigrants.

After your walking tour, grab a bite to eat at one of the many Italian restaurants — the North End is known for exquisite Italian cuisine!

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

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L
, Oct 2017

Absolutely great tour of some of Boston's great history. Walking along some of the Freedom Trail and learning of the cities amazing history with a small group of about 10 was fantastic. Great little visit to a chocolate factory was unexpected surprise. You must try the cannoli at Mike's Bakery. Great tour!

V
, Oct 2016

We had an excellent day with our guide, Michelle Moon. She was very knowledgeable and made the day fun. We saw everything from the Big Farmers Market to the Old North Church. Would advice this walk to anyone interested in the history of Boston.

P
, Oct 2015

Our tour guide was timely and waiting for us when we arrived. However, he did not seem to be prepared and did not impart very much historic information on the subject. His mannerisms were annoying and it could have been because he did not know his material so took a long time in his thought process. Pretty boring for a three hour tour. We cut it short.

a
, Oct 2015

This was a very informative tour, Thomas was well versed and knowledgeable. Enjoyed it immensely!

D
, Oct 2015

Jessica was amazing as she shared all her historical knowledge of Boston.We ended up spending 4 hours on our tour !

l
, Jul 2015

It was just two of us and we have very private tour. A lot of walking, but it worth it!

V
, May 2015

Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. A worthwhile tour as we would not have appreciated many of the places we saw or noticed them on our own. Perhaps a little too much time was spent looking at diagrams and maps. We would have liked to cover more ground. Nonetheless a job well done.

C
, Oct 2014

Our guide was fantastic! We were the only two on the tour and she structured the tour just for us! We got to see lots of areas of Boston and not just the tourist sites!

K
, Sep 2014

Good, informative, tour. Would include tasting tour as walked would have been fun too!

r
, Jul 2014

It was wonderful. Our guide Jessica was knowledgeable and passionate about the North End of Boston. She showed us the most delicious pizza place! Would highly recommend.


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