After pickup in Quincy or Boston, hear an introduction to the history of the capital of Massachusetts as your tour bus sets out for Cambridge.
Cambridge is known as the home of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), two famous universities. Disembark at Harvard University to visit Memorial Church, Memorial Hall and Harvard Yard, where the Status of Lies is located. A short ride takes you to the MIT campus, a powerhouse for science and technology.
Continue to Trinity Church and the Massachusetts State House, which overlooks the large park known as the Boston Common. Enjoy a short walk in the Boston Common, then drive along parts of the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile (4-km) trail through downtown Boston that passes important historic sites including the Paul Revere House and Old State House. Stop for about 1.5 hours to enjoy lunch (own expense) at Faneuil Hall, a historic marketplace that is part of the Boston National Historical Park and Freedom Trail.
After lunch, go to Long Wharf where you can take a 45-minute Boston Harbor cruise (own expense) to see the USS Constitution and other landmarks around the harbor, one of the United States' historic seaports.
Your tour returns you to your starting point after the cruise in the late afternoon.