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Best of Boston Tour

Boston, United States

From $145.00

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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.
  • Small-group Boston tour and harbor cruise with hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Sightsee by minivan and boat in one tour rather than book two excursions
  • Visit Bunker Hill and Quincy Market and see Tea Party site from the water
  • Benefit from a driver-guide’s commentary and group capped at just seven

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Boston, MA)
  • Transport in air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Small-group tour (7 maximum)
  • All attraction costs
  • Food & Drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

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Pickup details

Can pick up only Downtown Boston, Massachusetts

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Best of Boston Tour?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Best of Boston Tour?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Best of Boston Tour?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Best of Boston Tour?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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Traveler Tips


Not driving/parking in heavy Boston traffic and narrow streets is a valuable positive for this tour.
This tour was a good choice if you do not know Boston that well.
Reviews
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BOSTON’S BEST
Neal_P, Aug 2022
Great overall tour of Boston. Our guide Stuart aka Stuy, was a “symphony of historical facts and current information”. We learned so much about Boston and American history. Wonderful way to see the sights.
Haphazard and Odd
Cindy_S, Aug 2022
While our tour guide was a nice fun guy our overall experience was just a bit odd. From the moment of having to climb into the back seat of a Toyota mini van to the random pullovers pointing out historical sites the day just felt unplanned and haphazard. I would not recommend this tour for the amount charged.
Average tour pointing out good places to good.
Jack_R, Aug 2022
Harvard Campus. Our tour guide Bob knew his history but I was disappointed in the vehicle. I thought it would be more of a touring van but it was more on the minivan type. Hard to see out the windows
Overview
Doris_S, Jul 2022
The tour guide, Bob, was excellent. He was a very safe driver. We were picked up on time at our hotel. My husband and I are in our 80s and both use canes. The van was very comfortable and Bob was careful to be sure we were comfortable during the tour, whether we were walking or seated. He was careful to include everyone in descriptions and conversation. We could have skipped the walking tour of Harvard and spent more time at the Constitution Museum. Unfortunately, during tourist season, some of the museums in Boston are closed on certain days, i.e. The Boston Tea Party Museum. They ought to rethink that. All in all the tour gave us an historical overview of Boston,
Best Boston Tour!
Diana_G, Jul 2022
Bunker Hill was amazing. We really loved hearing a personal historical account from our tour guide. His witty sense of humor made the entire tour memorable!
Our tour guide was very...
Sharon_M, Jul 2022
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave a good tour. Enjoyed going on USS Constitution ship and aBoston Harbor the best.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Our first Boston trip
James_H, Jul 2022
Enjoyed the tour, and our guide, Bob, was excellent. Friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this experience to everyone
Great experience!
Marilyn_P, Jul 2022
Great tour guides, Bob and Josh!! They were great and knowledgeable! It was informative and fun! Great way to see Boston
Terrible tour!
Karen_S, Jun 2022
Our guide was a lovely girl but she did not appear to have any training on how to be a guide on a tour. She was 45 minutes late for pickup and she was a terrible driver. I don't think the blame is on her though - her emplyer See Sight Tours should have trained her better. For the money I spent on this tour it should have been a great experience and it wasn't. In fact I think Viator or See Sight Tours should give me a refund!
Never got picked up at...
Cody_G, Jun 2022
Never got picked up at our departure location. Waiting on my refund of $290. When I called the office we never got designated a driver I booked a week in advance.
Mediocre experience
Kenneth_S, Jun 2022
Guide arrived late in a subpar vehicle. He was unkempt, disorganized and not particularly knowledgeable. He was supposed to meet us after the harbor tour and never showed up requiring us to provide our own transportation.
Boston in a Day
Stephen_C, Jun 2022
Tour guide Stew was very engaging and had lots of information and stories about Boston and surrounding area. Based on our pick up time he took us directly to the bay cruise which was very informative and enjoyable. After that we took a tour of the USS Constitution and then walked around Harvard. After we dropped off the second couple Stew asked us where we wanted to go. We dropped by Cheers then wrapped up at the North end where we were dropped off and had an excellent dinner at Catch of the Day. Bunker Hill was also offered but we chose Cheers.
Comprehensive & enjoyable tour.
Corinne_A, Jun 2022
Great tour of Boston historical sights. Our driver/guide, Bob, was a hoot and told us all sorts of nuggets about Boston - old & new. The tour says 3 hours but that’s the city only, then there’s a nice, hour-long bay cruise at the end. Bob communicated well for pickup, too. We felt we got our $ worth on this tour!
No words….
Donna_Z, Jun 2022
It never happened. Waited over an hour for the driver. When I called they said he was on his way but delayed but then they lost contact with him.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Disappointing ( very )
Paul_R, Jun 2022
The boat ride is excellent. The car part is very bad: slow, late, lacking information et filled with impertinent anecdotes from the life of the driver…
Best tour in Boston
Stephanie_M, Jun 2022
My mom took my sister and I on cruise and it ended in Boston. We weren’t sure where to go or what to do so we booked this tour. Bob was amazing, very knowledgeable of Boston and it’s history, also very funny. He went out of his way, after the tour, to take us to Urgent Care, and drop us off, my mom had tripped. I would strongly recommend this tour and Bob the tour guide to anyone visiting Boston.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Bob was very friendly and...
James_D, Jun 2022
Bob was very friendly and knowledgeable. Made for a great tour. Lots of knowledge of Boston history and culture. Having the tour on Sunday was great as not tons of people.
Show me the history
Andrew_M, Jun 2022
I enjoyed walking the uss constitution and the cruise. I liked the guide as well. Overall, the guide was a really cool chap and I appreciated him having a regional perspective
2 travelers found this review helpful
Spectacular
KAT_O, Jun 2022
Stewie was a wonderful guide. He went out of his way to bring us to locations that we would’ve never thought of as a tourist. He was humorous, well-versed in the history of Boston that was fascinating. Highly recommend
1 traveler found this review helpful
Boston at it’s best!
Cheryl_A, May 2022
Bob was a fabulous tour guide! He was thoughtful, informative and humorous. The whole experience was great! If I had to choose one thing, it would be the boat ride in the Harbor.
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