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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

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Safety measures
icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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.
  • Join your local guide for a fun-filled journey on and off Boston’s famous Freedom Trail
  • Learn the modern impact of Boston’s most iconic historic sights
  • Explore some of the sights overlooked by many Boston visitors (and even locals!)
  • Take in the beauty of the architecture and quaintness of Beacon Hill
  • Enjoy a surprise local treat with your guide.
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Local English-speaking guide
A surprise local treat
Additional food and drink
Souvenirs
Tips/gratuities for your guide

Departure Point

222 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA

The Aquarium “T” Station (Outside, in front of the Long Wharf Entrance – Northeast Corner of State St. and Atlantic Ave.)

Return Details

4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA
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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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "If you have ANY mobility issues, this is not the tour for you, lots of stairs" See review
  • "The weather was gorgeous and the walk was all worthwhile." See review
  • "This was a great tour and the small group size really allows you to learn extra fun facts and get all of your questions answered." See review

Reviews

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star-5
To walk in the footsteps...
Jeff_C
, Oct 2021
To walk in the footsteps of the beginnings of our freedom and national heritage. An amazing experience.
star-5
Great highlights
Erin_G
, Oct 2021
Our tour guide was a true local! Great for someone who has never been to Boston before. Very knowledgeable and nice.
star-5
Great fun!
Susan_W
, Oct 2021
Fun and informative guide. Knows the area well. Took us through the back alleys and explained the history of the old buildings.
star-5
Great tour!
Katey_W
, Oct 2021
Our tour guide Bob was great to listen to. I could tell he loves what he does! He definitely draws you into the story of it all. The drink toward the end of the tour was enjoyable. It ran longer than was advertised so I would recommend planning ahead for that and wear comfortable shoes! Maybe they could add a half hour on to the 2 hour advertised time in case people have somewhere to go afterwards? We still had a great time though!
star-4
We had already walked the...
Ken_M
, Sep 2021
We had already walked the “Freedom Trail” by ourselves for about three hours, so knew the information already, but the tour guide added new interesting aspects.
star-5
Great Guide!
Skip_M
, Sep 2021
The stories that bring Boston’s history to life - our guide was superb. We look forward to coming back for more!
star-5
Great tour with awesome tour guide!
Susan_H
, Sep 2021
Our guide, Corrine, was awesome. She was entertaining, super friendly, and a world of knowledge and facts about Boston’s history. She has lived here her entire life so she was very well informed. The tour included most of the major historical sights so afterwards we felt like we had a food grasp on Boston’s history. Definitely would recommend this tour amd ask for Corrine!
star-3
A little disappointing
Susan_D
, Sep 2021
I was a little bit disappointed- at times it was hard to hear our guide. Also I would recommend having a more definite meeting place, for our group people were waiting in 3 different areas.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
It was awesome
Guest
, Sep 2021
Absolutely fabulous tour by Sully. Informative ,fun and love learning through storytelling. Left feeling like I had a great day all around in Boston. Educational,exercise and stopped at places I never would have and got a snap of the past. Sully was great.
star-5
There were too many great...
George_U
, Sep 2021
There were too many great historic places to pick out just one- Sully our guide, made it an excellent experience.

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