Boston History & Highlights Afternoon Tour

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Go beyond the Freedom Trail and experience modern Boston through the city’s incredible history. From the iconic Boston Harbor, to the famous Freedom Trail, into the heart of beautiful Beacon Hill.

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Highlights

  • Join your local guide for a fun-filled journey on Boston’s famous Freedom Trail
  • Learn the modern impact of Boston’s most iconic historic sights
  • Explore inside some of the sights overlooked by many visitors (and even locals)
  • Take in Beacon Hill's red-brick architecture
  • Personalized attention on small-group tour (or private) for just 16 people

Description

Begin at the lifeblood of Boston, the Boston Harbor, with a walk through a scenic waterfront park, with views of the harbor. Continue past the Rose Kennedy Greenway, State Street, and the historic Custom House Tower, the city’s first skyscraper. Then, your guide will lead you toward the famous Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, which both boast stunning views. Moving into the heart of Downtown Boston, stop in front of the Old State House and the site of the Boston Massacre. A short trek through Downtown Crossing brings you to Old City Hall. On most weekdays, you’ll have a chance to see the government at work (or not) inside the inspiring, historic and beautiful Massachusetts State House. Outside the State House, take in the views of modern Boston, including the skyscrapers of Downtown, the Financial District, and the tallest building in New England: the John Hancock Tower.   Continue your journey through Beacon Hill, where you’ll have a chance to take in the quintessential architecture of Boston’s red brick row houses. Get out your cameras — this neighborhood is one of the most photogenic in the city. Finally, arrive at the beautiful Boston Public Garden, one of Boston’s favorite green spaces, Your guide will point you in the right direction, and will help with any and all recommendations for great things to do in Boston that evening and beyond. 

Includes

Local English-speaking guide A surprise local treat

Important Information

  • This tour is carbon neutral, operated by a B Corp certified company committed to using travel as a force for good. This Certification measures a company’s social and environmental impacts and responsible tourism practices.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 16 people
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge.
  • In the event of a site closure, the supplier will do their best to replace it with a similar alternative
  • Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, but please note that this tour covers 4 km (2.5 miles) of walking.
  • Experiences happen rain, shine, or snow. Please dress accordingly

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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