Tours in Boston

Martha's Vineyard Daytrip from Boston with Round-Trip Ferry & Island Tour Option
$119.00
4.5
Don't be fooled by copycats. We are Boston's ORIGINAL Martha's Vineyard day trip and Boston's #1 day trip service to the island since 2011. Our professional guides, approved Boston Hotel pickups and newer air-conditioned mini-coaches will help provide you with the personalized passenger experience that our guests truly deserve. Transportation to the island has never been this easy! You will also receive complimentary snacks, bottled water, island guidebooks and a discount card with some island perks! Once on the island, explore on your own or upgrade with our 3 hour fully narrated island tour. Let us help you Discover Martha's Vineyard!
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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops
$52.45
4.3
The Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour - named one of the best hop-on, hop-off tours in the world by Forbes - is the easiest way to get around town! Take advantage of discounted admission at area attractions, see the city at your own pace with unlimited rides, and enjoy a flexible route that features 14 stops throughout town. Hop on the Old Town Trolley at any of its stops and take a seat while your engaging guide and narrator regales you with entertaining and educational anecdotes about Boston's past. Get to know Boston's iconic institutions and roam its lively districts, from the waterfront to the Back Bay. Trolleys depart every 30 minutes. Each loop lasts approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston
$39.00
4.9
Boston's principal role in launching the American Revolution is linked by the brick-lined Freedom Trail. This world-famous pedestrian path is best experienced on foot, in a small group, with a knowledgeable local guide! Your 2.5-hour tour travels from Boston Common to Copp's Hill Terrace in the North End, providing guests a chance to see ALL SIXTEEN official landmarks on the Freedom Trail. Our small-group walking tour delves deeply into the years 1760 to 1776, the tumultuous years leading into the American Revolution. We walk in the footsteps of Colonial Bostonians, all of whom grappled with the difficult—yet essential—question of loyalty or rebellion to crown and country. With a captivating storytelling approach, Hub Town Tours provides the perfect introduction to Boston's status as America's "Cradle of Liberty." As we travel past historic landmarks from Revolutionary Boston, your guide shares the gripping story of a small colonial town careening toward war with a global empire.
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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Admission
$34.00
4.7
Step back in time and see how the Boston Tea Party changed American history! This Boston museum details the series of events leading to December 16, 1773, and then goes on to demonstrate how that fateful day kick-started the American Revolution. View the Robinson Tea Chest, the only known surviving tea chest from the Boston Tea Party and experience it’s amazing story. At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, spend your day exploring the famed tall ships, throw the fated tea into Boston Harbor, explore museum exhibits, watch a captivating movie recounting the events of that time and enjoy a fully guided tour!
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark
$33.34
4.7
Visit the most historic and oldest ballpark in MLB. Fenway Park, also known as "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" is uniquely nestled in the city of Boston. Fenway Park is a place where dreams are made, traditions are celebrated and baseball is forever. See the home of Red Sox Legends, Williams, Yaz, Fisk and Rice. Visit Pesky's Pole and sit atop the world famous Green Monster which stands 37 feet 2 inches high overlooking left field. Experienced tour guides will provide a thrilling, one hour, walking tour of Fenway Park. Bilingual tours are available in Spanish and Japanese with advance notice. We welcome all fans to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox and the pulse of Red Sox Nation.
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The Revolutionary Story Epic Small Group Walking Tour of Boston
$55.00
5
A comprehensive exploration of Boson's original neighborhoods and a complete retelling of the American Revolution from the founding of Boston to the Declaration of Independence. Unlike most tours which limit themselves exclusively to what's on the Freedom Trail (in whichever order and direction it happens to go) this tour takes a wholistic approach to the city and the story. We follow a curated route visiting 14 iconic landmarks in the same order the history unfolded, pulling everything together into an immersive citywide narrative that recreates the drama and brings to life the passions personalities, and psychologies that invented America. There are no big crowds or cheesy costumes. This tour combines expert insights with a light-hearted sense of humor and expands beyond "just" the Freedom Trail so you will enjoy the charm of the old town while getting a real sense of the beautiful and booming modern city as well. Awarded Boston Magazine's Best Historical Tour in 2022
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Boston: North End to Freedom Trail - Food & History Walking Tour
$85.84
4.9
Discover the local side of Boston’s most popular neighborhood, the North End.  Visit Boston’s most revered church and snack your way through the neighborhood, tasting meats, cheeses, fresh bread, pastries, pizza and cappuccino.  Continue along the Freedom Trail and beyond and experience modern Boston through the city’s incredible history.  From the iconic Boston Harbor,  into the heart of beautiful Beacon Hill, join your local guide on an experience that connects you to the Boston of old and new.
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Boston Small-Group Walking Food Tour With Tastings
$109.00
4.7
On our Secret Food Tour: Boston, you'll savor the freshest seafood and the famous Italian dishes that have been a staple in the North End for the past 100 years. As you explore the vibrant culinary scene, you will learn about the city's 400-year history, one bite at a time. On this tour, you'll sample famous clam chowder, a fresh lobster roll, delightful Arancini, a classic Chicken Parmesan sandwich, and a mouth-watering dessert. Plus, don't forget our Secret Dish!
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Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise
$48.00
4.6
Enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise in Boston Harbor which heads out to Fort Independence located on Castle Island and named after George Washington. Then take in views along Boston's waterfront such as the Mystic Tobin Bridge, Leonard Zakim Bridge, Custom House Tower, Old North church steeple, USS Cassin Young, and the USS Constitution.  An extra special feature on this cruise is the cannon fire at Sunset, which is presented off the USS Constitution every night to announce the setting of the sun. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled meeting time to check-in at the ticket booth, obtain boarding passes and pre-board. Please note this is not a private experience. A maximum of 12 guests are permitted per booking. There may be up to 140 guests onboard
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View Boston Observation Deck Admission Tickets
$34.99
4.4
Experience Boston's most breathtaking skyline from the top floors of the Prudential Tower. Enjoy outdoor and indoor panoramic views, dining destinations and immersive exhibits - all in one place. Choose between 3 options when booking.
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Boston's North End Small Group Food Tour
$81.31
4.9
Discover the local side of Boston’s most popular neighborhood, the North End. Visit Boston’s most revered church and snack your way through the neighborhood with delicious tastings of meat, cheese, bread, pastries, pizza, and a hot drink. Tradition, history and food define the North End, so join us to discover the best of this dynamic neighborhood and we’ll taking you off the beaten path to discover some of our favorite hidden gems too!
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Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour
$47.20
4.4
Join other adventure seekers and become an apprentice grave digger on an entertaining tour through the darker side of Boston. A scary, fun and informative frightseeing experience that is truly one of a kind.
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Boston Freedom Trail Daily Walking Tour
$26.57
4.4
The Tour of The Freedom Trail by the Histrionic Academy is the best way to see Boston. You will meet your costumed guide in the Boston Common and hear about Boston's inspiring history. Following the freedom trail past several historic sites. Guests will be amazed by the stories of America's Founding Fathers, the American Revolution and New England's Colonial History. This walking tour Follows the Freedom Trail for approximately 1.2 miles from the Boston Common to Faneuil Hall.
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
$23.00
4.6
What better way to see Harvard than through the eyes of a student! This tour is a 70-minute student-led walking tour of America's oldest university, designed to be a funny and educational journey through Harvard's campus. After meeting your tour guide, an enthusiastic Harvard student, in the heart of Harvard Square, you'll be led into historic Harvard Yard. Enjoy the sights while your guide entertains and inspires with tales of Harvard history and personal experience at the university they call home. You'll get an up-close look at major Harvard landmarks including Johnston Gate, the John Harvard Statue, Memorial Hall, and Widener Library. You'll even become privy to a few Harvard secrets along the way! Whether you're a student visiting colleges or a family on vacation, the Hahvahd Tour is undoubtedly the top way to see Harvard.
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Private Tour of Boston & Cambridge
$335.00
5
This private full-day tour will take you through every highlight Boston and Cambridge! The tour will include sights such as the Old North Church, Paul Revere's house, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, Beacon Hill, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution, Harvard, MIT, Copley Square, Boston Public Library and so much more! The tour is a combination of walking and driving, and we are happy to make adjustments to any mobility level of our guests! Listen to stories about Boston's past, learning about the American Revolution and the city's duality of religious morals and corruption. View a packet of historical maps, photos, and dates during the tour to further immerse yourself in the stories you learn about! The tour takes a break in the middle for free time for lunch and souvenirs, with options including the oldest tavern in America, the oldest restaurant in America, an artisanal food & goods market with 20+ vendor options (chowder, lobster rolls, doughnuts, coffee, ice cream, etc), and more.
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Boston Small-Group Freedom Trail History Tour Pub Crawl
$60.00
4.9
On The Independence Pub Crawl you'll visit 4 historic pubs along Boston's legendary Freedom Trail with an expert guide who will share unknown stories of colonial Boston and the American Revolution while you enjoy local craft beer and the company of fellow travelers from around the globe.  The Independence Pub Crawl lasts 2 hours and 15 minutes and begins at the Sam Adams Statue in front of Faneuil Hall. Come laugh and learn over some beer. Cheers! 
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The Small Group Boston Tour, I know secrets that others don't!
$109.00
4.9
Small group tour limited to six guests where you will learn the amazing origins of everyday things. Enjoy the stories of the great places where liberty was born, told by an amazing guide and driver who really knows his stuff. Stewie will lead you through the interior of Old Ironsides, the battleground and museum at The Battle of Bunker Hill and the incredible history of Harvard while amazing you with information about Boston that most Bostonians don't even know.. We provide better service because unlike big chains, we are local and depend on our guests' satisfaction.
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Boston Sightseeing Tour - a fully-narrated driving tour
$495.00
4.9
This tour will begin at your home, hotel or cruise ship and take you past the most interesting places in Boston including the Paul Revere House, the USS Constitution, the Bunker Hill Battle Monument, Copley Square and Fenway Park. Along the way you’ll see the historic homes and churches of the Back Bay, the South End, and Beacon Hill. You’ll hear the stories behind Paul Revere’s ride, the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. You’ll see Boston’s most prominent buildings and neighborhoods as well as some lesser-known points of interest. This is the best way to see as much of Boston as possible in a brief time and do so at a pace you will enjoy.
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Boston Delicious Donut Adventure by Underground Donut Tour
$65.00
4.8
Our tour begins in the Financial District at Kane’s Donuts where we’ll sample several of their daily flavors. After which, we’ll take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront on our way over to Boston’s Public Market. While there, we’ll try some delicious donuts and apple cider. You’ll also learn some history around the market and have a moment to check out other vendors. On to our third stop, we’ll walk through Boston’s North End or “Little Italy” neighborhood - one of the oldest neighborhoods in Boston. In the North End, we’ll stop at one of the oldest bakeries in the neighborhood. We’ll have a uniquely Boston treat while we’re here. Lastly, we’ll walk back through the North End to end our tour back at the Public Market where we’ll finish with Union Square Donuts. We’re so excited to share this experience and the amazing donuts of Boston. We are still finalizing dates and times for the tour and will post those soon. We hope you can join us very soon!
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Martha's Vineyard Day Trip with Optional Island Tour from Boston
$120.00
4.5
New England Excursions is a veteran owned coach service to Martha's Vineyard. Our ease of booking, convenient pickup and drop-off locations and comfortable, air-conditioned coach will provide you with a memorable experience. Enjoy a short ride from Boston to Woods Hole where you will board the Steamship Authority with no lines or waiting in a holding area. With us, you will have time to enjoy breakfast and coffee from a local cafe before boarding. As always, round-trip ferry tickets, snacks, water, island maps, discount food cards and commentary are all included. Island tour option; THIS IS NOT A SCHOOL BUS TOUR. A wonderful 3 hour, full island tour in one of our 14 passenger, air-conditioned, high-top vans is the best way to see the island. Tour goes through all 6 towns with stops along the way for snacks, pictures and restrooms. Our guides are the best in the business! Enjoy this intimate experience by asking questions and being part of the New England Excursions family.
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Boston Seafood Lovers Food & History Walking Tour
$129.00
4.8
Taste the iconic Seafood dishes that have made Boston a fan favorite for Sea Foodies! Enjoy sit-down stops at three Seafood restaurants, with stops for Award-Winning "Chowdah", Raw Bar items (Shrimp & Oyster) plus a full-size Lobster Roll! Finish this delicious experience with FREE Cannoli from a famous North End bakery. See three Freedom Trail sites along the way, with a stroll along Boston's scenic Harbor Walk. See Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market, and Long Wharf - Boston's oldest commercial port. Look for our popular North End Pizza Tour and Historic Boston Taverns Tour too!
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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour
$53.49
4.9
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, join your local guide on an experience that promises to connect you to the Boston of old and new.
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution
$46.00
4.5
See the sights. Experience the history. Boston's inner and outer harbors are awash in legend and lore, not to mention beauty. On this fully narrated 60-minute Historic Sightseeing Cruise of Boston Harbor, we’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War, local legends of the sea, and stories of characters past and present. You’ll learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park Area, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. See stunning panoramic views of the Boston Skyline as you sail past Boston's waterfront. Guarantee your spot on this popular cruise by booking ahead today!
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Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Marble House Admission
$139.00
4.7
Escape to the lovely coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island, on this day trip that includes both a guided tour and free time. Explore The Breakers Mansion (the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II's family), as well as The Marble House (as seen in the movie The Great Gatsby). See top Newport attractions such as St Mary's Parish, Ocean Drive and the Naval War College on a narrated tour. Then discover this quaint and historic city further on your own. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people for a more intimate experience.
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Boston Harbor Brunch Cruise
$93.87
4.6
Enjoy a delicious 2-hour brunch cruise and take in historic sights along the water including Castle and Deer Island, Spectacle Island, Long Island, Lovells Island, Georges Island, Independence Fort, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Cassin Young, USS Constitution, Old North Church, Boston’s Seaport District, and Boston’s incredible skyline. Brunch features a diverse buffet menu to suit all palettes including bakery, fruit, yogurt, eggs, bacon, seasonal salad and more! Please contact us in advance to inform us of any food allergies. Please note we cannot accommodate all food allergies, but we will do our best if given advance notice.
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Boston's North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour
$49.00
4.7
Treat yourself to some of the best Pizza in the World on this History & Pizza Walking Tour through Boston's "Little Italy". During this fun History Walk you’ll see FIVE Freedom Trail sites, plus enjoy THREE different slices from some of Boston’s very best Pizzerias. Pizzerias on tour do rotate, and may include – a slice named in the “Top 25 Best” in America by a famous Food Critic, a slice from Boston’s oldest Pizzeria with a brick oven from 1883, a “Secret Underground” spot for grilled Bar Pizza, or taste Neapolitan-style from the Winner of Boston's 1st Pizza Festival! Some slices are enjoyed "al fresco" in beautiful North End parks. Bonus stop at Modern Pastry to finish with a FREE Cannoli! See and learn about top Boston sites including Paul Revere House, Old North Church, the Skinny House, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution, and Copp's Hill burying ground. Also look for our popular Historic Boston Taverns Tour and Boston Seafood Lovers Tour - come Binge On Boston!
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Best of Boston Small Group Tour w/Boat Cruise + View Boston
$259.00
4.4
This small-group tour of Boston highlights the most prominent sites and attractions in the city. It includes a visit to: View Boston Observation Deck and a Boston Harbor Cruise. You will also enjoy a narrated drive through the city passing by multiple points of interest, including: MIT, and Harvard University. Tour includes: • Narrated driving tour through Boston while passing multiple points of interest, including: Granary Burying Ground, Massachusetts State House, Boston Common, Cheers Bar Boston, Back Bay, and MIT University. • Visit the View Boston Observation Deck • Visit to Bunker Hill Monument • 60-minute, narrated Boston Harbour Cruise boat ride • Pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown Boston
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Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran
$74.22
4.5
Looking for a whale watch that requires less travel time, offers the most comfortable ride available and gives you more time viewing some of the world's most magnificent creatures? Look no further! Here is Boston's ONLY Whale Watch on a high-speed catamaran. They will get you to and from the whales in half the time, which allows you more time to watch the whales. Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. The location of the whales may require more travel time, extending the trip beyond three hours. Please allow for additional time in your schedule. The average trip is between 3.5 to 4 hours.
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Boston Day Tour by Ferry: Salem Witch Trials Past to Present
$119.00
4.1
Salem, Massachusetts: a quaint, sleepy, Puritan settlement where nothing exciting happened...until peculiar things began to frighten the otherwise quiet community, and the fear of witches among them drove the village to its breaking point. Known for the infamous 1692 Witch Trials, Salem offers the unique opportunity to dive into the true history of what actually happened in the very setting where these stories took place. Visit eight significant sites and learn what drove reasonable townsfolk to utter hysteria on this perfectly planned day trip from Boston.
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Tour of Boston's Revolutionary and Drunken Past
$83.00
5
When visiting Boston, the Freedom Trail is a must-do activity, but why not see historic sites while drinking beer? Join Ye Olde Tavern Tours to see 10 sites on the Freedom Trail-including the site of the Boston Massacre and the Old State House-and grab a drink at 3 historic taverns. Beer and/or hard cider is included in the ticket price, so all you need to do is show up ready for fun. Our guests want a unique and memorable way to learn about Boston's revolutionary (and drunken) history and for the past ten years, we have delivered. Our guides are expertly-trained historians who are also incredibly personable. Our founder, owner, and frequent tour guide has a PhD in American history and is a two-time author. We know our stuff and are passionate about sharing the most interesting stories. We cap each tour at 12 people to provide an intimate experience. Ye Olde Tavern Tours is the most fun and social way to experience Boston! We are a small, local business and appreciate your support!
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