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 Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River
$57.65
4.6
Water is no barrier for a duck, why should it be for you? A Boston Duck Tour is a wonderful way to get a great look at Boston on land and water. See all the major landmarks and hear the history of the city as you tour Boston in a renovated World War II amphibious vehicle.
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Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran
$79.87
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 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 Walking 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 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 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 Tea Party Ships & Museum Admission
$35.00
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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Boston's Best Freedom Trail Tour
$25.00
4.5
The Tour of The Freedom Trail by the Histrionic Academy is the best way to see and learn 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 from the Boston Common to the Paul Revere Mall in The North End!
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The Revolutionary Story Epic Small Group Walking Tour of Boston
$76.00
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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Sightseeing Day Sail around Boston Harbor
$58.45
4.7
Choose between either a 1.5 or 2-hour sail around Boston Harbor aboard one of our beautiful schooner Adirondack sailboats! These classic boats are reminiscent of the sailboats from the 1890s. Sail past the seaport district, Castle Island, Fort Independence, Spectacle Island, and Long Island with Long Island Head Light. Great for families and friends who want to sail and see the sights of Boston from the water! Within minutes of leaving the dock, guests will forget the distractions of life on land and experience the joy of a leisurely sail. Sit back and relax as the crew raises sail and provides beverage service. Drinks are available for purchase by credit card only. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic onboard. The knowledgeable captain and crew are always ready to answer questions about the sights and history of Boston Harbor and its surrounding areas. From interesting facts to old-time legends, the maritime world of Boston has many great stories to offer.
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Boston Signature Dinner Cruise
$116.66
3.9
Come dine, dance and celebrate aboard a dinner cruise in Boston. Great for parties of all sizes, we give you the chance to catch picture-perfect views of the Boston skyline like you’ve never seen it before. Departing from the Seaport World Trade Center at Commonwealth Pier, you can count on the fun from start to finish. Book the best dinner cruise in Boston!
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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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Boston Small-Group Walking Food Tour With Tastings
$115.00
4.8
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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Salem High Speed Ferry to/from Boston
$27.50
4.6
Make the most of your time in Boston or Salem, Massachusetts with this high-speed ferry service. Travel in speed and style aboard a comfortable catamaran with your ticket, letting you visit two of Massachusetts’ most famous and historic stops. This swift boat ride is the best and fastest way to get you where you want to go!
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Boston Codzilla High-Speed Thrill Boat Ride
$54.00
4.2
Codzilla has arrived. And Boston Harbor will never be the same. Now there are more thrills, more laughs and more speed than you ever imagined as you zip across the ocean at up to 40 miles per an hour. You’ll roar for more after riding Codzilla. We put the pedal to the metal and the volume to 11 as we blast an original soundtrack and show scripted by Hollywood screenwriters. Sit back and relax? Not on this cruise.
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Sunset Cruise
$29.44
4.2
Escape the heat and enjoy amazing views of Boston’s beautiful skyline and the historic USS Constitution as the sun sets behind the city. As evening sets in, sunset colors fade to a twilight sky and the city comes alive with lights. Our 90-minute narrated sunset cruise will highlight popular and famous scenes of Boston Harbor from both past and present. Snacks, and cold beverages including water, juice and soda; as well as a full bar, are available on every boat.
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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; Unlike other tours, 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 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 Day Tour by Ferry: Salem Witch Trials Past to Present
$107.10
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. Depending on which tour time you choose, you'll have the option to visit the Salem Witch Museum (9:30 am tours) or the Real Pirates Museum (9:25 am tours).
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90-Minute Boston Harbor Sunset Sightseeing Cruise
$52.25
4.2
After a busy day sightseeing or working, what could be nicer than relaxing onboard one of Boston's finest boats for a cruise on the harbor? Watch the sun setting below the horizon as you glide by the skyscrapers of the downtown. And you can't miss the booming cannons of the U.S.S. Constitution, America's oldest commissioned sailing ship!
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Classic Tall Ship Sightseeing Cruise of Boston Harbor
$55.00
4.7
Come out for a day sail adventure in Boston Harbor aboard our classic schooner, the Liberty Star. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city streets and enjoy some quality time out on the water with unbeatable views of the city. Choose our Mimosa/Brunch sail on weekends at 11:00 for a 2-hour sail including complimentary pastries and coffee from Flour Bakery as well as mimosas! Drinks are available onboard for purchase via cash, credit, or Apple Pay - our menu includes several beers brewed right here in South Boston! We also have red and white wine, cocktails, soda, juice, and water available in addition to several snack options. You are welcome to bring your own snacks or bagged lunches, but please no coolers or outside beverages. There is no formal narration during our daysails, but feel free to ask the captain and crew and they’ll happily share their knowledge of local landmarks and history.
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Boston's North End Small Group Food Tour
$76.46
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: North End to Freedom Trail - Food & History Walking Tour
$111.15
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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1 or 2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Trolley Tour of Boston
$48.00
4.4
Ride Boston's affordable trolley tour! CityView's silver trolleys take you through the streets of Boston and take in the highlights with a convenient and easy hop-on hop-off service. Learn about historical places and events, including the Freedom Trail, Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s Ride, the Boston Massacre, and Bostonians' role in America's history on this fully narrated tour. EXCLUSIVE...All NEW: 7 foreign languages are now offered (Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, Chinese & Japanese) in via Apple & Google Stores. EXCLUSIVE...Included is our New GPS Self-Guides Walking Tour app created to guide you thru all the historic areas when you hop off at the trolley stops and lead you back to the trolley stops so you...NEVER GET LOST!
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Guided Freedom Trail Walking Tour
$26.00
4.6
The Tour of The Freedom Trail by the Histrionic Academy is the best way to see Boston. Depending on your chosen timeslot, guests will either meet at 139 Tremont Street (the Boston Common Visitor Center) or in front of 120 Tremont Street. You will 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 Paul Revere's house.
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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 Premier Dinner Cruise on Odyssey
$137.54
3.7
Cruising year-round from Rowes Wharf, the sleek and modern Odyssey is the perfect setting for celebrating with friends, connecting with colleagues, or a romantic evening for two. Enjoy upscale dining and entertainment on Boston Harbor, and watch as the city lights glisten from our climate-controlled decks.
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Sunset Sailing Cruise on a Tall Ship in Boston Harbor
$60.00
4.6
If Boston is best seen from the water, then by far the best time to see it is during a sunset cruise on a classic Boston tall ship! We depart Fan Pier Marina and raise the sails, then it’s time to just chill out and relax. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city streets and enjoy some quality time out on the water with unbeatable views of the skyline sparkling in the twilight. Drinks are available onboard for purchase via cash, credit, or Apple Pay - our menu includes several beers brewed right here in Boston! We also have red and white wine, cocktails, soda, juice, and water available in addition to several snack options. Snacks and bag lunches are welcome, but please no coolers or outside beverages. There is no formal narration during our public sails, but feel free to ask the captain and crew and they’ll happily share their knowledge of local landmarks and history.
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