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Our most recommended Boston Pub crawls & bar tours

Salem: Boos and Brews Haunted Pub Crawl

1. Salem: Boos and Brews Haunted Pub Crawl

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Come sip Salem’s best brews and potions on this history-packed pub crawl of the Witch City. You’ll meet your seasoned US Ghost Adventures guide at Turner’s Seafood, where a mysterious woman in white haunts the dining room. From there, you’ll wind through seven other spooky, historic locations, including four pubs. Delve into the story of a jealous and murderous sea captain at Rockafellas. Mingle with the spirits of Mercy Tavern, where sailors disappeared into secret underground tunnels — never to be seen again. You’ll head home with a pleasant buzz and plenty of tantalizing stories to entertain friends and family.

Boston: Afternoon Sailing Trip Around Boston Harbor

2. Boston: Afternoon Sailing Trip Around Boston Harbor

Embark on a scenic sailing trip on board an authentic tall ship in Boston Harbor. Sailing offers a great family-friendly way to see Boston from a new viewpoint. Choose between a 1.5-hour sail on the Liberty Star or a 2-hour sail on the Liberty Clipper. Hop on board and be transported back to the time when the tall ships would come in from the Old World. You can help set the sails, take the wheel, or sit back and enjoy the passing scenery of the Boston Harbor and the surrounding islands with the city skyline as a backdrop. The Liberty Clipper is a 125-foot gaff-rigged schooner designed after early American privateers. There is a cash-only bar on the ship with beer, wine, mixed drinks, sodas, bottled water, and snacks available. The Liberty Star is another gaff-rigged schooner modeled after 19th-century vessels that were once known for their speed and agility. The vessel offers a similar taste of what it was like to sail the magnificent ships that were once a common sight in every port. 

Boston: Haunted Pub Crawl of Historic Pubs and Taverns

3. Boston: Haunted Pub Crawl of Historic Pubs and Taverns

This is Boston’s premier haunted pub crawl focuses on the Revolutionary War in Boston, taking you and your favorite drinking buddies through Beantown’s notorious beginnings and some of the most haunted pubs and restaurants it has to offer. You'll visit haunted pubs and taverns that were once frequented by American Patriots like Samuel Adams, John Hanock, Paul Revere, John Adams, and more! From the ghosts of our Founding Fathers still fighting for their independence to some of the oldest and most notorious cemeteries in the country, you’ll need every drop of liquid courage if you want to relive these sordid tales from the past – let alone walk the blood-stained streets of Boston’s North End. So, grab a Boston Lager, catch a wicked buzz, and see how much haunted history you can stomach.

Boston: Boos and Brews Haunted Pub Crawl

4. Boston: Boos and Brews Haunted Pub Crawl

Enjoy an evening pub crawl of haunted bars across Boston, and pass by spirited locations in the city on a guided haunted tour. Hang out with John F. Kennedy in the back corner of the 21st Amendment. Teleport to Ireland with a pint of Guinness at Emmet’s Pub. Visit the Omni Parker House Hotel, where a sinister liquor salesman haunts Room 303. Finally, head to the Beantown Pub to hear about the life and death of Sam Adams from your guide. Finish the tour at the 17th-century Granary Burying Ground cemetery.

Boston: History Pub Crawl Tour Along the Freedom Trail

5. Boston: History Pub Crawl Tour Along the Freedom Trail

Enjoy drinks along the famous Freedom Trail with a local guide on this history tour and pub crawl in one. Uncover the stories left out of 8th-grade social studies while laughing with fellow travelers from around the globe. On this walking pub crawl tour, learn the unknown tales of Boston’s colonial and revolutionary history. Discover how beer played a major role in the founding of the nation, from the landing on Plymouth Rock to the Boston Massacre. Customize your experience by choosing from two different tour options. Pick the happy hour option to enjoy four draft beers of your choice, one at each pub. Go with the dry run tour if you want to buy your drinks as you go.

Boston: Guided Craft Brewery Tour with a Snack

6. Boston: Guided Craft Brewery Tour with a Snack

Whether you're a light beer drinker or a connoisseur of the brew, this is the perfect introduction to Boston's top breweries, cider houses, and distilleries. From pilsners to stouts, your beer guides will introduce you to award-winning beers of all styles. Tour routes may vary but may include some of the following top brewery affiliates: Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co Aeronaut Cannery Samuel Adams Night Shift Democracy Brewing Co Distraction Brewing Co and more...

Boston: Cocktails, Rum, and City Lights Cruise

7. Boston: Cocktails, Rum, and City Lights Cruise

Join this tour for an after-hours boat cruise in Boston. Relive the tall tales and true stories of pirates and patriots who sailed Boston Harbor in the 1700s. Be transported back in time through sea stories, tavern jokes, and music of the revolutionary period when the American colonies fought for their freedom from the British. Unwind on a Saturday evening as the cruise brings the Caribbean to you. Marvel at Boston Harbor and its surrounding islands on the Liberty Clipper, a 125-foot gaff-rigged schooner designed after early American privateers. Enjoy the sparkling lights of the Boston skyline while listening to the shanties of old onboard a schooner. You can help the crew haul up the sails to a sea or just enjoy your drink and relax. Experience the sounds of times gone by as you sail on a grand tall ship. Once you are onboard, place your orders for the bar. Try the sailors’ favorite— a Dark ‘n’ Stormy, featuring Gosling’s dark rum, ginger beer, and a twist of lime. Or order from a menu of other cocktails, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic refreshments.

Boston: Freedom Trail Bar Crawl Smartphone Audio Guide

8. Boston: Freedom Trail Bar Crawl Smartphone Audio Guide

On the Boston Bar Crawl and Freedom Trail Walking Tour you and your team will discover Boston’s revolutionary history as you walk the steps of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail. You’ll discover secret history, enjoy famous landmarks, and—of course—drink at the most interesting bars in Beantown. This 2 mile walking experience that takes 3-4 hours to complete. It starts near Boston Common, weaves on and off the Freedom Trail, and finishes in the North End neighborhood. Work together with your friends to solve trivia questions, discover hidden landmarks, and earn points while competing for the top spot on the Brews & Clues Leaderboard! What are you waiting for? Put a team together and get after it!

Boston: After Dark at View Boston Observatory (Adults Only)

9. Boston: After Dark at View Boston Observatory (Adults Only)

Spend the evening socializing among the clouds on the 51st floor of the Prudential Tower at the Stratus Bar — part of the View Boston Observation Deck. Listen to upbeat music as you indulge in cocktails and bar bites. Head to the Prudential Tower in the evening, and enjoy the lively atmosphere of the View Boston After Dark experience for adults only. Admire the ambience of the modern interior bar or walk the 360-degree open-air roof deck as you sip on seasonal cocktails (at your own expense). Revel in the stunning city views from the wrap-around outdoor viewing deck, the Cloud Terrace. Look out over the Charles River, Fenway Park, Boston Harbor and many city landmarks while you socialize. Snacks are available to purchase along with cocktails.

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What people are saying about Boston

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 53 reviews

Had an incredibly insightful, fun experience with an awesome guide. I'm a Revolutionary War nerd - and still learned tons of things I had no idea about!

Learned some interesting facts about Samuel Adams and the freedom trail that I didn't get to hear in more formal tours I had done earlier. Really fun!

andrew the tour guide made the tour a phenomenal one and im glad i went out of my comfort zone to do this alone and meet cool people

It was wonderful. Fun and educational. Our tour guide, Catherine was very informative and clearly passionate about history.

Lots of fun! Great tour guide and fun filled tour with interesting stories of history.