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  3. Boston
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Boston: 2-Hour Historic Walking Tour

Product ID: 21216
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Experience the best of Boston on a 2-hour guided walking tour. You’ll learn about the city’s history from its earliest days and see the striking 19th-century architecture and historic charm of Beacon Hill, the Back Bay, and Copley Square.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history and architecture around the Freedom Trail
  • See the homes and gaslit streets of Boston’s aristocratic Beacon Hill
  • Explore the beautiful 19th-century Back Bay area
Full description
This 2-hour Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay walking tour will give you just the right mix of history, architecture, and culture to bring Boston's personality alive. 

During your 2-hour walk, see the Freedom Trail that runs from Faneuil Hall to the Boston Common. Check out the quirky, vibrant architecture and streets of the old city center. Wander among the cobblestone drives and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill and the Back Bay area, then check out the Public Garden and graceful Copley Square.

Visit important sites such as Faneuil Hall, the Old and New State Houses, the Old South Meeting House, the Old Corner Bookstore, King's Chapel, the Old Granary Burial Ground, Louisburg Square, Newbury Street, the John Hancock Tower, Trinity Church, and the Boston Marathon Finish Line.

There are also plenty more Boston hotspots that you'll get to discover on this guided walking tour! This small-group tour allows you to hear everything your guide is saying as you see Boston's highlights. Feel like part of the city as your guide shares facts, stories, and humor that reflect the quirky nature of Boston in its past and present.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuity (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Corner of State and Congress Streets, across from the old State House (outside 28 State Street)

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Important information
Know before you go
Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the season. In warmer weather, it's a good idea to bring along bottled water. Water is generally also available on the tour route.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 39 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
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4.4/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Boston CityWalks

Product ID: 21216