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Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour

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Experience the best of greater Boston’s top attractions in one day in an air-conditioned luxury coach with an expert local guide. Visit the historic towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Then see the best of downtown Boston itself.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow the route of Paul Revere through Cambridge, Lexington & Concord
  • Visit Lexington Green and the North Bridge in Concord and see the sites that sparked the beginning of the American Revolutionary War
  • Enjoy lunch in at the popular Faneuil Hall/Quincy Marketplace
  • See all the highlights of Boston, including a stop at the Charlestown Naval Yard
  • Explore Orchard House, Louisa May Alcott's family home
Full description
Begin your journey in Boston and travel past the prestigious universities, M.I.T. and Harvard, located just across the river in Cambridge. View Cambridge Common, where George Washington took command of the Continental Arm, and drive along "Tory Row", past the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Traveling through the historic countryside towns of Belmont and Lexington, you can follow the route of Paul Revere and William Dawes as they risked it all to warn the colonials that the "British are coming!"

Stand on Lexington Green, where the 77 Minutemen stood their ground against 700 of England's finest regulars, signalling the start of the American Revolutionary War. View the homes of renowned authors Hawthorne, Alcott and Emerson before arriving at the North Bridge, where the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard 'round the world'.

On your return to Boston, make a stop at the historic and popular Faneuil Hall/Quincy Marketplace where you can have lunch and do some shopping. Reboard your motorcoach for a fully narrated overview of Boston including, The North End, Waterfront, points on the Freedom Trail, Copley Square, and the Charlestown Navy Yard, Home of the U.S.S. Constitution. (The ship is in drydock but can be viewed).
Full list of sights seen during the Boston portion of your tour: 
- North End (Little Italy/Fleet Center) 
- New England Aquarium 
- Faneuil Hall Marketplace 
- Old State House
- Seaport District 
- USS Constitution 
- State House 
- Site of the Boston Massacre 
- Tremont Hotel 
- Copley Place 
- Trinity Church 
- Park Square
- City Place 
- Beacon Hill 
- West End 
- Cambridge Center 
- Museum of Fine Arts 
- Symphony Hall 
- Back Bay 
- Rowes Wharf

Starting May 19, 2019, a visit to the family home of Louisa May Alcott, Orchard House, will be included in the tour.
Includes
  • 7-hour sightseeing tour
  • Transportation by motorcoach
  • Full narration of the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Meals (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Gray Line Tour Office, located in the Mass Transportation Building at the City Place Food Court, 8 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 (Next to PF Chang's Restaurant).

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