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Back Bay to Downtown Freedom Trail Boston Walking Tour

Price: $40.00
Tour operates Tuesday to Sunday.
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Step up your sightseeing with this two-hour walking tour of Boston's Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and Freedom Trail. Stroll through the most interesting parts of the city with a knowledgeable tour guide who will share the tales of one of the most interesting sections of the city.

See the sites of 19th century Boston as you tour the Back Bay, home to tons of architectural landmarks and beautiful buildings. While strolling through the Back Bay and its gorgeous Victorian brownstones, you'll understand why this area is one-of-a-kind. Continue your tour of Boston through Beacon Hill, home to the wealthiest residents in the 18th and 19th centuries. Enjoy a walk through the federal-style grand houses and imagine yourself a part of the aristocracy of times gone by. Tour Beacon Hill's picturesque neighborhoods, which feature stunning architecture and gas-lit streetlamps that will fascinate and inspire you.

Stroll through the Freedom Trail and tour this exciting area, which paves a brick path through sixteen historic sites, including the Old South State House, Old Meeting House, and Paul Revere House. Part of the Boston National Historic Park, the Freedom Trail is a can't-miss when you're in Boston. Your walking tour will take you through the landmarks, and your local guide will give you the details about each location, making the city's past come alive. See Fanueil Hall, known as the "Cradle of Liberty," where a multitude of important speeches took place. End up at Quincy Market, where you can revel in the excitement and bustling atmosphere of one of Boston's most popular destinations for entertainment, food, and fun.

In two fun-filled hours, you'll tour Boston and its best, both the old and the new. Take a walking tour of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the Freedom Trail and see Boston's history before your eyes and under your feet. Remember to wear comfortable shoes and pack a camera; your explorations will warrant some photos to document the beauty and brilliance of historic Boston.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours
Shore Excursion Departs From
A taxi (not included, approximately $25 US one-way) or public transport is required to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Easy
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes.
Restrictions
Walking through Beacon Hill is slightly difficult due to stairs, hills, and uneven brick sidewalks. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
5 Stars5Based On 4 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsA great walking tourSeptember 13, 2017

Reviewer: Sally Chitwood
We had a very knowledgable guide and the tour gave us a great overview of this historical city!

4 StarsTourDecember 04, 2016

Reviewer: Eve Emerson
The tour itself was very good and the guide was excellent. However, I was surprised to learn that we would have to find our own transportation to the Boston Library from the ship. That made me re-consider booking an excursion from Costco - rather would be on ship and they always provide transportation. The paperwork never stated that you would need to find your own transportation.

5 StarsGreat Tour!November 09, 2016

Reviewer: carole
This is a tour worth a few hours of your time. A wonderful history lesson through a beautiful city. Alan was a great tour guide, friendly and knowledgeable with a special flair of humor.

5 StarsMost enjoyable tour of our tripNovember 06, 2015

Reviewer: Marge
This was the best tour we took. It was a walking tour with an excellent guide, and only a few people. I feel like I really got a good overview of Boston. So much better than a bus tour where you just look out the window.

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