Boston Walking Tour of "Little Italy," Old Downtown, and The Waterfront
On this North End tour, your expert guide will take you through some of Boston's oldest and most historic sites. You will enjoy Old Downtown and Boston's Italian Neighborhood, as well as a leisurely walk along the Waterfront Harbor area. You'll experience the Freedom Trail, see Paul Revere's House, and even get a glimpse of Old Ironsides. Listen carefully to your guide to learn interesting facts about Boston's history as you view some of its most famous architecture.
Your journey begins in the North End. There you will stroll by the many restaurants and bakeries that give this part of town the nickname "Little Italy." Make sure to try some of the delicious pastries found in the North End. This is also home to the Old North Church, which is the oldest standing church in Boston and the famous spot where Paul Revere saw the signal that prompted his ride through the night warning the colonists that the British Army was on its way.
Continuing through Old Downtown, just past Faneuil Hall, you will experience the renowned Quincy Market, which has served as a marketplace in Boston since 1742. The Old Downtown area also boasts America's oldest restaurant, The Union Oyster House. This restaurant was founded in 1826 and still serves up delicious oysters to Boston's residents today. Your tour will then take you along Boston's waterfront to one of the city's most historic sights, Boston Harbor.
Tour the site of the Boston Tea Party and catch a glimpse of the USS Constitution. The ship, better known as Old Ironsides, is America's oldest commissioned naval vessel and was named by George Washington. The harbor is also home to the Long Wharf, which was the busiest port in America during colonial times. Boston's Waterfront is one of most picturesque places to learn about America's history.
By taking this fun and informative Boston tour you can explore the beauty and history of Boston's earliest days. Book now and see the historic architecture, personality, and charm that make the city what it is today.