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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops

Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops

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Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston’s top attractions—like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few—on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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Combine two attractions Boston has to offer—delicious food and rich history—on this tour that starts in the popular North End and continues along the Freedom Trail. Snack your way through this historic Italian neighborhood, trying fresh bread at a hidden bakery and enjoying an Italian salumeria. Once fortified, walk the Freedom Trail to discover the rich history of the American Revolution and experience the modern city Boston is now.
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  • 5 hours
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

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See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites while listening to live commentary on board. Pass landmarks like the Boston Tea Party ships, USS Constitution, and Boston Light—the oldest continuously manned lighthouse in the United States.
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  • 1 hour
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The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston
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The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston

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Learn about Boston’s revolutionary history on a walking tour that emphasizes good storytelling. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide in your small group as you walk a curated route that includes the Freedom Trail. Visit well-known sites as well as more local places and develop an understanding of modern Boston along with its history.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston's "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour

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Enjoy some of the best pizza in Boston on this walking food tour. Stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods, including, appropriately, Little Italy on the North End. Walk along the Freedom Trail that leads to 16 historically significant sites, like Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and the USS ‘Constitution,’ to name a few. Visit some of Boston's best pizzerias and enjoy a slice at each. It’s a fun and flavorful way to get to know Boston.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour

Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour

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Discover some of Boston’s deepest, darkest secrets on a “frightseeing” tour aboard the Trolley of the Doomed, which roams around the haunted streets and burial grounds of Boston. Your costumed host provides illuminating insights into the history of the city's spookiest sights such as Copp's Hill Burying Ground.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$46.20
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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour

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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour

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Explore Boston on foot with this small group walking tour. See highlights like Boston Harbor, Custom House Tower, Faneuil Hall, and Quincy Market. Learn the true story behind the Boston Massacre, and if you’re lucky, get a glimpse of government in action at the Massachusetts State House. See Beacon Hill, the Freedom Trail, and the lovely Boston Public Garden. Rest your legs and enjoy time with your local guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark

Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark

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Revel in the history of Fenway Park, one of baseball’s most beloved stadiums, during this guided tour. Revisit the careers of Red Sox greats like Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Carl Yastrzemski, celebrate the club’s numerous World Series titles, and tour famous stadium locales like the ‘Green Monster,’ ‘Pesky’s Pole,’ and the Fenway Park Living Museum.
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  • 1 hour
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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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Learn about the mysterious history of Salem on this guided walking tour of the city. Follow your local historian guide through Salem, listening to 400 years of history and admire the old architecture that dates back hundreds of years. For spookier experience, select the nighttime tour led by lantern light and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes
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Tour of The Freedom Trail

Tour of The Freedom Trail

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Travel back in time to colonial New England on a 90-minute historic walking tour. With a length of just 1.2-miles, you can enjoy the experience without breaking a sweat. Your costumed and in-character guide gives you an immersive understanding of life during America’s infancy. Hear exclusive stories about the country’s Founding Fathers and discover iconic historical sites. 
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

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Walk the Freedom Trail with a guide in historic costume on a tour from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall, a 1.2-mile route that covers important sites in the heart of Boston. This tour's shorter distance lets you follow in the footsteps of the founding fathers and American revolutionaries without making the more strenuous trek all the way across the Charles River, finishing in a spot that’s convenient to top Boston attractions.
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  • 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

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Salem, Massachusetts, is known for the infamous witch trials, but that isn’t the only historical occurrence you’ll learn about during this guided walking tour. Join a guide for a deep dive into the long history of Salem from the Puritans and Patriots to the present day. You’ll stop by city landmarks including the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, the Pickering House, and the Ropes Mansion and Gardens. This tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay

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Travel back in time through the early years of American history during this guided walking tour of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail and its most iconic landmarks. Relive the events of the American Revolution as you pass Faneuil Hall, see the Old and New State Houses, and visit the setting of the infamous Boston Massacre. Then head downtown past Boston Common and the modern John Hancock Tower, finishing in Copley Square. A professional guide joins your trip to help add context.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston's North End Walking Food Tour

Boston's North End Walking Food Tour

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Walking the cobblestone streets of the North End is a must, but don’t waste time looking for the ideal place to eat. Join other passionate foodies to snack your way through the neighborhood. Your guide directs you to a hidden bakery and an authentic Italian salumeria. Visit the Old North Church and maybe even get a chance to talk with the neighborhood’s best bakers. Pizza, pastries, and other delights round out your experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.50
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Cape Cod Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour

Cape Cod Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour

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Experience the best of Cape Cod in your own time without overlooking any sights with this self-guided driving tour. Download the app with its GPS map, audios and text, and hit the road from the Cape Cod Visitor Center. Follow the route to see and learn about the peninsula's lighthouses, beaches and sights, and take optional detours to relax, hike or delve deeper into the cape's history. With no expiry date, you can dip in and out whenever you wish.
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  • 3 hours
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The Salem Night Tour
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The Salem Night Tour

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When night falls across Salem, it's the perfect time to explore the city’s spooky and sinister past on a haunted history tour. On this top-rated walk through one of America's most haunted places, follow a licensed guide along lamplit streets while listening to legends and true tales of witchcraft, murder, mayhem, and more. Visit sites related to the infamous 17th-century Salem Witch Trials, and hear about the ghostly spirits said to still rattle through the town’s historic homes and graveyards.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)

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Take a deep dive into the history of the American Revolution on this walking tour of Boston. Your historian guide will focus on the years between and 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with lots to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask plenty of questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Walk the Historic Freedom Trail

Walk the Historic Freedom Trail

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Cover the highlights of the Freedom Trail on this walking tour of Downtown Boston. A shorter route leading between Boston Common and Faneuil Hall Marketplace is ideal for travelers who don’t have the time or inclination to cover the full extended route. A costumed guide adds a theatrical touch to the experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail
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Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail

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Explore elegant neighborhoods, historic streets, and American landmarks on a Boston walking tour from the Back Bay to Beacon Hill and downtown portions of the Freedom Trail. Learn about Boston’s history and culture as you stroll brownstone-lined avenues and walk the shady paths of the Boston Public Garden. Step into Boston’s Revolutionary history in the churches, cemeteries, and battlegrounds of the American struggle for independence.
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  • 2 hours
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Boston Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

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Boston Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

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With its centuries of history, it’s no surprise Boston is packed with haunted sights, though they aren’t always easy for visitors to find. On this nighttime ghost tour, follow a guide to some of the city’s most storied landmarks, such as the Granary Burying Ground, the Boston Opera House, and the Massachusetts State House, and discover the hidden history and spooky sightings associated with each.
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour

Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour

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For anyone thinking of attending Harvard, or for those who simply want a glimpse of college life at the famous university, this tour is a must. Get an exclusive account from current Harvard students, who provide key insights into the life and times at Cambridge with a theatrical, humorous flair. Check out the old buildings at Harvard Yard and Harvard Square and learn about the school’s storied past. Illustrated map of Harvard Square included. Choose from several departure times throughout the day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour

Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour

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Explore Boston’s Freedom Trail independently and on your own time with this audio walking tour. The tour never expires, so take your time to learn about Boston’s history and explore its center in the company of the audio guide. An easy-to-navigate app with GPS allows you to wander confidently throughout Boston.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Marble House Admission
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Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Marble House Admission

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Escape the hustle of the city and get away to the tranquility of Newport, Rhode Island, on a guided, small-group day tour from Boston. This quaint coastal town, known as America’s First Resort, is the perfect getaway and just 70 miles south of Beantown. Explore the Breakers mansion, the most grandiose of Newport’s summer mansions. Visit attractions like the Ocean Drive Historic District, the St Mary’s Church complex and the U.S. Naval War College, among others. Hotel pickup and drop-off plus a snack, guidebook and discount offer card are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Freedom Trail in Boston
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Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Freedom Trail in Boston

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Explore Boston's Freedom Trail on this informative and historic tour complete with a guide. Wander cobblestone streets, check out the architecture, and learn about the colorful past of this dynamic destination. Stops include Faneuil Hall, King's Chapel, Boston Common, and more.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops
"Easy access on and off. We stayed on through entire loop around once and then decided where we wanted to hop off. We had a great time! Was a wonderful way to see the city! Narration was very informative."..."
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Boston Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour
"Fantastic food stops and wonderful Boston tour. Learned a lot and had a great time! Small group, great walk around the North End and city, ending at the Boston Common across from Cheers!"..."
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution
"It was a great day, nice fresh air on a hot day. Peaceful feeling. But overall I like it. If your driving be ready to pay for parking."..."
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The Revolutionary Story Walking Tour in Boston
"The tour was fantastic, our guide was upbeat and very knowledgeable. He made learning and understanding the history very relatable. Great job!!!"..."
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Boston's "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour
"Our guide Scotty was great! Lots of great history with delicious pizza and info only a local would know👍"..."
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Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour
"Great family tour. Informative and interactive. Moved along well. Mix of walking and riding on trolley."..."
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Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour
"Old State House and Beacon Hill we're most memorable. Burying Ground also very interesting. Unfinished Steeple most surprising."..."
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark
"There is so much history here and it more than just baseball. I really enjoyed walking all over the stadium and learning everything."..."
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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"Great tour! Ryan was excellent tour guy he was very knowledgeable. It was a great tour and I recommend it."..."
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Tour of The Freedom Trail
"The guide, Jeremiah Poope, was terrific. Lots of history and plenty of humor. I would do it again and would be especially eager if we could have Jeremiah as our guide."..."
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Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide
"This was an amazing way to get some history of the freedom trail. Our guide was knowledgeable, entertaining and professional. If you want a good time and some back history of Boston, take this tour!"..."
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour
"I could not rate this tour more highly if I tried. The tour was engaging, super informative and very enjoyable. As a result, we left Salem very happy indeed and would love to go back one day to explore more."..."
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay
"Alan was knowledgeable, easy going, friendly. He was open to questions and had a great sense of humor. He paced the tour well despite the distance and amount of info covered. We’d highly recommend to anyone wanting know more about Boston and colonial America."..."
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Boston's North End Walking Food Tour
"Best tour of the week. Tremendous insights and history for each step of the tour. And the food was delicious. Tour was a complete success."..."
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Cape Cod Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour
"This was our first time using a self guided tour app. It was easy to follow and very thorough in helping us discover the entire Cape Cod! When we went off on the ‘detours’ we used Waze on my phone to ensure we got back on track with the app. We highly recommend this inexpensive alternative for touring!"..."
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The Salem Night Tour
"Sebastian was fabulous! Completely engaging & entertaining! Interesting spooky tales of Salem history hauntings! I highly recommend this tour."..."
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)
"Our Guide was very knowledgeable and did a great job in presenting a story line rather than just showing us the sites. The only negative is the tour which was already 2.5 hours went 20 minutes over. For us we missed the next tour as we ran out of time to get there. I felt we got our moneys worth."..."
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Walk the Historic Freedom Trail
"Very informative tour! Our tour guide made history come to life! The only con was our tour group was a bit large."..."
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Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail
"Our guide Alan was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. He kept our family (including two teenagers) entertained for the entire tour. Fun tour!"..."
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Boston Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour
"We had a wonderful time learning more about Boston and hearing some of spooky stories about the city. Lily, our tour guide, was very personable and knowledgeable."..."
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
"We had a good experience! The tour was informative, about 1.5 hours long and our guide Molly was just great! It would’ve been even better if we could’ve walked inside the buildings as well, or at least the library."..."
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Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour
"I really enjoyed the presentation, and appreciated being able to pause and re-join. The narration was informative, professional, and concise."..."
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Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Marble House Admission
"I really enjoyed this trip. However, my two 12 year old grandchildren were not interested at all. My favorite part was walking through the old town and seeing the houses built in the 1700s and 1800s."..."
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Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Freedom Trail in Boston
"It was perfect. Short and sweet. Out tour guide Allen was very friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend it."..."
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