Our Suggested Tours- Boston
Tell us what you want to see and do and how much time you have in Boston. We will create a memorable outing to suit your interests, schedule, and style of exploring. Here are our most popular tour ideas.
Boston Welcome — Broad Overview
Your private introduction to historic and contemporary Boston/Cambridge and our most requested drive/walk tour. It aims to fit in as many sites and commentary as your schedule allows. Discover our colonial, seafaring, intellectual past, historic firsts, and centers of today’s vibrant city.
Key historic landmarks and districts you may see –
Along the Freedom Trail: The Boston Common, Massachusetts State House, Old South Meeting, Kings Chapel and Burying Ground, Granary Burying Ground, Boston Massacre site, Paul Revere’s House, Old North Church, Old Ironsides, Bunker Hill.
Beyond the Freedom Trail: Back Bay, Copley Square, Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, Beacon Hill, Boston Public Garden, Fenway Park, the Emerald Necklace, Charles River, the Seaport, North End streets, and Harvard & MIT.
The more time you have, the further afield we may go — to South Boston and Dorchester Heights, to Townie’s Charlestown, or the trendy South End, or Cambridge’s Tory Row and Longfellow House.
Drive or drive/walk tour. Optimal: 3 or 4 hours. Minimum 2 hours; as long as 7 hours.
Boston Upclose — Focussed Overview
An overview of the city, but for those who want to pay special attention to a favorite location, era or topic, such as Beacon Hill, academic Boston, 19th Century Boston, innovation Boston, or our evolving seaport.
Drive/walk tour or walking tour. Minimum 2 hours
Boston Freedom Trail Tour
By far our favorite walking tour. View all the signature landmarks of Colonial and Revolutionary Boston, with enriching insights and detours. Walk from the North End to the edge of the Back Bay or the reverse. The Freedom Trail exists in the heart of Boston’s central business and shopping area, guaranteeing an exploration both historic and contemporary.
2 or 3 hours.
Walking tours of other places, too!
We offer walking tours of the South End, Beacon Hill and Back Bay, Harvard & MIT, Bay Village, 2 sides of the Waterfront, or a place you have in mind.