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Copley Square Tours and Activities

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Located in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Copley Square is among the most beautiful public parks in the city. For more than 100 years, it has been a hub of downtown activity and historical significance for the sheer number of institutions built here since the 1800s. Many still stand today, including the stunning Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, Old South Church, the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel and New England's tallest skyscraper, John Hancock Tower.

The square is best known as the site of the finish line for the annual Boston Marathon, and there is a 1996 memorial here celebrating the race's 100th anniversary. It is also well known as a downtown commercial hub with a variety of upscale restaurants and shopping options. The onsite Copley Place mall includes high-end stores such as Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Porsche Design and Tiffany & Co.

Visitors will also appreciate the rotating calendar of events offered in the park throughout the year, ranging from large concerts to farmers' markets.

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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 15 Stops

Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 15 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. If you upgrade to the Gold or Platinum Pass, you will be given your (seasonal) Harbor Cruise ticket when you check in for the Trolley Tour. These seasonal cruises depart periodically throughout the day close to Stop 1.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.35
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$49.35

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

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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$35.00
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$35.00

Boston City view Bicycle Tour

Boston City view Bicycle Tour

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Discover Boston’s top attractions on this comprehensive guided bike tour around the city. See the unique character and charm of each community up close, like the beautiful brownstones in Back Bay and the South End. Visit Boston’s historic North End and pedal past Copley Square and Fenway Park. Cross the Freedom Trail, passing significant locations to United States history.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$68.00
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$68.00

Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

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Disembark your ship and take a short walk from Cruiseport Boston to explore the best the city has to offer—a hop-on hop-off tour of Beantown. Visit Boston’s top attractions on a loop around town. Get to know the city, on your own, with live onboard commentary from a professional tour conductor.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.35
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$49.35

Boston Private City Tour

Boston Private City Tour

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Discover the best of Boston and see the sights that interest you most on this half-day tour. Board your private vehicle along with your group and explore key landmarks in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. See Harvard University, Fenway Park, the Boston Public Library, Beacon Hill, and much more while listening to commentary from your driver about Boston’s history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$449.90
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$449.90
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Boston Most Famous Foodie Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

Boston Most Famous Foodie Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

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Our Boston Food Tour will take you to the most iconic and delicious spots in Boston all in one day. If you are looking for a little bit of culture, great photos, and a ton of delicious food then this is the tour for you. The day will start with meeting with your friendly local guide. From there your tour will begin as you start your day walking throughout Boston and dining at the most famous and delicious food spots in Boston. This half-day tour will be fully packed with famous landmarks, yummy food and much much more! ==== Full schedule 12:00 PM - Meet your guide at the Aquarium Subway Station 12:10 PM - Enjoy some Boston Clam Chowder near Quincy Market 12:50 PM - Taste a historical favorite and a Samuel Adams beer 1:50 PM - Munch on pizza and beer at the Boston Public Market 2:30 PM - Indulge in a slice of delicious Boston Cream Pie 3:00 PM - Say goodbye to your guide at the Haymarket Subway Station
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$317.67
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$317.67
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Boston's Emerald Necklace Guided Bicycle Tour
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Boston's Emerald Necklace Guided Bicycle Tour

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Discover Boston’s fall beauty on this guided, 4-hour, small-group bike tour around the North End of the city. Explore the historic Emerald Necklace, a 1,100-acre chain of parks linked by parkways and waterways in Boston and Brookline. Visit the shaded boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue, the shores of Jamaica Pond, and the popular, winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Also, see the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston’s newest public park; the famous Charles River Esplanade; the Boston Common and Public Garden and much more.
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  • 4 hours
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$89.00
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$89.00

Private Customized Walking Tour of Boston

Private Customized Walking Tour of Boston

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Explore Boston in a way that interests you on a private walking tour that can be customized to your preferences. You'll follow a flexible itinerary tailored to include attractions that you want to see, such as Boston Common, Freedom Trail, or Copley Square. If you don't have specific interests, you can leave the itinerary up to your guide. Either way, this is a chance to enjoy Boston's history and charm with a guide all to yourself.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.00
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$450.00
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Boston Sightseeing Tour - a fully-narrated driving tour
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Boston Sightseeing Tour - a fully-narrated driving tour

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This tour will begin at your home, hotel or cruise ship and take you past the most interesting places in Boston including the Paul Revere House, the USS Constitution, the Bunker Hill Battle Monument, Copley Square and Fenway Park. Along the way you’ll see the historic homes and churches of the Back Bay, the South End, and Beacon Hill. You’ll hear the stories behind Paul Revere’s ride, the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. You’ll see Boston’s most prominent buildings and neighborhoods as well as some lesser-known points of interest. This is the best way to see as much of Boston as possible in a brief time and do so at a pace you will enjoy.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$414.35
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$414.35
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1-Hour Run through Boston

1-Hour Run through Boston

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Get the insight of a local while running through Boston's historic streets. You'll learn about the city's present and past, while working up a sweat and seeing much more than you could in an hour of walking.
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  • 1 hour
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$29.00
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$29.00

Boston Scavenger Hunt: Boston Parks & Works of Art

Boston Scavenger Hunt: Boston Parks & Works of Art

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

Boston Scavenger Hunt: Back Bay & Beyond

Boston Scavenger Hunt: Back Bay & Beyond

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

Boston Back Bay Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Boston Back Bay Tourist Scavenger Hunt

It takes 2-3 hours to complete, do it whenever you wish - you select your own date and start time, no scheduling or reservation needed. 20+ challenges, games and enigmas to solve as you walk through this historic neighborhood.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$37.16
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$37.16
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Private City Tour of Boston, Lexington, and Concord
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Private City Tour of Boston, Lexington, and Concord

See all Boston's most important sights in a six hours, private, guided city tour, in a comfortable luxury vehicle. If you value, time, privacy, comfort and would like to have a good overview of the city of Boston, Lexington and Concord at your own convenience and pace, we are the right choice for you. We will drive by or stop and wait at the sights you are most interested in. Our tour is totally customizable and our priority is to please you, not keep a schedule.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$674.85
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$674.85
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Full-Day Private Tour of Boston with Pick Up

Full-Day Private Tour of Boston with Pick Up

For this private tour of Boston, let us take you to all the emblematic sites of the city. Also, enjoy a view of the famous Universities that Boston holds. This full-day private tour is perfect for you if you have a short time in Boston and want to take advantage of it as much as possible. Pick-up will be set from your hotel in Boston. Your official tour guide and your driver in a private vehicle will be waiting for you to start this 8-hour tour. Suggested itinerary: Boston Common Faneuil Hall Quincy Market Boston Stone Union Oyster House There will also be some time destined to visit the Universities. The exact duration of each stop will depend on each tour. Being private, the tour can be customised and the itinerary is just a suggested itinerary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,065.29
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$1,065.29
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Boston Fall Foliage Guided Bicycle Tour
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Boston Fall Foliage Guided Bicycle Tour

The Boston Fall Foliage bike tour is an amazing way to see Boston’s most famous spaces with their Autumn leaves - you may forget you are in the heart of the city! Discover Frederick Law Olmsted’s famous system of parks on this bicycle tour of the historic Emerald Necklace. From the boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue to the popular shores of Jamaica Pond to the winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum, this route is a fabulous way to experience Boston's park system. The route is a favorite among locals! The parks are gorgeous any time of the year, but the foliage peaks in color between mid October and early November. This tour is up to 4 hours long and covers at least 15 miles, with several hills. Riders must be comfortable spending that much time on a bike and covering that distance. This ride covers many hidden gems in Boston.
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  • 4 hours
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$89.00
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$89.00

Private 4-hour City Tour in Boston with private driver and official guide

Private 4-hour City Tour in Boston with private driver and official guide

Enjoy this private half day tour with your own private driver and official tour guide and explore the vibrant city of Boston. Get ready to explore the most emblematic and nicest spots in this wonderful city. We will pick you up from your hotel or place of choice (hotel or apartment) in Boston and take you on this private tour, with your own chauffeur and guide to The Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall Market place, Quincy Market and many more fantastic sites in the home of the first subway system of the United States. Once we start the tour, we offer you to visit, amongst other sites Freedom Trail Harvard University Trinity Church Boston Common Massachusetts State House Boston City Hall HarborWalk Faneuil Hall Marketplace North End At the end of the tour, your private driver will take you back to your hotel in Boston. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$616.19
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$616.19
Price varies by group size

Boston City Center Private Exploration Game

Boston City Center Private Exploration Game

Learn about Boston’s rich history and its standing in the U.S history of being “first in the nation” to build and enact many things. You’ll see the architecturally beautiful Public Library, historic State House, lush Boston Common, and many more iconic firsts. See the first and architecturally beautiful Boston Public Library and learn about the first state constitution in the United States, discover where Alexander Graham Bell first used the telephone. Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt. Each clue will lead you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions. As you answer the questions, solve the challenge, or guess the answer, the secret story of each place is unlocked. The city game will take you about 1 hour and 20 minutes to complete, but there’s no time limit which will allow you to go at your own pace. Just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$8.28
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$8.28
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Private 4-hour Walking Tour in Boston with official tour guide

Private 4-hour Walking Tour in Boston with official tour guide

Enjoy this private half day walking tour with your own official tour guide and explore the vibrant city of Boston. Get ready to explore the most emblematic and nicest spots in this wonderful city. You will meet the guide in a central point or in your hotel centrally located in Boston who will take you on this private tour. You will be able to visit The Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Quincy Market and many more fantastic sites in the home of the first subway system of the United States. Once we start the tour, we offer you to visit, amongst other sites Trinity Church Boston Common Massachusetts State House Boston City Hall HarborWalk Faneuil Hall Marketplace North End - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$244.11
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$244.11
Price varies by group size

Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Boston

Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Boston

Flytographer Private Vacation Photo Shoot Connect with a local hand-picked professional photographer in Boston and capture your most memorable moments during this private photo shoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Boston, including where to eat & what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality vacation photos — the best souvenir ever. We specialize in: - honeymoons - family trips - engagements - anniversaries - romantic getaways - multi-generational trips - babymoons - solo travellers - and just because! With over 10,000 5-star reviews, Flytographer is the global leader in vacation photography and has captured over 3 million memories for travellers across six continents. We’ve been featured across A-list media, including Conde Nast Traveler, Oprah, Forbes, Travel + Leisure, New York Times, BRIDES, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle Magazine, Elle, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, Huffington Post, & many more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$299.00
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$299.00
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Should I book Copley Square tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Copley Square can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Copley Square 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Copley Square costs USD 8.28. Guided Copley Square tours start around USD 8.28 per person.
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