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Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran

Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran

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Experience the best of New England’s marine wildlife on this guided whale-watching cruise around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Hop on a high-speed catamaran that gets to and from the whales in the least amount of time possible. See humpback and fin whales, plus Atlantic white-sided dolphins with the help of a naturalist guide. The on-board galley offers food and beverages for purchase during the trip.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.75
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$57.75
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Skip-The-Line: New England Aquarium Admission Ticket

Skip-The-Line: New England Aquarium Admission Ticket

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From seals and sea lions to sea turtles, seadragons, and stingrays, the New England Aquarium is the place to discover more than 800 different marine animals under one roof—or in one big tank. Check out the four-story Giant Ocean Tank, featuring a brand new coral reef, underwater communications system and hundreds of Caribbean reef animals. Grab an admission ticket and movie pass and have an unforgettable aquarium adventure.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Harbor Cruise & Sail On Our 125 Foot Tall Ship Liberty Clipper in Boston

Harbor Cruise & Sail On Our 125 Foot Tall Ship Liberty Clipper in Boston

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Explore Boston by boat with this cruise on the Liberty Clipper. Help the crew hoist the sails or simply find a spot on deck to enjoy the views. Your captain creates a route depending on wind direction, heading toward the outer harbor for a glimpse of Fort Independence, or sailing toward East Boston for views of the Charlestown Navy Yard, home to the USS Constitution.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.00
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$41.00
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Boston City View Bicycle Tour: See Fenway Park, North End, Back Bay, and More

Boston City View Bicycle Tour: See Fenway Park, North End, Back Bay, and More

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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, also known as Little Italy, 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.75
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$57.75
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Boston's Emerald Necklace Guided Bicycle Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.00
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$78.00
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Boston Classic: Duck Boat Sightseeing Tour

Boston Classic: Duck Boat Sightseeing Tour

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Hop into a duck boat—renovated World War II amphibious vehicle—for a comprehensive tour of Boston. Pass Boston Common, Quincy Market, and the Celtics' home turf at TD Garden. Then splashdown into the Charles River for a view of the city by boat. Learn all about Boston's history and landmarks as you go.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.34
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Boston Freedom Trail Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Boston Freedom Trail Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Discover Boston in a fun new way on this 3-hour scavenger hunt. Jump into the middle of an exciting adventure from Boston Common to the Freedom Trail, the North End neighborhood and other real-life locations around town. Discover both well-known and overlooked sites, solving clues and completing challenges via smartphone while learning the local history of this capital city of Massachusetts. Teams of 2- to 5-people are welcome.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.44
$20.52
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Comfort Hybrid Boston City Bike Rental

Comfort Hybrid Boston City Bike Rental

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Set out for the colonial streets of Boston with this 2-hour or 24-hour bike rental and explore the city’s winding neighborhoods at your own pace. Select among a variety of comfortable hybrid bikes and pedal past the North End, Boston’s picturesque wharfs, historical Fenway Park, the dignified brownstones of Beacon Hill and the downtown public park of Boston Common within minutes.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00
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Boston to Niagara Falls Self Guided Day Trip by Air

Boston to Niagara Falls Self Guided Day Trip by Air

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Escape the city on a day-long Niagara Falls adventure from Boston by air. Take in views of rural New England during the 60-minute flight, then touch down for a day of exploring, shopping and dining. Feel the spray from the deck of the Maid of the Mist cruise, and watch the powerful river slip beneath the hull. Enjoy VIP seating and a 2-course lunch at Tony Roma's, then see the town’s museums, boutiques and historic landmarks at your own pace before returning to Boston.
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  • 1 day
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$674.00
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$674.00

Boston to New Hampshire Fall Foliage White Mountains Tour

Boston to New Hampshire Fall Foliage White Mountains Tour

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New England is renowned for having some of the most beautiful fall foliage in the country—and this seamless, full-day tour from Boston makes it easy to discover the region’s vibrant scenery. Following morning pickup from your Boston hotel, travel to New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and stop for photography breaks along the Kancamagus Highway. Following lunch in charming North Conway (own expense), continue the seasonal sightseeing as you journey to the storied Mount Washington Hotel. At the end of the day, return to your Boston hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00
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Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise

Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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Take an evening cruise on Boston Harbor to watch the sunset from the water. Glide out to the Old North Church and Historic Site, the Charlestown Navy Yard, Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, and the USS Cassin Young. As a bonus, listen to the cannon fire of the USS Constitution, which marks the sunset each night.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.67
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Sightseeing Day Sail around Boston Harbor

Sightseeing Day Sail around Boston Harbor

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See Boston Harbor’s sights from the water on this day sail aboard a replica of a pilot schooner. Step aboard the boat and sail off through the harbor, bound for Spectacle Island, Fort Independence, Castle Island, and Long Island. Listen to guided commentary on the harbor’s history and ecosystem while you sail, snapping photos of Boston’s coast from the water.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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$48.00
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Boston Harbor Sunset Sightseeing Cruise

Boston Harbor Sunset Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the beauty of dusk along Boston Harbor on this sunset sightseeing cruise. See all the historic attractions that Boston Harbor has to offer and witness the USS Constitution’s traditional sunset ritual — ceremoniously firing her cannon and lowering her flag, signaling the end of the day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.70
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$36.70
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Sunset Sailing Cruise on a Tall Ship in Boston Harbor

Sunset Sailing Cruise on a Tall Ship in Boston Harbor

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Experience Boston Harbor on a sunset cruise aboard a historic tall ship. Depart from Central Wharf on the 67-foot Liberty Star or the 125-foot Liberty Clipper and enjoy views of the outer harbor, Fort Independence, East Boston, the Charlestown Navy Yard, and beyond. Relax and let the crew handle the sails or jump in the action and a grab a line on this fun and affordable outing.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.00
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$46.00
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Go Boston Explorer Pass

Go Boston Explorer Pass

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See more of Boston for one low price by purchasing the Boston Explorer Pass. Save big off regular prices as you get admission to your choice of three, four or five Boston attractions, picking among top city highlights like a Fenway Park Tour, USS Constitution Cruise, Freedom Trail Walking Tour, and much more. An included guidebook helps design the perfect itinerary. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes (purchased by December 31) are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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$60.00
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$60.00

Tour de Cambridge Guided Bicycle Tour

Tour de Cambridge Guided Bicycle Tour

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Experience the charms of Cambridge on this bicycle tour. Sometimes referred to as “Boston’s Left Bank,” Cambridge is a celebrated hub for academia, technology, and culture. Ride across the gleaming waters of the Charles River and visit Harvard Square, MIT, the Stata Center designed by Frank Gehry, and more. Over the course of 2.5 to 3 hours, you’ll cover 11-13 miles in this bike-friendly area.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.75
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Spirit of Boston Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

Spirit of Boston Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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Try a unique alternative to a typical night out in downtown Boston on an exciting dinner cruise along the city’s waterfront. This expedition on Boston Harbor features an all-you-can-eat buffet meal with live entertainment and dancing. Watch the sunset, then take a stroll under the stars and enjoy the view of the illuminated Boston skyline at night or head to the dance floor for music and fun inside the ship’s nightclub. Bring that special someone or a whole group of friends for a night to remember.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.67
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Open Water Scuba Course

Open Water Scuba Course

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If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course and once you are certified you can dive anywhere in the world with the certification from the world's largest and best scuba organization. Minimum age: 10 years Duration: 3 days Max depth: 18m/60ft
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$512.18
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$512.18

Boston CityPASS

Boston CityPASS

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Experience Boston’s must-see tourist attractions — and enjoy considerable savings — on this exciting Boston CityPASS. Visit the popular New England Aquarium, Museum of Science and relax on a Boston Harbor Cruises. Choose between the Harvard Museum of Natural History or the Franklin Park Zoo to complete the experience. This Boston CityPASS is valid for 30 consecutive days from date of first use. Convenient mobile tickets are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Transportation to and from the attractions is not included.
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  • 30 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Go Boston All-Inclusive Pass

Go Boston All-Inclusive Pass

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Seeing the best of Boston doesn’t get any easier, or more economical, than with the Go Boston Pass. This flexible sightseeing pass allows visitors to pick and choose from a wide variety of Boston’s top attractions, almost 40 in all, at any pace desired over the course of one, two, three, five, or seven consecutive days. Enjoy immediate entry to attractions. Simply save the pass (available as your 'ticket' after purchase) on your mobile device and go. No voucher redemption is required. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes (purchased by December 31) are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 30 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 7 days
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$65.00
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$65.00

Boston Harbor Night Cruise

Boston Harbor Night Cruise

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Enjoy the beauty of Boston illuminated on this 1-hour evening cruise. Coast past sights like the Old North Church, Independence Wharf, the U.S.S. Constitution, the New England Aquarium, and more. Choose between open-air seating on the top deck, with blankets available, or stay cozy in the interior cabin. Alcohol, water, soda, and snacks are available for sale.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.67
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Spirit of Boston Lunch Cruise

Spirit of Boston Lunch Cruise

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Enjoy Boston from the water while dining on a delicious buffet lunch on this cruise. See an array of top landmarks including Bunker Hill, the World Trade Center, and the site of the 1773 Boston Tea Party. Hear narrated commentary on the sites, and after lunch, head up to the top deck—the largest outdoor patio deck in town—where a DJ spins tunes from line dances to Top 40 hits.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.85
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Boston Scavenger Hunt: The Story of America

Boston Scavenger Hunt: The Story of America

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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's Freedom Trail GPS Self-Guided Audio Walk on Your Phone.

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Boston's Freedom Trail GPS Self-Guided Audio Walk on Your Phone.

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Walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War heroes, discover the story of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride, and relive the fight for American Independence with a self-guided audio tour! Journey back in time to historic Boston in the days of George Washington, Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and their revolutionary collaborators. Learn about everything from Boston Common (the heart of colonial Boston) to Bunker Hill (site of the first Revolutionary War battle) -- and everything in between at your own pace. Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the Boston Common Visitor Center, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience. This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.00
$5.00
$1.00 savings
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