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Lizzie Borden House Tour

Lizzie Borden House Tour

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The place of two of America’s greatest unsolved mysteries on August 4, 1892 which coined the term “Ax Murderer”. Today, the Lizzie Borden compound is many things to many people. It operates as a museum, bed, breakfast, and drinking establishment; one of the most haunted places in the United States. The house tours are offered in the late mornings and afternoons, and it is the only tour where you can visit all of the rooms in the house, including where Abbie Borden was murdered.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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Battle of Lexington & Concord Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

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Battle of Lexington & Concord Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

Discover the thrilling events behind the “shot heard ‘round the world” with this self-guided driving tour through Lexington and Concord. Follow the path of the very first battle of the American Revolutionary War, from a shootout in the town square to a life-or-death struggle on a narrow bridge. Step back in time and witness the courage and ferocity of the minute men who took on the greatest military power in the world. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! 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 and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, go to the Visitor Centre to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Salem Witch Walk
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The Salem Witch Walk

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Unlike other Salem walking tours, this witch walking tour is led by a practicing witch, so you can learn about the history of witchcraft, as well as how it’s practiced today. Along with visiting the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, you’ll participate in a real magic circle and help raise energy for a blessing. Plus, water and candy is provided, so you can stayed fueled up during the walk.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$25.65
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The Art of Paul Pedulla

The Art of Paul Pedulla

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Discover Boston’s thriving SoWa Art and Design District—and meet one of the city’s acclaimed local artists, Paul Pedulla—during this studio visit, talk, and neighborhood tour. Meet at Pedulla’s studio space; with a maximum of 10 attendees, this small-group tour provides an intimate way to learn about his work and about the Boston art scene. Following the tour and talk, you’ll receive a guide to SoWa’s other highlights, and can continue exploring independently.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Boston

Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Boston

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Other than expensive private tours, this is the only available tour of the Freedom Trail on which tour goers will view all 16 official sites of the Freedom Trail in a single tour. For the Boston visitor with the busy itinerary, this is the most economical option in terms of time and money to check the Freedom Trail off of your list. Our guides have decades of experience in tourism, history, and performing, let them ensure that your experience of the Freedom Trail is everything that it can be!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$25.00
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour

Black Cat Historical Day Tour

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If you’re a history buff visiting Salem, don’t miss out on this history-focused tour that reveals the city’s turbulent past. A costumed guide tells tales of war, witchcraft, pirates and Puritans, and reveals information that you’re unlikely to find in the guide book. This tour, which proves ideal for first-time visitors, is unscripted and can therefore be tailored according to the interests of the group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$20.00
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Best of Boston Tour

Best of Boston Tour

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This small-group tour of Boston highlights the most prominent sites and attractions in the city. It includes a visit to: Bunker Hill Monument, Quincy Market and a Boston Harbor Cruise. You will also enjoy a narrated drive through the city passing by multiple points of interest, including: MIT, Harvard University and Fenway Park. Tour includes: • Narrated driving tour through Boston while passing multiple points of interest, including: MIT, Harvard University and Fenway Park • Pass by the USS Constitution • Visit to Bunker Hill Monument • 90-minute, narrated Boston Harbour Cruise boat ride • Visit to the New England Holocaust Memorial and Great Hall • Visit to Quincy Market (food and souvenirs available for purchase here) • Pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown Boston
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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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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$254.14
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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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$641.52
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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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$26.00
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The Revolutionary Story Tour
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The Revolutionary Story Tour

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What makes this tour different is that instead of walking the Freedom Trail geographically – starting at one end and following it to the other – we let the escalating action of the American Revolution guide us through the crooked streets of Boston. The sightseeing is synchronized with and unfolds to the storytelling. There’s a lot less emphasis on dry facts and dates and a lot more on the passions, personalities, and psychologies driving the events; recreating the drama and recapturing the energy that invented America. It's not only much more enjoyable it's also the most effective way to explore the city and relive the history. The entire experience has been built with the aspirations and anxieties of a fellow tourist in mind: the groups are kept small so you aren't herded around; we cover both the major sights and the hidden gems; extensive visual aids and props help you grasp the material, and you'll traverse all original neighborhoods getting a sense of the modern city as well. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.50
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Historic Boston Taverns Tour with 2 Drinks & Round-Trip Ferry

Historic Boston Taverns Tour with 2 Drinks & Round-Trip Ferry

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Get a taste for Boston’s best pizza and beer on a guided pub crawl around the city. Boston taverns are legendary. In fact, our founding fathers planned the American Revolution in one of them, and it’s still open today. Step inside this historic pub and grab a cold one (or two) along with some of Boston’s best pizza. During the tour, you’ll explore some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, like Beacon Hill, the Blackstone Block, the North End and Charlestown and two taverns.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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Private Boston North End Pizza, Cannoli and History Walking Tour (2 - 4 Guests)
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Private Boston North End Pizza, Cannoli and History Walking Tour (2 - 4 Guests)

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Tour like a Local with a Private Guide! Treat yourself to some of the best pizza in Boston on this Private North End History & Pizza Walking Tour through Boston's "Little Italy". See the sights as you walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary Patriots like Paul Revere, Samuel Adams and George Washington. During this fun history walk you’ll see FIVE Freedom Trail sites, plus enjoy THREE different slices from some of Boston’s very best Pizzerias. Pizzerias on tour can rotate from day to day, and may include – a slice named in the “Top 25 Best” in America by a Famous Food Critic, a slice from Boston’s oldest Pizzeria with a brick oven from 1883, a “Secret Underground” spot for grilled flat-bread Pizza, or from a restaurant named one of the “Top 10 Best” Italian Restaurants in the World! Bonus Stop at Modern Pastry to finish with a FREE cannoli! See top Boston sites including Paul Revere House, the Skinny House, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution, and Copp's Hill Burying Ground.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.00
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Boston's North End
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Boston's North End "Little Italy" Pizza, Cannoli, and 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
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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Martha's Vineyard Day Trip with Optional Island Tour from Boston

Martha's Vineyard Day Trip with Optional Island Tour from Boston

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Visit Martha’s Vineyard on a day trip from Boston to experience the island beauty without the hassle of booking ground and ferry transport. From hotel pickup and drop-off to included ferry tickets, snacks, water, and sightseeing maps, this Martha’s Vineyard excursion is designed for maximum time exploring, with the option to upgrade and include a guided tour of the entire island aboard a high-top, small-group van and explore all six towns on the island, indulge in lunch, and spend more time learning about scenic New England.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.00
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Small Group Tour of Freedom Trail History (Evening)

Small Group Tour of Freedom Trail History (Evening)

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour
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Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour

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Lobster, Chowder, Baked Beans and Boston Cream Pie! Have you heard about these culinary classics? Curious about where to eat them? Wondering why these foods became so popular in Boston in the first place? Join us on our Classic Bites of Boston Tour and you’ll learn about all of the above – and taste these iconic dishes for yourself too! During this tasty stroll, you can expect to: *Dig into the classic foods Boston has become famous for. *Delve into the history of these dishes and how they came to be local classics. *Discover downtown Boston in a different – and delicious – way!
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  • 3 hours
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$92.80
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Private Group Walking Tour of Harvard University

Private Group Walking Tour of Harvard University

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Enjoy this 90-minute, private tour of Harvard University for you and your guests! The tour is completely customizable to fit your group’s needs. Throughout this tour, your informative guide – a current university student – will offer a unique perspective of college life at the famed institution. As you tour the grounds, be entertained by your guide’s stories and Harvard lore – partly scripted and partly shared from personal experience. Learn about the most famous people that attended Harvard, hear historical anecdotes and get an insider’s view on current college life. After a stop at the Plaza, Winthrop Park and Mt Auburn Street in Harvard Square, complete your tour at the Harvard Cooperative Society (COOP), the University’s official bookstore.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$275.25
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
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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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Boston's North End Small-Group Walking Food Tour

Boston's North End Small-Group 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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Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Boston Small-Group 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
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

Boston History & Highlights Small Group 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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Private Boston to Newport Tour with Breakers & Elms Mansion Entry (1-5 People)

Private Boston to Newport Tour with Breakers & Elms Mansion Entry (1-5 People)

Escape to the lovely coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island, on this Private day trip from Boston (or other agreed upon location). This amazing trip includes both a guided tour of the coastal town, as well as free time to explore at your leisure. Explore The Breakers mansion, the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II's family, as well as the French chateau-styled mansion of The Elms. See top Newport attractions such as St Mary's Parish, Ocean Drive and the Naval War College on a narrated tour. Then discover this quaint and historic city while enjoying lunch at one of Newport's many great restaurants.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,149.00
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Private Boston to Plymouth Tour with Plimoth Plantation and Mayflower Admission

Private Boston to Plymouth Tour with Plimoth Plantation and Mayflower Admission

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Leave Boston behind and visit two iconic attractions (and so much more) on this Private day trip from Boston (or other location) to "America's Hometown" Plymouth, MA. This unique day trip travels through "The City of Presidents" Quincy, MA where you'll visit the birthplaces of two U.S. Presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams. You'll also travel along the coast through the beautiful towns of Cohasset, Scituate, Marshfield and Duxbury. While en route to Plymouth you will learn about this historical area of Massachusetts called the South Shore. Upon arrival in Plymouth you will have time for lunch on the Harbor. After lunch the rest of your day will be spent viewing Plymouth Rock, boarding the Mayflower II and visiting Plimoth Plantation with Skip-The-Line Admission. There are also other surprises on this trip that will have you in awe! This magnificent day trip is one that you surely will never forget!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,199.00
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Massachusetts

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The Salem Witch Walk
"Charlotte was fun and engaging and most of all knowledgeable. I could tell by the smiles on the faces of everyone in the group that we were all having a great time and learning a lot about modern day witches."..."
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Tour of The Freedom Trail
"The guide was excellent!! 100% recommended! All questions asked were answered. Very knowledgeable. Impressed."..."
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The Revolutionary Story Tour
"The whole tour was excellent! My husband and I are both in our 20s and loved hearing all the facts and stories about Boston. Mike was super knowledgeable and fun to listen to. Just go. it’s great!"..."
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Historic Boston Taverns Tour with 2 Drinks & Round-Trip Ferry
"My boyfriend and I had a tour last night. Our guide was Sean. It was very informative . He had a great personality and was very knowledgeable . The three pizza slices were awesome along with the beers from the taverns we visited. Loved eating and drinking while learning fun facts!!!"..."
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Boston's North End "Little Italy" Pizza, Cannoli, and History Walking Food Tour
"Loved the North end, and the tour was great! A nice selection of pizza and education. 😀. Can’t wait to try the Canolli."..."
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Martha's Vineyard Day Trip with Optional Island Tour from Boston
"Great trip!! If you visit Boston you should definitely take this day trip down to Martha’s Vineyard."..."
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Small Group Tour of Freedom Trail History (Evening)
"Excellent tour - I've been in Boston 10 months and have walked the Freedom Trail several times with friends - wish this would have been the first tour I took when I arrived - details and insights were incredible. The best part is Ted is a great story teller and super excited about everything Boston - have fun!"..."
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Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour
"This was the 5th Walking Food Tour I've taken in Boston. It was the best one by far! The guide was the most knowledgeable, the food was the best and was a good variety and the guide was easy to understand. I will be taking more tours with this company when I return to Boston."..."
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Private Group Walking Tour of Harvard University
"I’ve enjoyed the private tour very much. We joined the tour with two small kids. The kids were crying and running around the tour, but guide took care of us and he customized the explanation for us. We had may chance to ask questions. I recommend the tour from bottom of heart"..."
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
"Learning the history. Walking the town. Seeing the local spots. Great places for lunch. Monuments were wonderful."..."
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Boston's North End Small-Group Walking Food Tour
"I loved our tour guide! She was extremely knowledgeable and fun to talk to. The food was great and it was a one of a kind experience."..."
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Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour
"Tim our guide was great! His knowledge and sense of humor made the tour fun. The food stops he chose were delicious."..."
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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour
"Tim was an excellent tour guide. He was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of Boston. The weather was gorgeous and the walk was all worthwhile."..."

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