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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


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.
  • Join your local guide for a fun-filled journey on and off Boston’s famous Freedom Trail
  • Learn the modern impact of Boston’s most iconic historic sights
  • Explore some of the sights overlooked by many Boston visitors (and even locals!)
  • Take in the beauty of the architecture and quaintness of Beacon Hill
  • Enjoy a surprise local treat with your guide.
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Local English-speaking guide
A surprise local treat
Additional food and drink
Tips/gratuities for your guide

Departure Point

222 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA

The Aquarium “T” Station (Outside, in front of the Long Wharf Entrance – Northeast Corner of State St. and Atlantic Ave.)

Return Details

4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the social distancing policy during Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour.

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  • "If you have ANY mobility issues, this is not the tour for you, lots of stairs" See review
  • "The weather was gorgeous and the walk was all worthwhile." See review
  • "This was a great tour and the small group size really allows you to learn extra fun facts and get all of your questions answered." See review


184 Reviews
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Reviews by Viator travelers

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Small group gave everyone...
, Dec 2021
Small group gave everyone a chance to hear guide and ask questions. Guide was knowledgeable and one could tell he enjoyed sharing with the group.
Great tour, smaller group
, Nov 2021
We had a great tour with Guido and four other people. I appreciated the smaller size of the group compared with some of the other local tours. He was very knowledgeable and added his personal experience as well as bakery recommendations.
It was a fantastic...
, Nov 2021
It was a fantastic overall tour. Our guide was the most enthusiastic guide I’ve ever had in my life.
A walk back in time
, Nov 2021
Following the freedom trail through Boston is really nice. You learn Things u never knew .well Worth the time and would gladly recommend
Fu day walking around the city
, Oct 2021
Good stories. Real stories. Good choice of things to visit. Guide was knowledgeable and entertaining.
Do This Tour!
, Oct 2021
Sully was so interesting and knowledgeable! He was able to give us a perspective of past and present being a local. He was kind to the tour group and went out of his way to be positive and helpful.
, Oct 2021
Janet was amazing! She took us through the streets of Boston and all the history behind the scenes. We would highly recommend!!
Awesome Boston History Tour
, Oct 2021
Bob was our tour guide and was excellent! He had a thorough knowledge of the history of Boston. He was engaged with the group and funny and answered all of our questions and after the tour ended, he sent each group an email highlighting our tour and providing food recommendations. Absolutely awesome.
Great overview of Boston
, Oct 2021
With only a few hours in Boston this tour gave us a fantastic overview of the city and it’s history. Would highly recommend.
Great guide and tour
, Oct 2021
Enjoyed the guide and information. Very well done! Bob was informative and engaging. I would encourage anyone interested In founding history through the evolution of the city to today to try the Walking History Tour!

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