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Boston Guided Tours

There are lots of fun ways to see Boston. Walk the freedom trail with a costumed historian, ride a trolley, hop on a duck boat and see Boston by land and sea, eat your way through the North End on a Pizza Tour, or ride through the city on a Segway.

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Duck Boats Boston Tours3 Locations, $$$
Tour Boston in an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle with Boston Duck Tours. The DUCK tours the city by both land and water. Great for kids and visitors.
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Fenway Park ToursBoston, $$
Tour the home of the Boston Red Sox, including the press box, dugout, field, and more. Tours run daily and leave from the Souvenir Store across Yawkey Way.
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Freedom Trail ToursBoston, $$
Walk into history on the Freedom Trail! Join a Colonial guide dressed in old fashioned garb as he or she takes you on a 90-minute walking tour of The Freedom Trail, from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market.
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Old State House MuseumBoston, $
The Old State House dates back to 1713. It was the center of all political life and debate in colonial Boston, and it remains the city's oldest public building.
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View Boston Observation Deck+ at Prudential CenterBoston, $$
View Boston is a 360 observation deck offering breathtaking and orienting views from high above the heart of Boston at Prudential Center. The venue occupies the 50th, 51st, and 52nd floors of the iconic skyscraper.
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Battleship Cove ToursFall River, $
Explore the Battleship Massachusetts, a submarine, a PT boat, a Japanese suicide boat and more among the fleet of six vessels open to the public.
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Ben & Jerry's Factory ToursVermont, $$
Ben & Jerry's Ice cream factory tours are 30 minutes long. Sign-up is on a 1st-come, 1st-served basis. Day trip tours fill up quickly, so please plan accordingl
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Blue Hills Observatory & Science CenterMilton, $
Learn the history of the oldest continually operating weather observatory in the country. Enjoy weekend observatory tours, & a great view from the summit.
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Boston AthenaeumBoston
The Boston Athenaeum is one of the oldest and most distinguished independent libraries in the United States. An ideal spot for musing and browsing.
Boston By Foot ToursBoston, $$
From May through October, Boston by Foot conducts regularly scheduled walking tours and which highlight Boston's rich heritage of architecture and history.
Boston By Little FeetBoston, $$
Boston By Foot offers this walking tour especially for children ages 6-12. Each 60-minute tour explores the architecture & history on the Freedom Trail.
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Boston Harbor Cruise Lighthouse ToursBoston, $$
This two-hour adventure takes visitors through the Boston Harbor Islands, where you will experience the rich maritime history of the islands with a park ranger. The tour features close-up views of Long Island Light,...
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Boston Pizza ToursBoston, $$
Boston Pizza Tours offers fun and unique guided walking tours, exploring Boston's most historic neighborhoods. Each guided walking tour includes THREE different slices, all from Top-Rated Boston Pizzerias, TWO+ hours...
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Boston Segway ToursBoston, $$
Take a tour Boston while riding your own personal Segway PT! Boston Segway Tours are one of Boston's most sought-out attractions in touring the city, leading the way with a premier service that shows guests the city of...
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Boston Sports MuseumBoston, $
For the serious Celtics, Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins or Revolution fan, this museum offers an early introduction to fan mania.
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Boston State HouseBoston, Free
The State House is the oldest building on Beacon Hill. The building and its grounds cover two city blocks. The Bulfinch Front faces south, its red brick walls,
Boston Town Crier ToursBoston, $$
Boston Town Crier 9:30AM is a cooler and less crowded Freedom Trail walking tour. Tour guides in period clothing bring Boston history aliveóPuritan founding, Paul Revereís Ride & Americaís Revolutionary victory. Combining education & entertainment, itís your most important...
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Boston Women's Heritage TrailBoston, Free
The Womenís Heritage Trail tells the remarkable stories of women whose lives and achievements have enriched the city of Boston for almost four centuries. Explore some of the self-guided tours that you can take to learn...
Cape Cod Potato Chip FactoryHyannis, Free
For the Boston day trip with the most crunch, you can't beat The Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory. From a glass-enclosed corridor, watch chip makers at work.
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Center Church Crypt Tours - New HavenConnecticut
Tour a fascinating crypt tucked away in the subterranean underworld of neighboring Center Church, where you can see tombstones dating back as far as 1687.
Ghosts and Gravestones ToursBack Bay, $$$
Who was the Boston Strangler? How much does a ghostly spirit weigh? And why did Edgar Allan Poe have such a dark side? You will find out on this 'frightseeing'
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Gillette Stadium Lighthouse ExperienceFoxboro, $
Gillette Stadium's 22-story Lighthouse is officially open to the public, offering 360-degree views both the Boston and Providence skylines from the observation deck.
Golden Ball Tavern MuseumWeston
A fascinating glimpse of Americana, learn about the history of a colonial tavern, a gracious home, and the six generations of the Weston Colonial family that lived in it.
Gore Place MansionWaltham, $$
Visit Gore place, a beautifullay renovated mansion & estate built in 1806. Explore the grounds of this 45-acre estate as a family! Children ages 3-9 with accompanying adults can explore the gardens, brook, and open spaces & visit the farm
Grist Mill at Wayside InnSudbury, Free
The Wayside Inn Grist Mill opened on Thanksgiving Day, 1929 and was built under the direction of former Wayside Inn owner and automobile maker Henry Ford.
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Isles of Shoals Steamship CompanyNew Hampshire, $$$
Take a cruise to the legendary Isles of Shoals or along Portsmouth Harbor. The Isles of Shoals Steamship Company offers sightseeing cruises, educational and interactive fieldtrips, and special events for passengers...
Lexington Historical SocietyLexington, Free
The Lexington Historical Society operates three historic houses: Buckman Tavern, Hancock Clark House and Munroe Tavern. Guided tours are available from April
Liberty RideLexington, $$$
Visit the birthplaces of American liberty and 19th century literature! Ride along the historic Battle Road while your costumed guide recounts exciting events that defined America.
Lobster Tales Harbor CruisePlymouth, $$$
Hands-on lobstering cruise, pirate adventures and/or scenic tour of Plymouth Harbor.
Mayflower IIPlymouth
Reproduction of the 17th-century merchant ship Mayflower that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620. Interpreters and role-playing reenactors and exhibits relate the storyof the journey.
Narrated Walking Tours of Historic BostonBoston, $$$
Walk from Boston Common to the North End and see 14 historic sites. Tour is led by Ben L. Edwards, a children's book author whose ancestors arrived in Boston over 300 years ago.
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Old Manse HouseConcord, $$
No house in Concord has a more evocative atmosphere or a greater variety of historic associations than The Old Manse. Inhabitants like Nathanial & Sophia Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson fill the rich history of the...
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Old Town Trolley ToursBoston, $$$
The fully narrated, 1-hour experience is the perfect way for the entire family to savor the sights and stories of Boston in one convenient and highly en
On Location ToursBoston, $$$
Tour famous TV & movie locations in Boston on the Boston TV & Movie Sites bus tour and Boston Movie Mile walking tour. All tours are led by local actors who are licensed tour guides. See Boston Common, Beacon Hill, South End, Charlestown, and more!
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Otis House Historic ToursBoston, $$
Otis House is the last surviving mansion in Bowdoin Square in Bostonís West End neighborhood. Take a tour of to learn about the familyís life in the Federal era and the later history of the house, when it served as a...
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PEZ Factory & Visitor CenterConnecticut, $
PEZ Visitor Center offers more than 4,000 square feet of PEZ products, candy, memorabilia, dispensers, accessories and more. The center features trivia games, an interactive historical timeline, factory store,...
PhotoWalks Boston ToursVirtual/Online, $$$
Explore Boston with PhotoWalks, historical walking tours with a photographic edge. Learn how to capture Boston's natural beauty and charm in your photos.
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Pirate Ship Formidable Harbor CruisesBoston, $$$
Enjoy a delightful harbor sail, a voyage full of history from the eighteenth century. For reservations and information number is (617) 262-1119.
Salem Trolley ToursSalem, $$
Relax and ride unique trolleys for one hour or all day and let entertaining tour guides bring Salem's history, trivia and folklore to life as you travel around
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The Witch HouseSalem, $$
The Witch House, home of Judge Jonathan Corwin, is the only structure still standing in Salem with direct ties to the Witchcraft Trials of 1692. Judge Corwin served on the Court of Oyer and Terminer, which ultimately...
United First Parish Church: Church of the PresidentsQuincy, $
Known as the 'Church of the Presidents,' this historic church was built from Quincy granite in 1828. Tours of the church include a visit to the Adams Family crypt.
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USS Salem at the Naval Shipbuilding MuseumQuincy, $$
The main attraction here is the USS Salem, a heavy cruiser built at the Quincy shipyard where it is displayed. Tours of the ship take about an hour.
Vermont Teddy Bear FactoryVermont, $$
Besides the fuzzy factory tour, you can help stuff, sew and dress your very own 13 inch bear in the Make a Friend for Life room.
Walking BostonBoston, $$$
Walk from Boston Common to the North End and see 14 historic sites led by Ben L. Edwards, a children's book author whose ancestors arrived in Boston over 300 years ago.
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