Posts Tagged: Boston Things to do

Fenway Park Tours | A Guide to Visiting Fenway

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This post is a review of Fenway Park tours as well providing tips on tickets and how to get here. Fenway Park is as iconic to Boston as the Empire State building is to NYC, the Capitol to DC, the arch to St. Louis … and to Boston residents, new and old, it’s so much […]

Tour the USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument

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U.S.S. Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument

The USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument are two of the last sites of the Freedom Trail (when picking up the Freedom Trail on Boston Common) and are a bit further from the other 14 sites.  Even though it can be a bit of jaunt from the other sites, if you are interested in […]

Freedom Trail Map and Self Guided Tour

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The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail at the center of historic Boston is a red brick path through the city leading visitors to many of the city’s historic sites. This self-guided tour and map will cover the entire 2.5 miles (4 km) of Freedom Trail sites and should take you two hours to complete.   Where does the Freedom Trail Start?  […]

Boston Whale Watching | Free Tours by Foot

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Boston and nearby Gloucester are two of the best places in the world to go whale watching – which means there are many choices of whale watching companies to choose from. To make your decision easier, we’ve analyzed hundreds of reviews of several different companies and narrowed the list down to the companies we believe […]

Duck Tours and Other Boston Boat Tours Reviewed

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This post compares the various different boat tours available in Boston to help you decide which option is best for you.  Boston is an absolutely beautiful city full of rich history and fantastic views. With so many sights to see, it’s no wonder that there are a plethora of different tour companies located in Beantown. […]

Kennedy Family Sights in Boston

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The streets of Boston are jam packed with history, and since its founding in 1630, authors, professors, politicians, and revolutionaries have left their marks on these historic cobblestone streets.  However, there is no Bostonian name more known throughout the world than Kennedy.  Using this guide you can walk in the same path, check out some John F. […]

Self Guided Boston Walking Tours

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We are happy to have produced several self guided Boston walking tours and our collection is growing.  We designed these self guided tours to be used on your own time and your own pace or as companion pieces on our guided tours. Some tours are only available as a self-guided tour.  We hope these tours are helpful to you. The […]

Harvard University Tour | Self Guided

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Harvard University is the oldest college in the United States (1636).  Eight United State Presidents attended Harvard University and the name is known world-wide.  Here is a self-guided Harvard University tour that will help to explore some the wonderful sites on campus.  Related Content: Guided Tour of Cambridge and Harvard Univerisity Self-Guided Boston Walking Tours. Harvard […]

Boston’s Historic Cemetery Tour: Granary Burial Ground

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For history buffs and visitors, Boston has several historic cemeteries filled.  The most centrally located historic cemetery near Boston Common, is Granary Burial Ground, and it is worth exploring. Boston’s Granary Burial Ground is the third oldest burial ground in the City of Boston and within lays the DNA of the American Revolution, including the graves of […]

Which Boston Observation Deck is Best?

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This post is a guide to the Boston’s Skywalk Observatory as well as other Boston observation decks.  The Skywalk Observatory on top of the Prudential Tower offers great views of Boston. Built in 1965, this tower offers stunning views of the city – and on a clear day, you can see Cape Cod and New […]