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  • Boston History & Highlights Afternoon Tour

    1. Boston History & Highlights Afternoon Tour

    Your experience begins at the Aquarium “T” Station on the historic Long Wharf, the focus of Boston Harbor, and the economic engine of Boston for most of its history. From the harbor, continue past the Rose Kennedy Greenway, State Street and the historic Custom House Tower, the city’s first skyscraper. Then, your guide will lead you toward the famous Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, which both boast stunning views. Moving into the heart of Downtown Boston, stop in front of the Old State House and site of the Boston Massacre. Was it really a massacre or maybe just great propaganda for the Revolution? Ask your expert guide about that one!  A short trek through Downtown Crossing brings you to Old City Hall. This beautiful building, done in French Revivalist architecture, was the seat of city government for years in Boston. It also happens to be the site of the birth of public education in Am...

    Sully and Mary were our guides. Sully was a true pro. Super knowledgeable and you can tell he loves his city. Mary will become a very good guide and gave a feminine perspective to our tour which was perfect for our group of only four women. We especially enjoyed the tour of Beacon Point. Highly recommend this tour.

  • Boston: Guided Walking Tour with Seafood Tasting

    2. Boston: Guided Walking Tour with Seafood Tasting

    Join your guide as you discover Boston's oldest neighborhoods. Learn about the city's colonial and revolutionary history and enjoy some delicious seafood dishes along the way. Your tour begins in Boston's North End neighborhood. Explore the maze of narrows streets and see some of the city's oldest buildings, including the Paul Revere House and Old North Square. Continue your tour as you head to Boston's Harborwalk and Long Wharf to admire the scenic views from the city's oldest commercial port. Learn about the history of Faneuil Hall and the Old State House before you head to Quincy Market. As you tour Boston, stop at three different restaurants for a sit-down tasting of local favorites. End your foodie adventure on a sweet note with dessert from a famous North End bakery.

    This was so much fun !! we not only had amazing food, but Martin gave us so many other activities, reccomended restaurants and sites to see, in addition to the history! Even my 14 year old son enjoyed the tour ! thanks for this experience, we would definitely take another walking tour with martin !

  • Boston: Harborwalk and Tea Party Self-Guided Audio Tour

    3. Boston: Harborwalk and Tea Party Self-Guided Audio Tour

    Follow a scenic 1.5-mile walk along the Boston Harbor waterfront. Stroll between South Station and Long Wharf and immerse yourself in the rich stories of revolutionary America — from the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the rebellions of the colonial merchants. Follow in the footsteps of Boston’s Tea Party revolutionaries, tea smugglers, and massive shipping unions — all while you look out upon the same Harbor that they once did.

    Start your tour at one of Boston's most underappreciated marvels of architecture: South Station. Discover stories of the American Revolution, Boston Tea Party, and Sons of Liberty as you stroll along Boston’s scenic Harborwalk. With this self-guided audio tour, unearth tales of rebellion, sabotage, and intrigue surrounding the Founding Fathers. Explore the huge attraction that is partially built over the Harbor, allowing the aquarium a...

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What people are saying about Long Wharf

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Sully and Mary were our guides. Sully was a true pro. Super knowledgeable and you can tell he loves his city. Mary will become a very good guide and gave a feminine perspective to our tour which was perfect for our group of only four women. We especially enjoyed the tour of Beacon Point. Highly recommend this tour.

This was so much fun !! we not only had amazing food, but Martin gave us so many other activities, reccomended restaurants and sites to see, in addition to the history! Even my 14 year old son enjoyed the tour ! thanks for this experience, we would definitely take another walking tour with martin !

Our guide was very knowledgeable and very passionate about Boston history. Even though I've been living in the city for 3 years, I learned quite a bit on the tour myself. Would highly recommend if you're looking for a deep dive into Boston history.

The truth is that a very entertaining tour, with a guide who knew how to answer everything. luckily also with a. group of people very funny.

Awesome tour! Very informative and amazing food. Highly recommend