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Boston: 2-Hour Historic Walking Tour

1. Boston: 2-Hour Historic Walking Tour

This 2-hour Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay walking tour will give you just the right mix of history, architecture, and culture to bring Boston's personality alive.  During your 2-hour walk, see the Freedom Trail that runs from Faneuil Hall to the Boston Common. Check out the quirky, vibrant architecture and streets of the old city center. Wander among the cobblestone drives and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill and the Back Bay area, then check out the Public Garden and graceful Copley Square. Visit important sites such as Faneuil Hall, the Old and New State Houses, the Old South Meeting House, the Old Corner Bookstore, King's Chapel, the Old Granary Burial Ground, Louisburg Square, Newbury Street, the John Hancock Tower, Trinity Church, and the Boston Marathon Finish Line. There are also plenty more Boston hotspots that you'll get to discover on this guided walking tour! This small-group tour allows you to hear everything your guide is saying as you see Boston's highlights. Feel like part of the city as your guide shares facts, stories, and humor that reflect the quirky nature of Boston in its past and present.

Boston: Back Bay History and Culture Private Walking Tour

2. Boston: Back Bay History and Culture Private Walking Tour

Take a private walking tour of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood and learn about its history and culture. Enjoy beautiful views as you walk along the Charles River passing the area's trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and art galleries. Get picked up at a location of your choice in central Boston and head out to Back Bay to begin your tour. Let your guide create an itinerary that suits your interests or provide your own suggestions in this customizable private tour. Wander down charming streets flanked by elegant Victorian homes. Enjoy window shopping on the eclectic Newbury Street. Stroll along the Charles River and the esplanade while taking in views of Boston. Visit a historic church dating back to the 1800s. Choose a longer tour and you can take your time exploring the local side of Back Bay. Check out cozy bookstores and chic boutiques, stop for lunch or coffee at one of the many local restaurants, and see more of the area's historical architecture.

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What people are saying about Newbury Street

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 63 reviews

Loved the small group tour. The tour guide was full of knowledge on the city, it’s landmarks, and historical events & people. Highly recommend.

Guide was very knowledgeable about the history and architecture of the sites visited. He welcomed questions and kept the group engaged.

This was a great 2 hour tour. We learned so much about our history and got an excellent overview of the historic area of the city.

Excellent overview of the city of Boston to include it's historical importance, it's political figures, and architecture.

Great tour - loved the historical progression through the city neighborhoods.