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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour provided by Boston Urban Adventures

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Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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You'll start at
222 State St
222 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USAThe Aquarium “T” Station (Outside, in front of the Long Wharf Entrance – Northeast Corner of State St. and Atlantic Ave.)
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  • 1
    Boston Harbor Cruises
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Rose Kennedy Greenway
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Faneuil Hall Marketplace
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Quincy Market
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Downtown Crossing
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Old City Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 7
    King's Chapel Burial Ground
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 8
    King's Chapel
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 9
    Boston Urban Adventures
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 10
    Massachusetts State House
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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You'll end at
4 Charles St
4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
222 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • a surprise local treat.
  • Entry/Admission - Boston Urban Adventures
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drink
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
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Additional Info
  • 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.
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ashley F wrote a review Jul 2020
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100% recommend this tour! Our guide, Bob, has such great knowledge of Boston and has a love and passion for the city that you absolutely feel when you are on his tour. This was definitely the highlight of our Boston visit and would recommend it for everyone!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from BstnUrbanAdventures, General Manager at Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour with Bob. All of our guides are local and they not only know their Boston history well, they all love to share their knowledge and passion for Boston with our guests. From history to architecture to riding a bronze donkey - we love Boston and we're glad you enjoyed your adventure with us.
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Vanessa S wrote a review Jul 2020
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Today we had the pleasure of Bob showing us the beautiful city of Boston. We had such a great time! Bob is super friendly, attentive and just adorable. He knows so much about the city and it was fun listening to him. We really enjoyed being on this Tour. Highly recommend it!!
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Response from BstnUrbanAdventures, Manager at Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the awesome review! We had fun today despite the fact that it was one of the hottest days of the summer. So remember - always find the shady side of the street!
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Ray N wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
Twiddling my thumbs on account of this pre-apocalyptic COVID-19 world, I have the opportunity to complete something I meant to do months ago. When I booked the tour it was -7dgC (wind chill -14dgC) and I didn't really believe that it would proceed because in Melbourne, where I'm
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from bobbarry61, Manager at Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour
Responded 20 Mar 2020
Hi Ray, Thanks for your awesome review! Warm, cold, whatever the weather, Boston Urban Adventures is out and about. SO glad that you enjoyed the tyour and hopefully, once the world becomes a little more safe we will be shoiwnmg more and more people how much fun Boston is. Take care and be well!
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Roseannemarie wrote a review Mar 2020
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We went on the walking tour led by Bob Hornstein. It was very enjoyable. Bob was clearly an enthusiast and loved Boston. It was paced just right, lots of information on historical and present day Boston. The highlight was the visit to the state governors office. I would
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from bobbarry61, Manager at Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour
Responded 5 Mar 2020
Hi Rosaleen - Thanks for the great review! Our guides love to share their knowledge and passion for Boston with all of our guests. From history to architecture to beer - we love Boston and we're glad you enjoyed your adventure with us. Cheers!
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Peter S wrote a review Mar 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent 2 hour afternoon tour. John is a great guide! Pace was good. Very doable for us unfit folk.
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Response from bobbarry61, Manager at Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour
Responded 4 Mar 2020
Thank you so much foir the great review, we all really appreciate it. We love hearing that our travelers enjoy their tours with us. We always try to create tours that are unique and filled with memorable moments and at a pace that everyone can enjoy. Hope we see you out on tour with us again soon!
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About the operator

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msk671
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Great day in the north end
Great tour- Tim was very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed the food and history throughout the north end .
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champeg2017
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Great Value Great Day
As others gave said when you think of 5 hour tour you worry. However every minute is jammed packed w new sights sou
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maggiez883
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Cito view with bicycle
Boston by Bycycle Thanks Bob the was a great city view, we learned a lot! I will do it all over again
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bridgetvan11
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John is the BEST!!
A couple of weekends ago, my friend and I booked a trip up to Boston for my birthday and on a whim booked the Food
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rosemaryd205
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From Food to Freedom Trail
What a fun way to see historic Boston, the North End, sample great food and meet interesting people! Our tour guide
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delaniew2020
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Highly recommend!
Awesome food tour. All the food we tried was amazing and John was very knowledgeable and accommodating!
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Getnails
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Food tour was amazing
So glad we did this tour! John was amazing and so accommodating to all our needs. The food was amazing and he was v
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700lelaf
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Great tour with great guide
We were so fortunate to have John as our guide on our tour! We learned so much from him and enjoyed the food as wel
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BM F
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Great tour of History Boston with John
We really enjoyed this tour, despite a sub freezing day in Boston. Our tour guide John did a great job of blending
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rldivalerio
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A MUST DO!!!!
This tour was absolutely amazing. We did it on a whim and I’m beyond happy we did so, we were questioning if the $9
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stanj528
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Fun Food And History In The North End
Fun tour of the north end. Had some great food. John was a super guide. He took us to authenic eateries and pointed
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A5314ZVlouiser
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Friendly, filling and history packed walking tour
A great tour with a friendly guide. The food portion is jammed packed with tasty delights as well as providing a g
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Maureen K
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Boston
Bridget took us on a great food tour to places "less touristy". All the food was delicious and places I would go b
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MiaGoes
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Great guide!
Tour guide Bridget is very friendly, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable about the area. It was the perfect combination
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djibrilr2020
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John was a formidable local guide
He knew the smallest and most fun details of the tour. The level of intimacy he created between the bostonian histo
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  • Duration: 2h
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