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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 15 Stops

Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 15 Stops

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1881
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$49.35
From
$49.35
Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston’s top attractions—like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few—on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour. If you upgrade to the Gold or Platinum Pass, you will be given your (seasonal) Harbor Cruise ticket when you check in for the Trolley Tour. These seasonal cruises depart periodically throughout the day close to Stop 1.
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* A traveler said: "Loved the tour and my being able to hop on and off. It was great to hear all the history of the city. It was informational and fun and I would highly recommend doing a trolley tour!"


The Revolutionary Story Tour
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The Revolutionary Story Tour

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430
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$58.75
From
$58.75
What makes this tour different is that instead of walking the Freedom Trail geographically – starting at one end and following it to the other – we let the escalating action of the American Revolution guide us through the crooked streets of Boston. The sightseeing is synchronized with and unfolds to the storytelling. There’s a lot less emphasis on dry facts and dates and a lot more on the passions, personalities, and psychologies driving the events; recreating the drama and recapturing the energy that invented America. It's not only much more enjoyable it's also the most effective way to explore the city and relive the history. The entire experience has been built with the aspirations and anxieties of a fellow tourist in mind: the groups are kept small so you aren't herded around; we cover both the major sights and the hidden gems; extensive visual aids and props help you grasp the material, and you'll traverse all original neighborhoods getting a sense of the modern city as well. 
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* A traveler said: "Mike was great and very knowledgeable. Learn more on the tour than I learned in school. Would definitely recommend this tour while visiting Boston."


Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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334
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$104.00
From
$104.00
Combine two attractions Boston has to offer—delicious food and rich history—on this tour that starts in the popular North End and continues along the Freedom Trail. Snack your way through this historic Italian neighborhood, trying fresh bread at a hidden bakery and enjoying an Italian salumeria. Once fortified, walk the Freedom Trail to discover the rich history of the American Revolution and experience the modern city Boston is now.
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* A traveler said: "Janet was very knowledgeable, patient and friendly. We in joined her tour very much. Highly recommend to take the food and freedom Trail history tour"


Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

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335
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$36.71
From
$36.71
See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites while listening to live commentary on board. Pass landmarks like the Boston Tea Party ships, USS Constitution, and Boston Light—the oldest continuously manned lighthouse in the United States.
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* A traveler said: "This was an informative and fun cruise. Worth the wait in line, especially on a beautiful day. The man giving the historical background of the city was knowledgeable and friendly"


Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark

Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark

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677
  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
Revel in the history of Fenway Park, one of baseball’s most beloved stadiums, during this guided tour. Revisit the careers of Red Sox greats like Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Carl Yastrzemski, celebrate the club’s numerous World Series titles, and tour famous stadium locales like the ‘Green Monster,’ ‘Pesky’s Pole,’ and the Fenway Park Living Museum.
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* A traveler said: "Love the history!! Awesome place to visit if you love baseball !! Parking stinks!!!!!!!!!! I would like to Go back just to see what I missed."


Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

Boston History & Highlights Small Group Walking Tour

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136
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.50
From
$48.50
Explore Boston on foot with this small group walking tour. See highlights like Boston Harbor, Custom House Tower, Faneuil Hall, and Quincy Market. Learn the true story behind the Boston Massacre, and if you’re lucky, get a glimpse of government in action at the Massachusetts State House. See Beacon Hill, the Freedom Trail, and the lovely Boston Public Garden. Rest your legs and enjoy time with your local guide.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely fabulous tour by Sully. Informative ,fun and love learning through storytelling. Left feeling like I had a great day all around in Boston. Educational,exercise and stopped at places I never would have and got a snap of the past. Sully was great."


Boston's North End
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Boston's North End "Little Italy" Pizza, Cannoli, and History Walking Food Tour

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354
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$49.00
From
$49.00
Enjoy some of the best pizza in Boston on this walking food tour. Stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods, including, appropriately, Little Italy on the North End. Walk along the Freedom Trail that leads to 16 historically significant sites, like Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and the USS ‘Constitution,’ to name a few. Visit some of Boston's best pizzerias and enjoy a slice at each. It’s a fun and flavorful way to get to know Boston.
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* A traveler said: "Tim was an awesome and very personable guide. He was very knowledgeable about Boston history. Loved the pizza."


Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour

Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour

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430
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.15
From
$45.15
Discover some of Boston’s deepest, darkest secrets on a “frightseeing” tour aboard the Trolley of the Doomed, which roams around the haunted streets and burial grounds of Boston. Your costumed host provides illuminating insights into the history of the city's spookiest sights such as Copp's Hill Burying Ground.
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* A traveler said: "This was the perfect thing to do with teenagers in Boston!! With the history of the city and settlers, it’s awesome!!"


Tour of The Freedom Trail

Tour of The Freedom Trail

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279
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.00
From
$26.00
Travel back in time to colonial New England on a 90-minute historic walking tour. With a length of just 1.2-miles, you can enjoy the experience without breaking a sweat. Your costumed and in-character guide gives you an immersive understanding of life during America’s infancy. Hear exclusive stories about the country’s Founding Fathers and discover iconic historical sites. 
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was informative and fun. He made for a great experience. September is a prime time to take a walk through Boston and it’s history."


Walking Tour of The Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square & Back Bay
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Walking Tour of The Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square & Back Bay

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224
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
From
$35.00
Travel back in time through the early years of American history during this guided walking tour of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail and its most iconic landmarks. Relive the events of the American Revolution as you pass Faneuil Hall, see the Old and New State Houses, and visit the setting of the infamous Boston Massacre. Then head downtown past Boston Common and the modern John Hancock Tower, finishing in Copley Square. A professional guide joins your trip to help add context.
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* A traveler said: "Beautiful city with amazing history. I recommend this tour. Our tour guide was great as well! So knowledgeable!"


Small Group Tour of Freedom Trail History (Evening)

Small Group Tour of Freedom Trail History (Evening)

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141
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.50
From
$35.50
Take a deep dive into the history of the American Revolution on this walking tour of Boston. Your historian guide will focus on the years between and 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with lots to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask plenty of questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
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* A traveler said: "The small group made it very personable. Guide was easy to follow and shared lots of facts. He took the time to get to know his group a little. I never felt rushed. Even though we had already walked the freedom trail with an online tour we learned a lot more and answered questions. He made it fun!"


Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

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191
  • 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.57
From
$26.57
Walk the Freedom Trail with a guide in historic costume on a tour from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall, a 1.2-mile route that covers important sites in the heart of Boston. This tour's shorter distance lets you follow in the footsteps of the founding fathers and American revolutionaries without making the more strenuous trek all the way across the Charles River, finishing in a spot that’s convenient to top Boston attractions.
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* A traveler said: "Our Guide John Hancock was fantastic Very knowledgeable Spoke loudly Took great care to include us all"


Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail
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$35.00
Explore elegant neighborhoods, historic streets, and American landmarks on a Boston walking tour from the Back Bay to Beacon Hill and downtown portions of the Freedom Trail. Learn about Boston’s history and culture as you stroll brownstone-lined avenues and walk the shady paths of the Boston Public Garden. Step into Boston’s Revolutionary history in the churches, cemeteries, and battlegrounds of the American struggle for independence.
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* A traveler said: "Enjoyed the tour. Guide was knowledgeable and provided interesting background on some intriguing sites."


Walk the Freedom Trail With BostonTownCrier

Walk the Freedom Trail With BostonTownCrier

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42
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
From
$18.00
Cover the highlights of the Freedom Trail on this walking tour of Downtown Boston. A shorter route leading between Boston Common and Faneuil Hall Marketplace is ideal for travelers who don’t have the time or inclination to cover the full extended route. A costumed guide adds a theatrical touch to the experience.
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* A traveler said: "Great Tour! So much important history to take in and literally up close and personal. Our guide was definitely in character and very knowledgeable, fun and funny as well. We left with the feeling that we walked along side the Patriots who founded our country amidst the modern buildings and sounds and noises of today."


Boston Ghost Tour

Boston Ghost Tour

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72
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.34
From
$24.34
With its centuries of history, it’s no surprise Boston is packed with haunted sights, though they aren’t always easy for visitors to find. On this nighttime ghost tour, follow a guide to some of the city’s most storied landmarks, such as the Granary Burying Ground, the Boston Opera House, and the Massachusetts State House, and discover the hidden history and spooky sightings associated with each.
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* A traveler said: "Tag was an incredible tour guide!! We had so much fun. Each story he told was both creepy and educational, definitely my favorite ghost tour I have been on!"


Guided Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Downtown Boston
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Guided Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in Downtown Boston

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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
Explore Boston's Freedom Trail on this informative and historic tour complete with a guide. Wander cobblestone streets, check out the architecture, and learn about the colorful past of this dynamic destination. Stops include Faneuil Hall, King's Chapel, Boston Common, and more.
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* A traveler said: "The stories shared, the fun whit… Lots of great information. Very knowledgeable. Just the perfect amount of time."


Boston's North End Small-Group Walking Food Tour

Boston's North End Small-Group Walking Food Tour

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165
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.50
From
$72.50
Walking the cobblestone streets of the North End is a must, but don’t waste time looking for the ideal place to eat. Join other passionate foodies to snack your way through the neighborhood. Your guide directs you to a hidden bakery and an authentic Italian salumeria. Visit the Old North Church and maybe even get a chance to talk with the neighborhood’s best bakers. Pizza, pastries, and other delights round out your experience.
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* A traveler said: "Tim was extremely friendly and gave us many interesting facts. It was our third tour. His stories were unique"


Tour of the Freedom Trail, 3 tours in 1, Solo Tour (GPS guided) - go anytime

Tour of the Freedom Trail, 3 tours in 1, Solo Tour (GPS guided) - go anytime

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24
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$7.99
From
$7.99
Discover Boston's Revolutionary history including Old Boston, the North End and Charlestown. (3 tours in 1) - Go anytime, at your own pace and your schedule. -Navigated by the WalknTours app. -Tour never expires - take it anytime, as many times as you like. -Easy to navigate - the arrow in the app points you to the next stop. -Professionally narrated. -1 purchase works on 2 phones 3 Tours in 1 1. The Freedom Trail Part 1 - Revolutionary Boston Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Boston Massacre, Old South, Kings Chapel, Sam Adams Burial, more! ' 2. The Freedom Trail Part 2 - The North End Paul Revere's House, Old North, More! 3. The Freedom Trail Part 3 - Charlestown, Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution Perfect for Solo Travelers. Especially Solo Travel Rebels. How it works: 1. Get the WalknTours app 2. Register an account and use the experience code in your booking to unlock the tour. 3. Go to The Boston Common Visitors Center. 4. Press start experience.
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* A traveler said: "Did the whole trail. Loved being able to stop and start and the dig deeper options.. Learned revolutionary history and enjoyed visiting the food stores in th North End"


Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Elms Mansion Admission
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Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Elms Mansion Admission

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100
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
From
$125.00
Escape the hustle of the city and get away to the tranquility of Newport, Rhode Island, on a guided, small-group day tour from Boston. This quaint coastal town, known as America’s First Resort, is the perfect getaway and just 70 miles south of Beantown. Explore the Breakers mansion, the most grandiose of Newport’s summer mansions. Visit attractions like the Ocean Drive Historic District, the St Mary’s Church complex and the U.S. Naval War College, among others. Hotel pickup and drop-off plus a snack, guidebook and discount offer card are included.
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* A traveler said: "Beautiful place loved the area a lot of history tour guide was great will be back soon loved the area"


Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock
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Boston to Plymouth Day-Trip with Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock

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66
  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$125.00
From
$125.00
Discover historic New England as you explore two iconic Massachusetts destinations on this full-day tour from Boston. Travel through Quincy, MA, the birthplace of two U.S. Presidents, and journey along the state's South Shore coastal area on route to Plymouth. Explore the 400-year-old town's harbor, enjoy lunch (own expense), view Plymouth Rock, and tour Plimoth Plantation. You'll also board the Mayflower II and learn the fascinating history of the Pilgrim's.
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* A traveler said: "The driver was knowledgeable and friendly. Enjoyed the adventure and the historic aspect of the trip. I would highly recommend it to others. I didn't care for staying 2 hours at the mockup village area. Could have done it in 1 hour and then returned to hotel since its an 11 hour day but overall it was a good trip."


Boston's Freedom Trail History + Photo Walking Tour of (Small Group)

Boston's Freedom Trail History + Photo Walking Tour of (Small Group)

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60
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.67
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$42.67
Explore the Freedom Trail on a Boston history and photography walking tour. Travel back in time and immerse yourself in American history. Visit the actual sites where patriots protested against British rule. Fascinating historical commentary reveals the truth behind the events that ignited the American Revolution.
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* A traveler said: "Saba was delightful, friendly, and attentive to all on our tour. I highly recommend doing this tour as there is no more than 10 people which allows you to be fully present and it’s very easy to hear the tour guide especially with all the background traffic, noise, etc. I learned a lot!"


90-Minute Ghosts of Boston Tour

90-Minute Ghosts of Boston Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.99
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$19.99
Our Ghosts of Boston Tour takes you on a journey to meet the ghosts of Boston, Massachusetts. You'll visit haunted houses, cemeteries where ghosts are seen, and much more on this Ghost Tour The Ghosts of Boston Tour focuses on the Patriots who helped make America the country we are. We'll visit many historic locations which are tied to the founding of America, the Revolutionary War, and more. The Ghosts of Boston Tour puts history front and center - but in an entertaining and engaging way You may have seen some of the locations we visit on this tour on TV shows like Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures
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Guided Walking Tour of Boston Freedom Trail.

Guided Walking Tour of Boston Freedom Trail.

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14
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$6.99
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$6.99
Journey back in time to historic Boston in the days of George Washington, Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and more with our Self-Guided Audio Tour Guided App (iPhone and Android). As you walk along the Freedom Trail, learn about everything from Boston Common to Bunker Hill & everything in between, at your own pace. Within few minutes of your booking, we will send you the App download link and your one time Tour Password.
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* A traveler said: "the flexibility of this app worked for me I could pick up where ever I went. I did the tour with the reverse option."


Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
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Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour

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489
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.50
From
$19.50
For anyone thinking of attending Harvard, or for those who simply want a glimpse of college life at the famous university, this tour is a must. Get an exclusive account from current Harvard students, who provide key insights into the life and times at Cambridge with a theatrical, humorous flair. Check out the old buildings at Harvard Yard and Harvard Square and learn about the school’s storied past. Illustrated map of Harvard Square included. Choose from several departure times throughout the day.
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* A traveler said: "Touring Harvard with our student guide, Roddy, was fun and educational. He has great historical knowledge as well as some "not part of the tour" fun facts . He shared about his interests and experiences as a student. While the tour is 70-90 min...distance isnt too far. It is just around the Yard and very manageable."


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