This tour offers you an option of either a 1 day or a 2 Day Pass to see the best of Boston included with the tour is a 45 minute Harbor cruise of Boston or a visit to the Mapparium Exhibit, a walk through glass globe of the world.
In the two-hour narrated or hop-on hop-off Beantown Trolley Tour you will enjoy a truly comprehensive tour of Boston. Choose from twenty stops with over 100 points of interest and enjoy the option to hop on and off at your leisure to get a closer look at sights of interest to you.
Among the points of interest will be:
Beacon Hill:This fascinating, early 19th century residential neighborhood is also Boston’s most historic and affluent. The most prominent building on Beacon Hill is the new State House, the oldest surviving public building in Boston. The dome is covered with 23 1/2 carat gold leaf.
Newbury Street: Newbury Street is located in the Back Bay area of Boston. It is lined with historic 19th-century brownstones that contain hundreds of shops and restaurants. The most expensive boutiques are located near the Boston Public Garden end of Newbury Street.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace: Faneuil Hall Marketplace is internationally renowned for its foodstalls, shops and street entertainment. Jugglers and clowns, puppeteers and dancers, musicians and a host of other skilled entertainers perform along the cobblestone promenades between the three market buildings
Bunker Hill Pavilion: The 221-feet tall Bunker Hill Monument, made entirely of granite taken from a quarry in Quincy, Massachusetts, stands on the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution. Climb the 249 steps to the top for a sweeping view of Boston.
The Trolley also has a direct service to the Museum of Fine Arts, one of the country's finest art museums. The vast galleries contain American paintings, decorative arts, Asian treasures and European painting, including French impressionists.
Your ticket also includes a Harbor Cruise, either from the New England Aquarium or the U.S.S. Constitution. You will see the stunning Boson skyline and islands of the outer harbor like Bumpkin Island, Calf Island and Peddocks Island as your boat cruises along the harbor. Go past Boston Light, the oldest lighthouse not just in the United States, but the oldest lighthouse station ever established. It was the last light to be automated in 1998.