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Boston Guided Trolley Tour and Harbor Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Discover the vibrant city of Boston and see its major highlights in just 2 hours!
  • Choose your preferred time to explore Boston and let us be your guide
  • Gain insight into the history and culture of Boston
  • Popular attractions like Naval Yard and Copley Square are included in the tour
  • Take a relaxing cruise along Boston’s harbor with a photo-op at Boston Light, the oldest established lighthouse
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    06 May - 31 Oct: Daily

    Duration

    Trolley City Tour: 2 hours
    Cruise: 45 minutes

    Start time

    10:00am, 12:30pm & 3:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Please exchange your voucher at the Mass Transportation Building (known as City Place at 8 Park Plaza, 1st fl - Gray Line Ticket Counter) located at Park Sq., 10 Park Plaza on the Charles St Side South, next to P.F. Chang's.

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    One of the best ways to tour the major attractions of Boston is by taking the Beantown Trolley Pass.

    With choice of 3 departure times, choose your preferred time to explore Boston and let us be your guide. The 2 hours trolley tour visits over 100 points of interest. See famous landmarks like Beacon Hill, Boston’s most historic and affluent neighborhoods, or the 221-feet high Bunker Hill monument that commemorates the first major battle of the American Revolution.

    Hop off the trolley to stroll through the Quincy Market which is renowned for its foodstalls, shops and street entertainment.

    Your Pass also includes a cruise in Boston’s inner and outer harbor.

    Download the tour route map

    Itinerary

    Enjoy a 2-hour fully narrated tour of Boston along with a 45 minute Harbor cruise.

    You will enjoy a truly comprehensive tour of Boston which covers over 100 points of interest and includes pictures stops at the Naval Yard and in Copley Square. See Beacon Hill, Newbury Street, Copley Square, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Freedom Trail, Charlestown Naval Yard & the USS Constitution, Bunker Hill Pavilion, and more.

    Among the points of interest will be:

    Copley Square: A public square in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, Copley Square is among the most beautiful public parks in the city. Explore the stunning Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, Old South Church, the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel and New England's tallest skyscraper, John Hancock Tower at Copley Square. Beantown Trolley is the only trolley with direct service to Copley Square.

    Charlestown Naval Yard & the USS Constitution: The Boston Navy Yard, originally called the Charlestown Navy Yard is a National Park Service site. The navy yard is a historic site which is open to tourists all year round. See the undefeated sailing frigate USS Constitution, an example of what the yard built, repaired, and maintained for two centuries.

    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

    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.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Beantown Trolley City Tour
    • 45 minutes Harbor Cruise

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance to attractions
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details. They will advise you the nearest stop for your trolley tour.

    Children under 3 are free provided they don´t occupy a seat.

    Please exchange your voucher at the Gray Line Ticket Office/Transportation Bldg. located at Park Sq., 10 Park Plaza on the Charles St Side South, next to P.F. Chang's.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

  • reviews
    • Ron was great. Interesting well planned and delivered with appropriate humour. Timing was perfect and harbour cruise was an excellent finish to the tour...

      Stewart Leibl, Canada, 01/Jul/2017
    • fantastic

      value for money...

      MRS V KHAN, South Africa, 11/Jan/2016
    • Great tour!

      Really enjoyed our tour. Learned so many interesting facts!...

      David G Hamblin, Canada, 12/Aug/2016
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