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    Downtown Freedom Trail Tour: History and Architecture

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    Uncover and love Boston in just one quick morning! On this walking tour, you'll explore the cobblestone streets, admire the historic architecture, and learn the history of downtown Boston. This tour brings your American history lessons to life! Visiting locales like Old State House, Boston Massacre Site, King's Church, and Boston Common, you'll hear the stories that highlight Boston's history and culture within the United States' history. Walk the freedom trail, passing by Revolutionary sites to today's quirky streets. Ladies and Gentlemen, give Boston a warm welcome.
    Downtown Freedom Trail Tour: History and Architecture

    Congress St & State St, Boston

    • Explore the historic cobblestone streets that surround the city of Boston
    • Learn about the city's exciting history in the formation of the United States
    • Visit scenic locations such as Old State House, Boston Massacre Site, and Boston Common
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    Freedom Trail Tour

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    Boston's historic center may be small, but it packs in so much history. From an experiment in Puritan exclusiveness to an all inclusive modern metropolis, every street, corner and building whispers stories of the past. The Boston Massacre and the original Tea Party took place here, and Sam Adams, Ben Franklin and George Washington all roamed its streets. Now's your chance to stroll the Freedom Trail's ancient paths! Pass by historic cemeteries and colonial stone houses all the while hearing tales of rebellion, war and the independence of a nation. It's the epic story of Boston's rise and America's birth you won't want to miss!
    Freedom Trail Tour

    129 Tremont St, Boston

    • Tour the historically rich city of Boston by foot with an expert guide
    • Visit the locations of The Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party
    • Stroll down the Freedom Trail while hearing tales of war and rebellion
    • Cover city hot spots like the Boston Commons and the Massachusetts State House
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    Cambridge Haunts Tour

    Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you're a terrified believer or a staunch skeptic, this spooky tour will engage, fascinate, and surprise you. Venture out into Cambridge and see all the bone-chilling sights and hear the sweat-causing stories of ghouls, spectors, and other paranormal phenomenon. This lantern-led walking tour will uncover all the skeletons in Cambridge's closet on this frightening New England experience, where anything and everything will happen. Don't expect anything boring, dull, or familiar, but do expect an astonishing and eerie experience.
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    Cambridge Haunts Tour

    1450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

    • Scour Cambridge on a walking tour for all its dark tales of spooky revenants and haunting phantoms
    • See areas where paranormal activity is the norm and the stories are frightening and eerie
    • Uncover all the skeletons in Cambridge's closet with a guide knowledgeable of unearthly dealings
    • Enjoy being scared, shocked, and amazed as you learn all about Cambridge's dark secrets
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    Boston Tea Party Sail

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    Come aboard Liberty Clipper (named after John Hancock's ship) to discover the Boston Tea Party and sail through the Boston Harbor. You'll be welcomed aboard by a professional reenactor dressed in period attire as you prepare to hoist sail. On this Boston Tea Party experience, expect to host a town hall meeting, fire the ship's cannon, and toss the tea into the sea! You will also have the opportunity to help set the sails and even take a turn at the helm with the ship's captain!
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    Boston Tea Party Sail

    67 Long Wharf, Boston

    • Sail through Boston Harbor for an interactive reenactment of the Boston Tea Party
    • Enjoy professional reenactors dressed in period attire for the full experience
    • Participate in a mock town hall meeting, prepare to fire cannons, and toss tea into the water
    • Have fun helping the crew with setting the sails or take a turn at the helm with the captain
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    Women of the Freedom Trail Tour

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    Think you know the basics of U.S. history? What about U.S. her-story? Join this tour to fill in the gaps in the great American story of women of the Freedom Trail! See famous historic sites like The Boston Commons, the hanging tree, and the Massachusetts State House while hearing the heroic stories of the likes of Anne Hutchinson, Mary Dyer, reformer Dorothea Dix, and Mercy Otis Warren. Pay respects at the Granary Burial Ground, home to the grave of Mother Goose, and King's Chapel Burial Ground, the resting place of the first Pilgrim in America, the greatest "she-merchant" of Boston, and the model for Nathaniel Hawthorne's Hester Prynn from The Scarlet Letter. And at The Old South Meetinghouse, experience the spiritual home of Boston's first African American poet Phyllis Wheatley. End your tour at Faneuil Hall public meeting room where one of the most famous female rights activists, Susan B. Anthony, delivered her speeches. Begin to appreciate the important impact the women of Boston had on the founding of the nation -- it ain't just a man's world anymore.
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    Women of the Freedom Trail Tour

    129 Tremont St, Boston

    • Gain an inside look into the impact Boston's women had on American history with a walking tour
    • See significant sites like the Massachusetts State House and Faneuil House
    • Listen to the stories of important female rights activists, including Dorothea Dix and Susan B. Anthony
    • Begin to see the nation's history in an entirely new and informed light
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    Fenway Pub Crawl- Dry Run

    Beer, Baseball, and History: Have you ever heard of anything sound so perfect together? If you haven't then you definitely need to experience Boston Crawling's Fenway Pub Crawl! You'll kick off this crawl with a walking tour of the iconic Fenway Park, where your guide will share stories of Boston's hidden baseball past and present. Here you will be able to dive into Boston's baseball culture while learning about the history of the ballpark and baseball games. If you think that is all the fun you are going to have, then you thought wrong! While increasing your knowledge about this most beloved sport, you will have the opportunity to visit 4 local pubs where you will be able to taste delicious and one of a kind beers that is special and exclusive to Boston. Enjoy spending time with fellow travelers from around the globe and tasting all different kinds of craft beer. From the Red Sox superfan to the baseball novice, Boston Crawling's Fenway Pub Crawl is perfect for you! Batter up!
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    Fenway Pub Crawl- Dry Run

    82 Lansdowne St., Boston

    • Enjoy an iconic walking tour to Fenway Park listening to stories of Boston's hidden baseball past
    • Visit 4 bars in the area, each offering unique and delicious drinks for you to enjoy
    • Increase your knowledge about the history of the ballpark and baseball in Boston
    • Experience a relaxing day diving into Boston's baseball culture, while tasting local beers you cant from anywhere else
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    Fenway Pub Crawl- Happy Hour

    Beer, Baseball, and History: Have you ever heard of anything sound so perfect together? If you haven't then you definitely need to experience Boston Crawling's Fenway Pub Crawl! You'll kick off this crawl with a walking tour of the iconic Fenway Park, where your guide will share stories of Boston's hidden baseball past and present. Here you will be able to dive into Boston's baseball culture while learning about the history of the ballpark and baseball games. If you think that is all the fun you are going to have, then you thought wrong! While increasing your knowledge about this most beloved sport, you will have the opportunity to visit 4 local pubs where you will be able to taste delicious and one of a kind beers that is special and exclusive to Boston. Enjoy spending time with fellow travelers from around the globe and tasting all different kinds of craft beer. From the Red Sox superfan to the baseball novice, Boston Crawling's Fenway Pub Crawl is perfect for you! Batter up!
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    Fenway Pub Crawl- Happy Hour

    82 Lansdowne St., Boston

    • Enjoy an iconic walking tour to Fenway Park listening to stories of Boston's hidden baseball past
    • Visit 4 bars in the area, each offering unique and delicious drinks for you to enjoy
    • Increase your knowledge about the history of the ballpark and baseball in Boston
    • Experience a relaxing day diving into Boston's baseball culture, while tasting local beers you cant from anywhere else
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    Freedom in the Empire and the Republic Black Boston Tour

    Boston is one of the most nationally significant cities in the country, filled with the history of commerce, political revolution, social innovation, and immigration. Join a local historian on this tour to understand the historical and cultural significance of Boston in the narrative of African-American history. You will visit the North End (Boston's oldest neighborhood), Beacon Hill (where the African-American community relocated in the 18th Century), Copp's Hill Burying Ground (a cemetery founded in 1659), Prince Hall Monument (dedicated to the famous Mason), the Old State House (a historic capitol building), and the African Meeting House (the oldest historically black church in the nation). Along the way you'll learn about the vibrant history of the city, and the importance it played in Abolition and the Civil Rights Movement! Come see why they call this city the Cradle of Liberty!
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    Freedom in the Empire and the Republic Black Boston Tour

    45 Hull St, Boston

    • Visit the the North End, Beacon Hill, Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Prince Hall Monument, the Old State House, the African Meeting House, the Freedom Trail, and the Black Heritage Trail
    • Learn about racial changes in the city and country, and their reciprocal relationship with public education, religious freedom, community organization, Abolition, and war
    • Discuss Boston's rich history and culture to gain perspective on the city around you
    • Walk along the cobblestone streets of Boston, lead by an experienced and educated tour guide
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    John Singer Sargent Seminar

    This tour will paint you a portrait of the life and work of John Singer Sargent, one of the most prominent artists of his generation, whose work had an incredible influence on art in the 19th and 20th Centuries. At the start of the tour your educated and experienced guide will teach you about Sargent's early years while walking you through the Boston Public Library, where Sargent painted a series of murals. Next, take a trolley to the MFA, one of the country's most important art museums! Here you will see some of Sargent's most famous works, as well as works of artists who influenced and were influenced by him -- this will grant you cultural and historical context, and you'll be able to appreciate his works all the more for the background knowledge you've acquired. Finally, you will walk to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to see one of Sargent's most famous works -- a portrait of Isabella herself! Come and get cultured! You will be singing this tour's praises by the end of the day!
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    John Singer Sargent Seminar

    465 Huntington Ave, Boston

    • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Public Library, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    • Learn about the life and work of John Singer Sargent, the talented and influential 19th Century painter
    • Discuss Sargent's legacy and Boston's influence on his career
    • See gorgeous murals and stunning paintings at world renowned institutions
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    Boston Haunts Tour

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    Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you're a terrified believer or a staunch skeptic, this spooky tour will engage, fascinate, and surprise you. Venture out into Boston and see all the bone'chilling sights and hear the sweat'causing stories of ghouls, spectors, and other paranormal phenomenon. This lantern-led walking tour will uncover all the skeletons in Boston's closet on this frightening New England experience where anything and everything will happen. Don't expect anything boring, dull, or familiar, but do expect an astonishing and eerie experience.
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    Boston Haunts Tour

    24 School St, Boston

    • Scour Boston on a walking tour for all its dark tales of spooky revenants and haunting phantoms
    • See areas where paranormal activity is the norm and the stories are frightening
    • Uncover all the skeletons in Boston's closet with a guide knowledgeable of unearthly dealings
    • Enjoy being scared, shocked, and amazed as you learn all about Boston's dark secrets
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    1 positive reviews

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