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    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure (Boston)

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    Price is for a group of 2-5 people Looking for a way to turn Boston into a giant game board? Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the amazing race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Boston. Guided from any smartphone, you'll make your way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Answer questions to uncover the next, secret location. The adventure begins in the Boston Commons and will take you on a journey through historic landmarks and along key sections of the Freedom Trail. Experience the history of old cemeteries and famous meeting halls with the sights and smells of the Italian North End.
    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure (Boston)

    Boston Common, Boston

    • Compete in a fun, interactive scavenger hunt around the city of Boston guided by your smartphone
    • Answer questions and complete challenges to guide you to your next location on the tour
    • Adventure by famous Boston landmarks along the Freedom Trail, Boston Common, and old cemeteries
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    New England Coastal Tour

    Capture the beautiful scenery of the New England coast on this luxury coach tour from Boston, affording postcard-worthy views of beaches, harbors, wetlands, rugged cliffs and lighthouses. Travel north through North Shore and along the rocky coast of Maine, stopping in the quaint town of Kennebunkport for lunch and free time to walk around. In York, visit famous Nubble Light (the Cape Neddick Lighthouse), one of the most iconic lighthouses in the country, and then view President Bush's summer home from Walker Point. You will hop aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach for a comfortable, scenic ride north through North Shore, the region between Boston and New Hampshire. Soak up views of the rocky coastline dotted with marshes, wetlands, beaches and harbors. Your guide will explain why this is an important historical, cultural and economic region of Massachusetts. You'll also learn that it contains the city of Salem, the site of the Salem Witch Trials. When you cross the Main border, stop in the town of Kennebunkport for free time to enjoy lunch on your own at one of the many eateries. Kennebunk's charming tree-lined streets showcase typical 18th- and 19th-century architecture constructed by merchants and sea captains. Afterward, continue your journey along the coast. Your next stop is Nubble Light, formally known as the Cape Neddick Lighthouse. Located on Cape Neddick near entrance to York River, this 19th-century lighthouse is a famous American icon and a classic example of a picturesque lighthouse, so be sure to snap some photos! You'll also drive by Walker Point to view President Bush's summer home. Return to Kennebunkport for more free time to walk around and browse shops, and then relax on your ride back to Boston.
    New England Coastal Tour

    Downtown, Boston

    • Take in the beautiful New England coastline on a cruise that takes you all the way to Maine
    • Stop in Kennebunkport, Maine for lunch by coach, with added free time to walk around on your own
    • Soak up views of the rocky coastline dotted with marshes, wetlands, beaches and harbors
    • See some of the most iconic images of lighthouses and other nautical fixtures
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    Martha's Vineyard Day Trip

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    Martha's Vineyard has always been the quintessential destination for those wanting to experience the New England feel. This trip starts out in Boston where you are driven straight to the Island Queen ferry dock. After your ferry ride to Martha's Vineyard you will enjoy the sights and history of this New England favorite during a three-hour island tour. Once you complete your tour, you'll have three hours to do some exploring of your own. The day culminates with you returning to where you started to board your return ferry back to Boston. Come explore this beautiful island with none of the stress of planning how to get there! Come take in the beautiful sights on a breezy day during this day-long excursion.
    Martha's Vineyard Day Trip

    The Steamship Authority, Woods Hole

    • Enjoy a full day trip to Martha's Vineyard with all round-trip travelling plans included
    • Take a complete island tour and be enthralled by the unforgettable coastline
    • Experience plenty of shopping and other forms of recreation for a fun, enjoyable day
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    Harbor Island Cruise

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    Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city by exploring the Boston Harbor Islands on this relaxing and crowd-free boat tour. This two-hour cruise will take you past the lush islands and numerous points of interest of the Boston Harbor, such as Long Island, Nixes Mate, a mysterious sunken island, Long Island Head Light, the oldest lighthouse in America, Fort Warren on George's Island, and Lovell's Island -- among many other, fascinating sights. Commentary from local legends will be shared by your friendly and knowledgeable captain. Soak up the sun on the ship's open deck or relax in the shade midship while you sit back and take in the sights. Complimentary soft drinks and water will be provided, but feel free to bring your own picnic or purchase alcoholic beverages on board for this excellent nautical adventure.
    Harbor Island Cruise

    60 Rowes Wharf, Boston

    • Enjoy a relaxing sail to the Boston Harbor Islands
    • Take advantage of numerous photo ops as you see Fort Independence and Spectacle Island
    • Cruise by Long Island and see Long Island Head Light
    • Hear about sailing lore and historical background of the islands
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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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    Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Sightseeing Tour

    You'll drive along 'Tory Row' to admire 18th-century Colonial mansions and learn about the American Revolutionary War from your expert local guide. Visit Cambridge Common, where George Washington gathered his troops. Spot the former home of writer Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, whose famous 1860 poem, 'Paul Revere's Ride,' commemorates Paul Revere for riding through Boston, warning the patriots of an oncoming British attack. Then, arrive at the oldest part of Harvard University: Harvard Yard, a beautiful grassy area spanning 25 acres (10 hectares).

    Visit Lexington Green, the site of the Battle of Lexington where some of the war's first shots were fired in 1775. Learn how Captain John Parker commanded the Lexington militia during the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775.

    In Concord, journey past the homes of world-renowned writers and poets like Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women. Visit a famous battle trail from the Revolutionary War and listen as your guide illustrates interesting historical anecdotes. Finally, make your way to the Old North Bridge, now part of the Minute Man National Historical Park.
    Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Sightseeing Tour

    1 Seaport Ln, Boston

    • Take a three and a half hour morning tour through the best sights of Boston's most iconic areas
    • Journey passed important areas on Cambridge, Lexington and Concord, and gain insight about George Washington and Paul Revere
    • See everything from Lexington Green to the homes of important writers like Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    Bewitched Historical Tour

    Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn, and cauldron bubble! When it comes to historical Salem, something spooky is always brewing! Get a taste for yourself during this educational walking tour, and in the process find out just how brave you really are! You'll hit the town with a local guide, who will help you dig through the fiction, and unearth the truth of Salem's shady past. Enjoy historical insights, fun facts, and riveting anecdotes as you meander at a leisurely pace! Topics include the infamous 1692 Salem Witch Trials, colonial history, and even present-day witchcraft. You'll visit historical sites, and a few that are rumored to have supernatural inhabitants! For the history buff, this is the kind of tour that will really cast its spell on you!
    Bewitched Historical Tour

    180 Essex St, Salem

    • Explore historical Salem during a guided walking tour led by a knowledgeable local
    • Learn about the infamous witch trials and the main figures involved
    • Visit sites tied to Salem's colonial past, a few of which are reported to be haunted
    • Treat yourself to an educational and eye-opening walk around Salem
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    Historic Downtown Interactive Tour

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    Looking for a self-guided walking tour with a little more excitement? This tour works like a scavenger hunt you can play with friends and family at your convenience with the Stray Boots App. You will receive challenges to solve that will take you to all the interesting spots in historic Downtown Boston. You'll see the footsteps of America's Founding Fathers, the Old South Meeting House, and Faneuil Hall. Come along and test your knowledge at the Nation's first public school, ply your trade at Boston's iconic Custom House, and then grab a quick bite at Quincy Market. It's a fun and unforgettable way to get acquainted with this fascinating area. You'll gain access to the tour online and will need to access them via iPhone or Android app, which can be downloaded for free from the respective app store.
    Historic Downtown Interactive Tour

    Old State House, Boston

    • Explore the fascinating neighborhood of historic Downtown Boston in a self-guided tour
    • Play through the tour at your own convenience like a scavenger hunt led by the app while competing against friends and family
    • See the footsteps of America's Founding Fathers, the Old South Meeting House, and Faneuil Hall
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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

    Park St T Station, 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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    Salem Witch City Day Trip From Boston

    Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the Salem Witch Trials on this sightseeing day trip from Boston. Visit Marblehead -- the birthplace of the American Navy -- to visit Abbott Hall, listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. As you then explore Salem by coach, your guide will tell you about the infamous witchcraft trials of 1692, as well as the general history of Salem, which was one of the most significant seaports in early America. See Nathaniel Hawthorne's Custom House and the House of Seven Gables, and then enjoy free time to browse kitschy Halloween shops and Wiccan boutiques, tour witch-themed attractions, and visit the Salem Witch Museum (own expense). You'll take a comfortable 40-minute drive north to Salem by luxury, air-conditioned coach. Along the way, your expert guide will give you a historical overview of this infamous port city that was the site of the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Start your sightseeing adventure with a stop in the coastal town of Marblehead, the birthplace of the American Navy and Marine Corps Aviation and a yachting capital of the US. Visit Abott Hall, a town hall and historical museum listed on the US National Register of Historic Places, where you'll see Archibald M Willard's The Spirit of 76. Your guide will explain this famous painting's interesting significance. Continue your drive to Salem, one of early America's most significant seaports. It's best known as being the site of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, and consequently the subject of Arthur Miller's celebrated book, The Crucible. As you explore the city by coach, you'll learn about the history of these infamous witchcraft trials, which were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts. Travel down Derby Street to see the House of Seven Gables and the Custom House, the former workplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne, a famous novelist who was born in Salem. When you reach the neighborhood of Pickering Wharf, enjoy free time to walk around and have lunch on your own. You'll discover that this city is a mix of important historic sites and kitschy Halloween stores, witch-themed attractions, Wiccan boutiques and a vibrant downtown with more than 60 restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. If you like, you can visit the Salem Witch Museum (own expense) for a more in-depth look at the witchcraft trials. After your time in Salem, relax on the drive back to your Boston hotel.
    Salem Witch City Day Trip From Boston

    1 Walnut St, Boston

    • Enjoy a day trip from Boston and explore Salem by coach as you hit all its major points of interest
    • Toss the history books aside and see the sites of the Salem Witch Trials for yourself
    • See Nathaniel Hawthorne's Custom House and the House of Seven Gables
    • Have lunch on your own and take in the allure of this haunting and bewitching area
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