Back Bay via Beacon Hill to Downtown and the North End
Make Boston yours. Get to see most of the Downtown Area, including the Downtown Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the North End.
• The beauty and grace of Copley Square
• The 19th century Back Bay area and the Boston Public Garden
• The cobblestones and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill
• The Freedom Trail from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall
• Lunch or snack in the Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market Area
• The quirky, vibrant architecture and streets of old Downtown
• The historic European North End, including Paul Revere's House and the Old North Church
Make Boston yours as we view its beauty, culture and history from the early beginnings to the striking 19th century architecture and special charm of Beacon Hill, the Back Bay and impressive Copley Square. We can have a brief stop at Faneuil Hall and then continue on to the Old Downtown and North End.
Learn the when, why and how Back Bay was filled and admire the beauty and elegance of Copley Square. Enjoy the 19th century beauty and elegance of the Back Bay. We will stroll the Public Garden and gaze at the Swan Boats as they go under the world's smallest suspension bridge. Then up to Beacon Hill and the Freedom Trail to Faneuil Hall.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the front entrance of the Boston Public Library on 230 Dartmouth Street in Copley Square. We can adjust the starting point if you have a particular preference.
End location: Long Wharf in Downtown. We can adjust the ending point as well.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
Give or take.
This is a walking Tour. Transportation to Starting and from Ending Points not included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - Please allow a few dollars per person for water or snacks.
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Alan is exceptionally knowledgeable of Boston, the architecture, the founders and all the history from Boston's beginning up to the present. He makes it fun and educational at the same time! Would definitely opt to go on any of his other tours on our next visit to Boston.