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Walking Tour of Boston - Downtown Highlights

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Tour Number

Activity Level

25494


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Downtown Freedom Trail to Back Bay via Beacon Hill


Make Boston yours. Get to see most of the Downtown Area, including the Downtown Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill and Back Bay.

Highlights include:

• The Freedom Trail from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common
• The quirky, vibrant architecture and streets of old Downtown
• The cobblestones and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill
• The 19th century Back Bay area and the Boston Public Garden
• The beauty and grace of Copley Square

Starting in Downtown, we'll see and hear the history of the Freedom Trail. On Beacon Hill , see what life was like from the top echelon of the city. We will stroll the Public Garden and gaze at the Swan Boats as they go under the world's smallest suspension bridge. 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 , its fine restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions.

Itinerary

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 .

Highlights include:

• The Freedom Trail from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common
• The quirky, vibrant architecture and streets of old Downtown Boston
• The cobblestone drives and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill .
• The 19th century Back Bay area and the Boston Public Garden
• The beauty and grace of Copley Square

Starting in Downtown, we'll see and hear the history of the Freedom Trail. On Beacon Hill , see what life was like from the top echelon of the city. We will stroll the Public Garden and gaze at the Swan Boats as they go under the world's smallest suspension bridge. 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 , its fine restaurants, shopping and cultural attractractions.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Across from the Old State House at the NW corner of State and Congress Streets, outside 28 State Street. We can adjust the starting point if you have a particular preference.

End location: Copley Square on Dartmouth Street in Back Bay. However, this ending point can be adapted for your particular needs as well.

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Give or take.

Transportation

This is a walking Tour. Transportation to Starting and from Ending Points not included.

What’s Included

My services as a local and professional tour guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 $ - Please include a few dollars per person for water and snacks as desired.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees (if any)

A Recent Review of this tour

Alan was very friendly and accommodating. He was also great at adapting the information to our family. I was there with my children (18 and 11 years old) - and he made the tour interesting for all of us. It was a very nice tour!
Anna Avdeeva

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