2 hour private walking tour in the heart of the city
This is a 2 hour private walking tour of downtown Boston that will show you the city's historic landmarks and beautiful architecture. The tour is entirely customizable to meet your interests and work with your preferred meeting location. This is ideal if you are a first time visitor or have just one day in the city and want to get an overview of Boston's history and geography.
The following sites will be included in any downtown Boston tour: Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, the Old State House and Boston Massacre site, King's Chapel, South Meetinghouse, Boston's old city hall and its current city hall (both are architectural landmarks) the Massachusetts State House and Boston Common (America's first park)
Suggested meeting location: plaza in front of Boston Common Visitor Center, Tremont Street at the intersection of West Street.
-Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market
-State Street, Long Wharf, and the Custom House Tower
-The Old State House and Boston Massacre site
-South Meeting House and Old Corner Book Store
-Old City Hall, former Boston Latin School site
-King's Chapel Burying Ground
-Beacon hill and the Massachusetts State House
-Boston Common (Oldest park in America)
-Park Street Church and Park Street Station (America's first subway station)
(optional) Other suggested routes/locations:
-The North End, Boston's Little Italy
-Harbor Walk, waterfront and Fort Point Channel historic district
-Beacon Hill, the Public Garden and the Back Bay district
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can start at your downtown hotel or nearest transit stop.
End location: I can return you to the meeting location or nearest transit stop, and will give suggestions for what to do after the tour (food, museums, etc.) if interested.
Duration: 2 hours
weather may affect duration. Duration may be shortened by the customer if he or she does not want to walk for the full 2 hours
walking only. I can arrange to pick you up from Boston hotel or Cruise Ship Terminal for an additional cost.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 USD - For drinks, snacks, or subway fare for customized tours
2017 Ford Escape can seat 4 passengers (not including driver) however, it is a smaller SUV so 3 passengers would be more comfortable. I can arrange larger transportation for an additional cost.
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Our tour with David was the highlight of our trip to Boston! Great info, great pace and very helpful via email even before our tour. Thanks David!