Heart of Beacon Hill

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Tour Number

Activity Level

96551


Categories

City, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Beacon Hill Architecture and History


Explore one of Boston's oldest and most picturesque of neighborhoods. You'll learn the story of Beacon Hill from its colonial beginnings to the architectural vision of Charles Bulfinch. During our walking tour, we'll visit the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial to the Mass. 54th Regiment, pass by many distinctive Federal and Greek Revival row houses, learn about how Beacon Hill developed to what we see today, visit historic Louisburg Square, see the location that served as the inspiration for the TV series Cheers and many other local sites that make Beacon Hill unique.

Itinerary

- Historic Boston Common
- State House area
- Robert Gould Shaw Memorial to Mass. 54th Regiment
- Exteriors of various homes along historic Mount Vernon, Chestnut, Acorn and Beacon Streets
- Louisburg Square and nearby cobble-stoned streets
- Exterior of Charles Street Meeting House
- Cheers pub site

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: In front of Massachusetts State House (corner of Beacon St. and Park St).

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

This is a walking tour and is the best way to experience the charm of Beacon Hill.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: This is a walking tour of Boston's historic Beacon Hill and can be customized to your special interests.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 U.S. Dollar - For snacks, beverages or optional visit into the Rose Nichols House

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance fees, if any. For your convenience, I'm happy to meet you at your Downtown Boston location (including Cruise Ship or Airport Terminal). We can then take an Uber, Lyft or Taxi to tour starting point in front of Massachusetts State House (corner of (Beacon St. and Park St). Cost would be additional.

Restrictions

Tour is best suited for adults. Since this is a walking tour in a historic area, keep in mind sidewalks/streets may be cobble-stoned and uneven. In some places, there may also be gradual or steep inclines.

A Recent Review of this tour

Great tour. Mel was well versed. We learned a lot about Boston architecture and history.
Linda Butts

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    Tour Price

    270 USD PER TOUR(for up to 6 people) (duration: 2 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    96551


    Categories

    City, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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