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Denise S.

Westwood, MA, United States

Hi, my name is Denise and I'm thrilled that you will be visiting Boston!

I was born and raised just a few miles north of the city and attended college at Northeastern University. Since childhood I have always enjoyed my adventures throughout Boston and am proud to call myself a Bostonian. I became the unofficial tour guide to countless visitors over the years and finally decided it was time to make it official. I would love to show you all Boston has to offer and believe a city is best experienced through the eyes of a local. Please join me for a fun-filled adventure in the city and beyond!
When traveling in the US & Europe, I have always enjoyed seeing and doing, as opposed to listening and reading. Therefore, my tours will highlight the important sights but will be light on history and heavy on adventure. If you want to immerse yourself in local culture and feel the pulse of this great city, be sure to sign up for one of my tours. . . I guarantee you'll have a great time!
All tours can be customized to suit you, be it a walking tour, a driving tour, or tour by bike or kayak. Interested in beer, wine or spirit tastings? Check out some of Boston's best craft breweries and distilleries. If you love the beach, let me show you the beauty of Cape Cod or Martha's Vinyard, where I have spent many summers discovering all the best places to go. I would love to guide you on your visit to Boston, for whatever brings you to town. Be it a college visit or an ancestry search, I can help you navigate the city as well as the coastal towns and mountain villages throughout New England.

A Recent Review of this guide

Denise was an extremely knowledgeable guide for our California granddaughter who is considering college in Boston. Many campuses were passed, many fine arts venues were shown, as were many outdoor spaces noted. Classic Boston sights were emphasized and stops were made for photo ops, despite Friday PM traffic and chilly NE weather. She made a special stop for Izzy to get some "chowda", which was amazing ! Thanks, Denise ! Great job !
Norman Cooper

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Worked as Charles River Kayak tour guide
Worked as bicycle tour guide
Launched 3 children successfully into the world
Westwood High School Admin Asst., 10 years
BSBA from Northeastern University, Marketing
Awarded "Hero Among Us" by Boston Celtics
Participated in the annual (PMC) Pan Mass Challenge, charity bike-a-thon, for 10 years
Roy London Award recipient, Town of Westwood


I drive a 2014 Nissan Rogue SL with leather seats, panoramic sunroof & Bose sound system. This clean, comfortable SUV seats 4 guests, but is better suited for 3.

A larger vehicle can be arranged for additional cost. Please inquire if needed.

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Boston Waterfront Adventure


4 hour private bicycle & kayak tour of Boston Harbor & Charles River

350 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

4 hours

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Oysters, Brews & Views, Happy Hour Tour


Visit your local craft breweries and enjoy some fabulous oysters!

250 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Boston Marathon 2018


Private Ride to or from the Marathon

250 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

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