Traveler Reviews for Private Tour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States by Tour Guide Smitty

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Smitty
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Robert Hitchcock

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Sep 27/18

We enjoyed our historical tour of Boston and surrounding areas. Our guide was very knowledgeable and Personable

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my pleasure to show you around. I hope you can visit again soon

Jill M.

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Aug 11/18

Smitty was kind and accommodating and very pleasant. We enjoyed our tour and historical knowledge of Paul Revere's ride, as well as his local anecdotes. We recommend this tour for an interesting look at both old and modern Boston, Lexington, and Concord.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again for your generosity it was my pleasure showing you around I hope you can return soon

David Stroud

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Aug 1/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again for your generosity it was my pleasure showing you around

TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to 5-Star tour experiences and we appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of the service we offer our customers. We take all feedback seriously and have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer why this tour experience appears to have fallen below our guides’ normal high standards.

Raymond Chamberlain

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 21/18

Hello, Smitty was friendly, knowledgeable, and showed an excellent cross-section of all the possible combinations there was to see regarding the revolutionary war. He did such a great job, I am researching more deeply into the history to decide what aspect of the revolutionary war we want to explore next. A fantastic way to Spend your day!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you. It was my pleasure showing you around

Cindy P.

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 19/18

Our day with Smitty was terrific. His enthusiasm for history was infectious and his knowledge was impressive. Thanks for a great day!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my pleasure showing you around

Price Halford

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 13/18

Smitty was an EXCELLENT tour guide and we would highly recommend him. He was knowledgeable and kept my 11 year old son and history loving husband as well as myself engaged throughout the tour. We had a great time and learned a lot. It was unforgettable. He made sure in addition to showing us Lexington and Concord, that we had exposure to all of Boston and added in "extra" information that we loved. Thank you!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my pleasure showing you around. I will root for Ole Miss this year.

Katheen H.

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jun 30/18

TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to 5-Star tour experiences and we appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of the service we offer our customers. We take all feedback seriously and have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer if there was anything our guide, or ToursByLocals, could have done differently to have made this tour a 5-Star experience.

Noel Margaret Lawrence

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jun 21/18

My friend and I spent three days with "Smitty" touring Lexington, Concord, Watertown and Groton. I was in search of history concerning the Puritan patriarch of my family. So, I had some very specific places, and addresses I wanted to visit. Smitty was tireless in searching out these specific locations. Very accommodating. He dressed in a colonial outfit, complete with tricorner hat, breeches, and buckles on his shoes. Our very own 17th century Puritan. We had a lot of fun.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my pleasure showing you around thanks for the generosity you both are two great Americans I hope you will visit us again

Noel Margaret Lawrence

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jun 17/18

My friend and I spent three days with "Smitty" touring Lexington, Concord, Watertown and Groton. I was in search of history concerning the Puritan patriarch of my family. So, I had some very specific places, and addresses I wanted to visit. Smitty was tireless in searching out these specific locations. Very accommodating. He dressed in a colonial outfit, complete with tricorner hat, breeches, and buckles on his shoes. Our very own 17th century Puritan. We had a lot of fun.

Alan Shapiro

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jun 4/18

And excellent guide Our tour group consisted of two grandparents with twin 12-year-olds. Our guide was able to keep us all interested.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks again it was my pleasure showing your family around

Nikki Brittain

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: May 29/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again I hope you are having a good time. It was my pleasure showing you around

Peggy Lee

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: May 14/18

Smitty was wonderful! He knew Boston like he'd been here with the original colonists! We learned a tremendous amount of incredible American history while thoroughly enjoying the sightseeing of Boston and the surrounding areas. We only had 1 day here and in 5 hours we saw and learned more than people due touring on their own for days. Highly recommend Smitty for a Boston tour guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks again it was my pleasure showing you around

Cynthia Seroka

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Apr 18/18

We truly enjoyed our time with Mr. Smith. He was able to show us many sites we would not have otherwise been aware of. He was prompt picking us up from our hotel and more than happy to work with our schedule. Mike and Cynthia Seroka

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my pleasure showing you around. I hope you can visit us again soon

Suzanne Shirley

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Apr 9/18

I chose a tour with Smitty for my husband and myself while on a short stay in the Boston area. We wanted to see all the historical sites and get a grand overview of the area. Smitty took us to all the interesting places in Boston and we were able to see so many sites that we could have never found on our own! We began at 8:30 and arrived back at the hotel at 5pm, tired but very happy! Smitty is delightful, informative, and highly entertaining! We are so grateful and feel like we have made a new friend!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for your kind words and generosity. It was my pleasure to show you around. Have a good time on the Cape. I hope you can visit us again soon. Best Wishes, Smitty

Shaena C.

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jan 23/18

We took the "Shot Heard Around the World" tour with Smitty today 1/23 and had a fantastic and informative day!! Although it rained all day, Smitty did a terrific job and we had a great time. He's personable, informative, friendly and accommodating! We really enjoyed our day with him. He reminded us everything we learned but have forgotten. We would definitely recommend and use him again if we come back with the kids! Thanks, Smitty for turning a rainy New England into a great educational day! -Shaena

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for your generosity it truly was my pleasure showing you around. I hope you can visit us again soon Smitty

John Glover

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Dec 18/17

Smitty did a great job; he knows the area like the back of his hand. It was only during the evening rush that began to be slowed by traffic. We learned a lot; it's always a worthwhile experience to stand on ground you've studied to discuss events with someone who provides local background and detail that the histories often skip. It was really cold; despite that, it was time/money well spent.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again it was my pleasure to show you and Michelle around. I wish i had ancestors like Glover. I hope you can return and visit us again soon Smitty

Anita Hibbard

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Nov 3/17

Lee was very informative. Knew his way around Boston, avoiding a lot of traffic yet showing us a very good cross section of the town.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks Anita I hope you can return and visit us again soon The car should always be very clean you are correct thanks for the comment Smitty

Annie Briggs

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Nov 2/17

My husband and I had a great tour with Smitty! He was so knowledgable about Boston and it's history. We were able to see so many different neighborhoods in Boston, as well as, Lexington and Concord. You can tell that Smitty has a true passion for our nation's history. Highly recommend any tour with Smitty!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You again it was my pleasure showing you around I hope you can visit us again love Smitty

John Blackley

Australia
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Oct 21/17

Lee was great, funny, attentive and knew his stuff. Nothing was a problem and it was a great experience.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Mate it was my pleasure to show you around come back and visit us again

Clair Carlson

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Oct 1/17

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You for your generosity. It was my pleasure

Roberto Montes

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Aug 28/17

I would highly recommend a tour with Smitty! He was very knowledgeable about the Boston history. Our tour was a 5 hours long & it was an absolute pleasure.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks again for your generosity I enjoyed showing you around I hope you can visit us again soon Love Smitty

Edward Fleming

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Aug 3/17

Smitty was punctual. He communicated well and was a wealth of knowledge. He shows that he truly cares about his clients and his area. I would highly recommend Smitty

Landon Tujague

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 30/17

Fantastic experience! Smitty knows exactly what he's talking about, and he is also very passionate about Boston and the surrounding areas.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks guys it was my pleasure tell dad to have a great trip to Alaska

Michael Gibson

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 29/17

A lot of ground covered. Smithy was a wealth of knowledge and really knows Boston. Great trip for all of us

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again it was my pleasure

Carl B.

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 25/17

Lee was very nice a real gentleman, we had a lot of fun with him , he was knowlegable on the tour, very amusing and also had a great disposition to explain the history of Boston.. VERY ENTERTAINING!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks again it was my pleasure

Ronald Hylton

Canada
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jul 1/17

Very enjoyable and informative tour. Lee was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic in describing the history of Boston.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks God Bless Canada smitty

Judy Dillon

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jun 22/17

Smitty was wonderful! He was definitely a five star tour guide. He knew his history and loved telling about it. We could tell he loved his job. He was very courteous and interested in what we wanted to see and hear. My grandson was there for the American Academy of Future Doctors and Medical Scientists. Smitty made sure we saw all the sights related to medicine and medical schools. He suggested other things we might want to see on our own and we took his advice.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again you must be proud of him I hope he comes back to Boston for college

Jennifer Jones

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Jun 11/17

Our tour today was truly the best of Boston! Smitty was authentic, refreshing, kind-hearted, and loves the history of our great country. He truly helped me, a novice in history, understand the spirit of these early patriots! My husband, a deeply passionate historian loved every minute of our tour and all that he and Smittt happily spoke about. This tour was very much money well-spent, and Smitty was a wonderful teacher. If I'd had more history teachers like him in school, I would have paid attention more.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks again I enjoyed showing you around Your husband is one special guy yours truly smitty

Niru Pande

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: May 19/17

Lee did an excellent job of showing us around the city. He customized our tour based on our own personal interests. We went to multiple neighborhoods within and surrounding Boston, and saw plenty of historic and contemporary points of interest. Lee was extremely knowledgeable about the history, geography, and culture of the city. He gave us an opportunity to visit an authentic New England restaurant and dropped us off wherever we desired. Thank you to Lee for showing us a great time!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I thank you it was my pleasure and I hope you can come back again us soon Lee

Sandy Shuler

Canada
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: May 14/17

Lee (Smitty) was a personable, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. He was most flexible and accommodating to suit our schedule and interests. My husband and I spent a full day enjoying his passion for history and showing off Boston and area. We would highly recommend him for other travelers!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: God Bless Canada your home and native land true patriot Love in all thy sons command

Charles (Dick) Chaney

Nashville, TN, United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: May 13/17

Less is quite a historian ! we went where we desired and his knowledge sure fill a lot of gaps in the history for the earlier Americans. We had been to Boston several times but had not seen the area for history he imparted. lots for concern on his part for our comfort - taking us to his Mother-in Laws home so my wife could use the washroom. He was well prepared with maps and photos.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Dick i enjoyed showing you around and you saw a good game as well i hope you can visit us again soon smitty

Paul Butler

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: May 6/17

Lee was a great tour guide, he showed us a lot in a little amount of time. If I was to take another Boston tour I would look for a tour that spent a little more time and was a bit more detailed. This wasn't because of the beguile it was due to me looking to get an overview and visit on my own later.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Mr Butler I enjoyed showing you around I hope you will see more of Boston and come back and visit us again

Carey Hwang

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Apr 14/17

Lee was very responsive with excellent communication and flexibility. My daughter was learning about the American Revolution in school and we did a tour of Lexington, Concord, and Boston. Lee showed up in colonial dress which was great for my daughter and was very knowledgeable as we went from site to site. At the end of the tour, Lee was very helpful in providing suggestions for the rest of the weekend.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thank you I enjoyed showing your family around your child is very smart and I think she could be a Harvard girl warm regards Smitty

James Bates

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Mar 12/17

Smitty was a great, knowledgeable guide. He showed us all the historical spots and added a personal touch that made the day and our trip very memorable. He even called us later in the week to check on us, as a snowstorm had blown in. I highly recommend him for your guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You Mr. bates you have a nice family I hope you can visit us again soon regards smitty

Roger Mullins

United States
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Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Nov 11/16

Very comprehensive tour. Covered all of Boston, Concord, and Lexington. "Smitty " was very knowledgable and fun. This was my grandsons first visit to Boston and he truly enjoyed the day. Highly recommend Smitty!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks your grandson is a fine young man

Kurt Jackson

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Tour Heard 'Round the World: Revolutionary New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Oct 21/16

Smitty is a true Bostonian. He picked us up at the airport on short notice and dropped us back off to get our rental car when done. This is an ideal way to see as much as you can in a short period of time. We originally thought about piecing together some tours (duck etc.) but this was much better and more custom. Boston traffic is challenging. Bottom line is to take this tour if you want to soak in as much of an overview as you can, we had 5 hours and really saw a lot, including lunch.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thank you come back and visit us soon smitty

Ronny Breland

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Boston at War, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Oct 15/16

Lee was wonderful! 1st trip to Boston and he showed us so much in a short time. you can tell he loves and is proud of his city. made it convenient for us picking us up and delivered us back to hotel. even gave us the best route for our journey to Philly. Would do it all over again if Lee was my guide, true southern hospitality in Boston. felt like he was a good friend.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks it was great showing you around. Have a safe trip back to Bama. In January I am going to Hawaii. I was going to spend about 1000 on hog hunt. But if you can arrange a trip in Feb March April I can fly down there instead. Let me know what you learn my email is lsgolf52@yahoo God Bless Smitty

Debi Bland

United States
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Tour: #225732, Boston at War, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Oct 2/16

Great time. Thanks

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks again come back soon

Pat Nichols

United States
Rating

Tour: #225732, Boston at War, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Sep 24/16

Smitty was an absolute joy. He did an outstanding job and covered everything we had asked for.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thanks a lot I hope you can visit us again soon Smitty

Steve Perlowski

United States
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Tour: #225732, Boston at War, Boston, Massachusetts, United States    
Date: Aug 28/16

Smitty did a great job of providing my 10 year old grandson with a feel for Boston's role in the birth of our country. We visited the USS Constitution, Lexington and Concord. He is also an excellent driver, and saved us money for a cab, by taking us directly to Logan Airport, where we arrived in time to make our flight back to Des Moines. He also provided intelligent conversation throughout.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You best of luck see us again soon GO IOWA