Boston beyond the Convention Center!
Separate registration is required for these exciting tours of Boston. Space is limited - book your tour today!
Sunday, October 29, 1 – 4 p.m.
Boston’s Freedom Trail is a 2½-mile walk through history! Your comfortable motor coach transports you to beautiful Boston Common to begin your tour. From there, your guide leads you on a 90-minute walking tour back to Colonial times. Along the way, you’ll encounter the 16 historic sites listed below. The tour concludes at Boston’s famous Faneuil Hall, where statesmen, orators and the public have gathered for two centuries to discuss and debate the most consequential issues of the day. You’ll enjoy some free time at Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s food hall and numerous shops before boarding your return coach to the hotel.
|•Old South Meeting House
||•Old North Church
|•Massachusetts State House
||•Old Corner Bookstore
||•Copp’s Hill Burying Ground
|•Park Street Church
||•Old State House
|•Granary Burying Ground
||•Boston Massacre Site
||•Bunker Hill Monument
||•Paul Revere House
||• Feneuil Hall
|•Ben Franklin Statue
Monday, October 30, 12 – 3 p.m.
Your tour begins at the world-famous Fenway Park in Boston! A professional tour guide will show you around ballpark, pointing out sites where notable games have been won and lost. You’ll also see exclusive behind-the-scenes areas such as the press box and broadcast booth and hear stories about the stadium’s iconic features, including Pesky’s Pole and, of course, the towering left field wall called The Green Monster! Following the stadium tour, you’ll make your way to Samuel Adams Brewing Company for a tour and tasting. Learn about brewer Samuel Adams and his role in the American Revolution as you experience the entire brewing process and enjoy a taste of history!
Monday, October 30, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Explore Boston’s darker side! This original guided walk through misery, misfortune, malevolence and murder is based on true historical events that occurred in Boston. Fact is often stranger than fiction! You’ll hear many dark and disturbing stories not often shared with tourists, including: the scourges of smallpox and the Great Influenza, the dangers of Richmond Street, the vandalization of the Royal Governor's House, the Molasses Flood, body snatchers and the infamous Brink's Robbery, all against the backdrop of Boston's oldest neighborhood. We hope you’ll join us for a walk on the Dark Side. Crime, disease, death and disaster –what better way to enjoy a pleasant evening in Boston!
Tuesday, October 31, 1 – 5 p.m.
Stroll through Harvard University as your guide points out the historic architecture of the oldest university in the country, where John F. Kennedy studied in his younger years. Visit hallowed Harvard Yard and the statue of college founder John Harvard… or is it? You’ll have a brief opportunity to browse the unique shops, boutiques and bookstores of Harvard Square before heading off to Dorchester to tour the magnificent John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Begin your museum experience with a short film introducing Kennedy “the candidate” and then enter the recreated world of the Kennedy presidency for firsthand experience of John F. Kennedy’s life, legacy and leadership. With its collection of personal mementos and gifts, as well as historical artifacts, informative displays and unique films, you’ll see events of the 1960s through President Kennedy’s eyes and narrated in his voice, experience his optimism and wit, and be inspired by the hope and idealism that captivated America.
Thursday, November 2, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
On April 19, British regulars battled with Colonists or minutemen in the first battle of the American Revolution, known as “the skirmish on the green.” Your day starts here where it all began. The tour also includes notable stops in revolutionary history such as Buckman Tavern and Minute Man National Historical Park, with landmarks including Paul Revere’s capture site, Battle Road and the Old North Bridge. Concord was also home to famous American writers; see the homes of literary greats Louisa May Alcott and Ralph Waldo Emerson. End your tour exploring Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
The "Fine Print" about area tours:
Attire for all tours: Wear what is comfortable. The
tours will be indoors and outdoors.
All tours are subject to change.
All tour fees include roundtrip transportation, parking fees
and tolls, fuel surcharges, professional tour guide or tour
escort, noted inclusions and all taxes and gratuities.