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Take a photographic journey around some of Boston's historic sites. This walking tour company specializes in leading camera-happy groups around the city to see and capture some the best locales. Photo Walks offers private tours, scavenger hunts, night tours, private photo lessons and more. See the exclusive Beacon Hill neighborhood with its 19th-century brownstones, the Public Garden and Boston Harbor for panoramic views and the Freedom Trail's historic sites. It's a great way to see Boston come alive, along with instruction on simple and creative photo techniques.
Urban AdvenTours offers environmentally-friendly and exciting bicycle tours of Boston. The tour takes you to visit historic landmarks as well as quaint neighborhoods of Boston and Cambridge. This is perfect for everyone who can ride a bicycle, from families, students and visitors. Ride with Urban AdvenTours and see Boston the way it was meant to be seen - on two wheels!
Know more about the enchanting city of Boston through any one of their sailing expeditions. Boston Harbor Cruises is one of the prominent cruise companies that has offers a variety of exciting marine tours. From whale watches to sightseeing tours that are not only fun and adventurous but also educating as well. Learn from the stories on the 90-minute historical tour of Boston Harbor or on the sunset cruise. Whatever your choice be, you can be assured of embarking an unforgettable journey with Boston Harbor Cruises
Boston Strolls are leading walking tour guides in the city. A great way to witness what Beantown has to offer, avail of their interesting and off-beat excursions. Back Bay Deconstructed traces the history of the neighborhood's evolution. Once a marshy land encroached by immigrants inhabiting the North End in the early 1800s, the area is now an oasis of high-rises and skyscrapers. Work towards the transformation began in 1858, much-credited to cutting-edge engineering. The tour starts from Boston Common all the way to Copley Square, and celebrates the people and organizations that were the driving force behind the project.
This luxury vessel sets sail from Rowes Wharf for daily lunch and dinner cruises. The menu includes choices such as salmon, seafood ravioli, peach-glazed pork tenderloin and braised short ribs while the wine list was curated with the utmost care. A live jazz band entertains you during your meal and plays dance music afterward. From the romantic outside deck, you can enjoy views of the skyline and the harbor island lighthouses. Cruises run year-round.
Discover Boston's Italian neighborhood, the North End and its fine food establishments. This three-hour tour is led by Michele or one of her personally trained guides. Follow the cobblestone streets and discover small markets that supply ingredients for the enticing menus on Hanover Street. Unravel the history of the North End before delving into different stores and learn about the food products and ingredients that are staples of authentic Italian cuisine. Awaken your senses while on the tasting sessions and come home culinary richer.
Launched in 1797, U.S.S. Constitution also known as "Old Ironsides" sailed her way into the history books by taking on the British fleet in the War of 1812. She fought in 40 naval battles, and never lost. The vessel received her unusual nickname after French cannonballs bounced off her sides during an 1815 military engagement. Still seaworthy, the ship is the oldest commissioned warship in the world. Free admission and tours, conducted by U.S. Navy personnel offer a look back in time. An adjacent museum features interactive exhibits.
A fleet of Ducks- brightly colored, vintage World War II amphibious vehicles provide narrated, half-land, half-water tours of Boston. Do not be alarmed when your Duck abandons its wheels and lowers itself onto the Charles River! Tours cover many of Boston's downtown tourist attractions and famous spots like the State House and the Prudential Tower. Keep in mind, tour guides encourage quacking! Tours depart from three different locations, the Museum of Science, Prudential Center and New England Aquarium. Tickets sell out quickly, especially on summer weekends, so remember to book early.