Boston, Harvard & Cape Cod Self-Guided Audio/Driving Tour

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Boston, Harvard & Cape Cod Self-Guided Audio/Driving Tour

From US$ 16.99 per person

Discover some of the highlights of Boston and the State of Massachusetts with a self-guided audio and driving tour. See Boston's iconic Freedom Trail, Harvard University's campus in Cambridge, and take a scenic drive around Cape Ann and Cape Cod.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Valid 365 days
from first activation
Instant confirmation
Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Boston's fascinating Freedom Trail at your own pace
  • See iconic historical landmarks including Park Street Church, Massachusetts State House, and more
  • Visit the heart of Harvard University's campus in Cambridge
  • Explore Cape Ann's scenic waterfront
  • Admire the lighthouses and beautiful beaches of Cape Cod
Full description
Start in the city of Boston and walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War heroes. Hear the story of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride and relive the fight for American Independence with a self-guided walking tour of Boston’s Freedom Trail. Immerse yourself in the stories of the American Revolution, the Boston Tea Party, and the Sons of Liberty as you stroll along Boston’s scenic Harborwalk. Uncover Boston's historic and storied past while enjoying its beautiful harbor views between South Station and Long Wharf. Then, travel to the city of Cambridge outside Boston and explore the heart of Harvard University's campus at Harvard Square. Use the app to take a self-guided walking tour that covers must-see campus sights like the John Harvard Statue, Widener Library, and former dorm rooms of famous alumni like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Natalie Portman, and more. Next, discover Cape Ann with a self-guided driving tour along the scenic waterfront. Enjoy the vistas, beaches, and natural beauty of the New England coastline at your own pace. Visit the famous Fisherman's Memorial, beautiful Beauport, all while diving into the stories of Massachusetts of days past. Continue to Cape Cod and see its quintessential lighthouses and sandy beaches. As you drive, learn more about the Cape’s seafaring traditions, Pilgrim history, and miles of beautiful beaches. From Barnstable to Provincetown, visit Nauset Lighthouse, First Encounter Beach, Marconi Station, and more.
Includes
  • Self-guided tour taken via the app
  • Unique password (sent by email) for access to the app
  • Live GPS map on your phone
  • Audio narration
  • Written text explanations
  • Route from stop to stop
  • List of stops along the route
  • Food or drinks
  • Transportation
  • Parking
  • Entry to paid attractions
  • Vehicle rentals
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

This is a self-guided tour. It begins at Boston Common Visitor Center. Be sure to check your email before you begin driving to download the app, enter your unique password, and access your tour. From there, simply follow the audio instructions and the route. If you have any questions, please contact the local partner by call, chat, or email.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
  • * Your own vehicle
  • Power bank

Know before you go

  • This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one
  • This is a combination of a self-guided walking tour, and self-guided driving tour
  • Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person
  • After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the app and a unique password to access the tour within the app
  • This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists
  • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries
  • This tour is valid forever, from the moment of booking. You will not need to change the booking if your travel plans change
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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  • Service
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  • Organization
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July 6, 2021

Amazing information, great price! I love the flexibility to start, stop, not go in order. Very nice experience and really enjoyed it.

October 19, 2021

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