Guided tour

Boston: North End to Freedom Trail Food and History Tour

Boston: North End to Freedom Trail Food and History Tour

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Combine the 2 best known features of Boston, its rich history and amazing food on a city walking tour. Start in the North End before exploring the Freedom Trail to discover what makes Boston special.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll past some of the most historic locations in Boston’s oldest neighborhood
  • Taste meats, cheeses, fresh bread, pastries, and pizza in the North End
  • Gain insight into the American Revolution and Boston's history and culture
  • Enjoy a local surprise at a historic, quirky, hidden local tavern
  • Join a carbon neutral tour, organized and led by an eco-certified tour operator
Full description

Learn about Boston's own Little Italy district of North End and its rich culinary scene. Also, learn about the significant role the city played during the American Revolution on a fascinating guided walking tour of Boston. 

Make your way through to the heart of the North End, home to some of the city’s oldest buildings and renowned for its variety of food offerings. Try some fresh bread and Italian meats and cheeses at a hidden bakery. You will also indulge in some sweet local pastries.

On the Freedom Trail, explore the Rose Kennedy Greenway, State Street, and the historic Custom House Tower. Then, head over to Old City Hall, which was the birthplace of public education in America. Don’t forget to get a picture of the bronzed Donkey outside the entrance

Your tour will finish at the Boston Public Garden. Enjoy the rest of your day relaxing in the park and its beautiful surroundings. 

Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
  • 3 food stops
  • Food samples
  • 1 drink stop
  • Entrance fee to the historic Old North Church (or equivalent alternative)
  • A surprise local treat

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    Meeting point

    The Aquarium “T” Station (outside, in front of the Long Wharf Entrance – Northeast Corner of State Street and Atlantic Avenue). 222 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • This tour is organized and led by the world's largest travel B-Corp certified company. B Corp Certification measures a company’s social and environmental impacts and responsible tourism practices
    • Entrance to the Massachusetts State House requires a government ID and all guests must pass through metal detectors
    • The State House is open on weekdays only. The tour group will find alternate sites to visit on weekends
    • In the event of a site closure, the company will do their best to replace it with a similar alternative
    • Vegetarians and those with other dietary restrictions can be accomodated
    • Please notify the company in advance if you have any dietary requests
    • For your urban adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 89 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
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    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.9/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5

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    During my first real tour to Boston it was my second tour and I can define that this tour is A complementary one to my fist tour to Boston . The two my previous ( the first one ) and this one give the participant of the both an comprehensive look on the highlights of this zone in Boston .

    October 19, 2022

    This is a must see guided tour of food and history in the heart of Boston. Luci B was simply amazing. The experience gave me the confidence now to explore the city on my own in the future. I do not feel as lost today exploring the city as I did when I first moved here. Thank you Luci you really are amazing.

    October 1, 2022

    We did the walking tour and north end food tasting tour. It was a really long day. For the north end we tried a fresh baked bread, a cannoli, a sandwich and a pizza (in that order). Guide pointed out lots of architectural highlights and historical facts Then the second half of our tour started for the Freedom trail and we walked to Boston commons and Beacon Hill Doing both made for a long day (1-6pm). The cannoli was the only place we ate inside an establishment.

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    July 30, 2022

    Product ID: 162177