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  • Boston 90-Minute Historical Sightseeing Cruise

    1. Boston 90-Minute Historical Sightseeing Cruise

    Take to the open sea for a fully narrated 90-minute tour around Boston Harbor, bringing your history book to life. Immerse yourself in Boston's history as you cruise past the oldest commissioned ship in the US Navy, the USS Constitution, marvel at the Tea Party ships, and catch a glimpse of the Old North End Church. From the hero tales of the Revolutionary War to the local legends of the sea, you’ll be entertained and enthralled. Other highlights you’ll see include the nation’s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park Area, Boston’s working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living.

    The sightseeing cruise was nice but there was no 11 am cruise. The company gave us seats on the noon cruise without a problem but we wasted an hour by getting to the dock for a cruise that didn’t exist. Don’t use Get Your Guide for booking. Try to go directly to the provider.

  • Boston: Old Town Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

    2. Boston: Old Town Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

    Climb aboard Boston’s charming orange and green Old Town Trolley and visit more than 100 points of interest in the city at your own pace. Enjoy the freedom to hop on or off all day and discover the Cradle of Liberty’s many sights and attractions. From December to March, choose between the 1-day (silver), 2-day (gold), or 3-day (platinum) ticket options. From April until November, choose between the 1-day (silver), 1-day with harbor tour (gold) or 2-day with harbor tour (platinum) options. What better way to see Boston than by both land and sea? The Boston Trolley tour covers all the major areas including downtown, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, the theater district, and the waterfront. Friendly conductors narrate the tour, offering a fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. There are 18 stops conveniently located close to over 100 points of interest in Boston, these are: • New England Aquarium/...

    We loved the tour! It hit many of the key spots we wanted to visit. Liked the fact we could get on and off. We had 3 guides in total. Uncle Steve was fantastic. Wiggles was fun and energetic. Rocky needs some work. All in all a great tour.

  • Boston: Irish Christmas Carol Holiday Cruise Northern Lights

    3. Boston: Irish Christmas Carol Holiday Cruise Northern Lights

    Take to the water and get into the holiday spirit by singing some holiday ballads the way the Irish do, with a beer in hand and a whiskey or two. It’s the holidays and in this 1920s-styled motor yacht, Northern Lights, decked out with festive décor and the sound of the holidays in the air, this unique tour is sure to put you in a merry spirit. Get stunning panoramic views of the Boston skyline and iconic waterfront sites such as Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution and the Marriott Custom House Tower. Snuggle up on the lounge furniture with a hot cup of cocoa or grab a seat at one of the four tops. Snacks and tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on this Irish Christmas Carol Cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season or as a fun way for two people to start the night together. Enjoy song in climate-controlled cabins (heating and air-conditioning). This crui...

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What people are saying about Boston Waterfront

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 456 reviews

I've lived around Boston for 40 years but I still learned some real Pearl's from the narrator. Fabulous trip. It didn't hurt that it was a picture perfect day.

Great boat ride around the harbor. Lots of historical information we had not heard before even though we live here. Highly recommend.

Narrator was very detailed she spoke clearly Very interesting cruise

Perfect way to see the city when only have one day to do so...

Great tour of the Harbor. Our guide was wonderful!