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From New York City: Boston and the Freedom Trail Day Trip

1. From New York City: Boston and the Freedom Trail Day Trip

Depart New York along the Eastern Coast through Connecticut to Massachusetts and to its capital, Boston. Your first stop is the city of Cambridge where will find one of the most famous and most prestigious universities in the world: Harvard. The tour starts with a walk in Harvard Yard; the oldest academic ground in America. See Widener library, then rub the shoe of John Harvard for good luck. Continue to a panoramic tour passing by City Hall, MIT and Cambridge College. Then cross the Charles River and arrive in the center of the intellectual capital of the country. Visit Copley Square, home to beautiful Trinity church. Next up is a walk along the Freedom Trail through Boston Common Park. Break for lunch at Quincy Market, and try the world famous Clam Chowder or a lobster roll. After lunch, visit the site of the famous Tea Party and the navy ship Constitution. In the late afternoon, depart southwest for an evening arrival in New York.

Boston: Guided Historical City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

2. Boston: Guided Historical City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

Immerse yourself in the Revolutionary War with a guided tour of Boston’s historic sites and attractions, with all admission fees and hotel transfers included. Walk the Freedom Trail, visit the Bunker Hill Monument, and enter the USS Constitution with an expert guide by your side. Begin with a downtown Boston hotel pickup in the comfort of a Mercedes Metris van. Kick off the tour with a narrated drive through the city, passing by the Ivy League school Harvard, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Next, follow your guide to the beginning of the famous Freedom Trail at Bunker Hill Monument, a 221-foot granite obelisk that commemorates one of the first battles in the American Revolutionary War, fought in 1775. Avoid long wait lines with skip-the-line entry. Continue to your final stop of the tour, the USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat. After admiring this three-masted wooden-hulled beauty, bid farewell to your guide and be taken back to your downtown hotel.

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This was a GREAT Tour!! We went to Harvard (which I did not think I would be very interested in) and learned quirky and little know facts and trivia, then toured Bunker Hill, and Old Ironside! For the money you cannot beat a tour with Stuey!! He’s a great conversationist, and it was just four of us on this private tour!! Besides our tour of Fenway Park it comes in a close second on the list of adventures in Boston!! Thank you, Stuey!!

Perfect day in Boston! Everything from the organization, the stops to the excursions worked perfectly. Our guide Jutta was amazing, she has a huge knowledge about the history of the country, the culture, the people and the city itself. Furthermore, she gave a lot of useful information for the further stay in New York. All in all an unforgettable trip!

Had a great day with this tour today. Our guide was super friendly, and extremely knowledgeable. Found out loads of information and Had a really lovely day. Definitely recommend to anyone wondering whether or not to go.

Our tourist guide Iris accompanied us wonderfully on the day. She was able to tell us a lot and also gave many tips for our further stay. It was an enjoyable day trip and Boston is a really beautiful city!

Very informative guide we covered almost all districts of Boston and quite convenient and comfortable pick up from hotel.