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  • From Boston: Martha's Vineyard with Optional Island Tour

    1. From Boston: Martha's Vineyard with Optional Island Tour

    Start your day with pickup from your downtown Boston hotel in a mini-coach for the 1.5-hour journey to the ferry in Falmouth, Cape Cod. Enjoy complimentary snacks and bottled water while browsing the Martha’s Vineyard guidebook as you plan your 6 hours on the island. After a short ferry ride, prepare to discover the beautiful island. Choose from either joining a 3-hour guided tour or exploring it at your leisure. For both options, you will be provided with a discount card valid at some of the island's restaurants and attractions. Be sure to visit the amazing gingerbread cottages in the town of Oak Bluffs. See the town of Edgartown known for its whaling captains' homes and quaint downtown shops. Head to breathtaking Gay Head Cliffs and see the famous lighthouse in the town of Aquinnah. Bike and jeep rentals are available for purchase or use public transportation to see the island. A...

    We were able to see so much more by taking the tour. Guides were very knowledgeable about the areas!

  • Cape Cod Fast Ferry from Boston: One-Way or Round Trip

    2. Cape Cod Fast Ferry from Boston: One-Way or Round Trip

    This summer, forget about Cape traffic and parking hassles when you set sail aboard Boston's first, fastest, and most luxurious ferry to Provincetown and Cape Cod. Enjoy historic and scenic sites on the Provincetown ferry, while relaxing in the refreshing sea breeze as we whisk you away to the restaurants, beaches, shopping, and nightlife unique to Provincetown and the Outer Cape. Our Provincetown ferry is the largest and fastest passenger-only catamaran in the U.S., landing in the heart of Provincetown in just 90 minutes. And with cushioned airline and booth style seating, air-conditioning, free onboard WiFi, an audiovisual system with satellite TV, full cash bar, and food, getting there is half the fun. This service is seasonal and operates from the end of May to October Departure Times (sch...

    My husband and I took the round trip ferry to Provincetown. All the staff was very kind and helpful! Smooth ride, the ride back was a little rocky but it was dreary outside and had rained some before but my husband and I still had a great time and would definitely go again! We also used the concierge service and he gave us some great recommendations for when we were there and we enjoyed doing them all!

  • Plymouth: Plimoth Patuxet Living History Museums

    3. Plymouth: Plimoth Patuxet Living History Museums

    Journey back to the 17th century at Plimoth Plantation and experience a unique adventure at attractions including the Wampanoag Homesite, 17th Century English Village, Craft Center and Nye Barn. Located 45 minutes south of Boston on Cape Cod Bay in Plymouth town, the site is also known as “America's Hometown.” Start at the Wampanoag Homesite on the banks of the Eel River and learn how the 17th -century indigenous people lived along the coast during the growing season. Discover how they planted their crops, fished and hunted, gathered wild herbs and berries for food and reeds for makings mats and baskets. Look at different kinds of traditional homes, including a mat-covered wetu (Wampanoag for "house") and a bark-covered nush wetu (house with 3 fire pits). Unlike the people you'll meet in the 17th-Century English Village, the staff at Wampanoag Homesite are not playing ...

    This is a very informative experience, as we get to see what life was like in Plymouth in the early 17th Century, both for the English and the native Americans. The costumed interpreters made the experience even more interesting and fun.

  • Boston: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 40+ Attractions

    4. Boston: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 40+ Attractions

    The Boston All-Inclusive Pass by Go City provides you access to over 40 of the area’s top activities, attractions, and tours for a single low price. Enjoy the freedom to do and see what you want while saving up to 45 percent compared to the cost of individual tickets. Choose a 1, 2, 3, 5, or 7-day pass at a low, pre-paid price. Take a Trolley Tour, visit the New England Aquarium, explore the Museum of Science, and get your thrills at Six Flags. These and many other options are included in the cost of your Boston All-Inclusive Pass. A free digital guide helps you decide what to do, where to go, and how to get there. Included Attractions: Boston Duck TourHistoric Sightseeing CruiseCityView Hop-On Hop-Off Boston Trolley Sightseeing Tour: 2-Day TicketNew England AquariumOld State House Museum & Old South Meeting House Combo TicketFenway Park TourUSS Constitution MuseumMuseum of ScienceFreedo...

    We bought the 2 day ticket for Boston. The hop on hop off trolley was worth it alone. But then we got to Revere house, USS Constitution, Aquarium, Harbor Cruise and we barely scratched the list of what is included. Just doing those few things it paid for itself in 1 day! All the sites we talked about the pass to knew what we were talking about. This is legit. 100% recommend

  • Barnstable: Cape Cod and Provincetown Self-Drive Audio Tour

    5. Barnstable: Cape Cod and Provincetown Self-Drive Audio Tour

    This self-guided audio and GPS tour allows you to explore Massachusetts’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility, safety, and value. Simply hop in your own car, get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location. To begin the tour, start at the Cape Cod Visitor Center, following the route and speed limit for the best experience. Explore the rugged, mystical beauty of Cape Cod and learn all about the history of the areas as you see famous sights like Cape Cod Visitor Center and Pilgrim Monument. As you enjoy the scenery, discover the history and culture of the Nauset tribe. Continue to Eastham and trek down to First Encounter Beach, where the Nausets had their first contact with Europeans. See Cape Cod’s prettiest lighthouses, and hear about the importance of these buildings. The route has plenty of optional detours where yo...

    I lived in Boston and have been to the Cape several times... but my Sis was visiting and recommended this. Worked great, and learned a few new things!

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based on 377 reviews

My husband and I took the round trip ferry to Provincetown. All the staff was very kind and helpful! Smooth ride, the ride back was a little rocky but it was dreary outside and had rained some before but my husband and I still had a great time and would definitely go again! We also used the concierge service and he gave us some great recommendations for when we were there and we enjoyed doing them all!

We bought the 2 day ticket for Boston. The hop on hop off trolley was worth it alone. But then we got to Revere house, USS Constitution, Aquarium, Harbor Cruise and we barely scratched the list of what is included. Just doing those few things it paid for itself in 1 day! All the sites we talked about the pass to knew what we were talking about. This is legit. 100% recommend

I lived in Boston and have been to the Cape several times... but my Sis was visiting and recommended this. Worked great, and learned a few new things!

We were able to see so much more by taking the tour. Guides were very knowledgeable about the areas!

It was like my 3rd grade social studies book came to life. I loved it.