Photo Tour of Boston

From: $40   


Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Freedom Trail, North End, Public Gardens & Waterfront Marina - Boston, MA


Back Bay
Sundays - 10:00 AM

Beacon Hill
Tuesdays & Saturdays - 10:00 AM

Freedom Trail
Tuesdays & Saturdays - 12:30 PM

North End
Most Sundays - 12:30 PM

Public Gardens
May - September:
Most Fridays - 10:00 AM

Waterfront Marina
June - October:
Most Fridays - 10:00 AM

Explore the city through a lens on this Photo Tour of Boston!
  • Capture your own "post card" image with assistance from a professional photographer
  • Step back in time as you discover original areas of Boston and learn its history
  • Small tour groups allow for hands on instruction and personable conversation
  • Choose from 6 different tours, catering to a variety interests!

More detailed description >

Visit historic sites and discover unique photo opportunities that you will only get to see on this Photo Tour of Boston.

Discover the grandeur of Old Boston in a neighborhood rich in history and 19th century architecture during the Beacon Hill tour or visit the cemetery where John Hancock, Paul Revere and Samuel Adams are buried and find out what really happened on the night of the Boston Massacre.

Any photo tour you choose will present fascinating historical commentary as well as simple photographic secrets for composing fun and artistic pictures.

Whether you're new to town or a local Bostonian, this is a fun opportunity to learn more about Boston while taking wonderful photos for your personal collection.

Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Cameras are not provided
  • Casual walking pace throughout the tour
  • 6 tours to choose from: Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Freedom Trail, North End, Public Gardens or Waterfront Marina

1.5 hours

Maximum Participants:
There will be up to 10 people per tour.

This experience is only for booked participants.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. In the event your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with our experience provider. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable walking shoes and appropriate clothing for expected weather conditions.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling a date and confirming a booking for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have received a booking confirmation, rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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View FAQ's >

  1. What kind of camera can I bring on tour?
    You can bring any camera you'd like on the tour, or no camera at all! The goal of each tour is for participants to explore Boston and learn how to see creatively in ways they haven't considered before. You are welcome to participate on a tour with or without a camera, any type will do -- even a disposable if you'd like.
  2. What if I have no experience with photography?
    No problem! These photo tours are great for people of all ages and all skill levels. The most experienced photographer and novice will still be able to learn how to photograph city sights from a different perspective using creative thinking or photography tips.
  3. What happens if it rains?
    This tour runs rain or shine. However, in the event of severe or unsafe weather conditions, the tour will be cancelled for safety reasons and you will reschedule directly with our experience provider.
  4. Are there restrooms along the tour route?
    Unfortunately, there will be no restroom stops during this tour. Please make sure to use the restroom before the tour begins! Of course in the event of an emergency, the guide will do his/her best to try to accommodate you.
  5. Can I stop to buy food or beverages along the way?
    There are no scheduled stops on the tour to buy food or beverages; it is recommended to bring a bottle of water and snacks with you.
  6. Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
    The tours have a few steep inclines that might be difficult for a wheelchair.

Customer Reviews:

  • Photo Tour of Boston

  • September 30, 2013

  • 5

  • Boston

"Tour was very good. Guide did a very good job telling us how to get the best photo, what would make the best photo and showed us her picture so we could see just what to do. She knew the area and gave us a lot of history of Beacon Hill."

  • Photo Tour of Boston

  • December 04, 2009

  • 5

  • Boston

"Thoroughly enjoyed my tour round Beacon Hill, always been one of my favorite areas in Boston, and now even more interesting after our photographic tour with Saba - thank you!"