Walking Tour of Boston (for 2+)

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Location(s):

Boston, MA

Availability:

Downtown to Back Bay
Year-Round:
Daily - 10:00 AM

Downtown, the Waterfront & North End
Year-Round:
Wednesdays - 3:00 PM

Harvard Square through Cambridge
Year-Round:
Thursdays - 6:00 PM

Boston Jewish Cultural Walking Tour
Year-Round:
Mondays - 2:30 PM

Choose from 4 different neighborhoods to explore in the city on a unique Walking Tour of Boston!
  • Your fun, local and knowledgeable tour guide will lead you through different areas of Boston telling stories of the city's rich and colorful history
  • Choose from 4 different tours
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at Boston on this 2-hour walking tour!


More detailed description >

Description:
This walking tour will provide a great mix of history, architecture and culture to highlight Boston and make you feel a part of the city!

Your knowledgeable tour guide will share facts, stories and humor that reflect the quirky nature that is truly Boston - both in the past and present.

Behold the city's beauty and rich history from it's early beginnings to it's striking 19th century architecture as well as the special charm of unique neighborhoods.

On any of the tours you choose, you will see notable landmarks of each district and hear fun facts and stories to make history come alive.

Tour Options:
Downtown Boston to Back Bay via Beacon Hill - Discover Boston's unique charm as you visit the dynamic Downtown, meander through Beacon Hill and complete your tour in the beautiful Back Bay.

Downtown, the Waterfront, and the North End - Journey back in time and learn about Boston's early immigrants, their first homes in the North End and the shops of Blackstone Block.

Harvard Square Evening Excursion through Cambridge - Travel on America's first subway from Boston Common to the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square in Cambridge on the other side of the Charles River.

Boston Jewish Cultural Walking Tour - Explore Boston's Jewish culture on this tour through Beacon Hill's "back side," the Holocaust Memorial and the West End House.



Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Moderate walking pace
  • Bottle of water is recommended

Duration:
Approximately 2 hours

Maximum Participants:
Up to 20 participants per tour

Spectators:
This experience is only for those on the tour.

Weather Dependent:
Tours run rain or shine. Rain ponchos are usually available from the tour guide in light precipitation. In the event your tour 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 7 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final and no cancellations will be allowed. If for some reason you need to reschedule, you can do so up to 72 hours prior to your scheduled date.

Experience ID:
LIF-BOS-0041



View FAQ's >

  1. How far will we walk?
    The tours are approximately 1.5 - 2 miles in length.
  2. Are there restrooms on the tour?
    Restrooms will be available at the start of the tour. While there are no pre-scheduled stops along the way, the tour guide will make his/her best efforts to accommodate requests for restroom stops.
  3. Will water be available for purchase?
    Most tours will pass street vendors selling drinks, however it is recommended to bring a bottle of water on the tour.
  4. Will there be food available on the tour?
    No, but there will be restaurants and other food services available where the tour ends. It is recommended to eat lunch prior to the tour.
  5. Do I need to purchase a ticket for my child?
    Children under the age of 5 may go on the tour for free. Please notify Cloud 9 Living at the time of booking if you will be bringing any children under the age of 5.
  6. Is the tour stroller accessible?
    Most of the tour is accessible to strollers. Please keep in mind, however, that many areas are uneven.
  7. Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
    Unfortunately, this tour is not recommended for wheelchair use as the tours pass through many old, historic areas with brick and cobblestone paving that can be uneven and make traveling in a wheelchair difficult. Some tours do include stairways. Please contact Cloud 9 Living prior to booking if you have concerns.
  8. What happens if it rains or snows?
    Tours run rain or shine. Rain ponchos are usually available from the tour guide in light precipitation. In the event your tour 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.
  9. Does the tour have anything to offer a native Bostonian?
    Absolutely! Boston is full of little known secrets and treasures. It's nooks and crannies provide a wealth of sights and stories that go along with them. The anecdotal history your guide will share with you is sure to add new nuances to what you thought you already knew. You'll see a side of the city you never knew existed!