Excursions in Boston - MA
Picture a superbly prepared brunch. Now imagine you're enjoying that splendid cuisine aboard a smartly appointed cruise boat. As you savour the menu and drink in the ocean views from three spacious decks, you also feast on many of Boston's treasured landmarks - the USS Constitution, Old North Church, Boston Light and the Boston Harbour Islands. Throughout this leisurely two-hour tour of Boston's Inner and Outer Harbour, a local historian from the American Lighthouse Foundation regales you with all kinds of fun, tasty tidbits of the city's history. Sounds like a unique and relaxing way to spend your Saturday or Sunday.
Visit perhaps the most treasured of all Bostons landmarks, the USS Constitution. This 45 minutes fully narrated tour brings one up close and personal with Old Ironsides at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard and allows one the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and accompanying Naval Museum.
This summer, make the trip between Boston and Provincetown in speed and style. Forget about Cape traffic and parking hassles and set sail! Boston's oldest and largest ferry operator, offers the first, fastest and most luxurious 90-minute high speed catamaran service from Beantown to P-Town. You'll enjoy the coast's historic and scenic sites while relaxing in the refreshing sea breeze. Our 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 more onboard amenities and services than any other ferry in New England, getting there is half the fun. Our ferry makes it easy for everyone to enjoy the restaurants, beaches, shopping and nightlife unique to Provincetown and the Outer Cape. So whether your vacation lasts a week or just a day, escape to the cape with BHC.
This fully narrated 90-minute tour of Boston´s inner and outer harbour offers a fun and informative look at its many historic and contemporary landmarks. See and learn about the past, present and future of Boston´s historic harbour including tales of famous revolutionary battles, the Nation´s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the islands of the outer harbour, Boston as a working industrial port, the high price of waterfront living and more!
Northern Lights tours are narrated by lighthouse expert Doug Bingham of the American Lighthouse Foundation, or by other members of the foundation. It begins in Boston with passes by Long Island Head Light and Deer Island Light, and then passes near Boston Light, the oldest lighthouse station in America. Heading north, the tour will pass by several sites including Graves Light, Hospital Point Light, Marblehead Light, Fort Pickering Light, Bakers Island Light, Eastern Point Light, Ten Pound Island Light, Straitsmouth Island Light and more. The Northern Lights tour culminates with a view of Thacher Island, site of the only still operating twin lighthouses left in the entire country.
With Boston Harbour's Luncheon Cruise, you don't only enjoy a sumptuous buffet, it's the only cruise that lets you feast on Boston's tantalizing folklore as recounted by local historians. An expert narrator will join you onboard this two-hour tour through Boston's Inner and Outer Harbour. After you've had a chance to take in our menu, they will regale you with all kinds of fun, informative and interactive tidbits of the city's history. Throughout the cruise, you're invited to explore the vessel and its three spacious decks for the best views of Boston and its many highlights, including the USS Constitution, Old North Church, Boston Light and the Boston Harbour Islands.
A spectacular sunset adds a whole new dimension to this fully narrated, 90-minute sightseeing tour. With this cruise you'll be introduced to all the history, sights and lore that Boston Harbour has to offer, plus you'll be on hand to witness the USS Constitution's sunset serenade as she fires her cannon and lowers her flag ceremoniously signalling the day's end.
Travel back in time to December 16, 1773 and relive one of the most important events in the history of the USA. It was on this night that a group of colonists became enraged, inspired and ultimately reacted to unfair taxation laws by throwing more than 300 crates of tea into the harbor. The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum includes authentically restored replicas of the original tea ships and an array of fascinating exhibits that are fully interactive.
A whale watch that requires less travel time, offers the most comfortable ride available and gives you more time viewing some of the world's most fascinating and magnificent creatures. Boston's only 3-hour whale watch cruise on high-speed catamarans will get you to and from the whales in less time, which allows you more time to watch the whales. All trips are narrated by professional researchers from the Whale Centre of New England, the regions foremost authority on the whale population. Catamarans feature 3 outside decks for optimum viewing capability. Inside you will find climate controlled cabin space with cushioned seating, tables, state-of-the-art audio-visual and a galley offering snacks and beverages for purchase.
Visit five famous Boston attractions for one low price. Includes prepaid admission to the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center, Museum of Fine Arts and the choice between the Harvard Museum of Natural History OR RevolutionaryBoston® at the Old State House. See more and avoid most ticket lines. CityPASS is good for nine days, beginning with the first date of use - perfect for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.
The fun begins as soon as guests board the "DUCK", an authentic, renovated WWII amphibious landing vehicle. Cruise by the State House to Bunker Hill, Fleet Center, Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig, and Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower. As the best of Boston unfolds before guests eyes, and just when they think they have seen it all, theres more - it is time for Splash Down as the DUCK splashes right into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skylines. So take the ride of your life, and hop on a Boston Duck Tour.
Step aboard the Trolley of the Doomed and join your host, a 17th century grave digger, cursed with a sentence of eternal damnation. This wretched creature is doomed to travel the streets of Boston and relay the stories of the unfortunate souls he encountered and the macabre events he had been witness to during his purgatory. Hear about Boston's most sinister characters, and step inside two of the oldest 17th century burying grounds.
You haven't seen Boston until you've seen it from the water! No other Boston venue can match our fantastic fusion of dining, entertainment, sightseeing and historic Boston Harbor views. Choose from lunch or dinner cruise.
Known as Americas Walking City, Boston is the ideal place for a walking tour. However, instead of sticking to the popular Freedom Trail, your Boston Urban Adventures tour will veer off into some of Bostons oldest, and most character-filled neighbourhoods. The West End and Beacon Hill have seen some significant changes within the community in the last few centuries, tales of which will intrigue you. By the end of this Boston day tour, you will have a true feeling for what it is, and was, to be a real Bostonian.
Join the decades old Boston debate which Boston pizza joint makes the tastiest slice? After your Boston pizza tour, youll be wise enough to weigh, because surely eating three different slices will make you an expert! Head out into Bostons Little Italy and visit three of the most delicious and most famed pizzerias in the neighbourhood. Try a slice at each spot, and deliver your verdict. May the best pie win!
Visit the colonial area famous of the first beginnings of the revolution, such as Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, the cradle of American civilization. The Old State House where the slaughter occurred in Boston, and the ship replica of the Boston Tea Party where the settlers showed their disgust against the British Kingdom. We will visit Bostonians houses that highlight areas of Beacon Hill and Back Bay where we will see a contrast between old and new.
Experience Boston's movie magic by visiting filming locations from your favorite TV shows and movies. See where the chase scene from The Town took place,Grab a drink at L Street Tavern, home of Good Will Hunting,visit 10 locations from The Departed including the building from the climatic rooftop scene,catch a glimpse of the buildings used in Boston Legal and Ally Mcbeal,get insider information on the secrets behind filming Mystic River, Legally Blonde, Fever Pitch, 21 and Gone Baby Gone. This tour is led by a local actor, so come ready to laugh and have a good time!
Relive Boston on this fully narrated Old Town Trolley Tour. Guests can tour at their own pace, having the opportunity to get off at any point of interest they wish to further explore, then re-board and continue the tour.
Unlimited Admission to over 60 Boston Attractions and Tours. The perfect way to save on your Boston vacation. Plus! Savings and special offers on shopping, dining, and more around the city. Get unlimited Boston sightseeing including a two-day trolley pass, museum admissions, historic sites, excursions, and much more! Save up to 20% on shopping and dining, get free gifts at select locations and get a 172-page, full-color pocket guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation!, Museum of Fine Arts(Free general admission), Museum of Science (Free general admission), JFK Library and Museum, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Peabody Museum, New England Sports Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Children's Museum, Gibson House Museum, USS Constitution Museum, MIT Museum, Sandwich Glass Museum, Heritage Museum and Gardens Plantation, Historic Sites-Freedom Trail Audio Guide, Paul Revere House, Old South Meeting House Museum, Old State, House Museum, Harrison Gray Otis House Museum, Nichols House Museum, Old North Church, House of the Seven Gables, Salem Witch Museum, Strawberry Banke, Old Sturbridge Village, Plimoth.
Take a stroll on foot through Boston and explore the locations made famous by over 30 TV shows & movies. While visiting the various locations in this tour, you will sit on the famous park bench from Good Will Hunting, have a drink at the original Cheers ,see one of Jack Nicholsons mob hangouts in The Departed and also discover the street of the Blown Away car crash. See for yourself why Boston was the setting for so many scenes that have made you laugh and cry over the years.