Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston

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Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston

Highlights:

Hop on and off the trolley at any of its 20 stops

Visit more than 100 points of interest

Receive a free admission to the Boston Tea Party Museum or Boston Harbor Cruise

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Overview:

A Hop-on, Hop-off tour with a twist! Climb aboard a trolley and experience a combination of transportation and on-board entertainment. With your full-day ticket you can hop off at 20 stops throughout Boston close to more than 100 points of interest!

Description:

Hop on board the orange and green Old Town Trolley and visit more than 100 points of interest in Boston at your own pace! You can hop on and off all day to get a real sense of the Cradle of Liberty.

The tour covers all the major areas including downtown, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, the theater district, and the waterfront. The friendly conductors narrate the tour offering a fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. There are 20 stops located near to over 100 points of interest in Boston:

• New England Aquarium/Faneuil Hall Marketplace
• Historic North End
• USS Constitution/Charlestown Navy Yard
• North Station/TD Banknorth Garden
• Trolley Stop Store/ Theater District
• Cheers 'The Original'
• Copley Square/ Newbury St. Boutiques
• Christian Science Plaza/ Symphony Hall
• Copley Place Shopping Galleries
• Back Bay and Hynes Convention Center
• Fenway Park
• Cambridge/M.I.T./Harvard
• Charles Street/ Antique Row
• Boston State House/ Boston Common
• South Station/Boston Tea Party
• Boston Convention and Exposition Center
• Liberty Wharf
• Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
• Seaport District

Also includes your choice of free admission to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum or a free Boston Harbor Cruise.
 

What's Included:

• Ticket for hop-on, hop-off day tour (ticket valid until end of business day on date of use)
• Ride next day for free (must be used on consecutive days)
• Free admission to the Old State House Museum
• Free Boston Harbor Cruise (enjoy a 45-minute sightseeing cruise with spectacular views of the Boston skyline and USS Constitution)
• Discount coupons to area attractions and restaurants (USD 50 value)

What's Not Included:

• Gratuities (optional)

Good to Know:

Tours depart from boarding locations around every 15-20 minutes (April-Oct) and around every 25-30 minutes (Nov-March).

You will receive a map with all stops and a schedule at the ticket depot when you redeem your voucher. If you get on where there is no ticket booth the conductor will give it to you.

Harbor Cruises are available spring, summer and fall. They depart from Long Wharf near trolley stop #1 every hour on the half hour from 10:30-16:30. The Cruise does not have to be taken the same day as the Trolley Tour. Reservations are not required but availability can be checked by calling 617-227-4321.

No tours are scheduled on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or Patriots Day.

You must bring a printed copy of your voucher, as e-vouchers will not be accepted.

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  • Rating: 4 “A sight seeing feast!”

    Reviewed by Ian – Hamilton South, Australia on May 7, 2015 Very good drivers and sights esp tea party. Older folk would like better suspension on the buses.


  • Rating: 4 “Sometimes only for us citizens”

    Reviewed by Werner – Wien, Austria on October 25, 2014 Viele Details sind nur für informierte US Bürger interessant


  • Rating: 5 “Must do early on in the city!!!”

    Reviewed by Michael – Seneca, United States on July 31, 2014 Great experience!!! Do this tour before any other!!


  • Rating: 4 “Easy to find the trolley and very interesting visit.”

    Reviewed by FRANCE – GRANBY, Canada on June 28, 2014 I was in Boston for few hours only and the troley tours give me an opprtunity to have a rapid tours of the city.


  • Rating: 5 “Enjoyed our tour”

    Reviewed by Linda M. – Henderson, United States on June 6, 2013 We really enjoyed the Old Town Trolley Tour in Boston. The drivers were wonderful and informative.
    We loved being able to get off at different points of interest, then getting back on at our convenience.
    The harbor cruise was a nice bonus.


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  • “Must do early on in the city!!!”

    “Great experience!!! Do this tour before any other!!”

    MichaelfromSeneca, United States

  • “great”

    “great. wonderful drivers that made boston come alive.everyone that teaches american history should take old town trolley”

    JeffreyfromRichfield, United States

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