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Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York

Location New York City
Departure Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
From €163.24 per person
Departure Date
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

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  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • Sightseeing of Boston
  • Wifi on bus only
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

See the historical sights and famous universities of the Boston area on this full-day trip from New York City. After a scenic drive through Connecticut, arrive in Boston, Massachusetts. See top Boston attractions including Harvard University, Trinity Church and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Follow the red-brick Freedom Trail, which leads to 16 important historical locations including the site of the Boston Massacre and the USS 'Constitution,' learning all about the rich and colorful history of Boston from your informative and engaging guide.

Your full-day tour begins by traveling along the scenic eastern coast of Connecticut 220 miles (354 km) toward Boston, Massachusetts.

Stop at Cambridge to tour world-famous Harvard University. Stroll through Harvard Yard, see the huge Widener Library, and rub the shoe of the statue of John Harvard for good luck. Pass by two other institutions of higher learning — the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cambridge College.

Next, cross the Charles River into Boston and view the majestic Trinity Church in Copley Square. Then, follow along the 2.5-mile (4-km) Freedom Trail, a mostly brick path that leads to 16 historical sites including Faneuil Hall, the site of the Boston Massacre, the USS Constitution and Boston Common. Break for lunch (not included) at Quincy Market, where you can sample local favorites such as clam chowder and lobster rolls.

After lunch, spend more time exploring the USS Constitution and head to the site of the infamous Boston Tea Party. Throughout your tour, learn all about Boston's historical legacy and contemporary culture from your knowledgeable guide. In late afternoon, reboard your minivan for the trip back to New York. Your action-packed, 13-hour day trip to Boston concludes with your return to midtown Manhattan.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted
  • Tours can be bilingual/multilingual as they are offered in many different languages
  • Children under the age of 2 are free, please advise at time of booking if infant is traveling
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

Conditions of Sale:
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as:
  • Hotel for pick up
  • Weights for helicopter tours
  • Choice of times for tours
  • Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.

Reviewed by aimee-lee16 , February 2017

This trip was really good and worth taking a day out of NYC trip to do. Tour guide was very informative. Only down side was the distance, it took 5 hours to get there but overall trip was enjoyable.

Reviewed by kbertrand , January 2017

We had a great day, saw heaps and had enough time to enjoy the sights!

Reviewed by lawmaloles , November 2016

We have a great time. Nice weather and Boston is awesome!

Reviewed by Inga M , November 2016

It was amazing day. A little bit rainy, and our guide Jonathan has warned us about it and has advised to take umbrellas or ponchos before the jorney. Tour was very informarive, interesting. Our guide told about places, historical and fun facts. He told not only about Boston, Harvard University, we listened histories about US states, NY,famous people, about places, traditions where we had lunch. We had in our group hispanic tourists and Jonathan also spoke in Spanish for them! The bus had free wi-fi. I hightly recommend this tour.

Reviewed by Vania P , October 2016

It was a cold and rainy day, but the tour guides made the tour wonderful. I truly learned a lot and had a great time. We made the best of it, and I still got my pictures.

Reviewed by Vincent D , September 2016

Eddie was a great host.
He provided a great information from start to finish.

Reviewed by Kristin C , September 2016

Great one day trip! Great tour guide!

Reviewed by Marcos K , August 2016

Very nice tour!!!!!

Reviewed by Fatima R , August 2016

There was a lot to see and learn in this tour - our tour guide was amazing, Jonathan, very informative.

Reviewed by Stefan B , July 2016

this tour was 100 perfect, the tour guide was profesional