These Boston tours for kids provide plenty of fun and entertainment - plus you'll see some of Boston's top attractionswhile enjoying the ease and convenience of a tour.
Our recommendations include a family-friendly bike tour through Boston's most charming neighborhoods, the chance to see history come to life, a fun cruise or two, and a trolley ride where you can get off and on as often as you please.
We also suggest a few self-guided tours to favorite kids attractions, including the famous Make Way for Ducklings statues.
Best of all, these tours make sightseeing easy and fun for the whole family.
Remember . . . when your kids have fun, you will too!
Kids love the guided 1-hour tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, which takes you back to the momentous December night in 1773 when the Sons of Liberty touched off the American Revolution with their tea party in Boston Harbor.
See one of the tea chests, watch a reenactment of the event, and explore the authentically recreated ships. You can even learn how to brew tea and then enjoy a cup in Abigail's Tea Room.
Save by getting a Tea Party Museum ticket AND a Boston Trolley Tour package with 2 days on the hop-on-hop-off trolley, a Boston Harbor cruise, and free admission to the Old State House Museum Find out more
You'll see colorful trolleys all Boston, dropping off and picking up riders at major attractions. Young children love the trolley ride just for itself, but for older kids and you, the conductor's descriptions of sights along the way give you the perfect intro to the city.
Ride as long as you please - then hop off, explore a neighborhood or visit an attraction - and hop back on for more!
Look for cool extras with your trolley ticket - a free second day and a free Harbor cruise.
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Join a small bike tour led by an experienced guide for a fascinating morning or afternoon touring Boston's gorgeous historic neighborhoods.
Along the way, your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the famous sights, such as Fenway Park, the Italian North End, the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Esplanade, Beacon Hill, and Copley Square.
Your kids will enjoy the ride - and you'll get a great introduction to the unique charms of each part of the city.
This seasonal tour (June - October) makes history come alive for your kids!
Imagine experiencing the 17th century world of the Pilgrims who landed in 1620. Historically accurate Plimouth Plantation is a unique living museum where actors portray the actual Pilgrims who settled here and the Wampanoags who helped them survive.
But that's not all. You'll also visit Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II, and explore the Plymouth waterfront on your own.
This Boston Harbor cruise packs a lot into 45 minutes - unique views of Boston's historic North End, the Bunker Hill Monument, and the USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides), America's famous ship from the War of 1812.
Get off and board the Constitution. Crew members in 1812-style uniforms give you a free tour - easy to see why this is one of the most popular Boston tours for kids!
More Boston Harbor Cruises
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- Fenway Park Tour - Thrill your baseball players - visit the Red Sox home field
- Codzilla, the Terror of the Harbor - Perfect for older kids
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