Boston tours give you fun, unique ways to get to know the city and to see a few places even locals may not know about.
You'll get an "insiders" perspective from your guide, and see places you might not discover on your own.
Whether you choose to tour Boston by trolley, on foot, by land and river on our famous Duck Boats, or by taking a Harbor siteseeing cruise or even a whale watch, there's no better way to experience the best of Boston attractions and culture.
We even have day trip suggestions if you want to explore beyond Boston. If you're arriving by cruise boat, we list special shore excursions also.
Get ready to explore all the fun options for seeing Boston!
Top Photo: Hop-on hop-off trolley on Boylston Street across from Boston Common
Most Popular Boston Tours
Hop On Hop Off Trolley Sightseeing Tours
Hop-on hop-off trolleys show you the most interesting parts of Boston, letting you choose to get off, explore, and then get back on and ride further.
Part sightseeing, part transportation, these trolley sightseeing tours are a perfect way to relax and see the city.
Explore a whole different world beyond Boston Harbor and see whales and other fascinating marine life close up and in action. How many whales will you see? Usually between 3 and 10 - but sometimes a lot more.
You'll cruise over land and water during Boston's most unique and fun sightseeing tour.
Once you board your Duck-mobile, you'll cruise through the city's most historic neighborhoods - Downtown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown where you'll see Boston's top attractions and historic sites.
And then you'll float down the Charles River for a unique view of Boston and Cambridge.
Get close-up behind the scenes views of one of Boston's most spectacular historic theaters when you take a Wang Theatre tourin the Theatre District. You'll also get to visit The Music Hall at the new home of the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame.
Freedom Trail tours give you a fun and informative way to experience Boston's most famous historic sites while also seeing the oldest parts of the city as well as lots of newer attractions along the way.
Join a tour led by a costumed guide or go on your own on an only-in-Boston walk through history.
Want to save a ton of money at Boston's biggest designer outlet shopping mall? Located less than 40 miles south of Boston, Wrentham Village is where you'll find the biggest discount shopping savings in this part of New England.
With standard discounts from about 25% to 70% off the retail price and even more exciting savings during sales, Wrentham Village is definately a place all fashionistas will want to visit.
Salem (aka "Witch City), Provincetown beaches, Newport Rhode Island mansions, a recreation of the first Pilgrims' settlement at Plimouth Plantation, even New York City - these are just a few of the day trips you can take from Boston.
Of course, these destinations make wonderful weekend trips too!