Explore one the USA’s oldest cities and get a taste for the culture, intellect and natural beauty of New England. Take advantage of this easily walkable city; wander through Boston Common, the oldest public park in the country, or get off the beaten track and explore greater New England and the classy Cape Cod. However you decide to spend your time in Boston, there’s a wide range of tours on offer to ensure you get the most out of this historic city.
Don't miss these Boston attractions
- Day trips to Martha's Vineyard
- Hop-on hop-off city tours
- American history tours
- Whale watching cruises
- New England Aquarium
On trolley or bike
A hop-on hop-off trolley tour around Boston is a great way to get around town and see the sights. Trolleys depart every 20 or 30 minutes and cover 18 stops around the city, providing a great way to familiarise yourself with Boston's layout while simultaneously getting educated on its rich history.
Some of the recommended stops to disembark at are: the Old State House and Museum, the bar from Cheers, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. If you'd rather a more active approach, jump on a bike and enjoy a guided tour while breathing the fresh air on a leisurely ride.
America's history and famous island
Take a day-trip to the charming Martha’s Vineyard island, a relaxing 1.5-hour bus ride from Boston followed by a 30-minute boat cruise on the sparkling coastal waters of Massachusetts. You'll soon be exploring the quaint historic village of Edgartown and experiencing the Cape Cod islands' way of life.
Always wanted to check out Harvard? Take a historical tour along the Battle Road Trail and follow in the footsteps of Paul Revere (patriot of the American Revolution) as you learn about America’s Revolutionary War and Civil War. A great chance to learn about Boston’s historic past, experience the countryside and set foot on the grounds of one of the world’s most prestigious universities.