Boston CityWalks
Scheduled and Custom Walking Tours of Boston

 

 

We Share with You Why We Love Boston! 

Boston CityWalks gives the BEST walking tours of Boston, with just the right mix of history, architecture and culture.

 

Why Choose Boston CityWalks?

  •  Boston is such a great WALKING city and you can see so much more from the ground than on a bus or in a car.
  •  We show you all the main sites plus the facts and stories to make the history around them come alive.
  •  We share the hidden, quirky parts of Boston that you would never see on your own or on other tours.
  •  Boston CityWalks guides are knowledgeable and congenial professional Tour Guides with a love and penchant for the city.
  •  Smaller, limited-size tour groups allow you to see and hear everything!  We also sell individual tickets to all our tours.
  •  Tour content is tailored to your interests, with just the right mix of History, Architecture and Culture.
  •  Get to see lots more of the city in one tour.  Not just the Freedom Trail or one area. You won't get bored at all!

 

Advance purchase strongly suggested. Tours often sell out in advance.

 

Historical Walking and Sightseeing Tours of Boston

Check availability and buy tickets online:
Historical Walking and Sightseeing Tours of Boston
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Current available tours include:
 

Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour - History & Architecture


DAILY AT 10:00 AM and TUESDAY EVENINGS AT 6:00 PM  (70 Minutes, about 1 mile) 
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Downtown Freedom Trail to Copley Square (Back Bay) via Beacon Hill Walking Tour - History and Architecture


DAILY AT 10:00  (2 Hours, about 2 miles) 

 

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Copley Square (Back Bay) and the Downtown Freedom Trail via Beacon Hill Walking Tour - History and Architecture


DAILY AT 12:30 PM (2 hours, about 2 miles, Except Mondays)

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The North End ("Little Italy"), Old Downtown and Waterfront Walking Tour


WEDNESDAYS AT 3:00 PM (2 Hours, about 1.5 miles)

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Evening Excursion to Harvard and Harvard Square in Cambridge


THURSDAYS AT 6:00 PM (2 Hours, about 1 mile walking)

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Jewish Cultural Walking Tour of Boston


MONDAYS AT 2:30 PM  (2 Hours, about 2 miles), Special: CHRISTMAS DAY (12/25) at 1:30 PM

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Custom and Private Tours are Available

Custom Tours can be arranged. We will meet your party of up to 20 people at your office or their hotel or other pre-arranged location and create a custom tour highlighting what you would like them to see. Larger groups can also be accommodated.  We will combine the best of history, architecture and culture or focus on history walking tours, architectual walking tours or cultural walking tours.  Press the Custom & Private Tours button in the bar above for more information.
 

 
Rowes Wharf on the Boston Waterfront
Rowes Wharf on the Boston Waterfront
 

Boston Landmarks and Sites by Neighborhood

Learn about the best things to do in Boston and where to find fun for the whole family as you experience Boston with Boston CityWalks! Downtown Boston: On our historical guided walking tour from downtown Boston to the Back Bay, your tour guide will tell you all there is to know about Boston's historic landmarks. On this Boston walking tour, you will follow in Paul Revere's footsteps and travel the Freedom Trail, a historic tour route  that includes many Revolutionary War Era Sites and other Historic Locations . You'll see  Fanueil Hall, the Old State House, the Boston Massacre Site, Old South Meeting House, Old City Hall, King's Chapel, Old Granary Cemetery, Boston Common and the New State House. The architecture includes well-known sites from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Back Bay: On our narrated walking tours of Historic Boston, MA, we'll take you through Boston's Back Bay, home of some of the beautiful 19th century architecture New England is known for. We'll visit the Boston Public Garden and the Swan Boats, Copley Square, and the  bar used in the hit television series, Cheers.  Find all the best-kept secrets of Boston shopping and get tips on where to find the most delicious old-fashioned ice-cream on Newbury Street . On walking tours of Boston's Back Bay with Boston CityWalks you'll learn about the Prudential Center, Copley Place Mall, Trinity Church, the Boston Public Library, and the Boston Marathon Finish Line.

Historic Beacon Hill: View the quintessential architecture that has come to symbolize Boston, Massachusetts on a sightseeing tour through some of the city's most famous landmarks. Boston walking tours for history enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in Boston, our tours offer a great chance for picturesque photo opportunities of the area, as Boston by foot enables up close and personal views of historic sites and monuments from  Louisburg Square, Charles Street, cobblestoned Acorn Street and the  Robert Gould Shaw Memorial to gas lamps and the gold-domed Massachusetts State House.

Boston's North End: Tour Boston's Little Italy , which  boasts a great assortment of Italian Restaurants and that "aura" of Europe, offering some of the world's best cannoli and authentic Italian bakeries. Leave Quincy Market to find fun for the whole family in one of the most delicious neighborhoods of Boston. A Boston walking tour that crosses over the Big Dig and offers one-of-a-kind views of Paul Revere's House is not to be missed! Our guided tours will show you the Old North Church, the North End and Downtown Boston Waterfronts, Long Wharf, the Holocaust Memorial, and the Blackstone Block.

Harvard Square: Take a walking tour of Cambridge, MA, home to renowned Harvard University and Harvard Yard. With Boston CityWalks you'll start off in Boston Common before crossing the Charles River via the T (Boston Subway) over to Cambridge. The Boston CityWalks Evening Excursion is a Cambridge tour that  will take you to Radcliffe College and Radcliffe Yard, Christ's Church, the Olde Burial Place, Cambridge Common, the Longfellow House, The Coop, and so much more. T our Harvard Square with an experienced Boston tour guide, where you'll see street musicians and chess players as you learn about the neighborhood they call home.