Boston is an exciting and vibrant city in the heart of New England. As perhaps one of the most historical cities in all of the United States, it should come as no surprise that there are countless monuments, museums, and historical landmarks within the city. While many visitors make their own way through city staying in any one of the luxury hotels in Boston, consider joining in with one of these unique tours for a truly interesting way to see the amazing city of Boston!
Boston Duck Tours: The easily recognizable amphibious vehicle used to transport passengers on this tour is called a “duck” and is a World War II era vehicle. These brightly painted boat / bus hybrids are easy to locate throughout the city, and make an unbeatable way to tour Boston. A knowledgeable guide can tell you the history of such famed sites as the Bunker Hills, Boston Common, Quincy Market, and many more. All this before plunging into the Charles River for a extension of the tour, and a unique new perspective of the sites in Boston. All tours leave from the New England Aquarium, and run daily except for the winter months.
Boston Chocolate Tours: For anyone with a sweet tooth, a walking tour of Boston’s best chocolate destinations is perfect. Not only will you get to try the best chocolates and candies available in the city, you also get a chance to familiarize yourself with the layout of Boston. Get an inside look at the creation and marketing of products made by companies like Hotel Chocolat, Taza Chocolate, Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, Pico, Pure Chocolate, and Melting Pot.
Photowalks: Many tourists visiting Boston plan to take a tour of the city, as well as document their trip with plenty of photos. Why not combine the two into one photowalk tour? Photo Tours of Boston leads you on a tour of many of the city’s most historical destinations, giving you a recap of the sites as you pass. The extra benefit is that the guides are all excellent photographers, who can give you pointers on where to get the best shots, which filters and lenses to use for the ideal look, and answer any questions you might have about photography along the way. Explore great architecture in Back Bay, a 19th century village at Beacon Hill, and beautiful floral arrangements in the Boston Public Garden.
Boston North End Market Tours: No foodie should leave Boston without visiting the North End Market. A tour will lead your through, and a friendly relationship with vendors means you get the history of certain items as well as a taste test. This Italian market boasts the best biscotti, amaretti, and cannoli in the city, and you can even purchase spices or bottles of olive oils to take home as a souvenir.