Best tours in Boston

Check out the top tours in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Boston Common
1. Boston Common
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64 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-635-4505
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Matt
I love grabbing lunch at one of the nearby pizza or sandwich shops and chilling out for an hour in this park. …
Alex
A nice refuge from the city right in downtown Boston, Boston Common is worth checking out. The massive park i…
Micah
Biggest park in Boston and the beginning of the "The Freedom Trail" (2.5mi/4km), which is a must for anyone in…
1. Boston Common
1. Boston Common
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64 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-635-4505
Matt
Matt
I love grabbing lunch at one of the nearby pizza or sandwich shops and chilling out for an hour in this park. Incredible public space and a …
Alex
Alex
A nice refuge from the city right in downtown Boston, Boston Common is worth checking out. The massive park is home to many sun bathers and…
Micah
Micah
Biggest park in Boston and the beginning of the "The Freedom Trail" (2.5mi/4km), which is a must for anyone interested in history. (Guided t…
2. Samuel Adams
2. Samuel Adams
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36 local reviews
30 Germania St, Boston
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 617-368-5080
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Phil
Guided tours are held Monday - Saturday beginning at 10 AM. Learn all about Samuel Adams, brewer and patriot. …
Perry
With over 30 distinctive, award-winning styles of craft beer, Samuel Adams offers discerning beer drinkers a v…
Manuel
The Samuel Adams Brewery tours are always a success! You can get to experience the brewing processes, sample t…
2. Samuel Adams
2. Samuel Adams
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36 local reviews
30 Germania St, Boston
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 617-368-5080
Phil
Phil
Guided tours are held Monday - Saturday beginning at 10 AM. Learn all about Samuel Adams, brewer and patriot. Experience the entire brewing …
Perry
Perry
With over 30 distinctive, award-winning styles of craft beer, Samuel Adams offers discerning beer drinkers a variety of brews. The tour is f…
Manuel
Manuel
The Samuel Adams Brewery tours are always a success! You can get to experience the brewing processes, sample the goods, and have a great tim…
3. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
3. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
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94 local reviews
125 Arborway, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-524-1718
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Misha
Harvard University's free outdoor tree & plant museum also offers walking tours & family activities.
Jason
Harvard University's free outdoor tree & plant museum also offers walking tours & family activities.
Davis (2-2S)
Harvard's Arnold Arboretum is a great place to spend an afternoon with family or friends, soaking up the beaut…
3. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
3. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
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94 local reviews
125 Arborway, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-524-1718
Misha
Misha
Harvard University's free outdoor tree & plant museum also offers walking tours & family activities.
Jason
Jason
Harvard University's free outdoor tree & plant museum also offers walking tours & family activities.
Davis (2-2S)
Davis (2-2S)
Harvard's Arnold Arboretum is a great place to spend an afternoon with family or friends, soaking up the beautiful Boston weather and possib…
4. Newbury Street
4. Newbury Street
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86 local reviews
Newbury St, Boston
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Julia
Beautiful street. Very touristy. Higher end stores. A lot of great restaurants along this street, as well. Pop…
Cody
The iconic Newbury Street is the place to be when it comes to fashionable boutiques and modern bistros. Not o…
Susan
World-class shopping, top salons and restaurants.
4. Newbury Street
4. Newbury Street
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86 local reviews
Newbury St, Boston
Julia
Julia
Beautiful street. Very touristy. Higher end stores. A lot of great restaurants along this street, as well. Popular for brunch & dinner.
Cody
Cody
The iconic Newbury Street is the place to be when it comes to fashionable boutiques and modern bistros. Not only a tourist attraction but a…
Susan
Susan
World-class shopping, top salons and restaurants.
5. Doyle's Cafe
5. Doyle's Cafe
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26 local reviews
3484 Washington Street, Boston
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 617-524-2345
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Ella & Will
Famous JP Irish pub as featured in the Boston movie "The Departed". Good fish and chips. Worth including on an…
Harry
One of the originals. Great to do in concert with a Sam Adams Brewery Tour.
Hilary
JP/Boston Staple. Filled with Boston memorabilia and a good beer list. Good bar food - pizza, burgers, sweet …
5. Doyle's Cafe
5. Doyle's Cafe
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26 local reviews
3484 Washington Street, Boston
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+1 617-524-2345
Ella & Will
Ella & Will
Famous JP Irish pub as featured in the Boston movie "The Departed". Good fish and chips. Worth including on any tourist itinerary. Close to …
Harry
Harry
One of the originals. Great to do in concert with a Sam Adams Brewery Tour.
Hilary
Hilary
JP/Boston Staple. Filled with Boston memorabilia and a good beer list. Good bar food - pizza, burgers, sweet potato fries. Many movies have…
6. Museum of Science
6. Museum of Science
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66 local reviews
1 Science Park, Boston
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 617-723-2500
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Marilyn
Fun for adults and children--lots of hands-on activities and Duck Tours! We are members and we give our passe…
Jenny
Great museum on the Charles River between Cambridge and Boston. Convenient location to catch the Duck Tours.
Kerri
A great place to spend the day. You can grab a duck boat tour from this location as well. If you are intereste…
6. Museum of Science
6. Museum of Science
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66 local reviews
1 Science Park, Boston
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 617-723-2500
Marilyn
Marilyn
Fun for adults and children--lots of hands-on activities and Duck Tours! We are members and we give our passes and membership cards to our …
Jenny
Jenny
Great museum on the Charles River between Cambridge and Boston. Convenient location to catch the Duck Tours.
Kerri
Kerri
A great place to spend the day. You can grab a duck boat tour from this location as well. If you are interested in visiting this Museum I ha…
7. Fenway Park
7. Fenway Park
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114 local reviews
4 Yawkey Way, Boston
+1 877-733-7699
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Perry
Fenway Park. Hallowed ground to baseball purists, this cozy, quirky park has been the Boston Red Sox home fiel…
Jeff
Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, is one of the top destinations for locals and visitors to Boston. Th…
Jon
This is where the Red Sox play, and even if you don't like or understand baseball, a home game is a real Bosto…
7. Fenway Park
7. Fenway Park
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114 local reviews
4 Yawkey Way, Boston
+1 877-733-7699
Perry
Perry
Fenway Park. Hallowed ground to baseball purists, this cozy, quirky park has been the Boston Red Sox home field since 1912. The most distinc…
Jeff
Jeff
Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, is one of the top destinations for locals and visitors to Boston. The park opened in 1912, and is …
Jon
Jon
This is where the Red Sox play, and even if you don't like or understand baseball, a home game is a real Boston experience. (Even my wife lo…
8. The House of the Seven Gables
8. The House of the Seven Gables
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10 local reviews
115 Derby Street, Salem
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 978-744-0991
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Osayi
A 1668 Mansion in Salem, MA made famous by Author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Also as a separate tour visit Nathani…
Dick And Diane
Embark on an unforgettable tour of The House of the Seven Gables. Admission also includes the Nathaniel Hawtho…
Dale
Historic iconic site in Salem. Tour of a 17th - 19th Century home. Includes the house Nathaniel Hawthorne was …
8. The House of the Seven Gables
8. The House of the Seven Gables
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10 local reviews
115 Derby Street, Salem
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 978-744-0991
Osayi
Osayi
A 1668 Mansion in Salem, MA made famous by Author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Also as a separate tour visit Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthplace home…
Dick And Diane
Dick And Diane
Embark on an unforgettable tour of The House of the Seven Gables. Admission also includes the Nathaniel Hawthorne birthplace, waterfront vie…
Dale
Dale
Historic iconic site in Salem. Tour of a 17th - 19th Century home. Includes the house Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in.
9. Harvard Square
9. Harvard Square
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57 local reviews
18 Brattle St, Cambridge
+1 617-491-3434
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Morgan
A great place to visit! Restaurants, bars, shopping, tourist spots.
Andrew
Lots of history here at Harvard University. Place yourself right in the middle of the square, soak up all of t…
Sean
Located just outside of Harvard University and a very popular tourist attraction.
9. Harvard Square
9. Harvard Square
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57 local reviews
18 Brattle St, Cambridge
+1 617-491-3434
Morgan
Morgan
A great place to visit! Restaurants, bars, shopping, tourist spots.
Andrew
Andrew
Lots of history here at Harvard University. Place yourself right in the middle of the square, soak up all of the action and start exploring…
Sean
Sean
Located just outside of Harvard University and a very popular tourist attraction.
10. Mount Auburn Cemetery
10. Mount Auburn Cemetery
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28 local reviews
580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 617-547-7105
CemeteryPoint of interestEstablishment
Peipei
One of our favorite places to go any time of the year. Not touristy, nice and quiet, good for bird-watching an…
Demerson
It might sound kooky or goth to recommend you tour cemetery, but Mount Auburn is one of the most gorgeous park…
Regina
Historic National Landmark. It's also an arboretum. Classical monuments set in a rolling landscaped terrain. V…
10. Mount Auburn Cemetery
10. Mount Auburn Cemetery
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28 local reviews
580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 617-547-7105
Peipei
Peipei
One of our favorite places to go any time of the year. Not touristy, nice and quiet, good for bird-watching and animal-watching (bunny, chip…
Demerson
Demerson
It might sound kooky or goth to recommend you tour cemetery, but Mount Auburn is one of the most gorgeous parks in the metro Boston area. D…
Regina
Regina
Historic National Landmark. It's also an arboretum. Classical monuments set in a rolling landscaped terrain. Very pretty with lakes, lookout…
11. Faneuil Hall Marketplace
11. Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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26 local reviews
4 S Market St, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-523-1300
Shopping mallFoodPoint of interest
Comfy Futon By Harvard/MIT/Charles
Always bustling with activities! One of Boston's tourists sites
Garabed
Faneuil Hall Square is home to the historic Freedom Trail Tours and you be close by to the Waterfront and all …
Monta
Seriously, save yourself some time. Take a look, but don't waste your time here. It's such a tourist trap.
11. Faneuil Hall Marketplace
11. Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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26 local reviews
4 S Market St, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-523-1300
Comfy Futon By Harvard/MIT/Charles
Comfy Futon By Harvard/MIT/Charles
Always bustling with activities! One of Boston's tourists sites
Garabed
Garabed
Faneuil Hall Square is home to the historic Freedom Trail Tours and you be close by to the Waterfront and all the restaurants in North End's…
Monta
Monta
Seriously, save yourself some time. Take a look, but don't waste your time here. It's such a tourist trap.
12. Harpoon Brewery And Beer Hall
12. Harpoon Brewery And Beer Hall
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21 local reviews
306 Northern Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-456-2322
BarRestaurantFood
Ben
Great local Boston Brewery, they have a great tour (with open taps) and recently added a beer hall onto the pr…
Ari
Perfect for beer lovers. Check out the best brewery in Boston. Call ahead or check out their website for tour…
Lisa
This brew hall is fun, but if you're going for a tour, head over early in the day and purchase your tickets in…
12. Harpoon Brewery And Beer Hall
12. Harpoon Brewery And Beer Hall
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21 local reviews
306 Northern Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-456-2322
Ben
Ben
Great local Boston Brewery, they have a great tour (with open taps) and recently added a beer hall onto the property, Bring the growlers in …
Ari
Ari
Perfect for beer lovers. Check out the best brewery in Boston. Call ahead or check out their website for tour details. The tour ends with …
Lisa
Lisa
This brew hall is fun, but if you're going for a tour, head over early in the day and purchase your tickets in person first thing. They neve…