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The Revolutionary Story Tour: Boston's Sights Through America's Story provided by The Revolutionary Story Tour

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Overview
Boston is full of fascinating history, and you learn so much more about it by touring with a knowledgeable guide than you would wandering around alone. This small-group walking tour focuses on the Revolutionary War. See sights connected with the era, and hear stories about Boston's past that will bring history to life for you.
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You'll start at
1 City Hall Square
1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201, USAMeet at City Hall Plaza: Directly in front of the Wax Museum (1 Washington Mall) FROM FANEUIL HALLL Cross the street walking away from the Samuel Adams statue in front of Faneuil Hall, go up the stairs, and turn left FROM GOVT. CENTER GREEN LINE T-STOP: Walk towards Faneuil Hall. DO NOT go down steps. Veer to the right of City Hall and building is on the right hand side. Directions: • From Faneuil Hall cross Congress St. up the stairs to the left. • From Govt. Center (Green Line) Subway exit towards plaza and walk towards Faneuil Hall, find overlook to the right of the stairs BEFORE descending them. • From State Street (Blue & Orange Lines) Subway exit and cross Court Street, left onto Congress Street, up the stairs across from Faneuil Hall and immediately turn back to overlook
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    The Revolutionary Story Tour
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Faneuil Hall Marketplace
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Old South Meeting House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Old North Church & Historic Site
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Harborwalk
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Quincy Market
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    North End
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 8
    The Paul Revere House
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Christopher Columbus Park Path
Christopher Columbus Park Path, Boston, MA 02110, USA
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Highlights
  • Tour with an expert local guide
  • Best suited to active travelers, as this is a walking tour
  • Receive personalized attention, and a wireless portable audio, on a small-group tour
  • Visit Boston's most important sights in chronological order
Important Information
Departure Point
1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201, USA
Duration
210–240 minutes
Return Details
Christopher Columbus Park Path, Boston, MA 02110, USA
Inclusions
  • Limited group size. No massive crowds.
  • Personal Map & Timeline
  • Professionally operated: no actors, scripts, or kitsch
  • Insights from prestigious historians and scholarship
  • Restroom / Coffee / Snack break midway through
  • 12 (of 15) Freedom Trail sights visited
Exclusions
  • Gratuities. (optional)
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Old South Meeting House
  • Entry/Admission - Old North Church & Historic Site
  • Entry/Admission - The Paul Revere House
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour operates in most weather conditions. Pay attention to Wind and Weather. Please dress appropriately.
  • Not wheelchair accessible. We will be covering a significant amount of ground and those with injuries or significant mobility limitations will likely find it difficult to complete.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is no hard age restriction but this is not a "kids" version of events. The narrative structure helps keep them engaged but the younger they are the more difficult it is to stay involved for the duration. However, every child is different and parents know their own best.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reynaldo Rodriguez wrote a review Mar 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1 contribution1 helpful vote
I was riding solo to Boston as a first time comer to the city. I have to say I got a great vibe and positive experience within the city and especially after taking a tour to learn of its history and also it’s neighborhood. Our guide, Michael, made the walk and learning of
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BOSMAW wrote a review Jan 2020
Denver, Colorado5 contributions5 helpful votes
No other revolutionary history tour in Boston holds a candle to this tour. It’s humorous, interactive, and covers major and minor players, motivators, and contributing factors chronologically so that you understand the perspectives that drove the revolution. The teen and
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Linda F wrote a review Nov 2019
27 contributions19 helpful votes
Be ready to walk and walk FAST but Mike doesn't disappoint! He leads you all over Boston and the Freedom Trail telling the Revolutionary Story using props, maps, humor, and many years of personal research. He points out all the historical sites and tells their background plus
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Conniejo B wrote a review Nov 2019
Williamsburg, Virginia1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great tour. My teenagers loved his stories and said his tour was their favorite. The weather was cold and windy, but we keep warm because we were so interested.
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SusanS wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Mike has a passion & infectious excitement for the history of our country & the role Boston played in colonial events. This walking tour takes you literally all over the city, to historic cemeteries, important buildings, and through neighborhoods that are still filled with
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Date of experience: November 2019
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ClassySD
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Great Tour
If you’re looking to book a guided tour of the Freedom Trail, I would highly recommend you book with Michael of The
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Roman R
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Incedible Tour of the history of Boston and the American Revolution
Incedible Tour of the history of Boston and the American Revolution. Recommend it to everyone coming to Boston.
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cjb988
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Highly Recommend this History tour!!
We enjoyed this tour so much! If you are a history buff you will LOVE this! Mike was so knowledgeable about America
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JJJKS
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Best tour guide hands down
You won’t be disappointed. Our tour guide was an expert on the revolutionary war. I learned so much I want to do th
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gwenw184
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Excellent tour!
What a better way than to let Mike walk you through the streets of Boston to make history come alive! He is excelle
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andyoverseas
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Everything You Didn’t Know About Boston and the American Revolution...
...and maybe a few things you did. A very informative and well thought out tour and doing it with a small group jus
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Idlecruz
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Informative
Our tour guide, Mike was very knowledgable. He is quite enthusiastic about the subject matter. I might suggest that
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janeybw3
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Excellent!!
This was a fun, informative, and comprehensive way to see true historical Boston. Mike was punctual, professional,
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sharie141
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Informative and Fun
What a great walking tour! Mike brought the history to life with his lively presentation and passion for the subjec
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frogman800
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Excellent
Mike did an excellent job. We went on a Saturday, in July. Began around 09:00 and finished around 13:30. A fair amo
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T1986GSrachelr
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The very best American Revolution history lesson and walking tour
We loved every minute of this tour. When I found this tour online, it was booked solid each day of our visit. I k
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Don H
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Best Tour Ever
What an absolute surprise to participate in this great tour of the Freedom Trail. Mike was very knowledgeable and h
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laughinbrooke
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Book it! You won't regret it!
Book it! You will not regret it! Mike was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour fast paced, engaging, and fun!
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ConnieLongBeach
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this was a great tour!
the guide was very knowledgeable and it was worth the price. The group was small and he kept us moving all over to
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tanjajevec
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Best walking tour ever!
Our guide was not only knowledgeable, but also very entertaining. He breathed life in what could have been just ano
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Key Details
  • Duration: 210–240 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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