Boston is a city of art, culture, history, and a rebellious spirit. Experience this vibrant city through its many sightseeing tours, from food and architecture walks to harbor cruises. Walk into Revolutionary history on the Freedom Trail. Witness the city's beautiful waterfront on a Boston Harbor sailing tour. Enjoy whale watching adventures in the rich waters of marine sanctuary. And sample the best pizza in the North End.
Here are a few of our favorite Boston sightseeing tours to inspire your exploration. Adventure on!
Boston Harbor Sailing Cruises
Set sail on Boston Harbor and soak up the gorgeous views and fascinating history of Boston Harbor. Enjoy sailing cruises on a classic schooner with views of the historic harbor, islands, and cityscapes. Experience an afternoon day sail or a romantic sunset cruise and see the city's waterfront landmarks as the sun dips below the horizon.
Hop aboard a tall ship and sail through Boston's downtown waterfront on the Adirondack III, Liberty Clipper, and the Liberty Star. Sail past the Harbor Islands and historical sites, including Castle Island, Fort Independence, Spectacle Island, and Charlestown Navy Yard. Enjoy views of Outer Harbor, East Boston, and the Long Island Head Light House.
Sunset Boat Tours
Watch the sun sink over sparkling harbor on a sunset boat tour. Take in stunning scenery as daylight fades to dusk. Hear about the city's rich history from your guides and crew. Sail past Boston Tea Party ships and floating museum and enjoy beautiful views of the illuminated Boston skyline. Witness the USS Constitution's sunset ritual when the world's oldest commissioned warship fires its cannon signaling the end of the day.
Whale Watching Adventures
Go on a whale-watching excursion to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Departing from the wharf near the New England Aquarium, Boston whale watching tours give you a look at humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, and right whales, as well as dolphins, sea birds and marine creatures. See magnificent mammals and learn from New England Aquarium naturalists as you cruise on high-speed catamarans.
Did you know? The best times for whale watching in Boston is May through October.
Boston Duck Tours
Experience an exhilarating Boston Duck Tour on a replica World War II amphibious. Leaving from the Museum of Science, Prudential Center, and New England Aquarium, you pass iconic attractions, such as Boston Common, Old State House, Quincy Market, Prudential Tower, and the TD Garden. Then splashdown into the Charles River for breathtaking views of the city. Learn about Boston's history and landmarks on this narrated sightseeing tour by boat.
Swan Boat Tours in the Boston Public Garden
Take a ride on the famous Swan Boats on the lagoon in the Boston Public Garden. Float through the tranquil garden past colorful flowers, fountains, and the downtown Boston skyline. Experience a wonderful Boston tradition, April through Labor Day, and a fun sightseeing adventure through one of the country's oldest parks.
Best Boston Walking Tours
Walking tours are a great way to discover the history, culture, and cuisine of Boston. From guided history walks to food tours of the North End, discover Boston on foot. Step into American history on the Freedom Trail Waking Tour
and stop at and see 16 historic sights including the Paul Revere House and the Old North Church. Enjoy the best pizza in Boston's oldest neighborhoods on the "Little Italy" North End Pizza & History Walking Food Tour
. Take a guided stroll through the Harvard University
Join the Boston History & Highlights Walking Tour
and see Boston Harbor, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, Massachusetts State House, and the Boston Public Garden. Take in the iconic architecture of Beacon Hill and the city's first skyscraper - Custom House Tower.
Tour Boston with Revere Hotel
Celebrate the rebellious spirit and local culture of Boston at the Revere Hotel. Located in the trendy Back Bay neighborhood, our boutique hotel puts you close to the city's most popular tours and attractions, including Freedom Trail, Boston Public Garden, Fenway Park, and Faneuil Hall. Enjoy luxury rooms and suites
with views of the Boston skyline and creative New England fare at Rebel's Guild – the perfect end to your sightseeing adventure.
Discover Boston with our current hotel packages, including the Park and Stay Package
with overnight parking (a $42 value), and the Family Explorer Package.