Boston Things to Do

Boston Things to Do

Are you looking for something fun to do in Boston? You’ve come to the right place! Tripster has the best selection and deals on Boston attractions and activities ranging from a pub crawl to harbor cruises and sightseeing tours like the hop on hop off trolley tour. And you're never far from many fun family-friendly activities like the New England Aquarium. Whether you're traveling for work or with family, you'll find many great places to visit in Boston.

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The New England Aquarium features educational exhibits that allow guests to get close to incredible sea life and marine animals! The aquarium is home to more than 80 penguins, hundreds of Caribbean reef animals, fish, manta rays, and more! This experience is wondrous for all ages and will keep the entire family entertained. Details
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$34.00
The Boston Old Town Trolley is a convenient and fun way to tour the city. Hop on and hop off all day at your leisure at up to 18 stops, including a stop along the route outside the iconic ‘Cheers!’ bar on Beacon Street. Once there, you can visit Boston Common and the Public Garden, or stroll along historic Charles Street. Details
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$50.40
This frightful and fun Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Tour explores the city’s frightening past and sinister characters. Take the Boston ghost tour trolley to two of the oldest burial grounds in Boston for an exclusive night-time walking tour. Along the way, view Boston’s most haunted hotel and learn about the Boston Strangler, serial killer Jolly Jane, and more. Details
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$46.20
Located on the same body of water where the Boston Tea Party took place centuries ago, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is an experience everyone will enjoy! Relive the event that started a revolution with live actors, interactive exhibits, centuries-old artifacts, and reenactments of the political protest that changed the course of U.S. history. Details
$31.95
Visit classic coastal towns of Massachusetts’ North Shore area like Cape Ann, Salem and Marblehead. Spend your day exploring the main streets of these quaint towns and fishing communities and learning their history from your personal guide. Marvel at the views of the rugged coastline and the stories that accompany them on this private day trip from Boston. Details
$994.00
Enjoy a private day excursion to Concord where you can learn more about American literature while enjoying taking in the city's rich history. On this adventure, guests will enjoy seeing not only the sites in Boston that sparked the Revolutionary War, but also see the notable landmarks where literature has long flourished! Details
$809.00
Explore the Revolutionary War from its very first day on a full-day driving tour from Boston to Lexington and Concord.

  • Begin with bookends of the war in Boston, with visits to Bunker Hill and Dorchester Heights.
  • Stop by Cambridge, where two of America’s famous universities (MIT and Harvard) are based, and Tory Row, where the loyalists to the Crown had their stately homes.
  • Visit Washington’s Boston Headquarters at Longfellow House in Cambridge.
  • From there, you’ll hop back in your car for a trip to Lexington and Concord, where your guide will tell you the real story about the ‘shot heard round the world and Paul Revere’s famous ride.
  • While in the towns, you’ll explore Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Lexington Green, Walden Pond, and several other notable sites from the war.
  • Your six-hour tour ends back in Boston, where your guide will drop you off at your hotel or somewhere central, where you can enjoy your evening.

Step back in time to the days when America was a collection of colonies, obligated to pay taxes to the English Crown. Immerse yourself in the colonial experience, the frustrations of the patriots, and the fears of the loyalists. This tour will bring to life the places you learned about in your history classes, and give you the chance to remember the famed moments, while also challenging the nostalgic, hackneyed stories that don’t quite capture the full reality of the revolutionary period.

Whether you’re a history aficionado or someone who is curious about the war but also curious to explore the towns aside from their history, your driver guide will be perfectly able to tailor the itinerary for you, giving you plenty of time to ask questions or to walk through the towns and browse as well. Details
$984.00
Recall the stories from the rich history of Boston City on this private walking tour! On this urban adventure, groups will walk through the miles and beloved landmarks that run across the Boston Freedom trail, visit the Granary Burying Grounds, enjoy snacks at the Boston Public Market, tour inside the Paul Revere House and see the famed USS Constitution. Details
$454.00
Have a leisurely day at the historic districts of Boston and the beautiful streets of Cambridge! Drive along Boston and see sights like the Boston Freedom Trail, the Italian North End, Back Bay, and other landmarks you want to visit. Then, spend the rest of the tour in Cambridge, and enjoy its history and the quiet intellectualism of the place! Details
$994.00
Visit some of Boston’s finest destinations on the best tour in Boston. From a memorable boat ride to viewing Harvard University, see the top sites of the city in a short half day trip. Buy some souvenirs at Quincy Market or grab a bite to eat at Faneuil Hall. Don’t forget to check out the USS Constitution, still afloat today. Freedom Trail will bring you to remember the American Revolutionary War, with a view of a 220-foot Bunker Hill commemorative statue. Get the best of Boston with narrated tour guides to give you all the knowledge and facts of this great city. Details
$129.00
The Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour takes visitors to the most filmed areas of Boston: Boston Common and Beacon Hill. A local actor leads you through over 30 filming locations seen on screen while providing behind-the-scenes information and fun facts about the Boston TV and filming industry. These interactive walking tours take place rain or shine and last approximately 1.5 hours. Details
$36.00
Are you planning a vacation in Boston? The Go Boston Card is the simplest and most cost-efficient way to explore over 30 attractions, and with all-inclusive passes, you will get entry to a premium attraction of your choice! Receive a free guidebook and enjoy no limits on the number of attractions you can visit each day. The Go Boston All-Inclusive Pass is an excellent option for those who want the most out of their trip to Boston. Details
$69.00
Traveling can be pricey, but the Boston Explorer Pass allows tourists to visit the best attractions in the city for a fraction of the cost and even skip the line at most! The pass provides entry to more than 15 attractions, tours, and museums, so there are options for you no matter your interests. Customize the number of attractions you want to see, and don’t pay anything at the gate; it’s that easy! Details
$69.00
Boston Crawling's Independence Pub Crawl will show guests Boston in the most exciting way, through an old-fashioned pub crawl! During the bar crawl, guests will visit four historic taverns. While sipping on local beers, guests will be entertained by expert guides with tales of Boston's secret history. Details
$75.00
Enjoy this guided walking tour of Boston, where you can appreciate its architectural marvels and rich history. The city has long been known as the birthplace of the American Revolution, but outside of the Freedom Trail lies sites that are just as full of tales from the past– stories found in lesser known landmarks, neighborhoods, parks, and even their food! Details
$509.00
Discover Boston's bold and unassuming side in this Boston walking tour of the Freedom Trail and Boston's North End! Join an expert local guide as they talk to you about the rich history of the city and its culture, all the while walking by well-known national landmarks and the unassuming beloved spaces of the people who call Boston their home. Details
$25.00
Fancy a stroll through the cobblestones pathways of Cambridge and its surrounding universities in this guided walking tour! The Charles River and the nation's most renowned colleges are located in this sleepy town. On this trip, you will get to peek not only at the beautiful infrastructure, but also of the grounds where a lot of notable people have studied! Details
$394.00