We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Boston Old Town Trolley, £34 per person - Relive Boston on this fully narrated Old Town Trolley Tour. Guests can tour at their own pace, having the opportunity to get off at any point of interest they wish to further explore, then re-board and continue the tour. Trolley Stops: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, USS Constitution, Boston Garden, Boston Common, Beacon Hall, Antique Row, Boston Harbor.
Boston City Pass, £42 per person - Visit five famous Boston attractions for one low price. Includes prepaid admission to the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center, Museum of Fine Arts and a choice between the Harvard Museum of Natural History and RevolutionaryBoston® at the Old State House.
Boston Duck Tour, £33 per person - The fun begins as soon as guests board the "DUCK", an authentic, renovated WWII amphibious landing vehicle. Cruise by the State House to Bunker Hill, Fleet Center, Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig, and Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower.
Boston Harbor Cruises, £34 per person - With Boston Harbour's Luncheon Cruise, you don't only enjoy a sumptuous buffet, it's the only cruise that lets you feast on Boston's tantalizing folklore as recounted by local historians. An expert narrator will join you onboard this two-hour tour through Boston's Inner and Outer Harbour.
Boston Heritage by Foot, £38 per person - Known as “America’s Walking City”, Boston is the ideal place for a walking tour. However, instead of sticking to the popular Freedom Trail, your Boston Urban Adventures tour will veer off into some of Boston’s oldest, and most character-filled neighbourhoods.
Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise, £23 per person - This fully narrated 90-minute tour of Boston´s inner and outer harbour offers a fun and informative look at its many historic and contemporary landmarks. See and learn about the past, present and future of Boston´s historic harbour including tales of famous revolutionary battles, the Nation´s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the islands of the outer harbour, Boston as a working industrial port, the high price of waterfront living and more!
Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour, £22 per person - Take a stroll on foot through Boston and explore the locations made famous by over 30 TV shows & movies. While visiting the various locations in this tour, you will sit on the famous park bench from Good Will Hunting, have a drink at the original Cheers™ ,see one of Jack Nicholson’s mob hangouts in The Departed and also discover the street of the Blown Away car crash. See for yourself why Boston was the setting for so many scenes that have made you laugh and cry over the years.
Boston TV and Movie Sites, £34 per person - Experience Boston's movie magic by visiting filming locations from your favorite TV shows and movies. See where the chase scene from The Town took place,Grab a drink at L Street Tavern, home of Good Will Hunting,visit 10 locations from The Departed including the building from the climatic rooftop scene,catch a glimpse of the buildings used in Boston Legal and Ally Mcbeal,get insider information on the secrets behind filming Mystic River, Legally Blonde, Fever Pitch, 21 and Gone Baby Gone. This tour is led by a local actor, so come ready to laugh and have a good time!
Ghosts and Gravestones Boston, £34 per person - Step aboard the Trolley of the Doomed and join your host, a 17th century grave digger, cursed with a sentence of eternal damnation. This wretched creature is doomed to travel the streets of Boston and relay the stories of the unfortunate souls he encountered and the macabre events he had been witness to during his purgatory. Hear about Boston's most sinister characters, and step inside two of the oldest 17th century burying grounds. A scary, fun and informative fright-seeing experience, that is truly one of a kind.
Go Boston Card, £50 per person - Unlimited Admission to over 60 Boston Attractions and Tours. The perfect way to save on your Boston vacation. Plus! Savings and special offers on shopping, dining, and more around the city. Get unlimited Boston sightseeing including a two-day trolley pass, museum admissions, historic sites, excursions, and much more! Save up to 20% on shopping and dining, get free gifts at select locations and get a 172-page, full-color pocket guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation!
Tea Party Ships and Museum, £23 per person - Travel back in time to December 16, 1773 and relive one of the most important events in the history of the USA. It was on this night that a group of colonists became enraged, inspired and ultimately reacted to unfair taxation laws by throwing more than 300 crates of tea into the harbor. The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum includes authentically restored replicas of the original tea ships and an array of fascinating exhibits that are fully interactive. See an original tea chest that has been passed down for generations dating back 230 years, experience a one-of-a-kind epic film that brings you into all the action and even stop in for a cup of tea in Abigail's Tea Room.
USS Constitution 45 Minute Cruise, £18 per person - Visit perhaps the most treasured of all Bostons landmarks, the USS Constitution. This 45 minutes fully narrated tour brings one up close and personal with Old Ironsides at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard and allows one the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and accompanying Naval Museum.
WHALE WATCHING, £43 per person - A whale watch that requires less travel time, offers the most comfortable ride available and gives you more time viewing some of the world's most fascinating and magnificent creatures. Boston's only 3-hour whale watch cruise on high-speed catamarans will get you to and from the whales in less time, which allows you more time to watch the whales. All trips are narrated by professional researchers from the Whale Centre of New England, the regions foremost authority on the whale population. Catamarans feature 3 outside decks for optimum viewing capability. Inside you will find climate controlled cabin space with cushioned seating, tables, state-of-the-art audio-visual and a galley offering snacks and beverages for purchase.
Day by day
Day 1 London to Boston
Fly direct from London to Boston. Once you arrive in Boston pick up your hire car from the airport and drive to your first hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore Boston at your leisure.
Day 2 Boston
Spend your day exploring the many different sights of Boston. You must take the Freedom Trail which takes you round the city’s many iconic sights and gives you an insight in to Boston’s fascinating history.
Day 3 Boston
The final day of your holiday can be spent shopping at Quincy Market or if you fancy it why not take a Whale watching tour or visiting one of America’s famous breweries – Samuel Adams.
Day 4 Boston to Martha’s Vineyard
This morning, take the short drive to Woods Hole and drive aboard the Steamship Authority’s ferry for the 45 min. journey to Martha’s Vineyard. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel of choice. Take the remainder of the afternoon to relax and familiarize you with the area.
Day 5 Martha’s Vineyard
Today, take a tour of the Vineyard to see a variety of landscapes in the six independent towns whose separate histories form a composite tale of the island’s past. Tour “down-island”, the busy, fashionable eastern half of the Vineyard where Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, and Vineyard Haven lure the rich and famous; and up-island, the sparsely populated and sleepy towns to the west. Aquinnah is known for its beautiful clay cliffs and quiet natural serenity and the beach is one of the few nude beaches left in the U.S.
Day 6 Martha’s Vineyard
There’s a variety of recreational activities available on the island. Go horseback riding on the beach at sunset. Look for sunken ships and lost schooners on a scuba excursion, golf, play tennis and relax. Or you may choose to take the ferry to neighbouring Nantucket and stroll its cobblestone streets lined with quaint boutiques.
Day 7 Martha’s Vineyard to Newport, Rhode Island
Embark on the ferry this morning for the return to the mainland. From Woods Hole travel to Newport via Plymouth, “America’s hometown”. See the Mayflower II, a full size replica of the original ship that carried Pilgrims to the New World, and Plymouth Rock, upon which the Pilgrims first stepped. Why not stop off in Bedford? there is a great Whaling Museum here! Continue to the legendary resort town of Newport, filled with the opulence of an earlier period. Enjoy dinner along the harbour this evening. Overnight in downtown Newport for the next two nights.
Day 8 Newport
Tour along Ocean Drive and “Millionaire’s Row” to view the summer cottages of the Gilded Age. Visit the Breakers or the Marble House, both owned by the Vanderbilt family. Newport’s charming Brick Marketplace and waterfront area are filled with shops and restaurants
Day 9 Newport to Boston to London
Depart Newport for Boston. Stretch your legs along the Freedom Trail to see the important sites from colonial and revolutionary periods. Visit Paul Revere’s House, the Old North Church and tour the USS Constitution, America’s oldest commissioned ship. Then head back to Logan Airport, only 1 mile from the city centre for the departure flight. Drop your car off at the airport ready for your flight home.
Day 10 London
Arrive back into the UK after a fantastic holiday.