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 the choice between the Harvard Museum of Natural History OR 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!, Museum of Fine Arts(Free general admission), Museum of Science (Free general admission), JFK Library and Museum, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Peabody Museum, New England Sports Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Children's Museum, Gibson House Museum, USS Constitution Museum, MIT Museum, Sandwich Glass Museum, Heritage Museum and Gardens Plantation, Historic Sites-Freedom Trail Audio Guide, Paul Revere House, Old South Meeting House Museum, Old State, House Museum, Harrison Gray Otis House Museum, Nichols House Museum, Old North Church, House of the Seven Gables, Salem Witch Museum, Strawberry Banke, Old Sturbridge Village, Plimoth.
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. Take an educational and entertaining look at American History, and get a feel for how the patriots felt when they began their opposition to win America's freedom.
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 & 2: London to Boston, Massachusetts
Fly from the UK to Boston. When you have arrived make your own way to the hotel and check-in. Famous for everything from the Red Sox and Paul Revere to Cheers and clam “chowdah,” Boston is a popular destination for so many reasons. Part history lesson, part modern metropolis, the Hub offers attractions to suit every taste and interest. Hop on the Freedom Trail, a well-preserved pedestrian path that weaves in and out of historic neighbourhoods. Between landmarks, you can shop the fabulous stores on Newbury Street, have a delicious authentic Italian meal in the North End or browse the antique shops and distinctive red-brick buildings of Beacon Hill.
Day 3: To Mid Coast Maine (112 miles)
Travel through coastal New Hampshire into Maine. Visit Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, seasonal home to former US President George Bush. Continue along the coast to arrive early evening in Portland, known for its restored Old Port Exchange on the waterfront. Plentiful restaurants feature
the local specialty — lobster!
Day 4: To White Mountains, NH (107 miles)
Journey through the Maine Lakes Region on your way to the White Mountains. Drive to North Conway, a shoppers’ paradise with countless factory outlet stores offering top quality at rock bottom prices. Also in North Conway: the Conway Scenic Railroad; and Heritage New Hampshire museum. The Mt. Washington Toll Road takes you to the summit of one of the east’s highest mountains. If you’re travelling onto Lincoln, journey along the picturesque Kancamagus Highway, an old Indian trail
following the Swift River.
Day 5 & 6: To Northern Vermont (130 miles)
If you spent the night in Jackson or North Conway, head along the Kancamagus highway to Lincoln. Travel south for a side trip to glimpse Lake Winnipesaukee or Lake Squam. Stop at Quechee Gorge, Vermont’s mini Grand Canyon, for breathtaking vistas. Stop in Woodstock with its traditional shops and covered bridge. A Burlington cultural icon is the University of Vermont’s Robert Hull Fleming Museum, which houses Vermont’s largest collection of art and anthropology. Nearby lies the Historic
Church Street Marketplace, eight pedestrian-only cobble stoned blocks filled with shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and historic architecture. Visit Shelburne Museum’s collections of Americana, gardens and the side wheeler, SS Ticonderoga.
Day 7: To Connecticut River Valley, MA(174 miles)
Travel to Rutland, once centre to the Vermont marble industry; stop in quaint Manchester Village on your way to the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Visit the Francine Clarke Art Institute in Williamstown, or head for Hancock and the Hancock Shaker Village, one of the last Shaker settlements. Continue to Lenox, summer home of the Boston Symphony and to Stockbridge, once home to Norman Rockwell, one of America’s greatest artists. The Norman Rockwell Museum houses many of his original works.
Day 8: To Newport, RI (127 miles)
Head directly for Newport RI, or stop in Mystic, Connecticut, and Mystic Seaport Museum, America’s largest maritime museum. Continue to Newport, summer resort of America’s first millionaires. Spend the day on a spectacular beach; tour the Cliff Walk and Ten Mile Drive with its extravagant summer mansions. Newport’s restored waterfront features many shops and restaurants.
Day 9 & 10: To Cape Cod, MA (75 miles)
Travel to Cape Cod, a fabulous summer resort with white sandy beaches and abundant attractions. Plan a whale watch cruise; visit historic Chatham or colourful, artistic Provincetown. Take a day trip to
Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket.
Day 11: To Boston, MA (75 miles)
En route to Logan Airport, visit Sandwich, the Cape’s oldest town. In Plymouth, visit Plimoth Plantation, a living museum depicting life in 1627. Time for lunch before driving to the airport and your flight home.
Day 12 London
Arrive back into the UK after a fantastic holiday.