The Best of Boston: Private Half-Day Highlights Driving Tour

From USD $831.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Boston
  • Product code: TXC2HS

See the best of Boston from one end of the city to the other on this private, half-day driving highlights tour. 

On your tour you will:

  • Drive along Boston’s Freedom Trail, and see its highlights including the Massachusetts State House, Boston Common, and Faneuil Hall;
  • Enjoy stops along the route, which include Paul Revere’s House and the USS Constitution;
  • Explore Bunker Hill, where your guide will unpack the events which led up to the Revolutionary War and the battles which took place in and around the city;
  • Visit four historic districts in the city, including the Italian North End and Back Bay;
  • See where the city’s beloved Red Sox plays at Fenway Park;
  • Enjoy an easy drop-off somewhere central in the city of your choosing or back at your hotel.

If you are arriving in Boston with no idea where to start or how to orient yourself, then this is the perfect tour – full of the historic spots in the city, along with a thorough overview of the city itself. 

You’ll get the feel of the city, and your guide will help you plan out a list of places you should return to and spend time at your own pace – helping you choose the best from the city’s eclectic food scene to its famous beer brewing industry. 

If you have been to Boston before, but still want to be refreshed on the city, then your guide will happily tailor the tour on the day with you to slow down the pace, skip sites you’ve already seen, and to further explore places which pique your interest. 

Whether it’s the summer heat, the winter chill, or simply wanting a day to give your feet a rest, this driving tour is the perfect way to explore Boston. 

Tour duration
3 hours

Type of tour
Driving tour: including a private vehicle throughout the tour

Tickets included

- English-speaking tour guide
- Private transportation including hotel pick up and drop off

Other inclusions

- Food, drinks, and gratuities are not included

Suitable for
Couples, Culture Vulture, Family, History Buffs

Attractions along this route:

Beacon HIll
Steep cobblestone streets lined with red-brick Federal-style homes and picturesque old lanterns are only some of Beacon Hill's treasures.

Massachusetts State House
Instantly recognizable for its golden dome, the Massachusetts State House is located in historic Beacon Hill.

Freedom Trail
Consisting of two and a half miles of brick-lined paths from Bunker Hill to Boston Common, the Freedom Trail marks 16 locations significant in American history.

USS Constitution Museum
The USS Constitution - also known as 'Old Ironsides' - was a US Navy frigate launched in 1797 and has since been converted to a museum at the end of the Freedom Trail.

Paul Revere House
Home of the man who was a staunch constitutionalist and participant in the Boston Tea Party - along with having alerted towns of the arrival of British troops, his house is now a museum.

Fenway Park
Boston’s legendary ballpark has been home to the Red Sox since 1912, and is the oldest ballpark in the whole of the Major League Franchise.

Boston Public Garden
Located next to Boston Common, the Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in the country.

Boston Common
Purchased by Puritans from Anglican minister Blackstone, Boston Common was established in 1634 as a public park and is the oldest public one in America.

Granary Burying Ground
See the graves of several notable founding fathers, including Samuel Adams and John Hancock, along with the graves of Benjamin Franklin's parents.

Old State House
The Old State House stands as the oldest surviving public building in Boston and the point of origin for vital debates which led to the Revolution.

Old South Meeting House
A Congregational church built in 1729 became the largest gathering place for popular politics in Revolutionary Boston and witness of 1773 Boston's Tea Party orchestrated by Samuel Adams.

Boston Harborwalk
Enjoy the views from the waterfront as you walk or take a drink along Boston's shoreline.

Faneuil Hall
Witness of America's first Town Meeting and many other events which help built the Nation's History.