Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip From New York - New York City

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See the historical sights and famous universities of the Boston area on this full-day trip from New York City. After a scenic drive through Connecticut, arrive in Boston, Massachusetts. See top Boston attractions including Harvard University, Trinity Church and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Follow the red-brick Freedom Trail, which leads to 16 important historical locations including the Paul Revere House, the site of the Boston Massacre and the USS 'Constitution,' learning all about the rich and colorful history of Boston from your informative and engaging guide.


  • Fully narrated tour
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

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Your full-day tour begins by traveling along the scenic eastern coast of Connecticut 220 miles (354 km) toward Boston, Massachusetts.

Stop at Cambridge to tour world-famous Harvard University. Stroll through Harvard Yard, see the huge Widener Library, and rub the shoe of the statue of John Harvard for good luck. Pass by two other institutions of higher learning the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cambridge College.

Next, cross the Charles River into Boston and view the majestic Trinity Church in Copley Square. Then, follow along the 2.5-mile (4-km) Freedom Trail, a mostly brick path that leads to 16 historical sites including Faneuil Hall, the site of the Boston Massacre and Boston Common. Break for lunch (not included) at Quincy Market, where you can sample local favorites such as clam chowder and lobster rolls.

After lunch, head to the site of the infamous Boston Tea Party. Throughout your tour, learn all about Boston's historical legacy and contemporary culture from your knowledgeable guide. In late afternoon, reboard your minivan for the trip back to New York. Your action-packed, 13-hour day trip to Boston concludes with your return to midtown Manhattan.

Inclusions for Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip From New York

  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • Sightseeing of Boston
  • Wifi on bus only

Exclusions for Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip From New York

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted

Tours can be bilingual/multilingual as they are offered in many different languages

Children under the age of 2 are free, please advise at time of booking if infant is traveling

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • Great day. A long travel day but good way to experience Boston if you are unable to stay there

  • Is a very cold day, need to walk a lots but is fun, enjoy the tour

  • The tour itself was great, but one of the guide was less then. Obviously disinterested, she lay down on the seats and slept, ignoring the guests. The other guide was fantastic. So passionate about his job, and about Boston.

  • Coming from Hawaii with only a sort time in New York we wanted a our that could cover the highlights of New York. We found that with Viator. We are planning another trip and plan to use Viator again for that city. I recommend Viator for their professionalism and organized tours.

  • Our guide Bruno is very professional. I learnt a great deal about American history. The itinery is well planned.

  • Manny was awesome!! Every spot he told us to stop and see or stop and eat that was perfect! Although the bus ride is a bit long all the various stops give you resting time. Would definitely recommend this to the other people!

  • Great tour with lots of information. Tour guide was great. I recommend this tour

  • The organisation is excellent, computers have made the tourist industry so good. It was a long day, and you have to be prepared for a long travel time, a total of 10 hours in this case with a well organised intermissions. The tour guides are excellent, you can't do it with out them. The visit to Boston was good, but not as good as the excursion to Washington.

  • If you have a small window while in NY to visit Boston, then this is the tour for you. We really got a good but very small taste of Boston on this tour. Be prepared though - it's a long day but worth it. The tour guides were very informative and helpful. On this particular tour, there were 2 tour guides, one for English speaking and the other for Spanish and Portuguese speakers. Happy with this tour and I would recommend it.

  • It was great to see Boston, but a long day most of which travelling on a bus. I would definately go back and stay a few days in Boston, nice place.

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