Book and travel between 1st May, 2017 to 31st October, 2017 and get admission to the Old State House and a Boston Harbor Cruise for FREE!
One of the most important places in the USA’s past and present, Boston is steeped in history and culture. And, if you take this flexible hop-on hop-off Old Town Trolley Tour, you’ll get an up close and in-depth look at it all.
While on board the Trolley, you’ll feel you’ve journeyed back in time to the era of the first colonists. Imagine Paul Revere making his historic “midnight ride” and hear tales of how he and other famous settlers fought for freedom. As the Trolley bus makes its way through the city, you’ll have the freedom to get off and back on as often as you wish; and there’s always another trolley coming along soon.
A Trolley tour is the best way to see city sights from Faneuil Hall to the historic Ballpark, Boston Harbor and everything in between. And, while you are on the bus, friendly conductors will narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories.
Boston Trolley: Daily
Boston Harbor Cruise: 01 Apr - 31 Oct; Daily
Trolley ticket validity: 1 or 2 days (as per option chosen)Start time
Trolleys operate at the following times:
1 Apr – 31 Oct: 9:00am - 5:00pm; every 15-20 minutes
01 Nov – 31 Mar: 9:00am - 4:00pm; every 20-30 minutes
Boston Trolley Full Loop: 1 hour 30 minutes
Boston Harbor Cruise: 1 hour
You can board at any Boston Old Town Trolley stop.Ending Point
You can leave the tour at any Boston Old Town Trolley stop.
For your Boston Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour you can board the Trolley at any of the stops. Just show your booking voucher to the conductor.
There are 20 convenient stops along the route and at least 100 places of special interest to be seen.Your ticket allows you to hop on and off the distinctive orange and green trolley buses all day.
And in addition you get the chance to see Boston from another perspective when you take a 1 hour Harbor Cruise (available 01 Apr - 31 Oct). Key sights you will see include one of Boston’s most iconic sights – the USS Constitution.
Boston’s critical place in the history of the US is evident in the many sights you’ll see on the Old Town Trolley Tour.You will pass ancient burial grounds, national historic landmarks like the Old North Church and the Old State House and many of the most moving Boston monuments like Bunker Hill and the site of the Boston Massacre. Experience the magnitude of suffering of the heroes of Independence as you walk along the Freedom Trail.
You can also hop off the trolley to visit chic shops, museums, fine restaurants and the famous pub that the TV show “Cheers” was fashioned after. There’s so much to do and see in Boston and this tour will help you discover it all in a comfortable, relaxing, informative way. The expert conductors make the ride even more enjoyable as they delight guests with humorous stories and historical facts about the many points of interest.
Boston Old Town Trolley Tour Stops:
1) New England Aquarium/Faneuil Hall Marketplace
2) Historic North End
3) USS Constitution/Charlestown Navy Yard
4) North Station/TD Garden
5) Old State House Museum
6) Trolley Stop Store/ Theater District/ Chinatown
7) Cheers "The Original"
8) Copley Square/ Back Bay
9) Christian Science Plaza/ Symphony Hall
10) Marriott Copley Place/Copley Place Mall
11) Prudential Center/Skywalk View & Exhibit
12) Fenway Park
14) Charles Street/Antique Row
15) Beacon Hill/Boston Common
16) Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
17) South Station/Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (Seaport Tour)
18) Boston Convention & Exposition Center
18A) Massport/Black Falcon Cruise Ship Terminal (This stop is open only when cruise ships are in on a port of call)
20) Liberty Wharf/Boston Fish Pier/Seaport District/Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston Harbor Cruise (Available spring, summer and fall):
Visit one of Boston's most treasured landmarks, the USS Constitution. This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard and offers the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and accompanying Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church.
The route and stops may be subject to change.
The local activity operator is not responsible for belongings left behind on trolleys.
Boston Harbor Cruise E-ticket does not have to be taken the same day as Trolley but must be used within 7 days.
Booth Locations: Long Wharf 296 State St, Boston, MA 02110.
Boston Harbor Cruise office: 1 Long Wharf; Boston, MA 02110.
Excellent and cheap way to see Boston!...Subhrajit Lahiri, United States, 18/Apr/2017
Had a great time and it was really great to have different ways of the history told by the different drivers. Each is unique and equally as great to listen to...Leah Grassie, Canada, 04/May/2017