Boston in a Day Trip from New York City

Journey through American history from the Boston Massacre to Harvard University

Travel Flexibly 5 / 5 See All 6 Reviews · 14.00h · United States

From the pilgrims to the Boston Tea Party to Paul Revere, the history of America's colonial past is centered around Boston. On this day trip to from New York, discover Boston's past and present with an engaging expert guide. By foot and car, explore Boston's Freedom Trail, the campus of the prestigious Harvard University and much more on this incredible adventure.

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  • Transportation Included
  • Walk the Steps the Founding Fathers Stepped
  • Trinity Church, the John Hancock Tower and Boston's Modern Landmarks
  • Massachusetts State House
  • Boston's Historic Quincy Market
  • The Freedom Trail and Boston's Revolutionary History
  • The Campuses of Harvard and MIT
  • Boston Marathon Endline and Fenway Park

Are you ready to take a trip back in time to the world of tea parties, cries for freedom, and the building blocks of American democracy? Join us on this day trip to Boston, one of America's most historic cities.

Boston in a Day from NYC Tour Description

This full day excursion, the best way to travel from Boston to New York, includes:

  • Air-conditioned transportation from NYC

  • Guided walking tour of the Freedom Trail

  • Visits to the Quincy Market, Boston Common, campuses of Harvard and MIT

  • A fun, licensed guide

Freedom Trail

Boston's Freedom Trail is 2.5 miles of pure American history. With your expert storytelling guide, see where British soldiers shot Crispus Attucks during the Boston Massacre, and where John and Samuel Adams cried the seeds of rebellion. Then head to Bunker Hill where the first major battle of the American Revolution took place.

Passing sites such as the Paul Revere House, Massachusetts Statehouse, the USS Constitution and more, immerse yourself in the revolution. After a deep dive into the history, head to the 200-year-old Quincy Market which houses some of the best food in the city.

Modern Boston

In addition to the Revolutionary history, Boston has many great sites from the 19th century to modern day. Visit the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, see the 62-story John Hancock Tower and Fenway Park—home of the Boston Red Sox.

Boston's Great Universities

Boston houses 35 colleges and universities, which makes it famous for its devotion to higher education. On this tour, you will see the two great universities in Cambridge: Harvard and MIT. See the beautiful historic campuses where many of the world's greatest minds have studied.

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Day trip to Boston
19 July 2023
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Gina Thomas

Thanks for such a great tour. Our guide was funny and knew everything about Boston AND New York.

Boston
17 July 2023
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Haley Smith

Boston is so cool! We had a fun time on this tour and we are happy we did it. We were lucky with beautiful weather and a particularly funny and entertaining guide that knew so much history and stories about the city.

Great Day in Boston
14 July 2023
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Reviewed by
Aaron Andersen

We spent a wonderful day in Boston with a wonderfull and entertaining guide. Great way to see two cities in one day and learn about American history.

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