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Boston CityWalks does scheduled and custom private walking tours of Boston. We give walking tours with passion, covering history, architecture and the culture of Boston. We limit tour sizes and make sure you see and hear everything! We have history...more
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Reviewed yesterday

I would request that we would get more in-depth historical information. Some interesting historical stories that went along with the basics make a tour more interesting and informative.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank paml632
Alanm, Owner at Boston Citywalks, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

That's exactly what this tour is all about. Are you sure you were you actually on this particular tour?

Reviewed yesterday

We did the two hour walking tour with Alan. It was a rainy day, at least when we started and he was very good at moving us to dry spots to explain different things about the city. His knowledge was fabulous, and we came away...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank techfirth
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a rainy day in Boston that day, but the walking tour was so worth it!!! The guide was excellent, and I'm so glad my son and I could attend. We learned so much about the history of Boston, it was A++++!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to this tour, but the guide was a no-show. We and the other participants waited for 20 minutes past tour starting time and finally gave up. It was such a disappointment.

Thank hallvalerie
Alanm, Owner at Boston Citywalks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I apologize for you having missed the tour. I am not sure exactly what happened here but I have authorized a refund for you.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had to give up $70 tickets due to the very unpredictable weather. Really wanted to go on the tour but on the morning of the tour the weather was to bad (40mph winds, rain and cold) to make getting sick from cold and wet not...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rogers H
Alanm, Owner at Boston Citywalks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We actually had no rain Thursday. It was windy, but everything was okay otherwise. In any case, we do our best to reschedule folks who do miss a tour but never did hear from you.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a highlight of our recent trip to Boston. So much to see! The walk was long so we split it into two days; one "south" of the river and the other "north" of the river. The really neat thing about this was that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great walking tour of the Freedom Trail. I was able to understand some of the history and see some beautiful sites!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lisarP6929WJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is easy to follow and packed with historic landmarks and facts. There are lots of opportunities to indulge in museums - Paul Revere's house, the State House and North End Church to name a few. I began the trail at 9am and finished...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Toddy536
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour led by Alan was informative and very interesting. He mixed in short stories and anecdotes along with the facts.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide - I think his name was Steve - knew an incredible amount about Boston’s history and delivered it at times with a dry ironic humour, which added to the interest. We did the full tour which took us to the Marathon finishing line,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Julie B
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Alanm | Property representative |
Several days a week we offer 1:00 PM 2-hour tours leaving from Copley Square and going through Back Bay and Beacon Hill to the Downtown Freedom Trail.
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zmybb
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Alanm | Property representative |
Most folks ask the doorman of a close-by hotel to store the luggage and then tip $10 or $20 (depending on how much luggage) as a tip. If you plan to fly out of Boston, you can also utilize the Rowes Wharf Water Taxi... More
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K140AFjohnm
September 15, 2017|
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Yes, we do tours year round.
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