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Walking Boston offers a fun, private, educational tour of historic Boston. Very entertaining & informative guide. Walking Boston is Boston’s only historic tour given by a children’s book author and Boston historian with family ties to the Sons of...more
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221 Massachusetts Ave Apt 1003, Begin at corner of Park and Tremont streets on Boston Common, Boston, MA 02115-3527
Fenway / Kenmore
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+1 617-670-1888
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband had a work trip to Boston and we accompanied him. (Wife, teen, & kindergartener). We were able to spend our first day in Boston with Ben taking this tour. BEST DECISION! Ben is a wealth of knowledge and kindness. Our homeschooling family thoroughly...More

Thank Kelli H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hands down the best tour and guide in the city. He took time at each stop to discuss and answer questions. He was extremely knowledgeable concerning the history of Boston. Our group did not feel rushed to complete our tour at a designated time. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are 8 adults from cruise ship which docked one day in Boston. Thru our research on Trip Advisor, we learned that Walking Boston is highly rated by all the people had used it. Ben Edwards was reserved in advance, because we knew that day...More

Thank lamwinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Boston for the very time ,We were there to see family and only for a few days,Told our Daughter to look up something fun to do ;Guess what my girl decided that her old dad and mom was going on a walking tour...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Graduate students in College of Communication at Boston University have enjoyed two tours over the last two years with Ben. I think Ben's tour is the perfect introduction to downtown Boston and local history. I would recommend Ben to anyone looking for a great tour...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 8 plus my father in law spent a day with Ben Edwards on his Walking Boston tour. It was fantastic. The kids range from 2 to 13, he was engaging and funny and had many hands on materials to draw them in....More

1  Thank Liz O
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Ben Edwards draws everyone into the experience. He is especially good with children, making them feel a part of the history that he so passionately describes. His many primary sources that he has collected over the years and pulls out from his backpack to share,...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed August 22, 2018

On the Walking Boston tour Ben Edwards has a way of drawing children into the narrative he is telling. Throughout the tour he provides illustrative documents which date back 200 years or more. All family members will leave with a renewed sense of the birth...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2018

My 8 year-old daughter and I had a wonderful time on this tour. Ben Edwards is funny, knowledgeable, and skilled at making Boston's history come alive. He includes many fun surprises to keep kids young and old engaged!

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Myself and my three kids (11, 8, and 4) completed a full day tour with Ben. It was an absolutely fantastic day filled with wonderful story telling and interesting stops. The kids loved learning about the history and imagining life through the lenses of Ben's...More

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The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
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victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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crystalclean2018
June 10, 2018|
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Response from MaryKentM | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I would not recommend dogs on this tour as you will be in and out of several historical buildings where dogs would not be welcome ( not to mention eating establishments if you elect the full day tour). The length of... More
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Mark D
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Marianna S | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, The tour could be booked by phone 617.670.1888 with the tour guide Ben or website walkingboston
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Lynnemccoy123
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Ben1775 | Property representative |
Hi Lynne, I will be away - traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday - on November 22. If you click on the "Book Online" link on my website and then on the "contact Ben Edwards directly" link to reach me by email I would be... More
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