Historic Boston Taverns Tour with 2 Drinks & Round-Trip Ferry

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  • Live Guide
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  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Raise a pint to the spirits of Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and George Washington as you relive almost 400 years of tavern history in Boston. This informative 3-hour walking tour also covers the history of FIVE Freedom Trail sites. Includes TWO historic tavern visits, enjoying one drink (beer/wine/soda) and snacks at BOTH taverns. Along the way you’ll explore Boston’s oldest neighborhoods, like Charlestown, the Blackstone Block, Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market area, and the North End (Little Italy).  Visit some of New England’s most historic landmarks as well as two of Boston's most historic taverns.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: North End

All Food & Drink Tours start in the North End. The North End is Boston's oldest neighborhood, first settled in 1630. Today, this area is affectionately known as Little Italy, and is home to some of the City's very best restaurants, pizzerias and bakeries. From here, walk to historic Long Wharf to catch a scenic Ferry Ride across Boston Harbor!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Charlestown Navy Yard

The Charlestown Navy Yard is home to the USS Constitution, the only "floating site" on Boston's Freedom Trail. Hear the story of how this famous War Ship earned it's nickname - "Old Ironsides".

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Bunker Hill Monument

Bunker Hill is the site of the 1st major battle of the American Revolution. Dr. Joseph Warren died in the waning moments of this historic battle. Hear the story behind that famous military command - "Don't fire til you see the whites of their eyes!"

Stop At: Warren Tavern

Hoist a beer (or wine, or soda!) under the very same roof as George Washington, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and Dr. Joseph Warren - the taverns namesake. This historic tavern was built in 1780!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Old State House

The Old State House is the oldest standing public building in the Eastern US. The circle of cobblestones in front of this historical landmark commemorate the 1st bloodshed of the American Revolution - the Boston Massacre.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Faneuil Hall Marketplace

After your return Ferry Ride from Charlestown, explore the Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market area. Faneuil Hall (aka the "Cradle of Liberty") has always been the central marketplace for Boston, and still is today. Hear the story of wealthy merchant, Peter Faneuil, who built this at his own expense in 1742.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bell In Hand Tavern

The last tavern stop (includes one drink and snacks) will be at either the Green Dragon aka "Headquarters of the Revolution" or the Bell in Hand aka "America's Oldest Tavern".

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: North End

This Fun & Unique walking tour finishes back in Boston's North End for cannoli from a famous North End bakery!

Duration: 15 minutes
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