Guided tour

Boston: Historic Taverns Tour

Activity provider: Boston Pizza Tours

Boston: Historic Taverns Tour

Activity provider: Boston Pizza Tours

From US$ 89 per person

This tour explores Boston's North End, Charlestown, Blackstone Block, and Fanueil Hall areas. Hoist a Pint at the same taverns as Paul Revere and Samuel Adams on this unique food and drink tour.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Hoist a Pint at the 'Oldest Tavern in America' — 1st Pour in 1795
  • Take a scenic round-trip ferry ride across Boston Harbor
  • Follow in the footsteps of George Washington, Samuel Adams and Paul Revere
  • Grab a drink at the 'Headquarters of the Revolution'
Full description
This informative 3.5-hour walking tour visits some of New England’s most historic landmarks, as well as two of Boston's most historic taverns. The tour begins in Boston's oldest neighborhood, the North End. Board a public ferry for a round-trip ride to the Charlestown Navy Yard. Here, you'll see the USS Constitution aka "Old Ironsides", and Bunker Hill Monument. Walk through the Blackstone Block, and discover the true location of the "Boston Stone". See the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and Quincy Market. The tour includes two tavern visits and one drink at each stop plus snacks.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Historic tour
  • Visit to two historic Boston taverns including the 'Oldest Tavern in America'
  • Round-trip ferry ride across Boston Harbor
  • Two drinks (draft beer, house wine or soft drink)
  • Tavern snacks
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Your tour begins in Boston's historic North End. Meet your guide at Modern Pastry Underground. Don't wait in line for the pastry shop; just walk right in and head downstairs.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour is recommended for adults only
  • Please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 24 reviews

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Tour was great had a mixture of history drinks and apps .. tour guide was very friendly and pleasant . You can tell he enjoyed his job and was doing it for his clients and love of city . He was not pushy . I have been on many tours and they will always mention about tips … Tour guide did not mention tips at all .. I of course left a good tip but it’s nice not to have it pushed on you

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September 28, 2022

Martin was amazing. We had a good group of 6 and it was so much fun and interesting. Very memorable experience hitting the two historic pubs and enjoying drinks and apps. Pace was perfect and it just felt like traveling the city with a group of good friends; enjoying the sights and sounds. We forgot about taking the ferry over to Charlestown. So glad we did as that helped us plan the rest of our stay.

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May 20, 2022

Martin was super informative and fun. He had relationships with everyone at our destinations. We covered a lot of ground, but stopping at the taverns for food and drink made it relaxing. It was the perfect amount of history, sightseeing and drinking. It was great for our family with kids 21 & 24. Definitely recommend!

May 17, 2022

Product ID: 65679