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Walking Boston - Tours

221 Massachusetts Ave #1003, Begin at corner of Park and Tremont streets on Boston Common, Boston, MA
+1 617-670-1888
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Great tour for a group of graduate students!

I work at Boston University and set up a tour with Ben for a group of our new graduate students... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Becca L
Best Tour in Boston!!!

Absolutely one of the best tours I've ever taken!!! Ben is a passionate, fun guide who paints a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
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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 Liberty and Paul Revere. Imagine yourself touring Boston with an actual relative of the legendary Paul Revere! Ben Edwards is a creative and engaging tour guide who offers private tours at a comfortable pace. His private guided walking tours for groups and families provide a personalized approach ensuring plenty of time for questions and the flexibility to stay longer at many of the sites.
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221 Massachusetts Ave #1003, Begin at corner of Park and Tremont streets on Boston Common, Boston, MA
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-670-1888

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I work at Boston University and set up a tour with Ben for a group of our new graduate students, many of whom had never been to Boston before, and many of whom are international students. I wasn't sure if the tour would be appropriate...More

Thank Becca L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely one of the best tours I've ever taken!!! Ben is a passionate, fun guide who paints a vivid and entertaining picture of Boston's incredible history. From sampling Boston Cream Pie at the Parker House where it was created to bringing the stops on the...More

Thank DaytonaD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben Edwards provides an incredible tour!!! He has exceptional knowledge, infectious passion and enthusiasm ... and on top of that, he has historical documents and stories that you will not believe (will not spoil the surprise)!! I found ben online when planning a surprise trip...More

Thank Y4461HJbrians
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Ben's tour on Trip Advisor and were excited to book a walking tour. The three of us were spellbound by Ben's passion and enthusiasm for Boston's history. There was something to explore around every corner and his stories are fascinating. Ben is a...More

Thank allabarre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ben does a fantastic job of keeping you on your toes throughout the entire tour. He has a passion that makes things fun and stories that brings history to life. Highly recommended!! He keeps things fun and even the 12 year old in our family...More

Thank ZGehler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time touring Boston with Ben!! Our group consisted of 4 adults, but our kids would have loved the tour too, as Ben includes fun trivia and a little competition to accompany the historical facts. Not only did the tour take us...More

Thank CPA95
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing and educational experience. Ben is the best!! He planned our tour carefully, giving special consideration to keeping our 8 year old grandson interested and engaged for hours--which we have never been able to do. We could not recommend Ben Edwards more highly. Lila...More

Thank Lila K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My family found our experience with Ben to be immensely rewarding. Ben has found his niche in targeting the audience who is looking for an entertaining, educational participation in learning early American history. We had an older teen daughter who was especially engaged by Ben's...More

Thank Mkcthc
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had a great day with Ben. He was very accomodating in working with our schedule changes because of weather, other conflicts, etc. If you are looking for a less touristy/commercial and more private/detailed Freedom Trail experience, Ben does a great job. Our kids are...More

Thank dggrgv
Reviewed 11 July 2017

An amazing tour with Ben Edwards! He was a great tour guide, easy going and very willing to accommodate our large group. I would HIGHLY recommend his tour to those visiting Boston!

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
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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Tina S
19 January 2017|
Response from Ben1775 | Property representative |
Hi Tina, Thanks for contacting me. As noted on my website, I offer private tours from late March to the end of December. I am closed during the winter months. I do have weekend openings in April, beginning with April 1 and... More
14 November 2016|
Response from Ben1775 | Property representative |
Walking Boston offers private tours only. We don't combine individuals or smaller parties into groups. A private tour is defined as your family, friends, or group of people you've assembled. Information on the two private... More
24 September 2015|
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Response from Gerrri99 | Reviewed this property |
well I have no doubt you'll thoroughly enjoy!