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Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Combine two attractions Boston has to offer—delicious food and rich history—on this tour that starts in the popular North End and continues along the Freedom Trail. Snack your way through this historic Italian neighborhood, trying fresh bread at a hidden bakery and enjoying an Italian salumeria. Once fortified, walk the Freedom Trail to discover the rich history of the American Revolution and experience the modern city Boston is now.
  • North End food, history, and highlights tour gives you a comprehensive view of the city
  • Delicious food samples, including fresh bread, meats, and cheeses
  • Learn fascinating facts about American Revolution history from your guide
  • Enjoy a surprise local treat with your guide.
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Local English-speaking guide
Snacks
A surprise local treat
Entrance fee to the historic church (or equivalent alternative)
Tips/gratuities for your guide
Additional food and drink
222 State St , 222 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA

Meet outside of the Aquarium "T" Stations in front of the Long Wharf Entrance at the northeast corner of State St and Atlantic Ave.

4 Charles St , 4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Boston Public Garden (or nearby), 4 Charles St., Boston, MA 02116

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entrance to the Massachusetts State House requires a government ID and all guests must pass through metal detectors. The State House is open on weekdays only, we will find alternate sites to visit on weekends.
  • In the event of a site closure, we will do our best to replace it with a similar alternative.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
  • We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests. You can do so in the ‘Additional information’ box at checkout.
  • Small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: The Food to Freedom Tour is environmentally friendly because unlike many of the tour companies in Boston, you walk as opposed to using buses or other vehicles.
  • In the morning when you are in the famous North End, all of the food stops are 100% owned and run by locals, ensuring that local people benefit from tourism to their city. So any inclusions on the tour and additional purchases you make will directly benefit the local community.
  • You also stop at one of the world-famous churches which is as much a part of Boston's (and America's) history as you can get. The Old North Church is a non-profit organization that works hard to educate school children and adults on American history and colonial life. By paying an entrance fee, you are helping to maintain the church and their work.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Boston Small-Group Food & History North End Freedom Trail Walking Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Just a few tips - bring a bottle of water if you get thirsty and be prepared to walk." See review
  • "If you think five hours is too long (it went by fast), you always have the option to leave the tour when you think it is time or if you have other plans." See review
  • "You can leave the tour at any point, don't feel pressured to stay until the end, especially if you have plans." See review

Reviews

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star-5
Delicious
Keith_L
, Oct 2021
Our tour guide, Janet, was amazing. We loved the fresh bread, pizza, and coffee! The number of participants was just right (I think there were 4 other couples). We would highly recommend this tour to our friends.
star-5
Yummy!
Karen_B
, Oct 2021
Loved our tour with Tim!! Very knowledgeable regarding history and the city. Great food!! Cappuccino and cannoli were the best. Our favorite tour of 4.
star-5
History + food + humor = a great time
Laurie_K
, Oct 2021
Guide was extremely knowledgeable and funny. A great teacher I would have loved to have had in high school.
star-5
Boston-The North End, a fresh take.
Wendy_B
, Oct 2021
Our tour guide Tim was an incredible storyteller and super knowledgeable. We felt as if he was a local simply spending the day with us. A casual group setting with plenty of Q&A time. He made the 5 hours fun and his insights on expansion, Italian immigration, politics and key points of history provided a fresh perspective. We will highly recommend this tour to our Chicago friends!
star-4
Good Overview of North End and Freedom Trail
Susan_H
, Oct 2021
Enjoyed seeing the North End and eating the cannoli. Other food stops were so so. Bob was very knowledgeable about the history of the places he took us on the Freedom Trail! Great overview of Boston. One negative was the entire tour was 6 hours of walking with little chance to sit, rest, and rehydrate.
star-5
It brought the city to life, I couldn’t imagine walking around the city without the background/stories
Joel_R
, Oct 2021
Old north church, the food and the stories. Sully did a wonderful job explaining the history from a personal perspective
star-5
Not Your Average Tour
Lisa_B
, Oct 2021
So...this tour was not what I expected, let me start with that. I misread the description and thought it was a food tour AND the Freedom Trail Walk. It is NOT that. The food tour was what I expected, but the history part of the tour touched on some parts of the Freedom Trail, but also had some other Boston history. It also rained almost the whole time (couldn't help that). We very much enjoyed the tour anyway, and learned some things we would not have learned any other way. Our guide, Jim, did a fantastic job of keeping us interested and answering questions. He was knowledgeable and personable. I would definitely recommend this tour and our tour guide!
star-5
Great tour
Tanishan_S
, Oct 2021
This tour was wonderful. We ate our way through Boston. We tasted some great food.. had great drinks and learned so much. Janet was very knowledgeable and personable. Found my new favorite coffee spot called The Well!!! Best coffee around!! I’d definitely do this tour again… it’s worth checking out.
star-5
Beautiful day—-perfect...
Jim_R
, Oct 2021
Beautiful day—-perfect for a lengthy walking tour. Several Stops to enjoy the delicious food made it go by fast.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Excellent tour with an excellent guide.
Virginia_M
, Oct 2021
The tour guide guide was well informed, personable, kind, and extremely dedicated to giving us a full day of amazing experiences.
1 traveler found this review helpful

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