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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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Best Walking Tour of Boston!

Ben was the tour guide for my son's 16th birthday. My son, also named Ben, said it was the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Naperville, Illinois
Great personal service

Ben's tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Boston. He was very accommodating to some last... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann B
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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 3 days ago

Ben was the tour guide for my son's 16th birthday. My son, also named Ben, said it was the absolute best birthday gift ever! Quite the endorsement from a teenager. We all thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Ben is incredibly knowledgeable and makes it accessible to...More

Thank mfk63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben's tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Boston. He was very accommodating to some last minute changes on our part and provided a wonderful personal touch for one of our group members. Ben is much more than just a tour guide...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ben's tour of historic Boston is fabulous! Our entire fifth grade has taken the tour with Ben for more than 10 years. It is the highlight of our American History study, thanks to Ben's knowledge, and his ability to educate and entertain our students. He...More

Thank Teacher1111
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Ben was the tour guide for my son's 5th grade field trip to Boston. His personal connection to the history of Boston made this trip great. He was able to take us to areas of Boston and talk about their significance in a very intimate...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I had the privilege of being on a field trip with my son's 5th grade class to the Freedom Trail in Boston. We had the best experience listening to Ben's incredible knowledge of the history of our great country. I'm so happy I got to...More

Thank EZocco
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Absolutely incredible! We had Ben Edwards as our tour guide. An author, historian, photographer, story teller, and jam packed full of knowledge! He really goes above and beyond that of a normal tour guide. He provides historical documents and a family history that dates back...More

Thank Daun F
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Being fans of walking tours in other cities, when organising our trip and having done much research we decidied to go with Ben and Walking Boston. Of all the tours we have done, this one certainly rates as the best. Ben's knowledge of Boston and...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

My 13 year old niece and I spent 2 days with Ben and were completely happy with our experience. The first day, we had asked Ben to orient us to Boston. We learned how to navigate the subway system and we went to the Skywalk...More

Thank AriellaS1985
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Ben Edwards is a terrific tour guide! We recently joined Ben with our homeschool group of 40 people and went on the 5 ½ hour Freedom Trail Tour. We saw many historic sites, with Ben giving us details about each place. His passion for the...More

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and teenage son took a trip to Boston to visit colleges and our older son who is a freshman at Northeastern. We decided to spend Saturday with Ben and loved every minute of it. We've taken walking tours in other cities and can...More

Thank bglachance
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
Ben, We are interested in having you be our tour guide in Boston. My husband gave the gift of a weekend in Boston to our history buff 11 year old. They are planning to be available for tour 2/18/17. She is interested in Paul Revere, the Freedom Trail, the tea party and everything she can learn. She has a passion for learning. So my questions are, are you available and can you share what you would cover and costs? Thanks - Tina
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
How do we sign up and where do we go to do a walking tour and which ones at what time. T hanks much for your help.
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
Hi there! We're 2 people interested in doing your tour. How do I book and how much will the cost be?
23 September 2015|
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Response from Gerrri99 | Reviewed this property |
well I have no doubt you'll thoroughly enjoy!