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“Seeing Boston in the best possible way!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Walking Boston - Tours

Walking Boston - Tours
Ranked #21 of 137 Tours in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Victoria, Canada
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2 reviews
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“Seeing Boston in the best possible way!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2012

This tour made our trip to Boston a memorable one! We connected with Ben near a T-line station downtown and walked through Boston gaining insight into the exciting history, venues and colorful people of Boston! The tales Ben wove were interesting, fun and insightful. He is a remarkable tour guide with a past family connection to Boston's history. Ben is very knowledgeable, personable and passionate about the work he does. He extends his resources to student learning in a variety of ways. My husband and I have no hesitations in enthusiastically recommending this tour to visitors.

Visited April 2012
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Wantagh
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A "Must Do" when visiting Boston!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

My husband and I and our thirteen-year old twins, a boy and a girl, recently visited Boston. Ben provided our family with a personal, interactive, fact-filled and fun-filled tour that we are still talking about. He shows great enthusiasm and pride about America's history, as well as, his family's past. We really enjoyed stepping back in time at the Parker House Hotel, sitting in the box pews of the Old North Church and watching an authentic print of old Boston being made. Ben knows everyone and everyone knows Ben! A 'Must Do' when visiting Boston!!

Visited April 2012
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2 Thank Stephanie Z
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Oslo
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“6 fantastic hours in Boston with Ben!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

My wife and I had 5 enjoyable days in Boston. Before leaving from Norway we had done some research and found Ben's WEB pages. We contacted Ben and asked if the two of us would make up a small group, and he was more than happy to take care of us. The 6 hour tour of historic Boston passed so quickly due to the unique experience given to us by Ben.
Walking the Freedom Trail by yourselves is interesting, I tried that some years ago, but nothing compared to the tour with Ben. Suit yourself to a wonderful experience, get in touch with Ben.

Thank you for a fantastic day Ben!

Elisabeth and Bjørn

Visited March 2012
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Coquitlam
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ben Edwards walking tour was the highlight of our trip!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

My husband and I just returned from our first visit to Boston. While there we wanted to experience the history and culture of the city. We booked Ben for a walking tour and were so immpressed with his enthusiasm, knowledge and captivating account of the history! We were able to see and do things the regular tours didn't, which really was great!
He has a passion for education which he does through DVD's and a childrens book he has written and published.
We would highly recommend Ben to anyone.

Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Gerri W
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Houston, TX
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great overview of the Freedom Trail!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

Ben does a great job of speaking about the Freedom Trail and the history of Boston! He incorporates his family history and some very interesting historical documents along the way. He even let us stop for a little bit to sample the Parker House famous Boston Cream Pie! Definitely a great addition to your Boston trip.

Visited April 2012
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