Posts Tagged: Boston tips

Boston Bus Tours | Which Are the Best?

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Boston Bus Tours

This post explains the reviews the various Boston bus tours available to you, including hop-on-hop-off trolleys, amphibious vehicles, themed tours and day trips.  We also provide tips on discounts and value.   Hop-on-Hop-Off Trolley Duck Tours Night Tours + Ghost Bus Boston TV + Movie Tour Day Trips from Boston Combo Tickets + Packages  

Boston Tourist Passes | Which One is the Best to Buy?

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Boston City Pass

This post provides a comparison of the various Boston attraction discount passes. Boston is a bustling city with many wonderful museums and historic sites to visit.  To help mitigate the costs, a number of companies have created Boston tourist passes which offer entrance to popular attractions at a discounted price. Before You Buy Prepackaged Passes […]

4 Unique Museums in Boston (and they’re Free!)

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Looking for some of the more strange and unusual sites in Boston that you will not find in your average guide book?  Not only are these 4 unique museums in Boston great sites, but with the exception of the Boston Athenaeum, which requires a small entrance fee of $10.00, they are free. The Warren Anatomical […]

Freedom Trail Map and Self Guided Tour

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The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail at the center of historic Boston is a red brick path through the city leading visitors to many of the city’s historic sites. This self-guided tour and map will cover the entire 2.5 miles (4 km) of Freedom Trail sites and should take you two hours to complete.   Where does the Freedom Trail Start?  […]

Duck Tours and Other Boston Boat Tours Reviewed

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This post compares the various different boat tours available in Boston to help you decide which option is best for you. We include prices, what you can expect and also reviews. Boston is an absolutely beautiful city full of rich history and fantastic views. With so many sights to see, it’s no wonder that there […]

The T: Boston’s Subway

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How to Use the Boston Subway

The Boston Subway system is the nation’s oldest, founded in 1897, and is the fourth largest subway system in the United States. It is operated by The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) or just the T as us Bostonians call it. Boston’s public transportation system is an inexpensive and convenient way to travel through our great […]

Which Boston Observation Deck is Best?

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This post is a guide to the Boston’s Skywalk Observatory as well as other Boston observation decks.  The Skywalk Observatory on top of the Prudential Tower offers great views of Boston. Built in 1965, this tower offers stunning views of the city – and on a clear day, you can see Cape Cod and New […]

How to Avoid Jet Lag

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How to Get from Newark Airport to Manhattan

Many of our tour guests who travel from afar or from overseas have trouble to adjust to the new time difference in their destination city. Here are some tips on how to avoid jet lag. When you travel to another time zone, your internal clock is off – that’s what you call jet lag. Usually getting […]

How is the weather in Boston in October?

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So how is the weather in Boston in October?  Well, October is a great month to visit the city with pleasant autumn temperatures perfect for outdoor events during the early part of the month with colder temperatures trending towards the end of the month. October is a great time to view the fall colors which […]

Harvard Natural History Museum || Family Activities in Boston

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Picture this: you are in the Cambridge/Harvard University area in Boston, one of the most amazing and culturally rich in all of Boston, you’ve just finished taking Free Tours By Foot’s Cambridge/Harvard tour  with your family and you are wondering what to do next.  A great place to visit is the Harvard Museum of Natural […]