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CityView Trolley Tours

296 State St, by the Long Wharf Marriott, Boston, MA 02109-2607
+1 617-363-7899
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USD 57.00*
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USD 28.00*
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Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour with Optional Harbor Cruise
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USD 72.00*
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Hop off and hop back on to explore Freedom Trail Sites, go shopping, dine across town and/or visit area attractions, locations, the harbor, and so much more. During the Winter we are only open on weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Please call ahead or email us about your dates. We reserve the right to close for inclement weather.
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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
296 State St, by the Long Wharf Marriott, Boston, MA 02109-2607
+1 617-363-7899
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour was very good, a few of the drivers were a bit boring and rude but since each stop and rotation is different, you won't always have the same driver. Sometimes the mic would go out and it would be a bit hard to...More

Thank Aja M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked our family of 6 a mile in heat per their instructions, to find no one there at 445. They close at 5.

Thank A C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this tour because it came with our go card for Boston. What a waste! The driver, who didn't say her name, took the most indirect route , thereby making us too late for a tour of the Boston tea party museum that my...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been planning on walking the Freedom Trail and exploring all the spots the trolley takes you to, but it was 95 degrees and we just couldn't face the heat. So, we opted for the trolley, and were glad we did. Very informative speakers,...More

Thank Professor S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the two day ticket with the harbour cruise. Great value for money and all drivers were excellent with comprehensive information to share. They were all helpful and courteous! This is a good way to get around the city and follow the Freedom Trail especially...More

Thank Curryten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got this tour on Groupon, and I feel satisfied that we got out money's worth. We rode with 3 different drivers, and while all of them had great information about Boston, only 1 was a really good tour guide. The stops were at convenient...More

Thank Caden O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit , plenty to see with really interesting tours and displays. The freedom trail was great to do, either with a tour guide or on your own at your own pace lots to see. Our favourite thing was the duck boat...More

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't find the CityView trolley experience to be particularly helpful or pleasant. We saw and learned so much more by merely walking (for free!) along the Boston Freedom Trail the day before taking the trolley. I agree with some of the other reviewers -...More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun on this tour! It was great to be in the open air and have the driver interacting with everyone the whole time. We saw so much of Boston accompanied with so many interesting facts, it really was a great tour....More

Thank Olivia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trolley service had good routes with frequent stops. The drivers varied greatly in their level of professionalism and skill. Our first driver was very kind and informative. The others missed the mark. One lady continued to make political comments we found unnecessary. She yelled...More

Thank Emily F
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Tony C
We are staying at the Fairmont Copley and have purchased tickets for our group of 8 for 2days. Where is the closest spot to hop on the trolley? Thanks Tony
15 May 2017|
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Response from infoCityViewTrolleys | Property representative |
Hi Tony, thank you for choosing CityView for your trolley tour...please call our dispatch phone prior to seeking the stop in which you would like to start, let them know where you purchased your tickets and the time you're... More
Alana K
Is the trolley climate controlled? From the photographs, it looks like the seating area is open to the outside elements?
14 March 2017|
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Response from Kapp8 | Reviewed this property |
You're right, there're windows with plastic zip, the only comfort is a little fan for the driver.
How much should you tip the guide?
4 November 2016|
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Response from lnewsome27 | Reviewed this property |
We tipped him $20 but there were four of us and he dropped us off at our car, not where we got on the trolley