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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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Freedom Trail Walking Tour

My family and I had a tour of The Freedom Trail with Ben. He was great!! Super knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Suzanne M
via mobile
Great tour of the Freedom Trail!

I had the pleasure of taking my fourth grade class on a tour of the Freedom Trail, with Ben Edwards... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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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 20 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a tour of The Freedom Trail with Ben. He was great!! Super knowledgeable and had a ton of really cool artifacts to show us. He adjusted for the bad weather, so we did not miss a thing 👍🏻 Besides all...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I had the pleasure of taking my fourth grade class on a tour of the Freedom Trail, with Ben Edwards as a guide. He was engaging, knowledgeable and great with the students! His interactive nature, historic documents and positive demeanor made our trip extremely enjoyable!

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I had the pleasure of touring Boston with Ben Edwards when a dear friend came to visit and wanted to see Boston. Wow! What a treat!! I have done other tours being a long time local (both walking and Duck) and nothing compares to a...More

Thank staci1988
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Ben was the BEST!! The Freedom Trail came alive because of his explanations. He never rushed; answered all of our questions; and is a nice person, too. Couldn't have asked for anything more.

Thank Evy C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I did not expect Ben to have such ties to the past with his relationship to Paul Revere. I brought my 12 18 & 23 year old kids. Ben connected with them right away... offering trivia, games, anecdotes and prizes. He had them from the...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Four of us did the tour with Ben. It was fascinating! We learned a lot and enjoyed it thoroughly. We did the 5 1/2 hour tour, and Ben packed it with sights, and goes the extra mile to give you extra depth of understanding the...More

Thank Marianna S
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Best way to see Boston history. Ben makes it come alive with stories and documents. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with him and experienced things we never would have had we just grabbed a map and set out on our own. Recommend him highly.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Ben was a wonderful tour guide who's passion for Boston's history can only be matched by his amazing family history. He intertwines the two in an engaging story while divulging endless facts that bring the whole experience to life. He is accommodating to your schedule...More

Thank kmprcp
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I work at Boston University and set up a tour with Ben for a group of our new graduate students, many of whom had never been to Boston before, and many of whom are international students. I wasn't sure if the tour would be appropriate...More

Thank Becca L
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Absolutely one of the best tours I've ever taken!!! Ben is a passionate, fun guide who paints a vivid and entertaining picture of Boston's incredible history. From sampling Boston Cream Pie at the Parker House where it was created to bringing the stops on the...More

Thank DaytonaD
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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30 October 2017|
Response from Ben1775 | Property representative |
Hi Lynne, I will be away - traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday - on November 22. If you click on the "Book Online" link on my website and then on the "contact Ben Edwards directly" link to reach me by email I would be... More
Tina S
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
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