The 8 Best Guided Tours in Massachusetts!

No matter where you travel, you sometimes need help in scoping out the best of what a region offers. Guided tours are a great way to ensure you don’t miss out on important sights and sounds. Even if you’re a Bay State native, there’s plenty more to be discovered on these 8 great guided tours in Massachusetts. 

Bites of Boston Food Tours, Boston, MA

Enjoy delicious food tastings as you tour the Boston foodie scene with Bites of Boston Food Tours. You’ll feel like a local once you’ve sampled from some small restaurants in some of the city’s most delicious neighborhoods.

Boston Duck Tours, Boston, MA

Tour Boston by land and by sea on one of the long-popular duck boats. Tours depart daily (see website for schedules) from the Prudential Center, the Museum of Science and the New England Aquarium.

Salem Night Tour, Salem, MA

Ghosts, witches and ghouls—oh, my! Even when it’s not Halloween season, there are plenty spooky happenings in Salem, and Salem Night Tour will take you through many of them. This is a very popular tour, so be sure to book well in advance.

Cambridge Historical Tours, Cambridge, MA

Check out the rich history of Cambridge with Cambridge Historical Tours. Take an African American history tour or a tour of famous local women. Check the website for the many tour options. Their ghost tour is one of the best around.

Old Town Trolley Tours, Boston, MA

Don’t be put off by the fact that these are trolley tours. When you go with Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston, you’re free to get on and off the trolley at any and all attractions. Pay just one fee and enjoy everything offered on the tour.

Art’s Dune Tours, Provincetown, MA

Tour the beautiful sand dunes of Provincetown with Art’s Dune Tours. Whether you take a morning or a sunset tour, you’ll enjoy Mother Nature at her finest while riding in one of Art’s fleet of Suburbans. Each vehicle holds six to eight passengers, so if you’re touring with a group you’ll need to book early.

The Freedom Trail Foundation, Boston, MA

Even though you can take a self-guided walking tour of Boston’s Freedom Trail, there’s nothing like having a tour guide to bounce question off. The Freedom Trail Foundation offers these guided tours. Check the website for their schedule and get up close and personal with the birth of our nation.

PhotoWalks Tours, Boston, MA

Whether you’re a professional photographer or you simply dabble in the art, PhotoWalks Tours will take you to the best spots for taking still shots in Boston. Ask about private tours, too.

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