After two failed attempts to see all that Boston has to offer on my own, one phone call to Bob Leikauskas (Master Captain at Super Duck Tours of Boston) assured me the best view of the city, harbor and surrounding area. All one needs is this one simple ticket: Premium Upper Deck Trolley Tour with Cambridge Loop & Harbor Splash at www.BostonSuperTours.com.
HOP ON HOP OFF OVER 2 DAYS ALL OVER BOSTON!
Includes FREE Super Duck Harbor Splash PLUS Your Choice of 5 More FREE TOURS!
See Boston and Cambridge including Harvard Square in the custom high riding trolleys! Hop on-hop off all over town! Your tour stops at over 21 Boston destinations and spans 400 years of American history. Includes a one of a kind special visit to Harvard Square! Hop on and off all you want to shop and explore!
THIS PREMIUM PACKAGE INCLUDES FREE:
Super Duck Harbor Splash - no reservation required!
Cambridge Loop featuring Harvard Square!
Next Day, Hop On & Off
Harvard U & Harvard Square Intro
PLUS CHOOSE 1 OF THESE 5 FREE TOURS:
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Old South Meeting House
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston ICA)
Charles River Boat Cruise
Also, purchase a Boston City Pass to go with the Premium Super Tours ticket, and you will have all you need to see and do everything important on your trip to Boston (www.citypass.com/boston). This is what you receive:
New England Aquarium Offering more than 800 species of marine animals.
Museum of Science Explore hands-on, minds-on science.
Skywalk Observatory Only observatory in New England with 360-degree views, the Acoustiguide audio tour, multimedia Skywalk Theater and Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Featuring masterpieces of art from around the world and across the ages.
Harvard Museum of Natural History Admission to all permanent and special exhibits, as well as special programs at this highly acclaimed natural history museum. Also included is admission to the adjacent Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
The Old State House Admission to RevolutionaryBoston℠ at the true heart of the Freedom Trail including all museum exhibits and tours packed with Boston's revolutionary history.
During my two days of touring in Boston, I was amazed at the historical buildings and artifacts that have been preserved among the modern skyscrapers, which the Super Tours drivers eloquently explained. The walk through a maze of interesting shops and eateries in Quincy Market is a must. Also, nobody should come to Boston without standing on the deck of “Old Ironsides” in the Boston Navy Yard. That old ship once saved our country from the most powerful navy in the world and is still the oldest active naval vessel in history.
The Super Duck Splash and Harbor Tour are both entertaining as well as enlightening, and I found the Charles River Cruise by the Charles Riverboat Company (www.charlesriverboat.com) between Cambridge, Harvard, MIT and Boston proper to be picturesque and educational. That company also has an interesting, laid back Sunset Cruise on a real paddle wheel boat in Boston Harbor each evening.
It would take a book to mention all that I saw during my Boston stay, but some of the best other memories were of the New England Aquarium, Long Wharf, the Old State House, Boston Common, the Cheers Boston Bar and Grille, Fenway Park, the Old North Church, the Paul Revere House, the Boston Tea Party Museum, and the Old South Meeting House. Even this list is only a small portion of what can be seen in Boston...plus the people of the city are special too!