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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour provided by CityView Trolley Tours

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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

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See Boston at your own pace on this trolley tour that allows you to hop on and hop off at nine stops along the route, providing a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. Trolleys run every 15-20 minutes from morning to early evening, so you never feel like you’re just waiting around for a ride. Upgrade to include a harbor cruise if you're visiting between May and October.
  • Book ahead to reserve a spot on this Boston trolley tour
  • Listen to live commentary about the city during the ride
  • Start the adventure from any of the nine stops throughout the city
  • Explore Boston without being rushed along by a group 
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Upgrade to include a Boston Harbor cruise
What to Expect
Your Boston tour starts when you turn in your voucher at any of the nine stops along the trolley route. The stops for this tour include US Custom House/Long Wharf, Old North Church, Copps Hill Burial Ground, Constitution Museum, North Station, Government Center, Boston Common/Public Garden, Beacon Hill, and South Station/Chinatown. Once you’re onboard the trolley, listen to commentary about the city as you ride. Your guide knows the city well and has fun stories to tell. Along the route, you can hop on and hop off at any of the routes. Plan your day and move at your own pace, without feeling rushed. Your trolley tour ends when the last trolley is done running for the day. If you’re travelling to Boston anytime from May to October, you can also upgrade to enjoy a guided cruise on the Boston Harbor along with this trolley tour.
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Important Information
  • 45-Minute seasonal Boston Harbor Cruise (May-Oct), if option selected
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Live commentary on board
  • Gratuities
  • Harbor cruise, unless option selected
  • Trolley Tour Only - This ticket does not include admission to any of the featured attractions.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Seasonal Harbor Cruise add-on is only available to those who purchase that option
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Anolan G wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution
Hello, I would like to obtain information about the proper proceed to receive a refund for the following booking. I booked this tour on 10/26/2020 to visit sightseeing oF Boston on 10/27/2020 and when I tried to redeem my tickets, I was informed that City View Trolley Tours
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Date of experience: October 2020
trophywest wrote a review Oct 2020
Redding, California417 contributions42 helpful votes
Our guide was informative & filled in the gaps of what we missed along the way. Humor was thrown in & he was both friendly & helpful.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Jeff_Frazier wrote a review Oct 2020
Louisville, Kentucky42 contributions60 helpful votes
Coach was a great guide because he was knowledgeable and, even though we took the route two and a half times in one day, he always had new and interesting stories to share
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loonylani wrote a review Oct 2020
New York City, New York12 contributions3 helpful votes
Great bang for your buck! Had a great experience, buying tickets was so easy, the guy was so nice and friendly. The harbor tour was lovely and very informative, great drinks on board. The Trolly goes to all major parts of the city, narrator was awesome and friendly. I felt
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Date of experience: October 2020
Lisa B wrote a review Oct 2020
Woonsocket, Rhode Island2 contributions
It was a last minute decision to hop on board the CityView Trolley in Charlestown by the USS Constitution. From the minute we boarded, we knew we were going to have lots of fun with tour guide “John” at the helm. He was knowledgeable and quick witted. John interacted with the
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Date of experience: October 2020
About the operator

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By: CityView Trolley Tours
Great Drivers
Nice way to get the highlights of the city without the hassle. Nice trip around city. Recommend going once around
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Just ok
We bought with a Groupon so received a significant discount; had I payed full price my rating may be lower. The tou
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Robert A
Good Basic Service, Unclear Bus Stops
The service was just fine. For the most part, there was room on the trolleys when we needed it. We had a group of
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Joe K
Very informative
The whole tour lasted only about 1 hour and you get a nice orientation where everything is, Boston is a great walki
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Nancy K
If you don't know Boston, why not take the trolley?
We got our tickets from Groupon and all in all, really enjoyed the trolley. We started at the first stop and ended
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A fun way to see the city
The two driver/guides we had were informative and fun. Especially Tom Collins. Can get on anywhere and pay when y
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Excellent way to see the City
We had a lovely young man called Matty, he was knowledgable and throughly entertaining, I highly recommend this tou
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Great way to get around and learn about Boston.
Matty was a great driver and guide! The trolley was a nice way to get around Boston and learn about important and i
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Touring Boston
Cityview Trolley Tours is an excellent way to get around the city and not worry about parking. Plus, get a mini his
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This is a must! Great way to learn about the city!
Great trip! 9 stops. We started at 9:30 am and jumped off and on all day, ending at 5 pm when they closed down.
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Good overview of city
Nice leisurely way to see the main sites with knowledgeable & good humoured guides. Managed to barter price down fr
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Great overview of Boston downtown
Very good tour especially for us with young children. The kids enjoyed it a lot with the unobstructed views of the
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Mark H
Great tour guide
Tom Collins was a great tour guide, he told lots of great stories and often had us laughing. Fun, interesting, didn
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Good tour!
Had Matty on the tour today and in spite of the difficulty caused by the parade he stayed engaging and calm. Great
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Cindy D
I was on Cindy's tour this morning. I have taken many tours and Cindy by far is the best guide ever! I give CityV
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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