Boston Crawling
Boston Crawling
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Boston Crawling's Freedom Trail Pub Crawl mixes hidden history, craft beer, and good times into a potent brew for a fun and unique Boston experience. You'll visit four historic pubs in the Faneuil Hall area of the Freedom Trail while our guides share the stories of Revolutionary Boston that your 8th grade Social Studies teacher left out. Ranked #1 on TripAdvisor for Boston Nightlife, Boston Crawling's combination of history and beer connects travelers from around the globe. Guests of all physical capabilities are invited. The historic pubs we visit are all within a few blocks of each other and easily walkable. Must be 21+ years old to crawl. Cheers!
Boston, United States

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Travellers' Choice
2024

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Jennifer D
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Best tour in Boston!

We had a large group (14 people) but were able to easily walk around together to the 4 historic bars we visited.

Cat, our guide, was personable and knowledgeable, providing great background and insight to the area and the history as we all drank some local brews.

This is our 2nd time on the tour, we recommend it to anyone we know who's visiting Boston and will book again the next time we're in town.
Written 7 October 2022
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Amazing! Thank you for crawling with us again and for the recommendation! We hope to crawl with you a third time, or in one of our sister cities: DC, Philly, Fort Worth, New Orleans, and Waikiki! Cheers!
Written 10 October 2022
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Ron W
Des Plaines, IL68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Great pub crawl! On a very cold night we were warmed by great company and a guide who made everyone feel welcome and warm. Visited 4 historic pubs and got an interesting history lesson in each pub. Our guide/host works for the Nat'l Park Service and was very knowledgable.
Written 19 February 2020
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Awesome! We're so happy we could warm up your winter night with some history and beer. Thanks for crawling with us and taking the time to leave a review. Come check us out again next time you're in town. Cheers!
Written 28 February 2020
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Brendan O
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Perfect activity if you want to have some fun and get a little learning in about the historic city of Boston. Bars are close together so it was an easy walk. Our guide recommended some great local beers and gave us little tidbits that you wouldn't learn on other generic tours. It was also cool to meet people from all over the world, our group had people from Australia, Canada and Brazil!
Written 25 October 2022
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How fun! We love when our crawlers are fast friends! Thank you for leaving such a thoughtful review, we're always excited to hear from our crawlers! We'll see you again soon! Cheers!
Written 28 October 2022
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Deb
Narrowsburg, NY1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Great time on the pub crawl! If you’re looking for something a little different then your typical city tour this was a perfect way to get some brief but fun history facts all while enjoying a cold one and having good conversation with fellow travelers. The tour is 2 hours long which was just the right amount of time to experience a fresh outlook without taking the whole day. Recommend for all the beer lovers out there!
Written 24 July 2023
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Thanks for recommending us! We're so happy enjoyed our history, beer, and time with your fellow crawlers. Please come crawl with us again next time you're in town. Cheers!
Written 26 July 2023
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Kaylee K
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Julie was THE BEST! We had so much fun and learned quite a bit!! Our favorite part was connecting with the other people in our group and making friends! I HIGHLY recommend it if you're coming to Boston and like beer or cider and want a special experience!
Written 25 September 2023
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Thank you! We absolutely love introducing strangers who become fast friends on our crawls. We're so glad you were able to connect with everyone. Cheers!
Written 1 October 2023
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Eric and Michelle S.
Ashburn, VA6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Conor was awesome! My wife and I enjoyed trying the different beers and learning "the rest of the story" of what we learned in high school history. It was a lighter version of the show Drunken History. Well worth the money!
Written 18 February 2020
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Terrific! We love teaching crawlers the history they left out in 8th grade social studies class. We're so happy you and your wife enjoyed learning it. Thanks for crawling with us and please come back soon. Cheers!
Written 19 February 2020
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Krista K
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Paxton was great. Had a really enjoyable and interesting time. Even when one planned tour stop was having a concert and we couldn’t get in , he was able to quickly pivot , and figure out a new plan. History and beer , super fun
Written 4 October 2022
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Amazing! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the crawl with Paxton! Thanks for leaving a review, we hope to see you again soon! Cheers!
Written 10 October 2022
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Matthew S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Deirdre was a to0 tier guide! Great historical info and the beer is always a great add-on. Would do again! If you’re in the Boston area looking for a fun historical tour with some drinks on the side, highly recommend this one!
Written 21 January 2024
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Great! Thanks so much for recommending us. It's fantastic to hear that you had a fun time on your tour with Deirdre. Please come crawl with us again soon. Cheers!
Written 23 January 2024
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Benedict C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
We had Meg show us around for our tour and she was incredible. I highly recommend it!

Even though it was raining and snowing the distance we had to walk wasn't too far and Meg has photos of everything prepared. She was very knowledgeable and made the history interesting. On top of that she was easy to get along with.

Worth your time especially if you're only in Boston for a short while.
Written 15 March 2023
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Thank you so much for crawling with us! We love that you've had so much fun on the tour with Meg! We hope you'll crawl with us again. Cheers!
Written 17 March 2023
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kariglenn5
Overland Park, KS264 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Solo
Even though I'm not a big beer drinker, I'm so glad I did this tour. It was a fun group of people and Julie are guide was awesome. Well worth it and I'll do it again next time I'm in town!

Written 14 November 2022
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Glad to hear it was a positive experience even without a passion for beer! We would love to have you crawl with us again in Boston or in one of our other cities DC, Philly, New York, NOLA, Fort Worth, and Waikiki. Cheers!
Written 19 November 2022
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