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Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour with Optional Harbor Cruise

  • 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
Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour with Optional Harbor Cruise
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Fully narrated hop-on hop-off trolley tour of Boston, departing every 15-20 minutes. This option does not include the Boston Harbor Cruise.
Trolley Tour With Cruise
Fully narrated hop-on hop-off trolley tour of Boston, departing every 15-20 minutes. This option also includes a 45 minute Boston Harbor Cruise!
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.
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.
Reviews (506)
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Reviewed yesterday
Great way to see the city

Loved the trolly tour and our wonderful tour guide JC. He was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommend guide JC and trolly!

Thank Bobbie B
Reviewed yesterday
Best of All - the Driver!

I took the Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour with my brother on 10/10/18. Always ask for the senior discount, if you're a senior. Saved about $12. The tour is really nothing special without a good driver who knows the intricacies of the tour. Ours was...More

Thank Chris500
Reviewed 2 days ago
Absolutely brilliant tour!

We took the entire bus tour, then the Harbour tour and then, as we had time, took the bus tour again. The live guides on the bus tour were so informative & funny and completely unscripted. It was almost as though we were taking a...More

Thank Phil Y
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great way to see the highlights of Boston in an hour

This was a great tour with our guide, Tom Collins. He was very informative and very funny, but not corny like other tour guides. You could tell that he loved his city of Boston. When I have friends visiting again, I will definitely take this...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 4 days ago
Perfect Tour on a less than Perfect Day

Hop on Hop off Trolly Tour was an exceptional experience. Hit all the key landmarks, with Sam I am. Weather was a little damp, but the tour let us see all the sites. We went around twice, about 2.5 hours. Booked on Vator. Parked at...More

Thank JimSr08
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19 October 2018|
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Response from drsteve76 | Reviewed this property |
they have multiole trolleys, so I suspect that they cycle around each station at a reasonable interval. if the North Station is a stop, you can pick it up there and pay on board or when you get to the main start area by the... More
15 October 2018|
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Response from Chris A | Reviewed this property |
No. Boston Long Wharf (Marriott) hotel / Aquarium area have lots of booths around to buy their tickets and maybe online.
21 September 2018|
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Response from debv50 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of a trolley that goes to Harvard. However, there is another trolley company that operates in Boston. The only other one I saw was orange and green and the vehicle looked like a trolley.
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