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Boston Urban Adventures offers day tours with a local around Boston. They range from 2 hour to 9 hour adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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60 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114-2030
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had Bob as our tour guide and he was fantastic! Very friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The treats we tasted were delicious, all from places only a local would know. Bob told the history of the many stops in a fun and entertaining way but...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank MJ7131
bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Like we always say at Urban Adventures, "Locals Know." We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour. We love sharing our love for Boston with people. Thank you for your awesome review. Cheers!

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Conner Bourgoin was a great tour guide. We had so much fun. It was the perfect mix of history and food. We would highly recommend this tour!More

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Erin, thank you for your review. We will share your compliments with Conner and I know he will appreciate your kind words. Food and history are a great way to see any city - but here in Boston we love them both. Especially when...More

Reviewed yesterday

Tim was enthusiastic and funny and overall a great guide. I live in Boston but came on this tour with my family who were visiting. I can attest that he brought us to some of the more local, less-tourist-y shops and restaurants and he even...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback. I know Tim will appreciate your compliments. We really want to give our guests the more local experience and take them to places in the North End that they would otherwise not find on their own. Sometimes our tours run...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide Tim was absolutely brilliant. He gave us such great information about every stop with colourful anecdotes and factual stories. He had great passion for his city and those of us on the tour. Wonderful.More

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Anita, thank you for your review. Our guides, especially Tim, have a great passion for the history of Boston. I am so glad that we were able to share that passion for our city with you. I will passing your compliments on to Tim....More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide Ellie Rose was wonderful--so knowledgable and fun. The weather was a bit brisk but we had a wonderful group which was small and fun. The food along the route was great especially the cannoli and cappacino. Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wagadu
bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We will be sure to pass this on to Ellie. We love small groups at Urban Adventures. We think its the best way to tour.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ellie treated us to a memorable October day in Boston. She provided us with a taste of the North End and stopped at multiple historic sights. We appreciated her passion for the city and professional insight. Our group was made up of five couples that...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We'll definitely make sure to pass along your compliments to Ellie - you're right, she's a really great guide! We really try to make all of our tours feel like time with a friend instead of a typical,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour had delicious food from places tourists might not come across. We also got to see some history. Our tour guide, Bob, was very engaging and made sure to include everyone - fast and slow walkers - during the walk. I had a great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Odie, thank you for your great review. I really appreciate you taking the time to write this. You and your Mom were a delight to have on the tour. I am glad I got to show you some of the hidden gems in the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were so pleased with our tour of Boston with Bob! He had an answer for all questions asked, as we explored beautiful and historical landmarks throughout the day. In between educating us, he allowed us to enjoy delicious eats and refreshments from the very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Beth, thanks for your awesome review! I am so glad that you enjoyed they day. Boston has so much to offer with our rich history and diverse culture. And I'm really glad you loved the chowdah!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Even though Bob had a larger than expected group, he did an amazing job!! We learned a lot and had some great food along the way. He was funny and very knowledgeable.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Beth S
bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We did have an over-sized group but you were all great! I am glad that I was able to share my city with you. The next time you are in Boston please come back and take one of our other tours. And thank you for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Bob was great. He was well versed and full of personality. He knew his stuff and we had a great time. We got to see so much more than I had expected to see. Thanks for a great tour.

Date of experience: October 2019
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bobbarry61, Manager at Boston Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. I appreciate the kind words and i am really glad that we exceeded your expectations!

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