The completely unique aspect of this tour is that the sights are arranged chronologically so you experience one sustained story the whole way. Instead of random facts and dates we will focus on recapturing the passions and recreating the drama. It's not only much more enjoyable - it's also the most effective way to both explore Boston and explain America. Be prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience. You've heard of The Boston Massacre, Tea Party, The Battle of Bunker Hill, and The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere - now imagine if instead of checking them off your list, you could follow it all chronologically, include new insights, and recapture the energy that invented America Exclusive. In Depth. Wide Ranging. Fun. The entire experience has been built with the aspirations and anxieties of a fellow tourist in mind: the groups are kept small so you aren't herded around like cattle; we cover both the major sights and the hidden gems; extensive visual aids and props help you grasp the material, and you'll traverse all original neighborhoods getting a sense of the modern city as well. Message me or see website for Tue, Thur, & Sat tours, if sold out, or for private tours.
As a 15 year + local resident; holding degrees in History, Political Science, and Public Policy; with both good and bad experiences in (budget) travel, I'm uniquely positioned to combine local knowledge, academic expertise, and the ambitions of the curious traveler seeking a unique cultural experience. It'll be equal parts humorous anecdotes, penetrating insights, and insider tips covering both a huge swath of the original city and the most formative event in American history. All through one sustained story covering the founding of Boston to the declaring of Independence.
Historic Map / Timeline Restroom / Snack Break midway through.
We will cover most of original Boston, including Dock Square, Government Center, Financial District, Boston Harbor, and the historic North End. Sights will include but not be limited to: Old South Meeting House (Boston Tea Party); Old State House (Boston Massacre); King's Chapel; Christ Church (Paul Revere's Midnight Ride); Granary Burying Ground; Faneuil Hall; and Old City Hall.
The Revolutionary Story Tour