Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York City

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See the historical sights and famous universities of the Boston area on this full-day trip from New York City. After a scenic drive through Connecticut, arrive in Boston, Massachusetts. See top Boston attractions including Harvard University, Trinity Church and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Follow the red-brick Freedom Trail, which leads to important historical locations. You'll learn all about the rich and colorful history of Boston from your informative and engaging guide.

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Stop At: Harvard University

Depart New York and trace the Eastern Coast through Connecticut to Massachusetts and its capital, Boston. Our first stop is the city of Cambridge where you'll find one of the most famous and most prestigious universities in the world—Harvard. Our tour starts with a walk in Harvard Yard, the oldest academic ground in America.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: John Harvard Statue

See Widener library and rub the shoe of John Harvard for good luck.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

We continue on a panoramic tour that takes you past City Hall, MIT, and Cambridge College, before crossing over the Charles River and arriving in the center of Boston—considered the intellectual capital of the USA.

Stop At: Trinity Church

Visit Copley Square with its beautiful Trinity Church, and then continue with a walk along the historical Freedom Trail through Boston Common Park. Afterward, break for lunch (own cost) at Quincy Market, perhaps opting to try the city's world-famous clam chowder or a lobster roll.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

After lunch, continue to the site of the famous BostonTea Party. In the late afternoon, rejoin your vehicle to your departure southwestward back to New York, where you'll arrive in the evening.

Duration: 30 minutes
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