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CityView Trolley Tours

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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“tom collins”(142 reviews)
“city view”(50 reviews)
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Hop off and hop back on to explore Freedom Trail Sites, go shopping, dine across town and/or visit area attractions, locations, the harbor, and so much more. During the Winter we are only open on weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 3:30pm...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
296 State St, by the Long Wharf Marriott, Boston, MA 02109-2607
+1 617-363-7899
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My two friends and I hopped on and off multiple trolleys so that we could see more of the city on foot. Each driver was enthusiastic and welcoming, while providing excellent commentary on the monuments and landmarks

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MeghanOB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived just outside of Boston my entire life and am very familiar with the city. In my opinion, there is no better way to see the city than through CityView Trolley. The guides are very friendly and informative, the route hits all the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank felicialomb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this tour on a Sunday afternoon. We got on at Stop #1 and got off at Stop #7 after about 35-40 minutes. This part of the tour was great - the guide was knowledgeable, funny, everything you'd want from a trolley tour guide....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank peterdG4938IJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a Groupon for the city view trolley tour and confirmed times by email with the company. On the way into Boston, I called the location. There was a puce mail that said leave a message. We parked our car in the parking garage...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in late February when it was very quiet so only 3 trolley buses were running (every 20- minutes) but this was fine. We booked via Groupon (US) and saved a lot on a ticket for 4 people. The driver was informative and funny,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DominicHeg
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Our tour started around 3pm, so we didn't have time to hop on and off. Our driver had a lot of knowledge about the city of Boston. However, he spent entirely too much time, trying to be a comedian. I found myself tuning him out,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gelo7
Reviewed 26 January 2019

My wife and I were in Boston for the Half-Marathon and took this tour. It was excellent. Joe did a great job and put a lot of energy into the experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmericanaUnited
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

We jumped on the Trolley Tour in Boston at stop 1 (next to the Aquarium) because parking is Boston is challenging and there is a big garage there. Our kids were all home from college and our son from Los Angeles with his girlfriend who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DerekSVolk
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We usually do a hop on hop off tour in all cities we visit. This was one of the more enjoyable ones. We saw all the sights that one would expect. What was special was the driver. Sadly, we did not get his name. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gin1104
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Some of the trolley drivers (who also do the talking) are just plain rude. Others comment more on people on the street / drivers that annoy them, rather than talking about the sights or the history about them. Though the route is good, and many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MLaura94
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Beverly G
7 February 2019|
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Response from shonas804 | Reviewed this property |
Have only done this trolley, but the stops were easy to locate and the drivers were super helpful :-). Have fun!
Sandra E
11 October 2018|
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Response from Sherri Leigh J | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Lots of people everywhere all the time. Exciting energy. I have lived near or in Chicago, Philadelphia, Sao Paulo, and Memphis and have travelled in NYC and San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami and through Europe and... More