A trip from New York to Boston is the ideal outing for those who want a change of scenery during their (long) stay in New York. In the morning you will be taken to Boston in no time. You will discover the cultural heritage of the city and the history of the important personalities who have resided there. You will walk on the Freedom Trailhave lunch at Quincy Marketwill visit Boston Common and discover the campus of Harvard.
Harvard and the Boston Freedom Trail
The first stop, at Harvard, will allow you to discover the university site. After touring the campus, you will get back on the bus to continue towards Boston. You will pass two other famous universities: Cambridge and MIT. The next stop is at Boston. You can get off at Boston Commona public park which marks the beginning of the Freedom Trail. the Freedom Trail is a red line which makes it possible to make a whole circuit Boston. Following it, you will discover 16 main historical sites. The main theme revolves around the American revolution against British taxes in the 1770s.
Quincy Market and Boston Tea Party
Halfway, you can have lunch at Quincy Market, covered market where you will find all kinds of pastries. You will have time to sit down and taste regional specialties such as Clam Chowder and the lobster rolls. Once finished, you will get back on the bus to go to the last stop: the Boston Tea Party. The knowledgeable guide will tell you about the history of this site as well as those of the others you will pass.
Eric’s Choice: The bus journey between New York and Boston is quite long, but absolutely worth it. As the minibus or bus (depending on the number of participants) is equipped with WiFi, you will not be bored. This visit allows you to discover several unmissable sites of Boston and to have a nice overview of the city. If you have the opportunity, do not hesitate!
After making your reservation, you will receive the voucher which will serve as your ticket for this day trip. You can print it or submit the electronic version from your phone.
- Starting point : Port Authority Bus Terminal (42nd Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenue)
- Departure time : 06:30
- This tour is also available in French
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