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CityView Trolley Tours

296 State Street, by the Long Wharf Marriott, Boston, MA 02109
617.363.7899
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Ranked #13 of 136 activities in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We took our 2 kids (ages 9 and 11) for this tour today and were very pleased. We also had a service dog along (a great dane) and the trolley was perfectly comfortable for us even with him along. Because we got off for a walk and coffee we were able to experience 2 different drivers and found them both... More

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Lehi, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Trolley tours are a great way to see historic Boston. But STAY AWAY FROM CITYVIEW TOURS (the grey ones)!!! We boarded at 2pm on Sunday, March 30th, with the promise the tour would last about an hour. It was raining that day, as it had all weekend...nothing severe, just typical spring rainfall. They did not say that they were planning... More

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Thank you for letting us know what happened for you that day. Our commitment to customer services is always front and center and when that is not present we are grateful to hear. More

Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great tour of the city! Very convenient way to view the historical attractions. Go early and enjoy the day! Our young tour guide David was extremely informative and very friendly. Would suggest skipping the "Newport St." shopping unless you are ready to spend major bucks- very upscale shops and a few cafe's. overall a real nice experience!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We had two different drivers and both told different stories and made the tour enjoyable. I highly recommend. One of the drivers even let my husband hop off and feed our parking meter as it was right on the route!

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Cranbury,NJ
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106 reviews 106 reviews
31 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We went to Boston for the first time last summer, wow what a Great city !! we got tickets for the city trolley off of Groupon before we left. Being able to get on and off with the kids is Great, so many interesting place to visit along the route. All the drivers are very knowledgeable wonderful tour :) Boston... More

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seattle,wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

My family and I had the pleasure of touring Boston via city view, and under the guidance of Tom Collins. We were beyond amazed at the knowledge, kindness, and humor displayed by him. He went above and beyond for my family, taking the time to remember my children and acknowledge them. I am a reporter in my hometown (Seattle) and... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The guides are incredibly witty and funny as well as informative about the best local shopping, food, and historical sites. "Vacation Vinny" and Tom Collins were our two guides and they were wonderfully charming. This was the highlight of our trip. Well priced, great stops, comfortable seating, no complaints here! The history and stops were fantastic, what a great way... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I had an afternoon downtown and wanted to see as much of Boston as possible. We got a deal on the tour since it was later in the day. They take your around town and your can hop off and on add you like. Make sure you wear your sticker so they know to pick you up. My favorite driver... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Thanks for a great time..best way to get a feel for the city ! I had a personal tour as I was the only one out on a cold rainy /snowy day..Vinny is wonderfully funny and sweet !

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surfinginflorida
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131 attraction reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

There are several hop-on, hop-off tours in Boston – this one is top notch. It seemed to have a more limited route than some of the others, but it hit all the major sights. I got half-price tickets online. All staff members were very helpful and the guides were funny and informative. My mother-in-law is almost 90, and this provided... More

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