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On Location Tours

Address: Boston Common, Boston, MA 02108 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 212-209-3370
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$25*
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Ranked #46 of 175 Activities in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: On Location Tours Inc., a one-of-a kind sightseeing company...
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Owner description: On Location Tours Inc., a one-of-a kind sightseeing company specializing in TV and movie location tours, brings fans closer to their favorite on-screen characters. The bus tour of Boston TV & Movie Sites visits more than 40 locations via bus including sites from The Town, Good Will Hunting, Boston Legal, Cheers. The Boston Movie Mile walking tour around Boston Commons visits more than 25 locations from movies and TV shows such as Good Will Hunting, The Departed, Blown Away, Cheers and many others.
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Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a great tour that provided not only a great overview of the city, but also highlights all of the famous movie hotspots throughout the city. The best part of the trip for us was the stop at the L street tavern seen in the movie Good Will Hunting. If you go on this tour, ask for Elizabeth as... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Took the Boston Movie tour with Elizabeth. She is a great guide. Bubbly, energetic and easily likeable. The tour was thorough and full of great locations. My only gripes: DON'T sit in the back of the bus. I was very car sick from all the bumps. the shocks in buses are never great in the backs of buses. My only... More 

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Innisfil, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I really enjoyed the On Locations Tv and Movie tour Boston that my friend and I took on Sunday September 7th 2014. The two and a half hour tour was well worth the $41 .Our tour guide Isaiah, was super funny and very knowledgeable on his movie and TV facts and even test our tour group with movie trivia and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Javier was the BEST guide - an expert on movies and TV shows shot in and around Boston. It was so cool to drive past Boston landmarks and, at the same time, see clips from movies that were shot there. Great tour for all ages - very limited walking bus tour, featuring movies from the 60s up until now. I'd... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

The guide was very interesting and entertaining! Pointed out some really good sites and offered up some really great locations for lunch. We had a great time.

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a good tour Boston TV and Movie Tour - its on a trolley with limited walking. Costs $41 per person for about two and a half hours. Have a pint in the pub that was used in Good will Hunting. See the on location buildings from The Departed and many more. Sadly Boston Legal & Rizzoli & Isles... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Our guide, MG?, was perky, personable, funny and extremely informative. It was a great way to see Boston and some of its TV and movie sites! We learned a lot and truly enjoyed ourselves.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great. The guide was knowledgeable and fun, the sites and movie clips interesting. The vehicle very comfortable and the driver made us feel safe.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Elizabeth was a truly great and informative guide and was a great start to our holiday on the East Coast and good value as part of our Go Boston Pass

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Elizabeth did a fantastic tour for us. Joe the driver was great too! The 3 hours flew by so quick. Lots of movies and scenes filmed in this city. Enjoyed the brochure that was handed out too. On a tour this long it helps to go back and recall the info you learned about. Did a similar tour in a... More 

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