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On Location Tours

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Address: Boston Common, Boston, MA 02108
Phone Number: +1 212-209-3370
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Description: On Location Tours is a one-of-a kind sightseeing company specializing in...
On Location Tours is a one-of-a kind sightseeing company specializing in TV and movie location tours. The bus tour of Boston TV & Movie Sites visits more than 40 locations including sites from The Town, Good Will Hunting, Boston Legal, Cheers, and Mystic River. 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, Ted, Cheers and many others.
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Great tour and the guide was electric :)

The guide was just amazing and made us want to just stop and watch all the Boston movies :) I didn't know most of them, shame on me, but I've now added them to my watch list. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Montréal
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Montréal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The guide was just amazing and made us want to just stop and watch all the Boston movies :) I didn't know most of them, shame on me, but I've now added them to my watch list. It was a grey day and do this tour was perfect as it's mainly in the bus. I would recommend it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This tour was pretty cool and takes you around to many different movie locations shooting locations in the Boston area. The tour is a bit rushed though and I kind of wished they would take more time to stop at various locations. We did get out at the "L" street tavern for a break and Saw the steps where a... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I was blown away by how great this tour was, beginning to end. The staff was great in communicating where I needed to be for pickup. The tour guide Javier and bus driver Joe were a hilarious pair. The swag bag was filled with fun goodies. The sites around all of Boston were so much fun. I just can't say... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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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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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
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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

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
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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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