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Boston Private Tours - Day Tours

326 Broadway St, Somerville, Boston, MA 02111-1403
+1 978-771-4471
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A great day!

We had a lovely day with our guide, Joe. Our interest was in seeing the history of the city, but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Macntuck
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Ohio
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Last minute tour decision!

We decided on short notice to tour Boston in a half a day on Thursday,August 9th. We originally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bankergirl062018
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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We are a LOCAL & Family owned private tour company, we have a Boston based office with a representative on staff 7 days a week 8am-9pm. All of our guides work exclusively for Boston Private Tours. Our family business started in 2002 by founder and historian extraordinaire, Bill McDonough. Bill is a "walking encyclopedia" of Boston and has taught so many guides, visitors and even docents at local museums so much about Boston and is such a colorful way. Michelle, Bill's daughter, now runs the business and Dave, Bill's son is an expert historian. We have about 10 guides with a couple of other part timers, many with teaching background, all are enthusiastic and wonderful companions for a day trip or overnight fall foliage trip. In addition to English, we offer French, German and Spanish speaking tours. Trust you are in the best hands with a Boston Based, Local Tour company.
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326 Broadway St, Somerville, Boston, MA 02111-1403
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely day with our guide, Joe. Our interest was in seeing the history of the city, but with a lot of local neighborhood color. We wanted to understand the vibe of each neighborhood. Wow, did Joe deliver! He is a born and...More

Thank Macntuck
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on short notice to tour Boston in a half a day on Thursday,August 9th. We originally were going to book a tour through Viator but after having to repeat myself several times because of a language barrier and then after booking they called...More

2  Thank bankergirl062018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so grateful to have been assigned David as our tour guide for our six hour historical tour of Boston and the surrounding areas of Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord. We’ve been on comprehensive tour’s before all over the United States and world, and we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was able to contact Michelle last Saturday morning and ask about any availability for a 4 hour private tour of non tourist traps in Boston for that afternoon. I really hoped she could arrange a tour on short notice and was delighted when she...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were making a cruise stop in Boston for the day and two couples decided to use Boston Private Tours for a 4 hour tour of Boston and Cambridge. From the start, Michele in the office was very responsive and answered any questions. We requested...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We had a wonderful tour in late June 2018 provided by our knowledgeable guide Matt. The ages of the members of our group ranged from 12 to 74 and Matt was able to hold everyone’s interest. We asked Matt to help us structure a tour...More

Thank Julia P
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

I booked a custom tour with Boston Private Tours for my 18 year old son and myself. Dave M was our tour guide and he did an outstanding job.He was so knowledgeable and seemed to sense what we would be most interested in seeing. My...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Being in town for a convention, I had limited amount of time to see the city and surrounding area so I booked the Boston, Cambridge, Lexington & Concord six-hour tour with David Johns as the tour guide. David and the tour he provided was incredible!...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

My husband and I met up with three other college friends for a weekend in Boston and wanted to do something different. We contacted Boston Private Tours and communicated with Michelle as to what we were looking for. Dave M. picked us up at our...More

1  Thank Jane W
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We completed an enjoyable private 7 hour tour with Svenja. This custom tour included Cambridge, Lexington, Concord, the Auburn Cemetery and a few requests along the way. Svenja delivers the historical information in an interesting and entertaining fashion. Fantastic!

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RCDDelMar
June 14, 2018|
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Give us a call at the office, 978-771-4471.
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Shirley P
June 11, 2018|
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Hello Shirley! We would be delighted to put a custom tour together for you and your family. Dave is awesome, stellar in his knowledge and lots of fun to be with. Give me a call at your convenience so that we can discuss... More
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