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Walking Boston - Tours

221 Massachusetts Ave Apt 1003, Begin at corner of Park and Tremont streets on Boston Common, Boston, MA 02115-3527
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Great tour. Really enjoyed walking through Boston with someone so knowledgeable in its history and... read more

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C C
Ben Edward is the best tour guide in Boston for the Freedom Trail

Ben Edwards takes you on an interactive tour of the Freedom Trail from the Boston Common all the... read more

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Walking Boston offers a fun, private, educational tour of historic Boston. Very entertaining & informative guide. Walking Boston is Boston’s only historic tour given by a children’s book author and Boston historian with family ties to the Sons of Liberty and Paul Revere. Imagine yourself touring Boston with an actual relative of the legendary Paul Revere! Ben Edwards is a creative and engaging tour guide who offers private tours at a comfortable pace. His private guided walking tours for groups and families provide a personalized approach ensuring plenty of time for questions and the flexibility to stay longer at many of the sites.
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221 Massachusetts Ave Apt 1003, Begin at corner of Park and Tremont streets on Boston Common, Boston, MA 02115-3527
Fenway / Kenmore
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Reviewed yesterday

Great tour. Really enjoyed walking through Boston with someone so knowledgeable in its history and personal connections to historical figures. Also as an added bonus, Ben provided unique pieces of history from newspaper clippings to letters and special photos to review while walking through the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ben Edwards takes you on an interactive tour of the Freedom Trail from the Boston Common all the way to Charles Town. You will hit over 17 historical spots that are explained vividly by Ben. I have been taking the tour as a West Elementary...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the opportunity to book Ben for your school's field trip, you have to do it! He was able to hold the attention of 3 5th grade classes, which by itself is no small task.The kids and adults alike loved the Freedom Trail...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ben is able to hold the attention of 40+ fifth-graders for 5 hours with his blend of history, storytelling, and anecdotes. Contests, prizes, and songs make for a fun and educational experience. Ben's local contacts with the Boston historical community provide a customized tour with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have worked with Ben for many years doing fifth grade field trips to Boston. He is a very knowledgeable tour guide, and does a great job making the trip fun and interactive for kids. Ben is flexible and accommodating, as once we got stuck...More

Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three fifth grade classes, from Weston, MA. joined Ben Edwards for his Walking Tour of Boston. We had 72 children and adults that day, due to previous weather cancellations. Ben handle the large group as well as a small group. His tour is informative and...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We were VERY lucky to have Ben as our tour guide! My school took about seventy 5th graders to Boston to walk along the Freedom Trail. Throughout the day, Ben gave away gifts and prizes, showed pictures and historical documents, and made the learning so...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Ben is a really wonderful tour guide and we couldn't be happier with our experience with him on his Freedom Trail walking tour. Although my husband and I have traveled to Boston and walked the Freedom Trail multiple times, this was the first trip for...More

Thank Nicole G
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

This is the second tour I have taken with Ben and he just gets better. The Freedom Trail Tour my wife and I took was simply fantastic and gave us a true flavour of Boston and all it's history. What really sets Ben apart though...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

All 38 5th grade students, their teachers, and chaperones had a glorious day walking Boston with Ben. From the get-go, the students were engaged and hanging on Ben's every word. He made our field trip an event to remember. The students went home sharing facts...More

Thank Michelle S
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Mark D
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Marianna S | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, The tour could be booked by phone 617.670.1888 with the tour guide Ben or website walkingboston
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Lynnemccoy123
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Ben1775 | Property representative |
Hi Lynne, I will be away - traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday - on November 22. If you click on the "Book Online" link on my website and then on the "contact Ben Edwards directly" link to reach me by email I would be... More
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