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Walking Boston - Tours

318 reviews
#6 of 159 Tours in Boston
About Walking Boston - Tours
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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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We did a family tour with Ben. What an amazing day we had. His knowledge and props used are so informative. I cannot say enough about how well he kept everyone of us engaged and the level of knowledge he had was beyond comprehension. Ben...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Our family of 5 spent the afternoon with Ben - he was awesome. He tailored the tour for our kids and made it extra special for them. Ben is so knowledgeable and made the tour super fun. Would definitely recommend him!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I have taken a tour with Ben twice now and his knowledge of Boston’s history and our nations founding fathers is extraordinary! He carries with him authentic documents from the 1600, 1700, and 1800s. I honestly don’t know where else you could find a tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

I was bringing Veterans to Boston to do a small retreat and was looking for someone that could give us a tour. I found Ben through searches I have done and was NOT disappointed!!! Ben gave me and my Veterans 6 hours of knowledge, fun,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband had a work trip to Boston and we accompanied him. (Wife, teen, & kindergartener). We were able to spend our first day in Boston with Ben taking this tour. BEST DECISION! Ben is a wealth of knowledge and kindness. Our homeschooling family thoroughly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best tour and guide in the city. He took time at each stop to discuss and answer questions. He was extremely knowledgeable concerning the history of Boston. Our group did not feel rushed to complete our tour at a designated time. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We are 8 adults from cruise ship which docked one day in Boston. Thru our research on Trip Advisor, we learned that Walking Boston is highly rated by all the people had used it. Ben Edwards was reserved in advance, because we knew that day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We visited Boston for the very time ,We were there to see family and only for a few days,Told our Daughter to look up something fun to do ;Guess what my girl decided that her old dad and mom was going on a walking tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Graduate students in College of Communication at Boston University have enjoyed two tours over the last two years with Ben. I think Ben's tour is the perfect introduction to downtown Boston and local history. I would recommend Ben to anyone looking for a great tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 8 plus my father in law spent a day with Ben Edwards on his Walking Boston tour. It was fantastic. The kids range from 2 to 13, he was engaging and funny and had many hands on materials to draw them in....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 10, 2018|
Response from MaryKentM | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I would not recommend dogs on this tour as you will be in and out of several historical buildings where dogs would not be welcome ( not to mention eating establishments if you elect the full day tour). The length of... More
March 31, 2018|
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
October 29, 2017|
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