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“TV & Movie Tour”
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Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour
Ranked #49 of 142 Tours in Boston
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Owner description: 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.
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“TV & Movie Tour”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

Awesome! Our tour guide was the best! He was so excited and had great facts to share. It would be great if they had a TV & Movie bar crawl.

Visited June 2013
Thank Megan P
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English first
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“You gotta book this tour”
Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Being toured by MG was like hanging out with your BFF from college back in her hometown. She was incredibly personable, funny, knowledgeable and overall entertaining to be with. This tour packs in a lot of Boston's major sites in a short time. There's many photo opportunities and even time to grab a beer. I learned so much about Boston, but stuff that I haven't learned in school - Did you know the city provides a tax credit to major studios to film and therefore the city has found an surge in movie production projects? I recommend booking this tour for your first day of your vacation. It's super fun and you'll see the parts of city that you'll want to spend more time in later (and the parts you thought you did but now don't after you saw it.) It will help you plan the rest of your vacation.

1 Thank Nelson Everett T
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Bel Air, Maryland
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49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Boston Movie Tour”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

This tour was pretty good. It gave you some history about Boston and was easy to get around when we stopped. I gave our tour guide some other movies that they might want to look up so that they can continuely keep it fresh. The stops at the two bars were good as well. I would suggest that if you did not eat before the tour to make sure you have a snack. The tour runs from 11-2.

Visited November 2012
Thank harvey p
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Virginia Beach
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“TV & Movie site tour of Boston”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

My wife and I always take these TV/movie tours and this one did not disappoint. Great tour, great tour guide (He claimed his name was David A. but he looked a lot like Matt Damon to us). Very entertaining guide, very knowledgeble of the points of interest and made us all feel very comfortable. Great trivia guy too!! We recommend the tour and even more so if you can get David to show you around. The bus driver was a cool dude as well, telling us great stories of when he was growing up there while we made stops to snap pics or have a beer at the same bar from the Departed. BZ.

Visited September 2012
Thank AZCS
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Good times and info”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

We really enjoyed the walking tour of TV and Movies. We started in Boston Common and walked around for a while, viewing buildings, park benches, etc. Our tour guide was funny and very personable, as he interacted with people in the group.

The highlight was ending the tour at Cheers. That's where we went in, grabbed a bite to eat and something to drink in the section modeled after the TV Show.

Visited August 2012
Thank Phil R
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