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“Best Way to Tour Boston in Winter!”

Old Town Trolley Tours
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$41.95*
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Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour with Harbor Cruise
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$41.95*
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Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
Ranked #22 of 144 Tours in Boston
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Owner description: Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston shows you the best of Boston on their 100-minute, fully narrated tour. As the official tour of the Boston Red Sox, guests will enjoy 19 stops, including Fenway Park, where you may disembark for shopping, dining and attractions. Each ticket comes with free admission to a 45 minute cruise of Boston Harbor, the Old State House Museum and coupons worth over $50 in savings. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Winter Special 7 consecutive days hop-on-hop-off for $35 SO worth it. Promotion includes a trip to Boston Tea Party Museum. Trolleys showing up every 15 min means it is truly easy to hop off and hop back on, even on a very chilly day, Stops are well-planned too. In addition to the Tea Party Museum freebie, there are actually 2 tours : "green" and "orange", covering different areas of the city. 3 different drivers we had today were all fun and knowledgeable, and it was nice that their script is not "canned" - plenty of personal touches, and they interject some recorded music, sports announcing, crowd cheering, etc. at appropriate moments. Very enjoyable!

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BostonTrolleyTours, General Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Wow! Thank you so much for your outstanding five-star review of our Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston! I could not have said it better myself. I am so glad you were able to take advantage of both our tour routes and the museums we have to offer. Also, it's good to hear such a positive response to our tour conductors--many people do not realize how much work they put into their characters and scripts, let alone the attention they pay to driving you safely through the circuitous streets of Boston. We really appreciate your comments!

Since you so enjoyed our Boston tour, I would highly suggest visiting one of our other city tours in Key West, St. Augustine, Savannah, Washington D.C., and San Diego. They may not be able to boast our beautiful February weather, but I can assure you that you will enjoy their tours immensely.

Ever gratefully,
Matthew Murphy

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Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

We were recommended the Old Town Trolley Tours by our hotel and people we spoke to. We only had a week in Boston and they have a winter special that included a 7 day pass and a ticket to the Boston Tea Party Museum for about $35. We have been on the tour about five times so far. It has been a really great way to see Boston, particularly in the freezing cold weather. The guides are funny and informative, we loved Crackerjack he was hilarious. To be honest all the guides we had were great and we learned a little more about Boston on every trip because every tour guide made it feel like a different experience. I would highly recommend Boston Old Town Trolley Tours

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BostonTrolleyTours, General Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2013

Thank you so much! We truly appreciate your effusive review of our Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston. I'm glad you were able to enjoy all seven days available to you on our tour as well as the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. Crackerjack will be thrilled to hear that you mentioned him by name. All of the tour conductors put such a great deal of effort into entertaining their guests while still getting them across the city safely--it's not easy, believe me!

If you enjoyed our Boston tour, please do not hesitate to try any of our sister city tours in Key West, St. Augustine, Savannah, Washington D.C., and San Diego. I am sure you will enjoy them at least as much as you did ours.

Sincerely,
Matthew Murphy

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Old Town Trolley Tour was a great way to see Boston. The tour covers every major attraction in Downtown Boston and takes you across the River to MIT Campus and USS Constitution. The drivers were knowledgeable and funny, so we weren't bored even for a minute. I found the tour to be a great value, especially with student/military discount. The buses were nice and toasty warm - very appropriate for touring Boston on a cold, windy day.

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BostonTrolleyTours, General Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2013

Thank you so much for your glowing review of our Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston! We greatly appreciate your taking the time to do so. I am so glad you found our drivers so entertaining! They truly work very hard to develop their characters and performances to keep every customer entertained and I am sure they will love to hear your positive feedback.

If you enjoyed our Boston tour, I highly encourage you to try the tour in one of our others cities: Key West, St. Augustine, Savannah, Washington D.C., San Diego.

And, of course, we hope to see you back in Boston very soon!

Regards,
Matthew Murphy

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

Hop into these tours - and let them take you to places... listen to their narrations - the drivers were funny and knowledgeable. I gained much info on the history of Boston. The only thing are the seats in the trolley - they are too hard and straight. Maybe they can replace them with some nicer seats with some cushions!

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BostonTrolleyTours, General Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review of our Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston! We work very hard to make our tour simultaneously as entertaining and historically informative as possible, so it is wonderful to hear such great things from our customers. As for our seating, our goal is to walk strike a balance between comfort and historic authenticity with our classic wooden trolley benches with the addition of seat cushions. However,we are always looking for ways to improve our customers' experiences, so we appreciate your suggestions.

Thank you again, and we hope to see you in Boston again very soon!

Sincerely,

Matthew Murphy

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

These are good to get some good highlights of a new city, hear some stories, and rest your legs. Some drivers are more entertaining and engaged than others, but all are professional and knowledgeable. A smart thing to do with kids.

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BostonTrolleyTours, General Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2013

Thank you very much for your positive review of our Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston! I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We of course always strive to create a consistent tour experience for every customer, but I think the beauty of our tour is the drivers' freedom to develop their own unique characters. The drivers certainly enjoy themselves, and I'm sure they will love to hear that you did, too.

Thank you again for your input and we'd love to host you in Boston again soon!

Best regards,

Matthew Murphy

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