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Boston's History and Highlights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Boston's History and Highlights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Experience the rich history and vibrant culture of Boston with this self-guided audio tour. Immerse yourself in the city's beginnings as you walk from Copp's Hill Burying Ground to the George Washington Monument. With the VoiceMap app, you'll have complete control over your journey, allowing you to start and finish whenever you please. Along the way, you'll hear fascinating stories from local history fanatic and US Army Reserve officer, Gregg Squeglia. Explore iconic landmarks like the Old North Church and Paul Revere House, and discover hidden gems like the Armenian Heritage Park. This tour is flexible, informative, and perfect for independent travelers who want to delve into Boston's heritage at their own pace. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to uncover the secrets of this historic city.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • 1 hours 30 minutes - 2 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • & Audio GuidedSelf Guided Experience
  • Unlock the story behind Boston's beginnings
  • Listen to a local history fanatic and officer
  • Explore at your own pace
  • Get unlimited use before and after booking
  • Experience a self-guided audio tour
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap app for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink

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Introduction

Welcome to "Boston's History and Highlights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour," an immersive and affordable way to uncover the rich and fascinating history of one of America's most iconic cities. This tour will take you on a captivating journey through Boston's beginnings, from the historic Copp's Hill Burying Ground to the majestic George Washington Statue.

What to Expect?

Embark on this self-guided walking tour and expect to be transported back in time as you discover the genesis of a nation. With a total duration of 90 to 120 minutes, you'll have complete control over when you begin and finish, allowing you to explore at your own pace. Along the way, you'll be accompanied by the knowledgeable and passionate voice of producer Gregg Squeglia, a local history fanatic and officer in the US Army Reserve. Immerse yourself in the stories and legends that shaped this remarkable city.

Who is this for?

This self-guided audio tour is perfect for curious individuals who crave a deeper understanding of Boston's history and want the freedom to explore at their own pace. Whether you're a history enthusiast eager to dive into the birth of a nation or a traveler seeking an immersive and educational experience, this tour offers something for everyone. It's also ideal for families, couples, and solo travelers looking to delve into the rich heritage of Boston.

Why book this?

Unlock the secrets of Boston's past with this unique self-guided audio tour. What sets this experience apart is the freedom and flexibility it provides. Forget about rigid tour schedules and crowded groups; with this tour, you have the power to start, pause, or restart whenever you like. The VoiceMap app ensures a seamless and convenient experience with automatic GPS playback and turn-by-turn directions, even offline. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Boston's historic landmarks and neighborhoods, all at your own pace.

Good to know

Before embarking on this captivating tour, ensure you have the VoiceMap app installed on your mobile device. Simply enter the unique code provided with your ticket, and you'll have access to unlimited use before and after your booking date. If you prefer, you can also enjoy a virtual tour option from the comfort of your own home. Detailed starting point instructions are available for download, ensuring a hassle-free and immersive experience.

Reviews

Past adventurers who have embarked on this self-guided audio tour rave about the wealth of historical knowledge and captivating storytelling provided by Gregg Squeglia. Their experiences were enhanced by the convenience and flexibility offered by the VoiceMap app, allowing them to explore the city's highlights at their own pace. Travelers praised the informative and engaging nature of the tour, giving them a deeper appreciation for Boston's rich history and culture. Overall, participants expressed their satisfaction and highly recommended this self-guided audio tour for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Boston.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Your Itinerary

Boston

(Pass by)

This is a local history fanatic's own, extended version of the Freedom trail.

The Freedom Trail

(Pass by)

This is a local history fanatic's own, extended version of the Freedom trail.

North End

(Pass by)

Visit Copp's Holl Burying ground, the Old North Church and Little Italy.

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

(Pass by)

In Copp's Hill Burying ground, hear how the site got its name and about the historically significant people who are buried there.

Skinny House (Spite House) Boston, MA

(Pass by)

Walk down Hull street and see the "skinny house".

Old North Church & Historic Site

(Pass by)

As you walk past the Old North Church, hear about Paul Revere's heroic relationship with the establishment.

Paul Revere Mall

(Pass by)

Stop by the Paul Revere Mall to hear interesting facts about the site and about the hero himself.

Paul Revere Statue

(Pass by)

Stop past the Paul Revere statue too hear about the sculptor, Cyrus Edwin Dallin, and how Paul Revere alerted the minute men to English offence.

The Paul Revere House

(Pass by)

Hear about the oldest house in Boston as you stop by the Paul Revere house.

Rose Kennedy Greenway

(Pass by)

As you walk through the greenway, learn how the city turned a monstrous highway into a park.

Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway

(Pass by)

Visit the memorial to the Armenian genocide to hear about this tragedy that has been overshadowed by the holocaust.

Quincy Market

(Pass by)

Stop by to take in the stalls and street performers.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

(Pass by)

Stop by to take in the stalls and street performers.

Statue of Samuel Adams

(Pass by)

Wander around Quincy market and past the Samuel Adams statue while you hear about the Boston tea party.

Old State House

(Pass by)

Hear about the Boston massacre at the Old State House, where it all started.

Boston Irish Famine Memorial

(Pass by)

As you stop by, you will hear the plight of Irish immigrants who arrived in Boston.

Granary Burying Ground

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Visit the Granary Burying Ground to see the final resting place of three of America's founding fathers and hear about their lives.

Boston Common

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Hear about America's first public park as you walk through it.

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial

(Pass by)

Hear the story of the second Africa American regiment to be established during the Civil War.

Frog Pond

(Pass by)

Pass by the Boston Common's last remaining water feature.

Boston Public Garden

(Pass by)

As you enter the garden, you'll hear how it is not a part of the Boston Common but and establishment in its own right. Among it's landmarks, you will see Swan boats and the bench featured in the movie, Good Will Hunting.

George Washington Statue

(Pass by)

End your tour at the George Washing statue, where you'll hear about it's creator and subject matter.

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