Project Description

Boston

4 DAY TRIP

DAY 1

  • Early morning flight to Boston for a lunch time arrival in the city
  • Travel to Quincy and Adams National Park w/narrated trolley tour
  • Visit John Adams and John Quincy Adams Birthplaces
  • Visit to the Old House and Stone Library
  • Check into the hotel with time for a refresher
  • Dinner is included tonight
  • Evening literary tour of Boston

DAY 2

  • Breakfast is included each morning at the hotel
  • Full day of touring the city of Boston: The Freedom Trail (Includes the Old Capitol, South Street Meeting House and Paul Revere’s House), Old Ironsides, Bunker Hill, Old North Church, Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market
  • Return to the hotel this evening for a refresher
  • Lobster dinner included tonight
  • Cheer on the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park!
  • Return to the hotel for the night

 

DAY 3

  • Depart for Concord and Lexington and take the path taken by Paul Revere himself
  • Visit Minuteman Park
  • Ranger guided program about the American Revolution
  • Lunch on your own
  • Louise May Alcott’s Orchard House writer of Little Women series
  • Return to the hotel for a refresher
  • Dinner included tonight
  • Visit the Top of the Hub Skywalk Observatory

DAY 4

  • Travel to Plymouth for a visit to Plymouth Rock and Plymouth Plantation
  • Visit a colonial house, watch a traditional Wampanoag dugout boat being made and more
  • Also included is a visit to the Mayflower II
  • Transfer back to Logan Airport for the return flight

This vibrant, thriving city is renowned for its cultural facilities, world-class educational institutions and its place at the very forefront of American history. And Faneuil Hall, “The Cradle of Liberty,” was the site of many fiery town meetings leading up to the Revolution. School groups are welcome at the Old North Church where the famous lanterns that sent Paul Revere on his midnight ride were hung. See the Bunker Hill Monument: “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.” This legendary order has come to immortalize the determination of the American Colonists who took on the might of the British Army on June 17, 1775 at the famous battle of Bunker Hill. Students will see, taste & touch history on this exciting tour!

Quincy and Adams National Park

From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose ideas and actions helped to transform thirteen disparate colonies into one united nation.

The Freedom Trail

Welcome to the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, brick-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites — each one an authentic treasure. Hear the tales of the brave Bostonians and colonialists who dared to challenge Britain and helped establish the greatest republic in the world. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. Learn about the brave people who shaped our nation. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story.

Quincy’s Market

Quincy Market combines the glories of the past and the vitality of the present with more than 50 shops, 14 restaurants, 40 food court stops and Boston’s most popular comedy club. For over 250 years, the marketplace has played an integral role in the life of Boston’s residents.

Old State House

Discover why the Revolution began here, with people and events that changed the world forever. Hear from famous revolutionaries like Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and John Adams, who debated basic ideas about self-government that we all believe today. Experience the true stories of ordinary people, whose lives were turned upside-down by revolutionary events and ideas. Explore the site of the Boston Massacre, where five men lost their lives. Relive the moment in July 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was first read to the people of Boston. Learn important things you never knew – things that are still important today.

Skywalk Observatory

The Skywalk is New England’s tallest observatory and Boston’s ONLY sky-high vantage point. Visitors are greeted by panoramic 360-degree views of Greater Boston, the North and South Shores and beyond as they experience an array of interactive audio-visual exhibits, including Dreams of Freedom: Boston’s Immigrant Experience.