Bonus - Cambridge, MIT & Harvard
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Everything you need to know to be fully prepared 

for your unforgettable journey to Boston, Lexington, 

Plymouth, or Cape Cod!


Pricing and General Information


Children's tickets are for ages 4 - 12, though the suggested age range is 10 years and up.

Lexington & Concord

  • Adults: $99 (plus tax)
  • Children: $79 (plus tax)

Boston Bigly Tour

  • Adults: $79 (plus tax)
  • Children: $59 (plus tax)

Plymouth & Cape Cod

  • Adults: $139 (plus tax)
  • Children: $109 (plus tax)



Tours include all the following. Refer to the itinerary pages for more details.

  • All entrance fees to museums and sites*
  • Bottled water
  • AC buses with cushioned seating
  • Fully narrated
  • Small groups of 14-32
  • All-inclusive price

*Great Boston Tours reserves the right to select alternate sites and museums depending upon availability and cancel tours for any reason


Boston Locations for Pick-up and Drop-off

Lexington & Concord

  • Pickups for this tour start at 8:00 AM and 8:15 on Saturdays
  • Tour length is approximately 7.5 hours

Boston Bigly Tour

  • Pickups for this tour start at 8:30 AM
  • Tour length is approximately 7.5 hours

    Plymouth & Cape Cod

    • Pickups for this tour start at 8:00 AM and 8:15 on Saturdays
    • Tour length is approximately 9.5 hours

    You can select one of the four options below or request a pick up from any hotel in Boston.

    Stop 1: Central Wharf – Marriot Long Wharf - New England Aquarium

    Walking distance from Boston Marriot Long Wharf (adjacent to hotel), Canopy By Hilton, The Bostonian Hotel, the Hilton Boston Downtown, Intercontinental Hotel, Boston Harbor Hotel and South Station.

    Stop 2: 8 Park Plaza – State Transportation Building (big brick building)

    This stop is in front of PF Chang's and Chipotle. Walking distance from Revere Hotel (across street), Hilton Park Plaza, W Hotel (across street), Moxie Hotel (across street), Courtyard By Marriott, and DoubleTree By Hilton.

    Stop 3: 138 Saint James Ave - Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

    This stop is directly across from the side entrance to the Copley Plaza Hotel on St. James Street, Hancock Tower and adjacent to Trinity Church. Walking distance from Westin Copley Place, Copley Square Hotel, Charlesmark Hotel and Lenox Hotel.

    Stop 4: 39 Dalton Street

    Adjacent to the Sheraton and Hilton hotels and within easy walking distance to the Berkely College of Music and entrance to the Prudential Shops.

    Facts, Tips,  and Duration of Tour

    More Tour Details

    • New air-conditioned minibus
    • Tours restricted to 14-32 participants
    • Small backpack for personal items
    • Sunscreen and hat/cap
    • March to June the weather can be very chilly, bring a coat or jacket
    • July and August – windbreaker for early morning chill
    • September through October the weather can be unpredictable with alternating cold, windy and warm, sunny days, bring a coat or jacket
    • Lots of walking but at a leisurely pace, mostly level ground

    Lunch break is approximately 30 minutes. We will stop at a restaurant with plenty of options.

    Date Exchanges

    Guests may change their reservation prior to 24 hours of the trip departure at no charge. However, the guest is fully responsible if the fare price for the new date/time selected is more expensive. Exchanges are based upon seat availability.


    We recommend reserving your trip well in advance to ensure availability, as our trips fill up quickly due to the unique historic nature of the sites and small group size limit. Please refer to special discounts for early bookings.

    • Veterans are entitled to combine their 5% discount* on tickets in addition to any other discount that may be offered.
    • Seniors 65 and older are entitled to a 5% discount on tickets

    Discounted offers may not be combined with any other ticket offers other than for vets (including Commonwealth vets) or promotions unless specified. All offers, events, tickets, age ranges, services, attractions, and entertainment may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice. Discounts, products, and vendors are subject to change without notice or rescheduling to a future date.


    Great Boston Tours reserves the right to change museums and sites based on weather, availability, and demand to those of equal or greater value.


    All trips are refundable in full, except for a 6% processing fee, up to 24 hours before your trip date. There will be a 100% cancellation fee applied to all tours cancelled within 48 hours of the tour departure.

    Proof of Purchase is required for refund processing. Credit for all returns will be in the same manner as original payment.

    If we cancel your tour/trip due to inclement weather, equipment breakdown, civil order, or other force majeure event we offer guests a choice of a refund or another tour date.

    No Shows

    Due to limited seating availability, date and or time specific tickets are non-refundable if they are not used on the reservation date (no show). You may reschedule your trip date up to forty-eight hours in advance of the tour/trip time under our rescheduling terms.

    Group Tour Cancellation Refunds

    Group tour cancellation of trips are refundable except for a 6% processing fee up to 30 days before your group trip date. There will be a 75% cancellation fee except for a 6% processing fee applied to tours cancelled 29 - 15 days prior to the tour date and a 100% cancellation fee for tours cancelled 14 days or less to the tour departure date.

    Notice must be provided by email to: to confirm you are cancelling.

    *Note that if your tickets were purchased from a third-party booking site or voucher company such as Viator, Expedia, Trip Advisor, etc. the refund policy of such third party booking site or voucher company will apply.

    Money Back Guarantee

    GreatBostonTours is fully committed to providing our customers the finest historic tour experience. We have such confidence in the quality of our tours, placing safety and customer service first, that we provide a 100% GUARANTEE of satisfaction to the purchaser of the tour or your money back minus the cost of museum admissions and complimentary lunch.

    Laws and Regulations

    • No smoking or vaping in the bus
    • No alcoholic beverages (open alcoholic beverage container law is in effect in Massachusetts)
    • No children under the age of 18 without an accompanying adult
    • The law requires that infants and children must ride in a child passenger restraint seat until they are at least 5 years old and weigh more than 40 lbs. Children older than 5 and more than 40 lbs. must be secured in a booster seat until the child is 8 years old and more than 49 lbs. Any child over 8 must be protected by a seat belt.
    • No pets
    • Many historic sites prohibit the use of flash photography
    • Passengers must remain seated while the bus is in motion for safety
    • No “standees” permitted for safety

    Acknowledgement and Agreement of Risk & Release of Liability

    Great Boston Tours LLC conducts activities that involve inherent risk such as trip and fall and other accidents. Despite all proper precautions and planning, risk of injury or death while participating in any activity does exist and:

    (a) You are aware of and accept all risk involved with any activity associated with Great Boston Tours including but not limited to sightseeing, transport, walking on even and uneven terrain, up and down stairs and adverse weather.

    (b) You are adequately prepared and healthy enough for all activities provided during our tours.

    (c) You will heed any direction or order related to safety given by a tour guide or driver at any time.




    “Super tour guide! He answered every one of our questions and is obviously very knowledgeable.”

    Jeff C.


    “Great time!
    I learned a lot about the Revolution that I never knew.”

    Tim B.


    “Fun, scenic, and informative.”

    Debbie O.


    “A wonderful tour with stops at every site that we were hoping to see.”

    Steve A.


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