Boston Duck Tour

Recommended Attractions

While visiting Boston, make sure to get out and experience some of the many recommended attractions the city has to offer.

Boston Duck Tours

Get prepared to take the tour of your life on a Boston "DUCK", an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. The tour begins as soon as you board with a greeting by your conDUCKtor who will narrate your tour. You will see landmarks such as the State House, Bunker Hill and Boston Common and then your DUCK will go right into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the city's skyline. For more information, visit www.bostonducktours.com.

Boston Public Garden

Established in 1837, it is first botanical public garden in the United States. It has over 600 varieties of trees and an ever-changing array of flowers. The Swan Boats in the garden are a Boston tradition. Enjoy a peaceful 15 minute ride as a Swan Boats driver paddles you around the Public Garden Lagoon. For more information, visit www.swanboats.com.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a collection of boutiques, restaurants and pushcart vendors housed in converted 18th century warehouses. This site is one of America's first urban historic shopping districts and one of the most famous shopping and dining experiences in the country. Come to this exciting and historic landmark if you are ready to see,taste and touch a true Boston experience. For more information, visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

The Freedom Trail

The red-brick line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided tour of 16 nationally significant American Revolutionary sites. It begins at the Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and ends at the famed Bunker Hill Monument. For more information, visit www.thefreedomtrail.org.

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts is the oldest, largest and best-known art institution in Boston. It houses one of the world's most comprehensive art collections and is renowned for its Asian and Egyptian collections, Impressionist paintings and early American art. For more information, visit www.mfa.org.

The New England Aquarium

Located on Boston's waterfront, this aquarium is one of the most prominent and popular public aquariums in the country.Founded in 1969, it is credited with revolutionizing the modern aquarium experience for visitors through its emphasis on a more naturalistic setting for aquatic life. Attractions include the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch. For more information, visit www.neaq.org.