Best of Boston

Best Tour

1998 Best Tour, Guide

Ed Gordon

Forget the Ducks. The cultural, historic, and aesthetic richness of this city is in safer hands with the likes of Ed Gordon. He's an architectural [...] read more»
1996 Best Tour, Eco-Friendly

Cambridge Kayak Company

Robert Gaston of Cambridge Kayak Company is putting together a sea-kayak trail stretching from northern to southern Massachusetts. Kayaker-friendly bed and breakfasts and waterfront restaurants [...] read more»
1996 Best Tour, Harbor

Save the Harbor-Save the Bay

The best opportunity to check out the outer harbor comes but twice a year. This environmental group leads two excellent narrated tours in early September [...] read more»
1996 Best Tour

Boston Duck Tours

Okay, maybe the quacking can get on your nerves, but Boston Duck Tour's 80-minute trips do everything the others do by land, and then more. [...] read more»
1996 Best Tour, Stop on the Freedom Trail

Old Ironsides

The USS Constitution is back in the water and fully rigged. The oldest commissioned warship in the United States, Old Ironsides provides not only a [...] read more»
1996 Best Tour, Brewery

Boston Brew Company

Jamaica Plain
The headquarters for Samuel Adams Beer offers a tour that is truly informative. You'll be introduced to the technicalities of hops and barley malt, then [...] read more»
1996 Best Tour, Market, North End

L’Arte Di Cucinare/Michele Topor

Visit the butcher, the baker, the ravioli maker on a four-hour tour of the insider's North End led by an expert in Italian culinary arts. [...] read more»
1992 Best Tour

The number 1 bus

The number 1 bus (Dudley) takes you through a cross section of the Hub from Harvard Yard to Dudley Square, and offers breathtaking views of [...] read more»
1990 Best Tour

The Boston Women’s Heritage Trail

Walking tour flyer available at the Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau information booth, 147 Tremont Street, on Boston Common. If you don't know who Margaret [...] read more»
1989 Best Tour, Harbor Experience

Boston Sailing Center

Learn the difference between a rope and a line, and learn to love Boston by sea. read more»