Boston By Foot

  
Boston By Foot presents daily walking tours and prearranged private group tours that highlight Boston's rich architectural heritage and history. Since 1976, Boston By Foot’s trained volunteer guides have shared their expertise and enthusiasm with thousands. Tours include the Heart of the Freedom Trail,​ the Dark Side of Boston,​ Beacon Hill, Back Bay, the North End, the Hub of Literary America, and Boston By Little Feet.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: Boston, Massachusetts. Suffolk County.
 
Tel: 617-367-2345.
 
 
Hrs: Weekdays, 9AM-5PM (​office). Tours can be scheduled for any time. ​
 
SCHOOLS
Students will explore American history and architecture with Boston by Foot. They’ll learn about Paul Revere, the Boston Massacre, immigration, and American authors on tours such as Road to Revolution, The Hub of Literary America, and The North End: Gateway to Boston. Younger groups of students age 6-12 will love Boston by Little Feet, where they’ll see statues of Benjamin Franklin, learn about the American Revolution, and discover the materials used to build Boston. Tours align with Massachusetts curriculum framework. Learn more about tours
 
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Trip Info
Grade Level: K-​12​th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours.
 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
 
Registration: Online, phone.
 
Food Options: N/A.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
Accessible To: Physically Challenged.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Art.
Topics Covered: History, American Revolution, language arts, military history, architecture, immigration, U.S. government.
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can work on Architecture badges on tours with Boston ​By Foot. On tours such as Beacon Hill, Back Bay, and Heart of the Freedom Trail, scouts will see a variety of architectural styles in Boston spanning over 300 years. Sights include Copley Square, Old State House, Faneuil Hall, King's Chapel, Louisburg Square, and more. 
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-​12​th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours.
 
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: Varies.
 
Registration: Online, phone.
 
Food Options: N/A.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
Accessible To: Physically Challenged.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Art.
Topics Covered: Architecture, history, American Revolution, military history, U.S. government.

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