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BOSTON TOURS and CRUISES

 

 

TOURS


Black Heritage Trail
Self-guided walking tour of African American historic sites in Beacon Hill; sites include Underground Railroad stations, former schools and homes, 54th Regiment Memorial, African Meeting House; brochures available at African National Historic Site

 

ADDRESS: 46 Joy Street

PHONE: 617-742-5415

Cambridge African American Heritage Trail
Self-guided walking tour of American historic sites; sites include the former home of W.E.B. Du Bois, the former home of nation’s first African American novelist, William Wells Brown), and former home of Maria Baldwin

PHONE: 617-441-2884

Freedom Trail
A 2.5 mile walking trail through Boston that connects 16 historical sites linked to the American Revolution; informative and engaging costumed characters travel the Trail during the summer; Tours: June 29-September 1; Saturdays and Sundays 11am & 1pm; Tours last 90-minutes and begin at the Boston Common Visitor Center

FEES: $12 Adults, $6 Children

ADDRESS: 3 School Street

PHONE: 617-227-8800

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail
Only an hour north of Boston in New Hampshire, Portsmouth has a lovely historic district located on New Hampshire's 27 miles of seacoast; the Black Heritage Trail provides a brochure outlining a self-guided walking tour of 24 marked sites, interpreting 350 years of Black history in New Hampshire and a comprehensive resource book

WEBSITE: http://www.friendsofthepearl.org

CRUISES

 

Major Cruise Lines

Running April-November, the 2008 cruise season boasts 116 vessel calls, sailing north along the New England and Canadian coastline, south to Bermuda, or across the Atlantic to Europe. These major cruise lines depart from Cruiseport Boston, which is only 10 minutes from the airport:

 

- Holland America
- NCL
- Princess
- Royal Caribbean International

- Celebrity

- Cunard


Cruiseport Boston

ADDRESS: One Black Falcon Avenue

PHONE: 617-330-1500


Moonlight Cruises
A great after dinner treat! Marvel at the sunset to nightlife transition of Boston's skyline from the harbor; theme oriented Replica Steamships provide historic tours of Boston Harbor, 60 minutes on the hour tours, 90 minute Sunset Cruises and 90 minute Moonlight Cruises; Live entertainment cruises

DAYS & HOURS: most cruises start at 8pm from late May-early October

ADDRESS: Boston Steamship Company at 60 Rowes Wharf

PHONE: 617-542-8000

Spirit of Boston Cruises
Abundant seafood and dancing to bring you an unforgettable sea cruise experience of Boston Harbor; lobster lunch & dinner cruises May-Oct; holiday cruises, Nov-Jan; special rates Jan-April; air-conditioned and holds up to 600 passengers; 6 hours of complimentary parking at the Seaport Hotel parking garage

ADDRESS: World Trade Center, Suite 75 at 164 Northern Ave

PHONE: 800-8-SPIRIT

Boston Harbor Cruises
Whale watching cruises, Harbor Islands ferry or harbor sightseeing tours from Boston; whale watch is Boston's only 3 hour trip; ride a high-speed catamaran or Sunset Cruise; cruises run May-October

ADDRESS: One Long Wharf

PHONE: 617-227-4321

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