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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

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Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites while listening to live commentary on board. Pass landmarks like the Boston Tea Party ships, USS Constitution, and Boston Light—the oldest continuously manned lighthouse in the United States.
  • Historic sightseeing cruise of Boston Harbor
  • Narrated tour with tales of the Revolutionary War, Legends of the Sea, and Boston's Historical Figures
  • See America's oldest continuously manned lighthouse
  • Sail through the Harbor Islands National Park Area and Boston's working Port
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90-minute Historic Sightseeing Cruise of Boston Harbor
Narrated tour with tales of the Revolutionary War, Legends of the Sea, and Boston's Historical Figures
See America's oldest continuously manned lighthouse
Sail through the Harbor Islands National Park Area and Boston's working Port
See stunning panoramic views of Boston's skyline and waterfront areas during your cruise
Skip-The-Ticket Window Lines and head straight to the ferry for faster boarding
Food & Beverages (available for purchase)
1 Long Wharf , 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA

Boston Harbor Cruises

This activity will end right where it started.
Discover some of the important historic attractions along Boston’s inner and outer harbors during this entertaining and educational sightseeing cruise.

On this narrated tour, see the USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat and America’s Ship of State. Cruise past the authentically restored Boston Tea Party ships and the floating Boston Museum, one of the top museums in Boston. Check out Old North Church, where the famous “one if by land, and two if by sea” signal is said to have been sent by Paul Revere back in 1775. There’s also Boston Light, a lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor and the first light station established on the North American continent.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The boat is wheelchair accessible, however the restrooms are not wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 250 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Boston Harbor Cruises
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Should I make advance reservations for the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:Advance reservations are strongly recommended, especially on weekends and holidays. Trips often sell out.
May 2021
Q:
When should I arrive for the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your departure time to allow for boarding.
May 2021
Q:
Is parking available near the departure point for the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise?
A:There are two parking garages: The Harbor Garage, 70 E. India Row, Boston; and Rowes Wharf Garage, 30 Rowes Wharf, Boston. Parking fees apply at both locations.
May 2021
Q:
Are restrooms available onboard during the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:Yes, restrooms are available on board.
May 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:Comfortable rubber-soled shoes or sneakers are a good idea, along with a light sweater or jacket, even on a warm day. Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat are a must and don’t forget your camera or binoculars.
May 2021
Q:
Is food available during the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:Yes! There is a selection of sandwiches as well as tasty snacks. Fruit juices, tea, sports drinks, and other beverages are also available along with beer, wine, and cocktails. Note: bring cash as the credit card readers don't always function at sea.
May 2021
Q:
Will I experience motion sickness during the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise?
A:The catamarans are designed to be highly stable, but some passengers may experience motion sickness. Medication such as Dramamine may help. Facing forward with your head resting on the seatback near the front of the boat can help as well.
May 2021
Q:
Can I bring my pet with me on the Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:Yes - animals onboard must be kept with you and leashed or kept in a carrier at all times. Note - the cruise may last up to 4 hours, so it is up to the pet owner to consider if it is appropriate for the pet’s comfort and wellbeing.
May 2021
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Boston Historic Sightseeing Harbor Cruise with Up-Close View of USS Constitution.

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star-5
History
Jessika_A
, Oct 2021
Loved the history shared. Great views of the city. Sit on the left side of the boat. That’s all I have to say.
star-3
Boston Harbor
Lisa_S
, Oct 2021
Too many people on the ship. No social distancing at all. Not enough seats outside for everyone that wanted to be outside
star-5
Thank you!
Tammy_B
, Oct 2021
A relaxing day with family! Wonderful atmosphere! A lot of great historical information! Thank you for a great experience!
star-5
Wonderful trip 10/10
Elizabeth_V
, Oct 2021
The narrator was amazing, the views were breathtaking and it was such a beautiful day and the ocean sparkled. I enjoyed learning fun facts about Boston and was amazed how much it Boston affected movies and literature
star-5
Great view of the Boston...
larry_B
, Oct 2021
Great view of the Boston skyline. Great tour guide Lisa and crewmen Clicky taking pictures! Unique views.
star-5
Great views of the...
tiffany_w
, Oct 2021
Great views of the harbor! Narrative was informative and fun. Enjoyed the experience and would recommend it
star-5
Fun time on the harbor
Mark_N
, Oct 2021
It was a wonderful time on the water! The guide was awesome … he knew a lot about the history and geography of Boston and the harbor.
star-5
Great time in Boston!
Vicki_P
, Oct 2021
My husband and I had a great time! It was really interesting learning about the history and new developments of Boston. I would definitely recommend this excursion to anyone.
star-5
Under Logan landing path!
Kathy_M
, Oct 2021
Most memorable experience (and video) was United plane flying directly over boat to land at Logan airport! Narration & info quite good. Great view & story of Boston.
star-5
The guide was very...
Becky_B
, Oct 2021
The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. This was a great way to learn the basics about the area

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