Boston Audio Tour

Take a self-guided walking tour of the most historic sights in Boston. Streamed through your smartphone, this 90-120 minute tour explores some of the most famous landmarks in town.

Historic Sites

Places to eat, shop, and chill

North End, Greenway, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common & more

2 hours

Available when it’s convenient for you

Starts at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground in Boston’s Historic North End.

The audio tour is available instantly upon purchase. All files stream through your phone, so there is no app to download, no accounts to create, and no passwords to remember. 

  • North End: Copp’s Hill, Old North Church, Paul Revere Mall & Home, Mike’s Pastry, Regina Pizzeria
  • Rose Kennedy Greenway: Armenian Genocide Memorial, Water fountains, Carousel
  • Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market
  • Old State House & Boston Massacre
  • Granary Burying Ground: Gravesites of Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and more
  • Boston Common & Public Garden
What You Should Bring
  • Bring along a smartphone to listen to the tour. You may share between people in your group, or use headphones to listen in individually. 
  • If you have a portable phone charger, bring that along as well. Phone batteries drain quickly in Boston when using the GPS function. You may want to enable your phone’s Low Battery Mode. to save battery.
Best Times for This Excursion
  • This tour can be enjoyed whenever is good for you during daylight hours.
  • If you would like to enter some of the buildings along the tour, then you will want to check the operating hours of those locations (Separate fees apply).
Frequently Asked

Where does the tour take place?

The tour is conducted within public grounds and areas. We discuss some interior locations, but if you would like to access these areas, there may be a separate fee to enter. Old North Church, Paul Revere House, and Old State House are examples.

Are there restrooms along the route?

Public restrooms are available at Quincy Market and Boston Common Visitor Center.

Massachusetts State House

Walk Along Boston’s Most Historic Route

Join me on this self-paced tour of Boston, one of America’s great cities. We will explore Boston’s rich history that began with the Puritan settlers in the 17th century, through the American Revolution, and un-pack some of the events that made Boston such a unique city such as the Irish and Italian immigration, and the Big Dig. This tour covers many of the Freedom Trail sites that are popular with visitors.

This tour takes place outside. Two sites –  Old North Church and the Old State House require separate admission if you wish to visit the interior of the buildings. 

How It Works

You can purchase the Audio Tour on this secure page using a credit card. After purchase, you will be taken to a page that features the audio player as well as the interactive map that you will use to guide yourself along the walking route. All that you need is a smartphone. There are no apps to download, no passwords to remember.

You will have access to the audio tour for 1 year from the date of purchase. However, you may download the audio files if you wish for later use.

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