20551
Massachusetts

Relive the Revolution! Boston With Your Grandchild

Throw tea in the harbor, ride a Duck Boat, climb to the top of Old North Church and explore a military fort. Discover Boston with your grandkid, from the Freedom Trail to Fenway!
Rating (4.5)
Program No. 20551RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,599 / ADULT
949 / CHILD

At a Glance

Get into the American spirit as you and your grandchild relive the revolution that gave America its independence! Walk in the footsteps of famous patriots like Paul Revere and Samuel Adams along the red-bricked Freedom Trail. Let Boston’s Revolutionary spirit move you as you fling tea into the harbor in resistance at the Boston Tea Party Museum. Climb aboard the USS Constitution in historic Charlestown Navy Yard, and ride a Duck Boat on land AND water through Boston’s streets and along its waterways. Get to know this “city upon a hill” on a Revolutionary journey, and top it all off by making (and eating) a local favorite: Boston Cream Pie.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles, uneven surfaces. Must be able to climb two flights of stairs. Extensive use of public transportation.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Climb to the steeple of Old North Church to learn about its famous lights, and take a haunting walk in the dark church crypt, a resting place for fallen soldiers.
  • Visit the Boston Tea Party Museum to relive the historic night in 1773 that lead to American Independence.
  • Get hands-on with marine animals at the New England Aquarium, and see Fenway Park from atop the “Green Monster.”
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