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2024 Tour Season Announced

2024 Season Announcement

Boston By Foot is pleased to announce its lineup of walking tours and water-based tours for the 2024 season! Explore Boston with us on 43 different tours throughout the season, from March 31st through November 24th.

Here’s a preview of what you can look forward to
in the coming months!


We continue to offer seven of our most popular 60-, 90- and 120-minute tours on a daily or weekly basis. These tours include:

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  • Boston By Little Feet
  • The Dark Side of Boston
  • Heart of the Freedom Trail
  • The North End: Boston's Immigration Gateway
  • Reinventing Boston
  • Road To Revolution

Learn more about our Daily & Weekly Tours


Architecture Series:

  • Back Bay's Victorian Architecture
  • Bulfinch Triangle
  • Change & Response: Boston's Architecture
  • Rethinking Boston Brutalism

Learn more about the tours in our
Architecture Series

Boston Social History Series:

  • Jewish%20BH%20cropped.pngBecoming Back Bay
  • Boston's Gilded Age
  • Boston's LGBTQ Past
  • Jewish Beacon Hill

Learn more about the tours in our Boston Social History Series

Green Spaces Series:

  • Rose%20Kennedy%20Greenway%20edited.jpgArt, Architecture & Gardens
  • Commonwealth Avenue
  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway

Learn more about the tours in our Green Spaces Series

Kids and Family Series:

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  • Johnny Tremain's Boston
  • North End By Little Feet

Learn more about the tours in our Kids and Family Series

Literary Series:

  • Louisa%20May%20Alcott%20cropped.jpg Black Voices: Writers for a 19th Century Revolution
  • The Hub of Literary America
  • Louisa May Alcott’s Boston

Learn more about the tours in our Literary Series

Neighborhood Series:

  • Bay Village
  • Boston's Chinatown
  • East Cambridge
  • Leather District

Learn more about the tours in our Neighborhood Series

Waterfront Series:
  • Fort Point and Seaport: The Evolution of
  • the South Boston Waterfront
  • Rowes Wharf: Sensationally Good City Making

Learn more about the tours in our Waterfront Series


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  • Peninsula Through 1630
  • Ben Franklin: Son of Boston
  • Boston Reborn: After the Great Fire of 1872
  • Boston’s Loyalists
  • Remarkable Women of Jamaica Plain

Learn more about our Monthly & Quarterly Tours


No BBF season would be complete without our special annual July 4th and Halloween celebrations!

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  • Beacon Hill with a BOO!

Learn more about our Annual Event Tours


Each year, our volunteer guides create brand-new tours that are offered twice during the season – first as a pair of preview tours offered exclusively for BBF members, then later in the season as a pair of tours open to the public. Tour dates and times will be announced soon!

  • betances%20mural.jpgArt Introspective: Copley Square to the South End
  • Boston Common: Past Lives and Hidden Stories
  • Boston's City Hall
  • Sam Adams' Boston
  • Slavery and Abolition in Massachusetts

Learn more about our New Tours for 2024

And look for more new tours to be announced in April!


We continue to offer our two water-based tours in partnership with The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships and the Charles River Boat Company.


  • A Sail Through Time
  • Architecture Cruise

Learn more about our Sails & Cruises



Boston By Foot private tours are perfect for family groups, school groups, corporate groups, university and alumni groups, people who wish to tour with their pets, and anyone looking for a more personalized tour experience.

Any of the walking tours listed on our website can be booked upon request as a private tour. We kindly request at least 1-2 weeks notice to make arrangements.



Join our community and support our work by becoming a member of Boston By Foot. Members enjoy free access to most of our programming along with other benefits.

Membership Benefits

- Unlimited free admission on most walking tours for the noted number of people*. Pre-registration is required for all tours.

- Free admission to all of Boston By Foot’s virtual programming

- Access to recordings of past Boston By Foot virtual events (upon request, subject to availability)

- Exclusive member previews of new tours before they're offered to the public

- Weekly or bi-weekly emails to keep you informed about Boston By Foot programs and activities

* Discounted admission applies to our two annual celebration tours: Footloose on the Freedom Trail and Beacon Hill with a BOO!

Membership Levels

- Senior Membership (One Person/65 or older) - $60
- Student Membership (One Person) - $60
- Individual Membership (One Person) - $75
- Dual Membership (Two People) - $100
- Family Membership (Six People) - $150
- Patron Membership (Six People) - $200

In addition to the benefits of a Family Membership, Patron Members also receive invitations to special events and programming and special thanks in our annual report.

Membership dues are fully tax-deductible.