Boston Featured Attractions
Faneuil Hall the “Cradle of Liberty”. The 1742 building was given to the city by Peter Faneuil. It burned in 1761, was rebuilt in 1763 and enlarged in 1805.
House of the Seven Gables Historic Site the inspiration for Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel. On the grounds are the 1682 Hathaway House, the 1658 Retire Beckett House, The Counting House, Nathaniel Hawthorn’s 1804 birthplace, period gardens and a panorama of Salem Harbor.
Mayflower II is a reproduction of the kind of ship that brought the pilgrims to the New World.
Museum of Science features more than 450 interactive exhibits about natural history, physical science, medicine and astronomy.
New England Aquarium is on the city’s water-front. The aquarium displays more than 2,000 fish and aquatic animals ranging from piranha to penguins. Rising from the center of the building is a four-story, circular glass tank containing a re-created coral reef, more than 180,000 gallons of water and hundreds of tropical fish and marine life, including sharks, turtles and moray eels.
Plymouth National Wax Museum has more than 180 figures in 26 life-size scenes of Pilgrim life, including early Pilgrim struggles, and the first Thanksgiving.
Plymouth Plantation In this living history museum of 17th century Plymouth, costumed interpreters portray residents of the colony. Seasonal activities include planting, house building, harvesting, preparing and preserving foods and militia drills.
Plymouth Rock where the Pilgrims first set foot in December 1620. The rock is protected by a granite portico.
Quincy Market a renovated 19th century complex containing more than 125 restaurants, boutiques, produce stands and retail pushcarts.
Salem Witch Museum The museum depicts the witch trials of 1692.
USS Constitution “Old Ironsides” is located here in Boston Harbor.
Enjoy Your Boston History Tour
- Hotel accommodations (in quads)
- Security Provided Nightly
- Complete Sightseeing of the Area
- Professional Tour Escort
- 4 meals - 2 breakfast/2 dinner (3 day/2 night trip)
- 6 meals - 3 breakfast/3 dinner (4 day/3 night trip)
- All entrance fees and admissions
- All taxes, tips, and gratuities
- Coverage under E.T.C.'s Liability Insurance Policy
One totally free teacher / chaperone
for every ten students (in double occupancy)