History & General Culture Trip To Boston
Choose Boston for a History & General Culture study trip! Take in key sites & learn more about Boston. Plan an itinerary today.
Educational trip to Boston
Embark on an enlightening educational study trip to Boston, where history comes alive. Explore the Freedom Trail, iconic landmarks, and prestigious universities. Enjoy New England cuisine, a scenic river cruise, and a city brimming with intellect and inspiration. Boston beckons for an unforgettable learning adventure.
Your travel itinerary could look like...
AM – Arrival & Prudental Centre
After your journey across the pond – head to the Prudential Centre to embark on Boston’s famous Duck Tour! This tour is the only one in Boston to cross both land and water – and you don’t even have to change vehicles. A great way to start off your visit to Boston, this historical tour offers breath-taking views and cruises by historical landmarks that make Boston the birthplace of freedom. Tour highlights include Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, Trinity church and a splash on the Charles River.
PM – Quincy Market
Finish your first day in Boston with some shopping and dinner in the historic Quincy Market. Housed in a historic building near Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market has an array of local eateries featuring fresh seafood, sweet treats and local dishes – your group will be spoilt for choice.
AM – Whale watching
Adventure awaits, start your day off by heading down to the New England Aquarium for Whale Watching. Boston is one of the best places in the US to spot whales. Whilst sailing out to Stellwagen Bank National Sanctuary you are almost 100% guaranteed to see the whales. Stellwagen is home to many species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks and minkes. New England Aquarium naturalists will share knowledge, answer any questions and explain the fascinating behaviours of these magnificent mammals.
PM – Freedom Trail & Luke’s Lobster Shack
After a morning of adventure and a bite to eat, head to Boston Common where you will begin your Freedom Trail Tour. One of the most iconic things to do in Boston, the iconic 2.5 mile long trail connects 16 nationally significant historic sites, telling the story of the American revolution. The trail can either be done as a self-guided route or why not go on a tour and have an amazing learning experience with a costumed guide.
After a busy day head to Luke’s Lobster shack, which is right around the corner from Boston Public Library and Boston marathon’s finish line. Here you will taste delicious seafood and get the chance to try New England’s famous dish – the lobster roll.
AM – Harvard University
Start your day off by heading over the Charles River to Cambridge, home to America’s oldest and most prestigious college, Harvard. Here you will be met by one of Harvard’s very own students to take you on a tour through the famous Harvard Yard, whilst providing you with a history of the University.
After a morning exploring Harvard, head over to where the idea of the Boston Tea Party was conceived! Immerse yourself in a fully guided experience by costumed interpreters and tour the 18th century restored vessels. The Boston Tea Party took place on December 16, 1773—and now you can travel back in time to be a part of all the action!
PM – Boston Celtics
In the evening head to North End – Boston’s Italian district to enjoy some traditional Italian dishes and vibrant culture of this exciting district in Boston. Boston’s Celtics basketball team is home to this district – why not check out a basketball match whilst in the area!
AM – Cape Cod
Take a 90 minute ferry and arrive in Cape Cod, the famous hooked-shaped peninsula. First off, take a guided bike tour of The Shining Sea Bike Way. This path is one of the most celebrated bike paths in New England due to it’s ocean front views, beautiful natural surroundings and amazing history.
PM – Kayak tour
After spending the morning exploring the beautiful coastline, relax on one of Cape Cod’s many beautiful beaches…. Or if you have more energy yet to use, why not take a Kayak tour with an experienced guide. The explorer kayak tour gives a better opportunity to see the active wildlife within the beautiful creek and marshland, you are able to see birds diving and crabs scurrying and explore what Cape Cod has to offer.
AM – Boston Public Garden
Before heading to the airport for your flight home, relax in Boston’s Public Garden, adjacent to Boston Common to admire the beautiful park. Why not take a ride on a Swan Boat across the swan pond to finish off you stay?
PM – Departure
Head back to the airport in time for your flight back to the UK
- 5-day study trip to Boston, USA
- From £1580
- Possible highlights: Harvard University, Duck tour, Cape Cod, Boston Tea Party, Whale Watching
- Hotel accommodation, shared for students
- Activities and entrance fees as per itinerary
Why not add…
- Boston Red Sox game
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Beacon Hill
- Lexington and Concord tour
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