The Boston Harbor Tour is a walking tour that will examine a working harbor of 400 years. You will hear the history of the waterfront that has always played an important role in the development, history and culture of the city. A visit to the Seaport District will see a transformation of 1,000 acres of the South Boston waterfront. A water taxi ride will take you to Charlestown to see the Navy Yard and the USS Constitution.
Boston Harbor Landmarks
New England Aquarium
Rose Kennedy Greenway
World Trade Center
Boston Fish Pier
Boston Navy Yard
The tour will discuss Food Culture Topics of Boston Harbor from the Colonial era through present day challenges of fishing regulations. Learn how cod was once 6 feet long and 100 pounds. Discover how immigration creates new cuisines as people try to recreate food of their homeland with local ingredients.
Food Culture Topics
What were they eating?
Seafood and traditional New England fare will be examined. You will be surprised why tuna was transformed from landfill trash to $5,000 a pound. You will sample lobster bisque or clam chowder as well as a lobster roll at two local restaurants. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.
Boston Harbor Food
Boston Baked Beans
Depart: Long Wharf Marriott Lobby
296 State Street
Distance: 3 Miles
Length: 2 Hours
Group size: 15 maximum
Included: Water Taxi and Commuter Boat Tickets
Notes: USS Constitution is closed on Monday
Visitors over the age of 18 require federal or state identification