Boston Fish Pier

Boston Fish Pier

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

Long Wharf

New England Aquarium

Rose Kennedy Greenway

Harbor Walk

Seaport Square

World Trade Center

Boston Fish Pier

Boston Navy Yard

USS Constitution

USS Constitution

USS Constitution

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

Colonial Period

Agricultural Revolution

Boston Restaurants

Georges Bank

Immigration

Aguaculture

Fanny Farmer

Food Proverbs

What were they eating?


Tour Guide-Fred

Tour Guide-Fred



Harbor Walk

Harbor Walk

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

Cod

Tuna

Clam Chowder

Lobster

Oyster

Seaweed

Boston Baked Beans

Molasses

Harbor Fish

World Trade Center

World Trade Center

Price: $80

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