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Explore Boston’s History on a Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Are you ready to embark on a journey back in time and explore the birthplace of American history? PhotoWalks invites you to explore Boston’s Freedom Trail on a walking tour to discover the historical landmarks in one of America’s oldest cities. Walking the Freedom Trail is like stepping into the pages of history. But, with…

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February 22, 2024

Discover Boston’s Hidden Gems with PhotoWalks Tours

of historic and iconic locations. Are you looking for an eye-opening Boston walking tour experience you canʼt get anywhere else in the city? Each guided PhotoWalks tour will immerse you in the fascinating history of Boston and also enhance your photography skills, making every step an exciting adventure. History buffs, photo enthusiasts, urban explorers, MA…

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February 22, 2024

Boston By Foot, Smartphone or Camera

Explore Boston by foot and bring your smartphone or camera on a unique walking tour experience. PhotoWalks provides insightful commentary and photo tips for capturing the city’s famous historical sites on the Freedom Trail, iconic architectural landmarks, charming neighborhoods, must-see scenic locations, and hidden gems off-the-beaten path. Got questions about what a PhotoWalks tour is…

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February 22, 2024

Beacon Hill’s Iconic Gas Lamps

A PhotoWalks Beacon Hill Walking Tour delivers an experience for locals and tourists that’s an immersion into a 19th century historic neighborhood. One of the most noticeable features along the narrow, brick sidewalks lined with  row houses and townhouses are the gas lamps. There are over 1,000 of them illuminating the picturesque streets of Beacon…

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January 11, 2024

Things To Do in Boston on a Rainy Day

  Boston has its fair share of rain. Over the years, I have conducted many PhotoWalks tours in the rain for hardy souls. With an umbrella in one hand, a smartphone or camera in the other, off we go to explore the scenic and historical locations in the city. The results? Brilliant colors and shiny…

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November 14, 2023

Freedom Trail Boston Walking Tour

Walk the Freedom Trail in Boston and immerse yourself in American history. The entire trail connects 16 historic sites marked by a 2.5 mile red brick path. PhotoWalks provides small group tours of the Freedom Trail tour for locals and visitors. See 11 out of 16 historic sites and important landmarks on a FUN 90-minute…

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July 18, 2023

Top 10 Most Instagrammable Places in Boston

Looking for the best photo spots to take pictures in Boston? PhotoWalks Tours will take you to the most Instagrammable places in the city. Explore the photo ops in charming old neighborhoods, see iconic architectural landmarks and scenic locations that make great content on Instagram as well as souvenirs of Boston. Boston has come a…

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February 24, 2023

Boston Gift Card Ideas

A PhotoWalks Boston Tour Experience Makes a Great Gift Learn how to see creatively and take meaningful pictures. Develop new photography skills that will last a lifetime. Connect with your sense of wonder. Appreciate the details in our surroundings more. Discover Boston’s history on a fun, interactive photo walking tour. Experience photo opportunities…

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November 28, 2022

Beacon Hill | Battle of the Bricks

On the PhotoWalks Beacon Hill walking tour, you’ll notice many details that give Boston’s historic, exclusive neighborhood its distinct charm and character: brick sidewalks. Thanks to a group of determined women, they took it upon themselves to preserve the brick sidewalks forever. In 1947, rumors were swirling that Mayor James Michael Curley wanted to repave…

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September 25, 2022

Paul Revere House | Freedom Trail Boston | North End

Founded in 1630, the North End is Boston’s oldest neighborhood. Walk along the Freedom Trail and you’ll come across the oldest house in Boston that once belonged to……. legendary hero Paul Revere! Built in 1680, the Revere family purchased the colonial wooden home in 1770 and sold it in 1800. By the mid-19th century, the…

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August 5, 2022

Private Walking Tours in Boston

Private Walking Tours of Boston run year-round to accommodate your areas of interest. Visit historic sites, iconic landmarks and scenic locations on a custom-designed itinerary with fascinating and insightful commentary–with or without photo tips. It’s up to you how you’d like to experience your visit to Boston. Private Photography Lessons are also available for individuals…

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July 24, 2022

Beacon Hill’s Historic Homes

A walk in Beacon Hill is an immersion into a 19th century English-inspired neighborhood. Imagine the sound of horse-drawn carriages carrying Boston’s elite to their Federal-style row house during the Victorian era. Stroll down the brick sidewalks lined with antique gas lamps and take in the views of some of Boston’s most charming, historic houses….

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July 23, 2022