Fun, Educational Boston Tours
Son Tours provides customized, flexible Boston tours designed for your students and your curriculum. Our educational school trips bring students to a variety of well-known locations to offer them a new level of historical understanding. Numerous events leading up to the American Revolution took place in the capital of Massachusetts, and there are many literary, scientific, artistic, and architectural sites within one of the oldest cities in the United States. So, whatever class you’re teaching, Boston has what you need to be an exciting and educational tour destination for your students.
What You Get When You Plan Your Adventure with Our Travel Company
Son Tours’ licensed educational tour operators will guide your students from location to location, ensuring that they arrive at the next destination and to the next guide on-time and worry-free. What’s more, we only partner with local guides who have firsthand knowledge of the city you’re visiting – so you’ll get to experience the best places to visit in Boston! Click here to find out how we take care of all the details.
Top Things to Do in Boston
- Freedom Trail: A 2.5-mile walking tour through Boston that leads students to 16 historically-significant sites, including the Paul Revere House, the Bunker Hill Monument, and more!
- Old North Church: Boston’s oldest church building and a renowned icon of freedom, famous for its role in the Revolutionary War and for its ties to “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere,” published during the Civil War.
- U.S.S. Constitution: The oldest commissioned warship afloat, where students can relive a soldier’s experience of what it would be like to sail aboard the ship.
- Cambridge: Home of Harvard University, where students can take a guided tour from an actual Harvard student – or simply shop for souvenirs!
- Fenway Park: One of America’s most iconic and beloved baseball fields.
- Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum: An excellent museum complete with interactive exhibits, historic artifacts, authentically restored ships, and a multi-sensory documentary.
- Lexington and Concord: The cities where two of the first battles of the American Revolution were fought.
- New England Aquarium: An impressive aquarium housing 800 different marine animals.
- Diablo Glass School: A school dedicated to glasswork, where students can learn about glassblowing, glass fusing, and other glasswork.
- Plimoth Plantation: The living history museum of the Plymouth Colony established in the 1600s, complete with a recreation of the Mayflower II, role players who re-enact colonial American life, and more.