Frequently Asked Boston Travel Questions: Tourism FAQ's
Q. I was wondering if you can mail me a copy of a Boston travel guide. Is there a fee for it?
A. Our Attraction Guide is on-line only, however you can order hard copy brochure of attractions in Boston from the Mass office of Travel and Tourism.
Q. What is the Best Time and Place to Catch a Whale Watching Tour?
A. The Middle of April is a the start of the Whale Watch Cruise season (starts April 11). There is a excellent tour that runs out of Boston by the New England Aquarium. This is probably the most popular tour that we sell in Boston during the tourist season.
Q. I am bringing a group to Boston and need some information on group tours and pricing. Didn't know if a Go Boston Card or City Pass would be more beneficial than booking individual tours.
A. You save more (and make the trip easier by booking a discount card rather than trying to book individually) the Go Boston Card or Citi Pass is a good option, but check the details of each to make sure that you are interested in the included attractions.
Q. Why can't the Freedom Trail Map be printed?
A. There is nothing programmed in to prevent you from printing this map. It is a standard .gif file. Try opening this link in you browser and then printing. Freedom Trail Map.
Q. How long will it take to Walk the Freedom Trail?
A. Start at the Boston Common to begin your journey. The trail consists of 16 historical sites that are linked red brick line. Stretching 2.5 miles from the Commons to the USS Constitution. Plan on at least 2 to 3 hours.
Q. Do you have suggestions on traveling with kids in Boston.
A. Yes we have some suggestions on Traveling to Boston with Children.
Q. I am on a tight Budget, do you have any suggestions?
A. Yes, we have a Cheap things to do in Boston Page that will help. It has Suggested attractions, museums, hotels and sightseeing for folks on a Budget in Boston.
Q. Can I add events to your guide?
A. Yes, you can submit them for free using our Events Form. Not all events will be included.
Q. What are the best Boston Neighborhoods to visit?
A. Our Neighborhood Guide can help you plan your trip.
Q. What is the Best way to get around the city
A. Public Transportation is best if you are staying in the city itself.
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