BITES OF BOSTON FOOD TOURS
Eat your way through the South End or Allston on this three-hour walking tour. Departs W-Su at 11:30 am, noon and 12:30 pm, rain or shine. Tickets: $54-63. Massachusetts Ave. at Tremont St., 617.477.0567.
BLACK HERITAGE TRAIL
Visitors can self-guide along this walking route that navigates Boston’s 19th-century African-American legacy at 14 different stops including the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial, the Lewis and Harriet Hayden House and the African Meeting House. Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial, Beacon St., 617.742.5415.
BOSTON BIKE TOURS BY URBAN ADVENTOURS
Try a thematic bicycle tour, including Tour de Boston, Tour de Cambridge, Bikes at Night, and the Paul Revere Ride to Freedom. Tours depart daily and by appointment; full schedule on website. Ticket prices vary. 103 Atlantic Ave., 617.670.0637.
BOSTON BREW TOURS
This informative, five-hour adventure starts at local Samuel Adams brewery and visits other popular spots, which could include Mead Hall, Cambridge Beer Company, Mystic Brewery and more. Tours depart daily; reserva- tions required. Prices start at $65. 617.453.8687.
BOSTON DUCK TOURS
Eighty-minute tour narrated by “conDUCKtors” versed in local lore. Combines land tour with a splash in the Charles River. Departs the Prudential Center, Museum of Science and New England Aquarium daily. Tickets: $10.5039.50. Prudential Center, 53 Huntington Ave; Museum of Science, 1 Science Park; New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf. 617.267.3825.
BOSTON FOOD TOURS
Find tours of two of Boston’s most ethnically food-centric neighborhoods: the North End Market Tour and the Chinatown Market Tour. Tickets: $57-75. North End tours W and Sa at 10 am and 2 pm, F at 10 am and 3 pm; Chinatown tours Th and
Sa at 9:30 am. North End & Chinatown, 617.523.6032.
BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY ART & ARCHITECTURE TOURS
America’s first free municipal library has free guided tours taking visitors beyond the bookshelves to examine works by John Singer Sargent, Daniel Chester French, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes and Edwin Austin Abbey. Departs Dartmouth Street lobby M 2:30 pm, Tu and Th 6 pm, W and F-Sa 11 am, Su 2 pm. 700 Boylston St., 617.536.5400.
CITY VIEW TROLLEY TOURS
Charming, open-air silver trolley cars let visitors explore Boston. Hop on and off at will, at destinations like Freedom Trail sites, Newbury Street, Charlestown Navy Yard, New England Aquarium and more. Along the way, tour drivers and guides narrate the journey and teach a thing or two about the Hub. Trolley service daily 9:30 am-5 pm every 10-15 minutes. Tickets: $16-40. Long Wharf, 617.363.7899.
CITY WINE TOURS
Expert-led, two-hour jaunts dedicated to wine. Each tour makes three stops, and participants learn the fundamentals of tasting, pairing and buying wine. Departs South End and Harvard Square Sa at 3 pm, North End Sa at 2 pm and 3 pm, Back Bay Sa-Su at 3 pm. Tickets: $66. 855.455.8747.
FENWAY PARK TOURS
These 60-minute tours include a visit to the Press Box, State Street Pavilion Box and the Green Monster (areas subject to availability). Departs daily 10 am-5 pm on the hour; stops three hours before home game time. Tickets: $14-20. 4 Yawkey Way, 617.226.6666.
FREEDOM TRAIL’S WALK INTO HISTORY TOUR
Led by 18th-century costumed guides, this 90-minute walking tours highlight official historic sites along Boston’s iconic red-lined route. Departs daily yearround from Boston Common or Faneuil Hall. Tickets: $8-14. Boston Common, 139 Tremont St. 617.357.8300 ; ArtsBoston Booth at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
OLD TOWN TROLLEY
Narrated historical journey takes in points of interest like the Freedom Trail and Fenway Park. Ride in a continuous loop or disembark and reboard as you choose at 19 convenient stops. Departs daily 9 am-5 pm. Tickets online. 855.396.7433.
YE OLDE TAVERN TOURS
At this walking tour, learn offbeat facts about the pre-Revolutionary era from your PhD-educated guide while stopping by historical landmarks and three fabled taverns where you can sip a pint, included in ticket price. Tickets: $52-55; must be 21 or over. Boston Common,.