Upper Deck Trolley Tours picks up at State St. and Atlantic Ave. and at more than 20 other stops throughout Boston and Cambridge. Visitors can hop on and off the trolley at any of the route's stops; one nonstop trip lasts about 2.5 hours. Several sites along the Freedom Trail are accessible via the trolley tour, including Faneuil Hall, Boston Common and the Massachusetts State House.
The 2-day trolley tour includes a 45-minute Boston Harbor duck tour as well as admission to the Charles River Boat Cruise, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the MIT Museum or the Old South Meeting House. Also offered is the Super Duck Tour, which offers a 45-minute narrated tour of downtown Boston followed by a 45-minute harbor cruise.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 2 hours, 30 minutes minimum.
One-day trolley tour $39; $30 (students and military with ID and senior citizens); $20 (ages 3-11). Two-day trolley tour with Harbor Splash $59; $50 (students and military with ID and senior citizens); $34 (ages 3-11). Super Duck Tour $35; $31 (students and military with ID and senior citizens); $23 (ages 3-11); $12 (ages 0-2). Prices may vary. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Trolley tour daily 9-6, late June-Labor Day; 9-5, late Mar.-late June and day after Labor Day-late Dec.; 9-4, rest of year. Boston Harbor duck tour departs daily every hour 10-3, in summer; otherwise varies. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.