As well as being one of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston is synonymous with revolution and transformation. Marked by the history of colonization, it is also the intellectual capital of New England. If you have art, history, science or sports fans among students, Boston is sure to charm all of them.
Leave your school in the morning for Massachusetts to arrive in Boston in the afternoon. Take the time to stretch your legs by discovering the Freedom Trail from Bunker Hill to Faneuil Hall. In the North End portion of this popular historical tour, you will discover some of the city’s oldest buildings as well as historic sites, including the Paul Revere House and the Old North Church. The North End, nicknamed “Little Italy”, is not lacking in charm with its cobbled streets, small parks and numerous cafes, restaurants and shops. This walk will undoubtedly make students hungry, so they will surely enjoy the food and the vibe at the Hard Rock Cafe for dinner. Then take some time to stroll and window shop at Quincy Market before heading to your hotel. Meal included: dinner.
After breakfast, travel to the Science Museum to explore the latest developments in high technology, space travel, dinosaurs and the natural world. After lunch at the CambridgeSide Food Fair, explore Boston in a truly original way aboard an amphibious vehicle with Boston Duck Tours. This lively tour, popular with traveling students in Boston, will introduce you to several of the city’s significant places. End the afternoon with a visit at the prestigious Harvard University in the company of your tour guide. If the Red Sox are in town, why not catch a baseball game at the legendary Fenway Park in the evening? Or a performance of the very entertaining Blue Man Group? These blue percussionists are completely frantic, visually stunning and musically powerful. Return to your hotel at the end of the activity. Meals included: breakfast and dinner.
In the morning, come meet the thousands of marine animals at the New England Sea Aquarium. It features the famous green Myrtle turtle, estimated to be between 90 and 95 years old! After lunch, follow the Red Line of the Freedom Trail from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common. See major city landmarks including the Massachusetts State House and its impressive golden dome. Take the opportunity to wander in Boston Common, which is the oldest public garden in the United States! Also enjoy a short stroll through the beautiful Beacon Hill neighborhood. You will be won over by its old red brick houses, brick sidewalks, gas lampposts and narrow streets. Then head to the legendary FiRE + iCE restaurant for an extraordinary dining experience. Much more than a buffet, compose your own dish with the fresh foods offered among a wide variety of vegetables, pasta, meats, fish and seafood and enjoy the performance offered by the cooks who will grill your food in front of you on a huge circular grill. Conclude this day in Boston with a walk on Newbury Street while discovering Trinity Church and the Boston Public Library. Meals included: breakfast and dinner.
Depart your hotel in the morning for the drive to the reconstructed village of Plimoth Plantation. See how the early immigrants to the United States lived and how the history of the natives has intertwined with that of the English. You will also have the chance to visit the Mayflower II ship, a reproduction of the merchant vessel that brought the first European pilgrims in search of new territory to freely practice their religion. Go back to your school after having lunch. Meals included: Breakfast.
* Itinerary designed according to a starting point located in the Montreal region
- Transportation by Deluxe Motorcoach
- Professional guide services for the entire tour
- All activities, visits, meals and gratuities at restaurants mentioned on the itinerary
- 24/7 emergency telephone service
What’s not included
- Meals that are not mentioned on the itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Gratuities for the guide and driver (possible to include it in your package)
- Personal expenses
- Optional activities
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