Beacon Hill
Beacon Hill
Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Tours and Tickets

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Home to the Massachusetts State House, Boston’s historic Beacon Hill neighborhood is reminiscent of 19th-century London—replete with cobbled streets, brownstone buildings, and flower-filled window boxes. At night, gas lanterns flicker to life and create a romantic atmosphere for fine dining and bar-hopping.

  • Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts

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Neil_A, Nov 2023
A great alternative tour
Very enjoyable. Loved walking through an atmospheric Beacon Hill whilst hearing some great stories. Recommended.
Judith_R, Oct 2023
This tour is a must do if you want to shoot better travel photos
Learning how to take better photos from an amazing guide and seeing the beautiful buildings in Beacon Hill.
Carolyn_Q, Oct 2023
Great tour
We loved are tour guide...made everything sound and look amazing Picture taking was great...simply said she was amazing...if she does any other tours we are using her and recommending her.
Deanna_H, Sep 2023
Great tour
Loved all the stops with many fun and interesting stories. Found hidden gems never would have seen on my own. Great photo tips as well.
People Also Ask
Q:What does Beacon Hill have to offer?
A:Check out the Museum of African American History in Beacon Hill to learn about the area’s connection to the Underground Railway and the abolitionist movement. Vilna Shul, one of the oldest synagogues, is here too. Don’t miss visiting Massachusetts State House for a good dose of history.
Q:Is Beacon Hill in Boston worth visiting?
A:Yes, Beacon Hill is worth visiting. It’s one of Boston’s top attractions for a reason. Visitors like walking the cobblestone lanes, taking trolley tours, and eating and drinking at the neighborhood’s many restaurants and pubs. It’s a photogenic little slice of Boston, so make sure your cameras are charged.
Q:What is the main street in Beacon Hill?
A:Acorn Street is the main drag in Beacon Hill. The homes here were built around 1795 and still evoke a colonial Boston vibe. It showcases federal-style homes, steep and narrow cobblestone streets, and traditional gas street lamps, and has been called one of the most picturesque streets in Boston.
Q:Where can I walk around Beacon Hill?
A:You can meander up and down the narrow cobblestone streets, stopping for photos as you like. Just make sure you wear appropriate footwear because some of the streets are steep. Take a walking tour of the area’s historical sites, like Boston Common, the Massachusetts State House, Boston Athenaeum, and many more.
Q:When is the best time to visit Beacon Hill?
A:Visit Beacon Hill any time of year, but many find spring and fall the most comfortable times for walking the hilly streets. Summer is hot but also humid, so keep that in mind. Winter is also a picturesque time to visit Beacon Hill, especially after fresh snow or when holiday decorations are up.
Q:Is Beacon Hill an expensive neighborhood?
A:Yes, it is one of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods, mainly because of its architecture and charm. The cobbled streets, gas street lamps, and federal-style row houses define the area, a throwback to early London architecture. It’s a walkable area in a great location, too.