The 62nd World Science Fiction Convention

  • Sept. 2-6, 2004
  • Boston, MA

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April 09, 2004

We're walking...

Ready for some exercise?
Boston is America’s walking city, and we certainly like our walking tours.

Walk Into History - Costumed Guided Walking Tours
Guided walking tours of the Freedom Trail with a costumed character. A standard tour begins at the Boston Common Visitor’s Center on Tremont Street and ends at Quincy Market, covering the following sites: Boston Common, New State House, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Grounds, King’s Chapel, the first public school site, the Old Corner Bookstore, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Boston Massacre Site and Faneuil Hall. Daily at 11am & 1pm. Costs: $12 for adults; $6 for children. For more information go to:

Discover Boston - Historical Walking Tour
A personalized tour of Boston’s history with Audio-Mate. Using Audio-Mate's innovative technology, customers hear a version of the tour in the language of their choice; Japanese, German, French, Italian, Spanish, or English. Those guests for whom English is not their first language, Audio-Mates can be utilized on their trolley tours as well as on their walking tours. Handsets can be acquired at 73 Tremont Street. Costs: More information is available at:

Boston by Little Feet
This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail's architecture and history is especially designed for young walkers of 6 to 12 years. A free Explorer's Map and Guide is included. Times: Mon 10am, Sat 10am, Sun 2pm, Cost: $6.00. For more information go to: