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With the weather getting milder each week, any excuse is a good excuse to get outside. And if you’re looking for a cool way to mix a little time outdoors with history and tasty food, look no further than Boston Pizza Tours!
Good fun for both locals and visitors alike, Boston Pizza Tours introduces culinary travelers to some of Boston’s most iconic neighborhoods, as well as their delicious traditional fare, through tours that run twice daily and sometimes more often.
Here’s a closer look at the outings, sites and slices you can enjoy this spring.
Photo: A stop along the Pizza & Historic Tavern Tour via Boston Pizza Tours
Pizza & Little Italy Tour
Have a hefty appetite an appreciation for years gone by? The Pizza & Little Italy Tour is right up your alley. You’ll enjoy a trip to five major sites along Boston’s renowned Freedom Trail, with three helpings of ‘za to keep you full along the way. You’ll even get to sample one offering that’s made in a brick oven that dates back to 1883! Tours run each day of the week once May arrives, beginning at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Photo: Park Street Church, a Freedom Trail landmark, by Tim Grafft
Pizza & Historic Tavern Tour
If you’ve seen it all in the North End, the Pizza & Historic Tavern Tour features something different, with a ferry ride, views of nautical landmarks and a stroll through Blackstone Block, one of the oldest neighborhoods around. In between slices, you’ll also stop by a tavern once visited by the likes of Paul Revere, George Washington and Benjamin Franklin! Tours run Wednesday through Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m.
Photo: Boston Harbor via MOTT
If you’re traveling with a large group or have a special interest, Boston Pizza Tours has you covered, as well.
The Pizza & Patriots Tour is the ultimate field trip; your group will explore little-known historic sites, and end the day with a scrumptious pizza picnic. And the Pizza Tour Marathon is designed for the elite few who can pack away six slices and still keep room for dessert.
With free admission for kids aged 5 and below (pizza not included), young ones without fully grown appetites are welcome to partake in the fun, too.
So come hungry, and bring your walking shoes, because there will be a quite a few cobblestones!
If your feet get tired during the tour, it can’t hurt to have a place to put them up when the day’s done. And for folks on the lookout for food tour options that are about more than pizza, there are plenty of those in Boston, too.
Which shop has the best pizza that you’ve ever tasted? Tell us in the comments!