Tired of walking tours? If you’re visiting Boston, Massachusetts, try something new! Take a tour of the historic Boston Harbor Waterfront from your own mini speedboat and see the Boston skyline from water level. You can captain your own speedboat around the historic Boston Harbor and have an excellent view of Boston’s most famous sites: JFK library, Fort Independence, the Tea Party Ship & Museum, Nantucket Light Ship, the USS Constitution, Charlestown Navy Yard and Boston’s iconic Leonard Zakim Bridge.

Renting a Mini Speedboat in Boston

13 foot mini speedboat can be rented from Boston Harbor Mini Speed Boats at 85 East India Row, Boston, MA 02110 (http://www.bostonminispeedboats.com/)
Boats depart from India Wharf Marina located next to the Boston Aquarium. Boats depart daily at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, and 6:00. No boat license required, and their trained staff will help you learn the rules of the water and boat safety operation. All boats come equipped with all the necessary safety equipment and each boat is Coast Guard safety approved.
Rates: $139.95 per boat for the 1-½ hour rental (boats seat 2 people)

If speed boating isn’t your thing, no problem as Boston is known for being one of America’s great walking cities. When touring on foot, be sure to visit the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, brick-lined route that guides you to 16 historically significant sites. There’s no shortage of ways to explore Boston: public transportation, Duck Boat, Trolley and other harbor tours.

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