Looking for a walking tour, but not wanting to break the bank? Then reserve your spot on the free, guided Cambridge and Harvard Walking Tours.
Free Tours by Foot welcomes anyone from visiting families with children to those looking to spend an afternoon with local Cambridge history. You’ll get to explore some of Boston, too!
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The Cambridge and Harvard Walking Tour was developed by the guides at Free Tours by Foot, who are dedicated to providing lessons on history in the Cambridge area for those on a budget. For the guides, it isn’t about the money; it’s about sharing knowledge and teaching interested Cambridge guests about the American history filling the streets of the city.
Sites to See on the Cambridge and Harvard Walking Tour
While on the Cambridge and Harvard Walking Tour, the guides share information and stories about monuments and sites including Harvard Square, Cambridge Common, Washington Elm, Christ Church, and the Henry W. Longfellow House, a Cambridge.com favorite.
Visit world-renowned academic institutions and the site where General George Washington took control of the U.S. Army during the American Revolution.
The tour takes roughly one hour and it travels a distance of about one mile. Come prepared with sneakers, bottles of water, and hats or visors for those hot summer days.
Although the guides offer their expertise free of charge, they do welcome tips at the end depending on how much you valued the tour. For more Cambridge tours, click here!
Reservations are required and large groups must contact Free Tours by Foot beforehand. For more information and to reserve your spot on a Cambridge and Harvard Walking Tour, visit the website linked above.