Before the temperatures drop, take advantage of the Fall weather with an outdoor activity around Boston. From food tours featuring decadent chocolate to haunted tours perfect for Halloween, we’ve rounded up the must-try walking tours of the season.
Perfect for the Halloween season, Haunted Boston takes you through the historic streets of city on a 90-minute long walking tour in search of ghosts rumored to be haunting the area. The guides will lead you by lantern-light as they tell you tales of ghosts and folklore. The tour meets at the Central Burying Ground Cemetery, Boylston St., 617-605-3635
From recent films like Ted to classic sitcoms such as Cheers, Boston has been the set to some of our favorite on-screen works. On the Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour, you’ll have the chance to explore the most filmed areas of the city with help from a local actor as a your guide. Expect to see the famous bench from Good Will Hunting, spots where Jack Nicholson hangs out in The Departed, and the street of the Blown Away car crash. The tour meets at the Boston Common Convention Visitors Bureau, 139 Tremont St., 866-982-2114
If you consider yourself a chocolate connoisseur, than this tour is for you. Led by the Boston Chocolate School, the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour allows you to explore its history and discover how high-end gourmet chocolates are created. Attendees will stroll through the streets of Boston, making stops to sample the sweet stuff from five local shops in the Back Bay area. The tour meets at the Gourmet Boutique, The Westin Copley Place, 617-426-1999
Featuring 18th-century costumed guides, the Walk into History tour along the famous red line is must for locals and tourists alike. The public tours are 90-minutes long and make stops at 11 of the 16 Freedom Trail sites—allowing you to explore the history of this remarkable city. The Freedom Trail Foundation, 44 School St., Suite 250, 617-357-8300
There’s no better way to taste the decadent Italian cuisine of Boston than with the Off the Eaten Path Walking Tour. Taking place in the North End of the city, this tour will take you through the best restaurants, bakeries, and specialty food stores that the area has to offer. From homemade pasta to artisan bread and organic wine, this walking tour is every foodies dream come true. This tour meets at North Square, 617-504-8813