Movie Mile Walking Tour
Turn movie fantasy into reality as you view the places where iconic Boston-based movies and television shows are filmed. Led by a local actor, this 90-minute walking tour is a fun way to hear behind-the-scenes stories and see why Boston is such a popular film location.
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Movie Mile Walking Tour
Boston has provided a memorable backdrop for more than 400 TV shows and movies, including Curious George, The Departed, Good Will Hunting, Ally McBeal, Leverage, and Cheers. The Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour starts at the State House and then follows Beacon and Charles Streets. The tour also includes some interconnected side roads. During the excursion, your guide will share some fascinating stories about the various film locations along the route.
In addition to the Public Garden bench where Robin Williams and Matt Damon chatted, you will walk along the same portion of Acorn Street that Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway strolled in the Thomas Crown Affair. Other memorable settings include the Boston Common and the Public Garden, which provided a backdrop for the movies Ted, The Company Men, and Glory. A highlight of the tour for fans of the sitcom Cheers is the stop at the original bar whose facade and surrounding neighborhood provided the exterior shots for the popular sitcom.
The tour enables seasoned travelers and first-time visitors to see why the Cradle of Liberty is so popular with Hollywood. You will see Boston with a fresh perspective as you visit the same locations where actors recited memorable lines in some of Hollywood’s most compelling productions. Step out of reality and imagine yourself on the set of your favorite show or movie.
Get ready for an unforgettable journey into film and TV history. You will learn movie trivia, the backstories of popular productions and see iconic attractions in the city. A fun-filled tour is a seasonal event that operates from April through the end of October. Make reservations for the next Boston Movie Walking Tour and purchase your tickets today.
- Sit on the famous park benches from Ted and Good Will Hunting
- Have a drink at the original Cheers
- See one of Jack Nicolson’s mob hangouts in The Departed
- Discover the street of the Blown Away car crash
- Availability: April – October
- Ages: All ages
- Duration: 1.5 hours
- Tour Type: Walking Tour
- Note: This tour needs at least eight people to run, so if there are at least eight people, the tour is included with your pass. If you have four or more in your party you can pay a fee of $15/ticket to join with the Go City Pass.
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