Top 20 Experiences in Cambridge
Harvard University Campus Guided Walking Tour
What better way to see Harvard than through the eyes of a student! This tour is a 70-minute student-led walking tour of America's oldest university, designed to be a funny and educational journey through Harvard's campus. After meeting your tour guide, an enthusiastic Harvard student, in the heart of Harvard Square, you'll be led into historic Harvard Yard. Enjoy the sights while your guide entertains and inspires with tales of Harvard history and personal experience at the university they call home. You'll get an up-close look at major Harvard landmarks including Johnston Gate, the John Harvard Statue, Memorial Hall, and Widener Library. You'll even become privy to a few Harvard secrets along the way! Whether you're a student visiting colleges or a family on vacation, the Hahvahd Tour is undoubtedly the top way to see Harvard.
Public MIT Campus Guided Walking Tour
Meet your guide and group at a location in Cambridge and embark on a 70-minute student-led walking tour of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Beginning late morning in the heart of Kendall Square, you'll be led onto the campus by a charismatic MIT student. Enjoy the sights of this unique campus while your guide entertains and inspires with tales of MIT history along with their personal experience at the University they call home.
Harvard Square Chocolate Tour
Calling all chocoholics! Let us romance your senses on a Harvard Square, Cambridge Chocolate Tour! Join us for a delectable adventure through historical Harvard Square. You'll hear interesting stories about the Square, learn fun facts about chocolate, and sample the best and most interesting chocolaty treats around. Located right outside of Boston in Cambridge on the Red Line MBTA Train Stop, Harvard Square is home to Harvard University and also has a flourishing food scene with some of the best and most unique food in the city. Each tour is a fun 90 minutes and includes 6 stops with plenty of treats and less than a mile of walking. We can't wait to take you on a unique, chocolate adventure!
Public Innovation Trail Tour in Cambridge
Proof that history is not just for the past! From anti-aging technology to gene-editing, the newest discoveries coming out of Cambridge are building on the historical inventions of things as diverse as woven fire hoses and the microwave oven. Guides from TripAdvisor's #1 attraction in Cambridge will do their best to blow your mind as we invite you to explore the history-makers working in Kendall Square right now. See which of today's cutting-edge discoveries will be in the history books of the future.
Private Group Walking Tour of Harvard University
Enjoy this 90-minute, private tour of Harvard University for you and your guests! The tour is completely customizable to fit your group’s needs. Throughout this tour, your informative guide – a current university student – will offer a unique perspective of college life at the famed institution. As you tour the grounds, be entertained by your guide’s stories and Harvard lore – partly scripted and partly shared from personal experience. Learn about the most famous people that attended Harvard, hear historical anecdotes and get an insider’s view on current college life. After a stop at the Plaza, Winthrop Park and Mt Auburn Street in Harvard Square, complete your tour at the Harvard Cooperative Society (COOP), the University’s official bookstore.
Harvard Campus Cambridge Self-Guided Walking Tour
With this self-guided audio tour, explore the heart of Harvard University's campus in Cambridge: Harvard Square! This self-guided walking tour covers must-see campus sights like the John Harvard Statue, Widener Library, and former dorms of famous alumni like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Natalie Portman, and more. Explore Harvard with maximum flexibility and value. After booking, you can check your email before downloading the Tour Guide App by Action, enter your unique password, and access your tour. The preceding steps require good internet/wifi access. Simply follow the audio instructions and the route from there. This is not an entrance ticket. Check opening hours before your visit. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!
Union Square, Somerville Neighborhood Food Tour
Join us for a fun foodie adventure through Union Square, Somerville - a neighborhood like Brooklyn, NY that is bursting with culture, historical significance, and an exploding food scene! Home of the infamous Fluff Festival because marshmallow fluff was invented here, the quirky Union Square celebrates its diversity with many community events and festivals. Celebrating entrepreneurs of all kinds, there are lots of creative new concepts here. This historical area is home to the raising of the first American flag in 1776, allegedly by George Washington himself. We are excited to show you around! We will sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! This tour is suitable to all ages, but there many be a chance or two to try some alcohol from some special local bars, so please specify your preference upon booking.
Central Square Cambridge Food and Mural Arts Guided Walking Tour
Have fun and unleash your inner art critic while exploring Central Square, Cambridge with us. Home to a vibrant public art scene, including iconic Graffiti Alley, a sanctioned graffiti walkway that changes daily, and a variety of impressive large scale murals commissioned by the city from award-winning local talent. Uncover the artists and meaning behind these dynamic murals and enjoy delicious, diverse eats from local independent restaurants including gyoza, specialty granola, buddha bowl, oysters, and unique donuts. Guests are invited to try a mocktail or cocktail on this tour, and it is appropriate for all ages. If you’re lucky, you’ll even get a special tour of a hidden passageway. This fun and informative walk will change the way you think about Cambridge. Our friendly and local guides will take guests along Massachusetts Avenue to uncover the evolution of the area and the ever-increasing importance of self expression. Please bring proof of COVID vaccination.
Boston's Original Dumpling Party // Cambridge
Get all the tips and tricks you need to learn to make mouthwatering dumplings while hearing stories about Chinese and Taiwanese cultural food traditions. Why we love this experience • Learn how to roll, stuff, and fold 4-5 styles of dumplings, and sample Taiwanese street food bites • Guest can BYOB and tea bar included • Public classes are held at the historical Windsor Inn, which is the oldest free-standing residence in the central square • Team building, birthday/bachelorette, couples night • Limited free parking on site
The Mysterious Porcelain Club Outdoor Escape Game in Harvard Yard
Discover iconic locations from Harvard Yard by solving clues and unlocking stories on your phone. Play the engaging exploration game, reenacting the story of Owen Shaw, a budding journalist. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? Highlights include: • Explore Widener Library, Carpenter Center, the Statue of John Harvard and other lesser-known places. • Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers. • Find out the truth about “The Statue of Three Lies”. • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt. • Figure out who keeps stealing the chair of the president of The Harvard Crimson. After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.
Boston Scavenger Hunt: Historic Harvard Hunt
Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
Creative Scavenger Hunt in Cambridge
Our very unique, immersive adventures are the only ones of their kind. We, unlike other companies, provide your very own remote, interactive, live host to assist and encourage you along through your phone. We are an Austin, TX-based global custom event design company offering scavenger hunts and other events in 300+ cities in North America and beyond. Our specially hand-crafted adventures are equal parts tour, creative challenge, detective hunt, and social experiment! Guests get to discover in an alternate reality our favorite hidden gems off the beaten trail and creatively interpret fun art, history, and culture clues - for points! They get to enjoy fame and glory while appearing on our website’s international leaderboard, no matter what their score. They get to essentially race other teams in other cities, even if they don’t have competitors who have signed up in their city that day. Get ready to discover unusual oddities, laugh out loud, and make the experience your own!
Harvard Square Cambridge Food & Walking Tour
Calling all foodies! We'd love to take you on a Food Tour neighborhood adventure in Harvard Square! Join us for a delicious culinary adventure through historical Harvard Square. You'll hear interesting stories about the Square, learn fun facts about the places we visit, and sample the best and most interesting food around -- and a lot of it. Located right outside of Boston in Cambridge on the Red Line MBTA Train Stop, Harvard Square is home to Harvard University and also has a flourishing food scene with some of the best and most unique food in the city. Each tour is 2 hours and includes 5 stops with plenty of food and less than a mile of walking. We can't wait to take you on a unique, foodie adventure! While we can accommodate gluten or dairy-free options on our other tours, on this tour there are two stops where gluten or dairy-free substitutions are not available unfortunately.
Unique Scavenger Hunt in Cambridge by Zombie Scavengers
Zombie Scavengers takes you on an adventure in Cambridge to survive the zombie apocalypse! Use our app and some strategy to find a list of items needed to survive, in any order you'd prefer, around the city. Find the survival items to get points and do fun zombie themed challenges for points as well. Contrive a plan to get your survival team the most points in order to survive the apocalypse! Your remote host will follow along virtually and provide support if you need it. Can you survive the apocalypse in Cambridge?
Private 2 Hour Harvard and Cambridge Walking Tour
Get to know the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States with a local on this walking tour of the prestigious Harvard University! Alongside your guide, you’ll tour Harvard’s beautiful campus, its sidewalks lined with historic buildings such as the impressive Widener Library – housing over 3.5 million books! – and the more demure but beautiful Memorial Church. Your tour guide will let you in on the history of the university and some lesser-known attractions, like the whispering arch at Sever Hall. Along the way, you might recognize some areas that have been featured in films, including Harvard Yard, the oldest part of the University grounds. After you’ve taken in the gorgeous gothic-style halls and absorbed the busy student life vibe of the campus, we may have some time to end the tour with a visit to Cambridge Common and Harvard Square. From here, you can enjoy shopping, dining, or a lovely walk through the park.