Currently celebrating its 40th season, Boston By Foot announced a schedule of special tours during the month of July, including four tours in conjunction with Harborfest. In addition to these tours, Boston By Foot also offers nine guided walking tours as part of its regular-season lineup.
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Walking Tour
- Settled by Puritans in the 1630s and attracting wealthy Bostonians to build summer estates on the Jamaica Pond in the 18th century, Jamaica Plain has earned the nickname “The Eden of America.” On this walking tour you will discover why Jamaica Plain is so well-loved by its residents.
- Thursday, July 21, 6-7:30 pm
Meet in front of the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street Jamaica Plain
Longwood and Cottage Farm Neighborhood Walking Tour
- See two of Brookline’s most delightful neighborhoods on Boston By Foot’s July Tour of the Month. Longwood and Cottage Farm provide a quiet, bucolic setting apart from its urban borders.
This walking tour showcases a remarkable collection of romantic English country style cottages and picturesque churches
- Sunday, July 31, 2-3:30 pm
Meet at the corner of Church and Colchester Streets, in front of Christ Church