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Boston isn’t all tri-corner hats and tea parties.
This award-winning audio tour of Boston leads you down secret alleys and hidden paths — to the heart of the real Beantown. Authentic interviews with local Bostonians, original music and sound effects.

You’ll visit the former headquarters of the Boston Mafia, meet a Boston Mayor elected from a jail cell, and sip a cappucino with locals in the North End.
To get off the beaten path in Boston just download the audio tour to your iPod and listen as you walk.


1. View & print the map. (Click here)
2. Choose your download (see options below).
3. Walk to stop 1 on the map and press play.

The Tour Map

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The Voice Behind the Tour

4 local Bostonians guide you through their home town – showing you a side of Boston most tourists never get to see. Some of the narrators include:


Michael Patrick MacDonald is the author of All Souls: a Family Story from Southie, winner of the American Book Award.
Luigi ‘Big Lou’ DeMarco is seriously Italian. His family owns Caffe Graffiti, a local hangout in the North End.
Dicky Barrett is lead singer of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones.

Tour Details

Tour Length: 1 hour
Tour Distance: 1 mile
Recommended Times: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Boston: Downtown