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Sightseeing Discounts
For Boston, Cape Cod & Beyond

No doubt about it. Boston, Cape Cod and the surrounding area is a sightseeing mecca!

From Boston's historic Freedom Trail and iconic Fenway Park, to the scenic shores of Cape Cod and the adventure of Six Flags New England, there's a wealth of fun and interesting things to do in the city and nearby!

Inside Faneuil Hall in BostonFaneuil Hall in Boston - "The Cradle of Liberty"

But let's face it, folks. All that sightseeing can take a big bite out of your fun budget ... if you let it. 

"GO Boston Card" To The Rescue!

What's a GO Boston Card?

Simply put: it's the handiest thing I've ever found for saving money on sightseeing in our area. And believe me, I've checked out a whole bunch of discount offers over the years! ;-)

How much can you save? Up to 55% off regular admission prices. 

I say "up to" 55% because the GO Boston Card is kind of like an all-you-can-eat buffet ticket. The more you eat (or in this case, the more you see and do), the more you save.

* See prices, details and reviews for the GO Boston Card

Here's how it works: 

The GO Boston Card is an all-inclusive pass that allows you to visit 40+ of the area's top attractions, all for one flat rate. 

  • Choose how many days you'll want to use the card. (They're available for 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 days.)

  • Then buy your card online, and print it or load it onto your phone.

  • When you're ready to start sightseeing, just show your card for admission at each of your chosen attractions. You pay $0 at the gate.

Here's just a small sampling of what the card covers in the city:

(Click the photo to see all 40+ covered attractions)

Some attractions on the GO Boston All-Inclusive discount pass

And here are some of the attractions covered by the GO Boston Card outside the city: 

  • Salem Witch Museum
  • House of Seven Gables
  • Plimoth Plantation
  • Cape Cod Canal Cruise
  • Hyannisport Harbor Cruise
  • John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum 
  • Old Sturbridge Village
  • Six Flags New England
  • HighFlyer Zip Line at Foxwoods
View of Plymouth PlantationSee How the Pilgrims Lived at Plimoth Plantation


Autumn scene at Old Sturbridge VillageVisit Old Sturbridge Village


Hyannisport Harbor tour cruise boatCruise to Hyannisport for Views of the Famous Kennedy Compound

* See prices, details and reviews for the GO Boston Card

1 & 2-Day Passes: Are They Worth It?

As a practical matter, it's impossible to see everything in a day or two.  

So you might wonder: "Can you really get your money's worth from a 1 or 2-day discount card?" In my experience, yes.

When we take day trips to Boston with our out-of-town guests, we'll do a couple of the pricier attractions - like the Trolley Tour and the USS Constitution Cruise, for example. That more than covers the cost of the card. The rest of the day's sightseeing is pure savings.

If we stay overnight in the city and have two days to see the sights, we can squeeze even more value out of a 2-day GO Boston Card

USS ConstitutionTake the USS Constitution Cruise to See "Old Ironsides"

* See prices, details and reviews for the GO Boston Card

3, 5 & 7-Day Cards: The Best "Bang for Your Buck"

The best value comes with the 3, 5 and 7-day GO Boston Cards

Not only do they give you more time to see and do more, they also give you
a free "premium" attraction that's not included with the 1 and 2-day cards.

Premium choices vary from time to time and season to season. They often include:

  • Boston Duck Boat tours

  • Red Sox select game tickets (with early access to Fenway Park)

  • New England Aquarium whale watch cruises

Who doesn't love a freebie?!

Whale sightings on a whale watch cruiseGotta See the Whales!

* See prices, details and reviews for the GO Boston Card

Get Even More Savings With Your Card 

I know, sometimes it's tempting to ignore all the extra info that comes with a discount card. I've done that more often than I care to admit. ;-)

But in this case, that'd be a big mistake, because that's where you'll find even more ways to save with your GO Boston Card

Discounts for restaurants, pubs, tours, island ferries, shopping, rental cars and more ... you'll see them in the "Extra Savings" section of your free, downloadable 50+ page Boston Guide Book.  

Be sure to check them out!

Enjoy your sightseeing adventures ... and your savings!




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