Spirit of Boston Cruise Route

Your Spirit cruise departs from the Seaport World Trade Center Marine Terminal in Boston. Your excursion covers the historic harbor with spectacular views of the city's downtown. No trip to Boston is complete without a view from the deck of our ship. And while you're enjoying sightseeing, you can dine, dance and have a great time, too.

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World Trade Center

Adjacent to Boston's financial district and the North End, the Seaport District is home to dozens of Boston's most popular restaurants, bars, museums and entertainment venues.

1

Boston Tea Party Site

One of the most famous events leading up to the American Revolution, the Boston Tea Party was a political protest in 1773 against taxation by the British government.

2

Boston Massacre Site

Considered to have been the event that turned many American colonists against British rule, the Boston Massacre is reenacted annually on March 5, its anniversary. The site is marked on Boston’s Freedom Trail.

3

Old North Church

The Old North Church was built in December, 1723 and in 1775 was an important figure in Paul Revere’s famous ride and warning, “One if by land, two if by sea.”

4

Zakim Memorial Bridge

The Zakim Bridge name commemorates Boston civic leader and civil rights activist Leonard P. Zakim who wished to build "bridges between peoples." The bridge was dedicated in his honor on October 4, 2002.

5

Bunker Hill Monument

The monument named for the American revolutionary Battle of Bunker Hill stands at the actual site where the misnamed event took place, at Breed’s Hill in Charlestown, MA.

6

Old Ironsides

First launched in 1797, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. Her nickname Old Ironsides dates back to the War of 1812.

7

USS Cassin Young

Commissioned in WWII and named in honor of Captain Cassin Young, she is one of only four surviving Fletcher-class destroyers still afloat. USS Cassin Young was designated in 1986 as a National Historic Landmark.

8

Mystic/Tobin Bridge (Dinner only)

Called both the Mystic River Bridge and Tobin Memorial Bridge, the truss bridge spans more than two miles from Boston to Chelsea, MA.

9

Penny Ferry Berths

The penny ferries of east Boston were a community mainstay in the mid-19th century for many Bostonians as a means of everyday transit. Today, a number of the vessels are on display for public observation.

10

McKay Shipyard

Named for designer and builder of sailing vessels, the Donald McKay Shipyard is a recognizable east Boston landmark which produced ships between 1841 and 1869.

11

Hodge Boiler Works

The former Hodge Boiler Works company used to produce steam engines for shipping vessels in the late 19th century. The site has been recently purchased for redevelopment and is set to transition into a mixed-use residential and retail space in the coming years.

12

Logan Airport

Logan International Airport opened in 1923, then called Jeffery Field. Its first scheduled commercial passenger flight was in 1927, between Boston and New York City.

13

Castle Island/Fort Independence

Castle Island is a 22-acre recreation site and home to Fort Independence, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Use of the site for military fortifications pre-dates the American Revolution.

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