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Description

Welcome to the Harvard Yard GPS-enabled professionally-narrated offline walking tour!

Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn, fully-guided tour.

New tours! Now you’ll find three tours in one app - all highly entertaining, thoroughly researched and prepared by local guides.

Harvard Yard:
Harvard Yard is the heart of the famous Ivy League university
60 min walking tour of Harvard Yard in Cambridge
Learn Harvard’s history and evolution
“Who stayed where”: see where Harvard’s famous alumni lived.

Boston’s Freedom Trail
This 2.5-mile Freedom Trail winds through historic Boston.
Re-live the battles for American Independence.
See and hear the Freedom Trail’s engaging stories of the revolution highlights:
Boston Common
State House
Park Street Church
Granary Burying Ground
King's Chapel
Franklin Statue
Old Meeting House
Old Corner Bookstore
Old State House
Boston Massacre Site
Faneuil Hall
Paul Revere House
Old North Church
Copp's Hill Burying Ground
Bunker Hill Monument

Boston’s Harborwalk:
This scenic 1.5-mile tour of the waterfront around Boston Harbor
30-minute walking tour guide.
Historic sites (Boston Tea Party) to modern-day luxury skyscrapers (Long Wharf)
Learn about the American Independence movement in detail

This app-based tour has significant benefits over other apps and over live guides:

Easy to use
Fully automatic
Fascinating stories
Freedom to travel anytime
Save a lot - real savings
Visualize what you cannot see directly
Take the story home

Easy to use: Download the app on your own phone. Then download the tour(s) you’re interested in taking. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line. It’s like Google Maps and a tour book combined in one! The tour takes you to every single stop; you won’t miss a thing and won’t get lost.

Fully automatic: Each point of interest along the tour has a narrated story, narrated directions, and helpful images, gifs or videos. As you walk along the path and approach a pin, it’s story will automatically pop up and start playing.

Fascinating stories: Engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.

Freedom to travel: No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.

Save a ton: No “per person” tickets for guided tours! No tips per person.

Visualize: what you cannot see: most stops have images, some have animated gifs from different centuries, seasons, or for interior rooms.

Take the story home: Enjoy the tour before, during, and after your visit. Easily create an album or share the images & stories with your friends and family.

What comes with the FREE Demo app:
Map with a guided routing line.
List of all the stops that you will come across on the tour.
Preview: A few fascinating stories with professional narration, stops with images, videos, or gifs, and transcripts if you prefer to read instead of listening.

With the In-App purchase you’ll get:
All of the above features.
Full access to all the stories.
GPS Automatic Play for the stories.

Award-winning app platform:
This app is created using an award-winning platform. The developers received the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use it for over a million tours/year.

Quick tips:
Familiarize yourself with the app while at home.
Allow a couple of hours for the tour.

Just download the app and get started!

NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.

What’s New

Version 1.2

Harborwalk Tour Added!
The App now works Offline.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Smart Dude61 ,

Short but sweet

I visited Harvard after 35 years. I took some classes at the evening school at that time. However, I had very little idea about the history of Harvard and the mystery behind the statue & the library. This app is very well narrated, the stories are really interesting. Especially the Titanic connection. So many celebrities have stayed here. The app points out names of the celebrities and their dorms.

My only complaint is that it is a short tour ... 45 min or so. I wish they can add more structures to it. I would definitely give it five stars and recommend it.

Developer Response ,

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for the review!

OceanStateOfMind ,

Excellent for visitors, not students

I was visiting Boston/Cambridge for the first time over the long weekend, so I wanted to see Harvard since it’s such a famous school. This was a nice little guided tour around Harvard’s central campus or “yard”. It doesn’t cover the rest of the campus but honestly I think this is the only part that matters to a visitor (prospective students probably want more). I really wish they would add more stops to the demo (there are only 2, and the first is an intro) because I almost didn’t buy it and I’m so glad that I took the chance!

Developer Response ,

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for the review!

Greenie109 ,

Better than the campus tour!

I was a little skeptical, but I took this last week, after a campus tour, and enjoyed it much more than I expected. Good stories and interesting information. The directions were easy to understand. The narrator’s voice is also enjoyable to listen to!

Developer Response ,

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for the review!

In-App Purchases

Harvard Yard Boston
Tour has Text, Images & Audio.
$2.99
The Freedom Trail Boston
Upgraded Tour with Text, Images & Audio
$3.99

Information

Seller
Boston City Day Trips
Size
88 MB
Category
Travel
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
© Boston City Day Trips
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Harvard Yard Boston $2.99
  2. The Freedom Trail Boston $3.99
  3. Harborwalk Tour Guide $1.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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