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Boston, MA

All-Inclusive Pass: Go Boston Card

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4.6/5 (136 Reviews)
  • All-inclusive attraction pass, starting at $52.99
  • 51 of the best Boston attractions included
  • Save up to 55% on combined admission prices
  • Explore for 1, 2, 3, 5, or 7 consecutive days
  • Visit as many attractions as you want, 9am to 5:30pm
  • Choose from 4 bonus attractions on 3, 5, and 7-day cards

What's included on the Go Boston Card?

With 3, 5, and 7-Day Cards, get free admission to your choice of one of these attractions. No need to choose now — wait until you get to Boston.

Plus, free admission to all of these 51 attractions on all Cards!

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How it works

What is a Go Boston Card?

A Go Boston Card is an attraction pass that gets you into 51 Boston attractions for one low price.

How does a Go Boston Card Work?
  • Just select how many days you want to sightsee — we offer 1, 2, 3, 5, or 7-Day cards.
  • Your Go Boston Card grants you admission to all 51 attractions for the number of days you bought the card for.
  • Simply present your pass at included attractions between 9:00am and 5:30pm.
  • Visiting your first attraction activates your card. Then, use it on consecutive calendar days.
How will I receive my pass?

You can choose to receive your pass:

  • Instantly on your smartphone — the most popular choice. Includes a digital guidebook.
  • Instantly print at home — just print it and go. Includes a digital guidebook.
  • Physical Card via Mail. Includes a full-color guidebook.
  • Pick it up at one of our in-city pickup locations.
What is the bonus attraction offer?

If you purchase a 3, 5 or 7-Day card, you get admission to one premium bonus attraction on one of the days your card is valid.

Choose from: the Original Boston Duck Tour, Boston Red Sox Ticket with VIP Early Park Access (Select Games), Whale Watch Excursion, or a Gray Line Boston Tours option.

What else does the pass include?

You'll get a guidebook with detailed attraction descriptions, hours of operation, and a map to help plan your itinerary. Plus extra dining, shopping and entertainment discounts to help you save even more along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are "consecutive calendar days"?

"Consecutive calendar days" are days in a row.

If you have a 3-Day card, and you visit your first attraction on a Monday, your card will be valid on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Start your day early to get the most out of your card!

How do I "activate" my card?

Simply visit your first attraction!

How many days should I buy?

Most travelers visit between 2 and 3 attractions each day depending on individual preference. Our most popular card is the 3-Day card.

Is my card valid all day?

You can enter attractions until 5:30pm with the Go Boston Card.

What is your refund policy?

We know sometimes travel plans change, even at the very last minute. That's why, if you don't end up activating and using your pass within a year of the purchase date, we'll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Here's the best part: unlike our competitors, this built-in cancellation insurance comes with every card purchase — free of charge.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to initiate a refund anytime within 1 year of your purchase, please call our Customer Care Team at 800-887-9103. We'll tell you how you can return your non-activated card or pass.

Please note: Activated passes are non-refundable.

What is the bonus attraction offer?

If you purchase a 3, 5 or 7-Day card, you get admission to one premium bonus attraction on one of the days your card is valid.

Choose from: the Original Boston Duck Tour, Boston Red Sox Ticket with VIP Early Park Access (Select Games), Whale Watch Excursion, or a Gray Line Boston Tours option.

Which delivery method should I choose?
  • Instant delivery is the fastest option. You'll be able to access your Go Boston Card from your email or on your phone immediately after you purchase.
    With instant delivery you will receive a printable and mobile version of our guidebook.
  • Having your cards shipped in advance will save you time traveling to a pick up location when you get there. Note that transit times vary depending on shipping options. View delivery options.
  • With in-city pickup you can get a physical card and full-color printed guidebook without waiting for shipping. We will email you a voucher which can be redeemed for passes at one of our voucher redemption locations.
Do you ship Go Boston Cards to hotels?

Sorry, we cannot ship to hotels because of delivery concerns.

I have a voucher, where can I pick up my card?

View a list of in-city pickup locations where you can redeem your voucher for cards.

Where can I buy the cards in Boston?

View a list of sales locations in Boston. Note that in-city purchases are available for full price only.

Does a Go Boston Card expire?

Yes. You have one year from the date of purchase to begin using your pass. After one year, it will expire.

How much will I save?

We’ve made it easy to compare the combined gate prices with the price of the Go Boston Card, to see how much you could save. Try our Savings Calculator!

How many attractions can I visit in one day?

On a Go Boston Card, you can visit as many attractions as you want in a day from 9:00am-5:30pm.

Can I visit an attraction more than once?

In most cases, you can visit each attraction once per day. Some attractions are valid only once during the life of the pass. Please reference your guidebook for specific information on each attraction.

What is the age cut off for child cards?

Child cards are for children ages 3-12. Most attractions do not charge for children under 3 years old. However, there are some exceptions (especially children's museums and attractions geared toward very young travelers). If you have a child under 3 years old, please check with the attraction directly in advance. You may be charged at the gate.

Do I need to make reservations to visit the attractions?

Attractions that require a reservation will display this symbol on the guidebook page.

Some attractions require a credit card to hold a reservation. In these cases, your credit card will not be charged unless you do not show up for your reservation.

What happens if an attraction is closed or a tour is cancelled due to weather or other problem?

While we do our best to ensure that all attractions are available, events happen that are out of our control. The great thing about a Go Boston Card is that there are so many attractions to choose from. If an attraction is closed, or cannot be visited for some reason, we know you'll find a fun alternative in your guidebook!

What do I do if my Go Boston Card is lost or stolen?

Unfortunately, it cannot be replaced if it is lost or stolen. Please treat the card like cash.

What’s the catch?

There’s no catch. Go Boston Card has a partnership with all of the participating attractions to make your visit to Boston as memorable as possible and to help you save time and money.

I still have questions!

Please feel free to call us at 866‑628‑9027 and we’ll be happy to help you!

Note: A Go Boston Card is non-transferable. This means that once you start using it, you are the only person who can use it to get into attractions. Go Boston Cards may not be re-sold.

You should treat your Go Boston Card like cash. If it is lost or stolen, it cannot be replaced.

Call us at 866‑628‑9027 and we'll be happy to help you!

Reviews

Review Snapshot® by PowerReviews Express
 4.6 out of 5 stars (based on 136 customer ratings)
Average Rating for Go Boston Card
0% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:

Pros:
Easy to use (23), Convenient (11), Great value (7), Good value (6), Great savings (5), Saved money (4), Easy (3), Good price / value (3), Great deal (3), Great guidebook (3), Value (3)
Best Uses:
Aquarium (11), Whale watch (7), Fenway park (6), Duck tour (4), Whale watching (4), MIT museum (3), Science museum (3), Trolley tour (3),
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Great Purchase!
By traveler from Maryville, TN on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

Easy to use! The handy guide that comes with the card is very useful (with locations/dates/times).

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I would definitely buy this product
By . from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on
Pros:
Card Recognized Everywher
Cons:
none
Best Uses:
City Attractions
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

Used the card in Boston, Salem, and Cape Cod. No problems redeeming the pass wherever we went. Great savings and convenient.

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WELL WORTH IT
By aileenash from ontario, canada on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

convvenient and easy to use. Saved us lots of money. NO cons for this

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Great value for the money
By Jimbo from Denver Co. on
Pros:
Harbortour, Trolley Access, Whale Watching
Best Uses:
Planning Your Day,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

A multitude of attractions, only problem is deciding what to see to enhance your visit to Boston. Not enough time to see everything this card offers!

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amazing!!
By alejandra p. from guatemala on

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

It's great! You save a lot of money and time with this!

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Great Deal
By PuzzlepIece from NY on
Pros:
lots of choices
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

Card offereed a variety of options that were great for our family of 4. Saved us lots of money & time. You get exactly what the web site says, no gimmicks.

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GO BOSTON!
By teacherspice from Pawnee, IL on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

There were soooo many things we wanted to do, that when we found out about the GO BOSTON card, we knew it would be a great money and time saver. We used our card alot and definitely got our money's worth!

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Good value
By Tmgescape from Lufkin Texas on
Pros:
Expanded Experiences, value
Cons:
4 Day Pass Not An Option,
Best Uses:
Whale watch, Tours
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

I loved the downloaded version of card. Took screen shot and had passes handy. This allows you to do so many extra things for 1 low price. Would buy again!!

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Great Value - Will Use Again
By J Mac from Fort Salonga, NY on
Pros:
value, Easy, All encompassing
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

This was such a great value and saved time as well by not having to wait in line. Whale Watching tour as the bonus with a 3 day card was the highlight of the trip.

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AS ADVERTISED
By TRAVELLER 77 from SUBURBAN ILLINOIS on
Pros:
A Great Bargain
Cons:
Start Earlier To Get 1st Trolley
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Go Boston Card:

Couldn't get on first trolley of the day as the activation booth opens at the same time. Wish it ran later in the day - but of course, there's bad traffic then.

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Actual Money-Saving Itineraries

Below are the most popular ways Go Boston Card holders saved money on their trip. While you don’t have to follow these itineraries, they show just how much you can save!

3-Day Card Itinerary 2-Day Card Popular Itinerary 1-Day Card Popular Itinerary

3-Day Card Popular Itinerary

Day 1Typical time spentGate Price
Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley2 hour loop, valid for 2 days$42.00
Fenway Park Tour1 hour$17.00
Museum of Fine Arts2 hours$25.00
Day 2
Museum of Science2 hours$23.00
Freedom Trail Walking Tour 1.5 hours$12.00
Day 3
Whale Watch4 hours$47.25
New England Aquarium2 hours$22.95
USS Constitution Cruise45 minutes$18.90
Total gate price$208.10
3-Day Go Boston Card$121.99
You save$86.11
41% off the adult gate price!

2-Day Card Popular Itinerary

Day 1Typical time spentGate Price
Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley2 hour loop, valid for 2 days$42.00
New England Aquarium2 hours$22.95
Boston's Tall Ships2 hours$30.00
Day 2
Museum of Science2 hours$23.00
Fenway Park Tour1 hour$17.00
Swan Boats0.5 hours$3.00
Total gate price$137.95
2-Day Go Boston Card$74.99
You save$62.96
46% off the adult gate price!

1-Day Card Popular Itinerary

Typical time spentGate Price
Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley2 hour loop, valid for 2 days$42.00
New England Aquarium2 hours$22.95
Museum of Science2 hours$23.00
Total gate price$87.95
1-Day Go Boston Card$52.99
You save$34.96
40% off the adult gate price!

Remember, you are free to choose any of Boston's 51 attractions.