Historical Boston: The Record Breaker

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Boston has played a central role in U.S. history - being a financial center in the country in the 19th century, when the English came and settled here. You can all probably remember from history class that the American Revolution erupted here.

Learn about historical Boston and its standing in the U.S history of being “first in the nation” to build and enact many things. You’ll see the architecturally beautiful Public Library, historic State House, lush Boston Common, and many more historical sites in Boston.

Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a historian or have any knowledge of historical Boston to play the game. Anyone up for the adventure can do it – all that’s needed is to download our award-winning app and explore beautiful parts of town at your own pace, chosen to delight and entertain. 

Do you prefer adventures without tag-alongs? You’ll get complete freedom and privacy, as there aren’t any guides involved in our games.

Ready for a break? Take one! You can have a coffee or an ice cream break whenever you want with no pressure to keep going if you need a moment to relax. Ready to continue playing after your break? Just pick up where you left off and get right back into it!

A historical Boston walking tour has never been this much fun!

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  • Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
  • Kids under 12 should be guided by their parents
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully
  • Some checkpoints may contain temporary construction work

Places you will visit


It will take you

65-95 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km


  • Go on a historical Boston walking tour and discover many hidden gems

  • See the first and architecturally beautiful Boston Public Library

  • Learn about the first state constitution in the United States

  • Discover many historical sites in Boston, such as where Alexander Graham Bell first used the telephone


Whilst out and about on our historic Boston walking tour, you’ll be swept up in a gripping story, brought to life by our top-notch writers:

You’re a professional record setter who aims to be the first in everything you do, but how do you become the first at everything? Simple.

You race to be the first person to visit every first in a country, a feat you can only accomplish in one place—Boston.

But time is of the essence because others want the record too! So now you must race to solve clues and be the fastest to find Boston’s firsts and explore its history in order to get the World Record win. And you start…now. Ready, set, race!

Game route

Starting point Boston Public Library
Boylston St @ Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Finish point Union Oyster House
41 Union St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
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Download it, choose your route and just walk to the starting point.

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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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