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Boston Advertising & Media Guide

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America's Largest Sightseeing Company

Brochure map advertising

Vehicle wraps

Complete Media Guide

Download a Boston Advertising & Media Guide

Free Map Advertising

Contract Duration

12 months / 1,000,000 copies


  • Personally handed out to all guests aboard the Old Town Trolley and Ghosts & Gravestones Tours.
  • FREE MAP and brochure displayed at our Boston stops.
  • Distributed in over 400 locations throughout the Greater Boston Area.


  • Four complimentary Historic Tours of America tour tickets.
  • Your business listed on www.TrolleyTours.com, on things to see on our tour route.
  • Multiple ad sizes to choose from.
  • Locator dot on the map.

Map Rates and Options Which Include Placement on Map Used for:

  • Old Town Trolley Tours
  • Ghosts & Gravestones Tours


Trolley Map:

  • Half Panel: $7,000
  • Full Panel: $12,000
  • Back Cover, Full Page: Please call for pricing

boston free map brochure inside showing a map and advertisements around it

boston free map brochure outside showing cover, ads and MBTA map

*All art production is at the client’s expense. Please inquire about in-house cost. Discounts are available in conjunction with other Historic Tours of America advertisement opportunities.

Vehicle Back Wraps

THINK BIG and make an impact with Old Town Trolley Tours’ moving messages. The Old Town Trolley tour travels the entire metro area including high visibility areas where they are seen by tourists and locals. Cut through the clutter in advertising and stand out among the best. Old Town Trolley Tours is everywhere you want your message to be!

Advertising Cost and Production Cost Including Installation and Removal:

Please contact us for rates and availability.

boston trolley featuring ad advertisement wrapped around trolley showing a male conductor with a baton and the words 'BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'  boston trolley showing an advertisement covering the entire back with the words 'Now Open In Boston Downtown Abbey Exhibition'

*Contact us for more information. A deposit is required to hold space. All terms will be outlined in the contract.

Our Specs 2020-2021

Free Map Advertisement

  • Half Panel: 3.75″ w x 4.25″ h
  • Full Panel: 3.75″ w x 8.75″ h

Trolley Back Wraps

  • Please call for artwork specs and more details.

Ad Submissions

  • Preferred format for camera-ready ad submission is a PDF/X-1a.
  • Files must be CMYK  and have a resolution of 300 dpi or higher.
  • All fonts must be embedded.

Although we do our best to ensure color accuracy, Historic Tours of America is not responsible for incorrect output of color or the color-correcting of ads if a color-match proof is not provided.

File Transfer

  • Email: Ads can be submitted via email to the following: ads@blackdogadvertising.com. Please keep in mind that our email system can only accept files that are less than 10MB.
  • If file size is larger: Please use a file transfer website i.e. WeTransfer, HighTail, Google Drive, etc.
  • Media Materials: BlackDog Advertising, 8771 SW 129 Terrace, Miami, FL 33176, 305-253-8388.

All artwork must be approved by Historic Tours of America. 

Creative Services

Historic Tours of America’s out-of-house advertising agency, BlackDog Advertising,  will provide professional and creative ad design assistance, layout, typesetting, and preparation of electronic files to display advertisers. Photo images must be at least 300dpi. They accept the following formats: tif, jpg, pdf. Images from the web or embedded in a Word document will not be accepted. Production fees vary and will be directly paid to them.

Contact Us

Kim Villandry

(617) 269-8912

Mailing Address

380 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA 02127

Make checks payable to:

Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston

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