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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston provided by Boston Citywalks

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Overview
Explore American history on this walking tour along Boston’s Freedom Trail. Meander down cobblestone streets while taking in the city’s gorgeous, centuries-old architecture and learning about the American Revolution from your guide. Enjoy a relaxed stroll to the places that played a key role in the fight for independence, including the Old State House, Old South Meeting House, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, and more.
Highlights
  • Walk the Freedom Trail and visit important sites in the American Revolution
  • Learn about Boston’s colonial history from your guide
  • Enjoy New England’s centuries-old architecture
  • Walking tour is ideal for history buffs, families, and first-time visitors
What to Expect
Start your tour by meeting your guide at the Old State House, Boston’s oldest public building and the location where American independence was first declared. Then, see where the Boston Massacre occurred and stop by the Old South Meeting House, where a fateful gathering led to the Boston Tea Party. The tour also includes stops at the Old Corner Bookstore, where Ralph Waldo Emerson and other famous authors once gathered, Park Street Church, where the prominent abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison gave his first major speech on the subject, and the Old Granary Cemetery, where Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and other seminal figures are buried. The tour ends at Boston Common.
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Departure Point
State Street at Congress Street, Boston, MA 02203, USA
Duration
1h 10m
Return Details
Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • 70-Minute Freedom Trail Walking Tour of Boston
  • Pass attractions and landmarks like Faneuil Hall, King's Chapel, and Boston Common.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Atalah H wrote a review Mar. 2020
Toronto, Canada10 contributions5 helpful votes
I was in Boston for business and had Saturday morning free. I booked the Freedom Trail Walk tour in the last minute and it was amazing! Our guide Allan was a very knowledgeable, kind and funny! Even though it was cold and windy, he made sure to stop more frequently than
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Aurela D wrote a review Jan. 2020
Montreal, Canada1 contribution2 helpful votes
The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. He really took his time explaining everything. It was great!
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Giulia Biffi wrote a review Dec. 2019
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The guide was extremely knowledgeable and answered all our questions. He was also merciful as he tried to find warm spots where to stop and give us explanations. I really enjoyed this tour, but I would suggest to make it a bit longer and include more of the freedom trail stops,
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Alanm, Owner at Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston
Responded 9 Dec. 2019
This tour is of the Downtown Freedom Trail, which includes all of the Freedom Trail Sites in the Downtown Area.plus interesting architecture as well. It includes approximately 75% of all the Freedom Trail sites. There are other Freedom Trail sites in the North End and Charlestown, but they would make it a whole lot longer tour (not "a bit" as you suggested).
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nicksb2 wrote a review Nov. 2019
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Very educational. Dorothy Quincy was funny and knowledgeable. Would recommend to anyone just visiting Boston.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Lisa H wrote a review Nov. 2019
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We loved the anecdotal pieces of history, the full costumed tour guides, and the overall tour. It was much better than venturing off on our own down the red brick stripe rode, with no info to learn.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Dvbindy
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See above.
Would like to go on this tour on June 30 2020, but don't see that it is available. Please let us know.
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mr_rubenschmidt
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Spectacular City!!!
We had to do a 24 hs stay while connecting a flight back to London!!! Really enjoyed the city downtown with all the
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woodclose
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Freedom Trail
Very interesting tour. Well informed guide who provided lots of information, with very subtle humour. Covered much
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WanderJandB
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Two Hours to Learn
Even though it was a very cold day, this tour was well worth it. Alan was fun and knowledgeable. He also took u
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Jodi G
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Very cool experience
Great tour - very insightful and not too long! Can't wait to come back to Boston to learn more! This was a nice w
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willl679
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Alan is the best
It was a cold winter day and we brave the cold and book a walking tour with Alan. He did a great job sharing the h
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TheBeardedDave
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Tour of Boston
This was an amazing tour! There were the basics like the state houses, Paul Revere's ride and the various parks, bu
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colinofhove
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A lovely way to spend Christmas day morning.
As per title, done the freedom walk Christmas day morning, the streets were so quiet. Found Alan at the old state h
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Boca160
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Freedom Trail to Nack Bay
Alan was great, knowable and humorous. A good tour as far as Beacon Hill, a little thin after that but still enjoya
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thuynh2017
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Not lost
Great walking experience. I never got lost and the guides were both friendly and talkative. Definitely recommend
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jjclarinet
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Wonderful
Bob was a fantastic guide. He obviously loved his job. The pace was perfect, massively informative, and he was such
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artick81
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Excellent walking tour
We used this tour early in our visit to Boston to understand the history of the city but also to get our bearings.
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kellysbeach
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Favorite thing we did in Boston!
This was a wonderful walk through history. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and was a Bostonian with family d
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M574ROkevink
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Fun, Entertaining and Informative!
Our guide Alan keep us intrigued and entertained the whole time! This was a wonderful way to spend the morning wal
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Jan B
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Knowledgeable and friendly
Alan gave our group a great tour covering the Colonial era history of Boston and sprinkled in commentary about nota
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Key Details
  • Freedom Trail, Boston Common, and 9 more
  • Duration: 1h 10m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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