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Freedom Trail

Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-357-8300
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The red line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided tour of American Revolution sites. It starts at the Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and ends at the famed Bunker Hill Monument.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-357-8300
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We enjoyed our trip down the freedom trail and was amazed at how much we were able to see in a short amount of time. Seeing all the old buildings and learning about the history of Boston is wonderful. Especially when you can be outdoors...More

1  Thank 116Burch
Reviewed 20 October 2016

a nice way to see the main sights of boston in one go. if the weather it nice (which it was for us) its a beautiful way to see the city

Thank Sarah Q
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Interesting to view many of the sites which led up to or featured in the War of Independence. The guides are very informative (if a liuttle biassed).

Thank mrtjh2016
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You can either purchase a map of the visitor centre and walk it yourself or have a tour guide for a nominal fee. We decided to do it on our own, that way we could stop when we wanted to. The larger groups may have...More

Thank dsziffle
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fascinating tour, from beginning to end. The only issue (and why four out five), is that because it is open to the public, the amount of people on the tour can get unwieldy. As you pass through the graveyard not everyone can hear the guide's...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Booked in for a Freedom Trail tour from the Tourist Information office on Boston Common. Noted that our tour didn't actually cover the full Freedom Trail.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A good day seeing interesting places.we did the complete trail in one day.plenty of history would recommend it.it's a long walk but we'll worth it.

1  Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We got to Faneuil Hall just past 11am. The National Park Service (NPS) tour had just departed and the next was at 1pm and these free tickets are not available until 1/2 hour before the tour starts. I had thought the tours were hourly but...More

8  Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We purchased a map from the visitor's center for $3. We decided to not take an organized tour but decided to follow the trail on our own. Between our memories from American History, and the plaques with information and the ability to goggle more information...More

1  Thank Clara S
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

He was amazing...With a voice that would wake up the dead :)). Great wit, engaging personality and good domain knowledge.

Thank Jayantpai
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Darren B | Reviewed this property |
There’s a tour and guide but we didn’t use it. It starts in the park
Nancy H
26 August 2017|
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Response from Ashton S | Reviewed this property |
The app is specifically for the Freedom Trail and the Boston African American National Historic Site, and it's free! It's called "NPS Boston".
6 August 2017|
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Response from Deltraveler75 | Reviewed this property |
Start at Boston Commons. Beware, even though the trail is 2.5 miles long, if you have limited time, you may want to prioritize stops in advance. If you stop and take in each site along the trail, you will easily take up a... More