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Freedom Trail

Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-357-8300
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Ranked #4 of 413 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic walking areas, Trails, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Owner description: The red line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided...
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Type: Historic walking areas, Trails, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The red line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided tour of Revolutionary sites, which starts at the Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and ends up at the famed Bunker Hill Monument.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Brian was our tour guide for our free walking tour. He was awesome, friendly, interesting and hilarious. We learned a ton and enjoyed our walk around the downtown. He pointed out good eats and drink places as well as giving us a history lesson. He answered any questions and kept everyone entertained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I live in Boston, but I recommend the freedom trail to my friends who visit. The freedom trail is a great way to see the city as it leads you through all of the main tourist and popular areas of Boston. It is a great way to see the city on your own for free and to get some exercise.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Due to the snow we only managed a small part of the freedom trail, but as you walk along the trail you come along some suprising history and buildings. If you have a Go Boston Card most are inculuded in price. The Quincy Market is a great place to eat and do a little shopping.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

If you like American History than this is the place for you. When I went on the trail, I noticed a great deal of historical information, about the revolutionary war. If you don't like walking, than you might want to try something different because their is a lot of walking involved and not a lot of places to sit down.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We wanted to join a group to walk the Freedom Trail but we had missed the last one and the groups were looking quite large so we decided to buy our own guide book and walk the trail ourselves. That proved to be the right way for us to walk the Freedom Trail. We may have missed out on some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

End up with a meal in North End or in Charlestown. This is a must - see / must - do if you are visiting Boston or a resident.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

One of the many historic places in Boston that is very educational. Recommend for the entire family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

One of the best ways to see the historic places in Boston - it is free and all you should need is a good pair of walking shoes. Bring a bottled water if it is hot. You can finish the trail as quick or as slow as you like. There are red line markers on the pavement to direct you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A great way to wander the historical areas of Boston. You walk through many neighborhoods and can visit historical places like the Paul Revere House, Old North Church. There is admission for some of the places but no need to pay if you decide to go in.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Best done in the late Spring or Summer. Very interesting especiall if your are a "historian" or just a Patrioc American. My German in-laws also enjoyed it. Plenty of refreshment stops on the Trail.

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