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Freedom Trail

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Address: , Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-357-8300
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking, Group tours/walking tour
Description: The red line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided tour...
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.
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Nice trip through American History

Starting at Boston Common the Freedom Trail is easy to follow and winds through several key sites in American History. The path is clearly marked with both signs and bricks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Starting at Boston Common the Freedom Trail is easy to follow and winds through several key sites in American History. The path is clearly marked with both signs and bricks leading from site to site. Beware of traffic as you are in downtown Boston. The trail has signs clearly describing the sites you are viewing and there are also maps... More 

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portland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable. Tour guides dress as an actual historical person. Lots of historical trivia given in this town that is so important to the history of this country.

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milton keynes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great idea and such a simple way of guiding people around. It's well maintained, although they do set the Saturday market across it, which doesn't help. Nice easy walking and plenty of stop places along the way.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is the best historical trail in the country. Period. It's a fantastic way to see the entire city. Great walk. A must do.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The Freedom Trail is a walk that all visitors ( as well as natives) should enjoy. If taking the T, get off at Park Street and let the journey begin.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It takes some time and requires a decent amount of walking . You discover some really interesting things along the way. We enjoyed old south meeting point and granary burial ground. We took a cab to bunker hill and worked our way back. Mid way you can fill up at Quincy marketplace. There are restrooms on the bottom floor of... More 

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Livingston, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The Freedom Trail is the perfect way to see all of the history of Boston and the beginnings of our country in a well-defined and laid out manner.

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San Diego, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We did the Boston walks with Bryan. He was great. The tour is free because he works off of tips. He is extremely knowledgeable of the history and some little extra tidbits that are not well known. He does 1/2 of the trail in the morning and the second 1/2 in the afternoon. The pace is just about right for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I followed the trail on a Saturday and it was great. Linking all the key points in the Revolutionary take from Bunker Hill scene of one of the most significant battles were Americans showed there determination to fight for freedom, to the little timber Paul Revere house, and many other well cared for historic sites on the way, this free... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Everyone should see the sights on the Freedom Trail, great way to learn about or enhance existing knowledge of early American history. The trail is easy to follow - look for the red bricks. It is a lot of walking so have very comfortable shoes.

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