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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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We were originally going to do a self tour, however when we went to pick up the map at the information centre we elected to take the guided tour. I am glad we did. Our tour guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We were originally going to do a self tour, however when we went to pick up the map at the information centre we elected to take the guided tour. I am glad we did. Our tour guide was Abby who was dressed in colonial costume and moved in and out of character. She was very informative and entertaining. She also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Last July my family and I walked the trail. Very interesting and fun. A good way to explore Boston's historical sites. I'd suggest to anybody visiting Boston.

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Lorain, Ohio
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Took a Freedom Trail tour with Mike Szkolka from the Lessons on Liberty. I was so impressed him last October that I brought my kids back this summer and booked with him specifically. He is an educator and takes a very historical (rather than theatrical perspective on the time period) and his dialogue was full of both entertaining facts and... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Follow the double brick road! I suggest that you join a tour to get the most out of your visit on the freedom trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Walking The Freedom Trail is the best way to get to know pre-Revolution Boston as well as Boston today. We started at the well-staffed Information Center and followed the Red Brick Road (literally). The Trail was well-signed and there is lots of free information to help you through. Would highly recommend walk the FT your first time to Boston. Another... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

It was great history. The walking was a little rough because of the heat but even at 90 degrees, Boston is not nearly as bad as the southern states with humidity.

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birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We would recommend walking this trail as it takes you along the most interesting aspects of American history. The Trail itself was not particularly clear and the maps provided at the Tourist Information Centre were not really helpful but if you have a free 1/2 day - day and its not too hot, its a pleasant way to see Boston.... More 

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I thought I knew American history! We took the guided tour and it was fascinating to hear the "real" stories of what happened during our independence. Wish I had the chance to take this tour while I was in high school!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Very interesting walk with plenty to see. We chose to do it at our own pace, without paying for any tours. While we certainly would have learned more by taking the tour, it was still a very enjoyable walk, and allowed us to meander through the city, taking little detours along the way so that we got to see everything... More 

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Lexington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

This was a great tour and exceptionally informative. We struggled with taking the self guided tour or this one, and I am glad that we went with this option, as our guide, "Prince Hall" was very informative and kept our children engaged and laughing the entire time. It was a very large group and they did split the tour, but... More 

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Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-357-8300
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston

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