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“Boston is a great city to walk around” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail
Boston, MA 02109
617-357-8300
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Ranked #6 of 195 Attractions in Boston
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Trails, Outdoors
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking, Group tours/walking tour
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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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“Boston is a great city to walk around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Boston is a great city to walk around at the best of times and the addition of this self guided tour is perfect as a way to actually discover and learn about the history of the city and its wonderful sights and building. Do not miss taking the opportunity for some exercise. Take your time with it and stop at some of the places to really explore them ...

Visited September 2012
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“So much fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Such a fun time going thru the Freedom Trail. all you need to do is fallow the red line down and around Boston. neat for kids and adults. Plenty of places to stop if you need to rest or snack.

Visited March 2012
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“Dont skip it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Wonderful way to get some excercise and visit Boston. Love how it takes you thru all the fun parts of Boston. Love little Italy

Visited February 2013
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“Great taste of history! Easy to do on your own if you don't like tours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile


We were not entirely sure if we wanted to Do a tour. Heard some great reviews re tours/guides but decided to do our own thing as timing didn't work for us.

It's super easy to navigate yourself around. Literally follow the "red path" that directs you to the sites. There are plenty of signs & easy to find. Most sites have information regarding their history & importance.

Make sure you bring your walking shoes as you cover a lot of territory. It was pretty cold & some of the paths were a bit uneven to walk on & slightly slippery from the ice.

A great activity as you don't have to spend any money. There are plenty of museums along the way so you can pick & choose what suits your interest. It obviously quite history heavy but even if that's not your thing, the buildings/parks/environment are stunning.

Lots of photo opportunities! We started around 10am & was finished by 3pm. This included a coffee break, stroll around the shops & Quincy market!

The tours seem extremely informative. However, not for everyone. I enjoyed spending longer time at particular places & we were on a tight schedule it worked out quite well.

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“This is a must do.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

For the history of the Revolutionary war and Colonial Boston walking tour is a must. It is easy to follow, and covers the important events in early US history. Plenty of places to stop for coffee, snack, a meal.

Visited February 2013
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