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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.
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Boston, MA 02109
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It was a nice experience to walk along the trail, with the background history being told by the guide. The guide was eloquent, and she was nicely dressed in the attire of erstwhile age, making the overall presentation more beautiful.
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Beautiful walk that highlights Boston’s History and it’s great buildings. It’s very healthy, free and takes a couple of hours! The first thing to do in Boston if your on your first visit!
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I never visited Boston before and I completely fell in love with it. It was great to explore the city on foot. I met many wonderful people ... the coffee shops and seafood choice were amazing. I will definitely come back :)
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It was very cool to walk the Freedom Trail and see all the historic sites. It was cold the weekend we were there, but we still enjoyed all the history.
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A must do experience..You can learn about the history of the city. Make sure you have your walking shoes on. It covers most of the historical sites. Its self guided and well marked. The trail itself is marked by red brick and on the stops there is a special mark. It took me a
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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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