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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Boston
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Boston, MA 02109
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only did 10 of the 16 sites before deciding to stop. Was difficult enough following the red brick trail and not well sign-posted. Was -3°C so was pretty cold and had to concentrate on following the trail. Had to read $3 guide to know what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very enjoyable journey through history. Guide was quite entertaining and dressed in period costume. Just the right amount of time to spend - not too long so that held my interest....would recommend this tour!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KatriSkinner
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wear good walking shoes and plenty of dollars to enter some venues on the route. Walk finishes (or starts) with a free guided tour of the USS Constitution which was very informative. Nearly died going up Bunker Hill battlefield monument but the views from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For a first time visitor with only a few hours to see the sights, this was fabulous in spite of the pouring rain. The role Boston and Paul Revere played in the 18thC War of Independence was clearly explained as major sites were visited.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank geogjan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Boston is beautiful city and I love everything about it. Freedom trail is very interesting and nice way to spend time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danilo0102
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked the trail on a rainy day. Not a lot of people were out but it was still a good walk. It starts at the park and hits all of the main historical points. The museums along the route are interesting and some are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BeckyC2385
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an easy to follow trail, seeing some of Boston’s historic sites. It starts at the visitor centre on the Boston Common and is very accessible to all. Definitely a good way of seeing the city (as long as the weather is decent).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nickss1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the trail in it's entirety. It was a summer weekend and very crowded. We enjoyed the stops along the way. We did not pay to see the attractions, stuck to the free ones. This is an easy way to see the top sites...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sjsk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend visiting Freedom Trail. Lots of interesting landmarks. Great history. Kudos to Jeremiah Poope, this tour guide was just so engaging, informative and entertaining.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joachimm25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 90+ minute tour . Our costumed guide (tickets at the info centre on Boston common) was interesting and informative. It was well worth the $14

Date of experience: December 2018
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SamUK1
November 27, 2018|
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Response from ICFD5 | Reviewed this property |
You can start at the information center on the Boston Common on Trement Street. It is a bit of a walk from the Hilton so taking the green line train (the T) inbound to Park street is the easiest way to get there. You can... More
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singhabhon
November 1, 2018|
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Response from cannonater | Reviewed this property |
yes, but expensive... Uber or use public transportation
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singhabhon
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Response from tjwilson | Reviewed this property |
We parked at the Boston Commons which is the beginning of the trail. It is underground parking.
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