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Freedom Trail

Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-357-8300
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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“own pace” (545 reviews)
“bunker hill” (717 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Boston, MA 02109
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doing the Freedom Trail is a must for anyone visiting Boston. Buying a map is cheap and following the trail is free, even though I went in the pouring rain I still found it enjoyable.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boston is a walking city with so much to see ! The most beautiful history must be seen by foot . You really will short change yourself if you don’t take time to live this stunning city

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great way to see all the “major” sites. Amazing to do if you’re visiting Boston for the first time. Leaves people who procrastinated in planning with a great layout of the city...just follow the red brick road :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Boston in October as part of a New England/Canada cruise on Celebrity Cruise lines. Our Boston visit was kicked off at the original Quincy Market, which is now a few indoor shops as well as a Boston park service tour HQ. We signed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The freedom trail is well signposted and gives you a good walk around the city. USS Constitution is closed on a Monday so we couldn't visit but still enjoyed the walk

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have done the Freedom Trail 3 times. I have done the trail alone following a guide book and also with a paid guide. The trail is a great way to learn about Boston and it's history as well as getting a feel for the areas...More

Thank sarahlee16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most tourist attractions are good. We went on the hop on hop off bus (good when its rainy) The Duck tour. The walking tour. The Zoo and many other things.

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome thing to do in Boston. You can get exercise and see some of the oldest buildings in the country! Best part is that you can go at your own pace and skip things that may not interest you. WARNING: If you...More

Thank Chad P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walk at least a portion of the Freedom Trail each time while in Boston, and marvel each time at the courage and conviction of our founding fathers who fought for our freedom. It’s a “must-do” for every first time visitor to Boston. However, I...More

Thank JillClardy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we did it on a sunny day and was great, easy to follow the red bricks and so you cannot miss it, you can start where ever at least we did as our apartment was close to the copps hill so we started in one...More

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pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
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Shannon O
December 15, 2017|
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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
Boston Harbor cruise was entertaining and you can get off and see the USS Constitution and a 2nd naval ship for free and then board the cruise after an hour.
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MrsMth
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Darren B | Reviewed this property |
There’s a tour and guide but we didn’t use it. It starts in the park
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Nancy H
August 25, 2017|
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Response from Ashton S | Reviewed this property |
The app is specifically for the Freedom Trail and the Boston African American National Historic Site, and it's free! It's called "NPS Boston".
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