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“Old city meets new city”
Review of Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail
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$20.00*
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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston
Ranked #3 of 411 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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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 American Revolution sites. It starts at the Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and ends at the famed Bunker Hill Monument.
Reviewed January 29, 2013

The freedom trail is a nice way to see the city because it gives you the complete tour of Boston. It is not just a historical walk. It brings you past modern shops and pubs but shows you the historical significance of the entire area.

It is a VERY long walk but it is fun to follow the trails. There are posted signs and we did it on our own but there are guided walking tours that bring you along the entire trail.

Thank John F
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Great way to discover Boston when you are on a budget Follow the trail to see all the history of Boston. Great way for families with children to teach them about a city.

Thank Venice N
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

One of the perfect intros to Boston (Duck Tour is the other) go the whole way to Bunker Hill and climb the monument for great views. If you want to go on Old Ironsides/ USS Constitution (US Navy's oldest commissioned vessel) make sure you check which days it's open.

2  Thank TheGreatRaymondo
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

It was very cold when I walked the trail but it was worth it, seeing the places you read about in American history makes it come alive. I was especially touched by the three cemeteries and reading about the real people who lived and died hundreds of years ago. Well worth the time, but I would plan on a full day so you can explore all of the sites along the trail. There are also plenty of good eating and shopping along the way

1  Thank K Paul C
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

We had so much fun! I printed a map before we got to Boston and then it was easy to just follow the red brick trail... stop when we wanted and learn a lot about boston. I think more cities should do something like this.

1  Thank PetriaLadgrove
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