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“Fun with family and friends”
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Freedom Trail
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Boston's Freedom Trail 5K Run
Ranked #3 of 396 things to do in Boston
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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.
Boston, Massachusetts
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“Fun with family and friends”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Walking the freedom trail is really so fun since all the sites bring you through not only the history of America but gives you time to enjoy Boston at the same time. Its really easy to stop along the way and visit some great shops and restaurants.There are places to stop right on freedom trail to try Boston treats from Boston Creme Pie to Boston Scrod. Hmm Hmm good.
Recomend during your walk you keep your eyes open for places beyond just the official freedom trails sites so you dont mis all the gems of Boston. You can do a guided trail with a offical guide if you want to learn more of the historic details. If you want to go on your own pace walking on own is also fun. If you find the trail too long to come back just jump in a cab or even take the historic old town trolley tour.

Visited January 2013
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Secaucus, New Jersey
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“Old city meets new city”
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.

Visited March 2012
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Warwick, Australia
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“Great way to explore Boston”
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.

Visited December 2012
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful walk through historic Boston”
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.

Visited July 2012
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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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“Trip through American history”
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

Visited January 2013
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