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“A Walk through history”
Review of Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail
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$236.40*
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Private Boston Freedom Trail Tour with Driver
Ranked #3 of 392 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.
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A Walk through history”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

This is an excellent way to see many historical sites in Boston without wasting time looking for things. It covered so many different things and was very easy to follow.

Visited January 2013
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Galesburg, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Just follow the red line on the sidewalk”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

As you walk along the Freedom Trail (marked with a red line along the sidewalk), you pass many historically significant buildings and sites. I would strongly recommend making a stop to the information center in order to get a map, otherwise the trail can be a bit confusing.

Visited August 2012
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great History”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Great experience that you need to do at least once especially if you live in the Boston area! Bring your friends from out of town when they come visit to see the city and give them some good history of our town!

Visited August 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“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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