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“Took our Time”
Review of Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail
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$20.00*
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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston
Ranked #2 of 410 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 2, 2014

We took our time and walked it ourselves. Several years ago we took the tour, which I would recommend for a first timer. But, this time we wanted to take our time and be in the moment at each place. Walking the path and stopping at the various stops allowed us to take in the history. We also were able to stop and listen to a brass band as they played Christmas Carols across from the meeting house, and we stopped for coffee and hot chocolate to warm up.
I was really impressed in a nonimpressed way with Paul Revere's home. Not much to see but the outside of the building, as it was evening when we made it there and it was all locked up; which made it feel authentic. Especially could imagine Mr. Revere pulling out his horse and clattering on the cobblestone street. One could almost hear the hoofs on the stones. Also, this is a neighborhood where people live, not just a historical site.

Thank Anna Marie H
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

There is so much history in Boston (relatively for a U.S. city), which makes the Freedom Trail an absolute must. I would recommend doing this over a few days to get the most out of the trail. There is so much to see, and so many reasons to be American proud.

Thank Mattmillr911
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

This wouldnt normally be something i would do but i am glad i did, there is a lot of history in boston and through do this trail i saw things that i would not have seen otherwise.

It is a great way to see the city and all what it has to offer.

Thank 123pinkyprincess
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

lots for everyone and includes almost all of Boston's highlights. Great for families as well as you can do it at your own pace

Thank AGP78
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

Such a great way to see the city. Love doing this at different times during the year. I have never done the whole trail at once...I always seems to get sidetracked...so much to see and do.

Thank Blooskies
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