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Freedom Trail

Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-357-8300
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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” (531 reviews)
“bunker hill” (696 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Boston, MA 02109
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying in Boston for a short period of time and could not complete the entire trail. Will return as this was very informative and educational.

Thank Lov2travelz
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I walked the entire Freedom Trail today and it was roasting. I used an app to tell me all the history and it was amazing. Highlights are the Quincy Markey, where there was an Acapella Idol and it was really good.

Thank thomcarey
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do it yourself with a guidebook or join a walking tour. Well marked and really gets you seeing Boston's sights. We did a walking tour for half of it and it was fun. Lucky with nice weather which helped.

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy walking even with large crowds on a Saturday. Great way to see the city. We were only able to do half of it due to a late start, but plan on finishing it up on our last day in Boston.

Thank AshleyB8
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Freedom trail starts by the tourist point at Boston Common. You take it towards the marina. There are 16 locations significant to the history of the United States such as Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Massacre spot, Paul Revere House Bunker, Sam Adams...More

Thank bengiland
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must do for 1st time Boston visit. Great way to see a lot if the sites & learn about this country's beginning

Thank LenaG1969
Reviewed 2 days ago

Didn't have a lot of time to visit Boston, just a few hours. We did, however, get to see a glimpse of historic Boston just by following the trail. Started around Boston Common and went all the way to Bunker Hill in a couple of...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a 'Free tour by foot' and it was great to learn the history of Boston from a knowledgeable guide. It is 100% a must do while in Boston and worth doing before getting stuck into anything else

Thank MichaelandLuisa
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked on many different parts of the trail but the most memorable was at the Old State House where right out front was where the Boston Massacre took place.

Thank Gregg W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked alot of the Freedom trail on our own, as we had done alot of research pre holiday. Plenty of opportunities to get the Trail map from the main Boston Tourist info center or from Quincy market area. Local State Rangers also offer free...More

Thank Diane P
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children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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MrsMth
12 October 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
26 August 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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sleepys
6 August 2017|
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Response from Deltraveler75 | Reviewed this property |
Start at Boston Commons. Beware, even though the trail is 2.5 miles long, if you have limited time, you may want to prioritize stops in advance. If you stop and take in each site along the trail, you will easily take up a... More
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