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Freedom Trail

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As featured in 3 Days in Boston and 7 other guides
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Address: Boston, MA 02109
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+1 617-357-8300
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The red line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided tour...

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.

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Was an awesome experience. Lots to see along the way. A must do if you are visiting Boston. Quite a bit of walking and lots of hills. Keep that in mind if you are planning to walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Cold Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was an awesome experience. Lots to see along the way. A must do if you are visiting Boston. Quite a bit of walking and lots of hills. Keep that in mind if you are planning to walk the trail.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a tour with Prince Hall. Very funny your guide and extremely knowledgeable. This is a must do in Boston.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the tour on 2/19/17 and our guide was Mark Linehan, dressed as "Thomas Hutchinson III". The man was outstanding!!! We had roughly 70 people in the group and he managed to keep us all involved, well informed and close together. He was very animated, expressive, at times funny and sarcastic; all while telling us historic facts. Think back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a day touring history on President's Day. Great educational material that provides much insight to our country's past. Worth doing again if you have already done this in the past!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I found walking in the footsteps of the early Americans a real thrill. Imagine seeing the places where the Boston Tea Party took place, the amazing Old State House and the scene of the Boston Massacre, Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere's House then an amazing dinner in the North End. Come on, Boston is one of America's greatest cities - and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed walking along the freedom trial. So much history and we liked how the path runs along the city. Only improvement would be more visitor centers along the route. Plus, was disappointed to see a lot of the stops along the way were now charging a fee for adults.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We started our visit by walking through the freedom trail, it has been the best way to approach the city for the first time. We enjoyed it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A must for an sight see-er. Nostalgia at its finest, walk the Freedon Trail, visit a few pubs along the way, great experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My 10-year-old son was studying the pressures that led to the American Revolution Ary war in school, so we decided to take the trip and walk the freedom Trail and see the various sites along the way. So happy we did that. From the old State House to Paul Revere's house the old North Church. Where the victims of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time walking the Freedom Trail. The only challenge was that we had a stroller -- these sidewalks were not stroller-friendly. We made it through,though, and saw the sights. Well worth it.

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Staying in Downtown

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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