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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Boston
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Boston, MA 02109
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

This trail is amazing,it takes tourists on an extensive trail visiting lots of historic sights .It is easy to follow the trail with different colour brick trails to follow,.There is a map readily available to explain the sights you will see. Just stick to the...More

Thank Graham F
Reviewed yesterday

My wife insisted that we do this. I was skeptical, but soon found myself thoroughly engaged. I wish we had planned a full day to walk the entire trail. Will do it again next time we get to Boston.

Thank Porterpoint
Reviewed yesterday

This is worth while doing but you need to be able to walk and like walking. You can get a copy of the freedom trail from your hotel or any hotel, visitors centre and most shops. This takes you along many historic landmarks of Boston...More

Thank Tracey D
Reviewed yesterday

We actually took our time doing the Freedom Trail, 3 hours one day and another 3 the next. There is an awful lot to see on this 16 stop walking tour of Boston's incredible past and lots of information on it's heroes The trail is...More

Thank johnboyPeterborough
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This trail was amazing. So easy to follow and lots of info about the sites . Was a fun way to see the different neighborhood

Thank Swimmy128
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy to follow the red brick trail! Very historical from cemeteries to monuments and buildings. Also, a little shopping mixed along the way! Fun time!

Thank Pgc5837
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a personal guide that gave us a very information tour. We enjoyed seeing so many beautify buildings and hearing all of the history.

Thank George W
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I really enjoyed following the trail. It was a great way to organize a couple of days on our weekend trip. We traveled the whole thing and took a bit of time to make it last. You can find info online about...More

Thank joelfancypants
Reviewed 3 days ago

fascinating guide- Nancy, excellent explanations, interesting sites, history came to live again.Love the tour and the details reveled.

Thank LoveTravel801196
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was nice to go at our own pace and be able to go off on tangent if a store or bar looked cool and wanted a break. Guided tours do not allow for that. What would have been helpful is an app, giving you information...More

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dassya722
24 September 2018|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
We took our almost 12 year old grandson on the tour done by the Freedom Trail Foundation - the Walk into History tour (there is a ‘Reverse’ tour that visits the same sites in reverse order, just depends on where it is more... More
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KarenEph320
21 September 2018|
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Response from FrankJ123 | Reviewed this property |
Just do it yourself, no need to pay anyone!
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BJM64
7 September 2018|
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Response from Shawn B | Reviewed this property |
I started at Boston commons. The ‘welcome center’ will try to sell you a map or have you download an app you have to pay for, this isn’t needed unless you want to. Walking the Trail is free and only one or two sites have... More
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