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Boston's Freedom Trail Self-guided Tour

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Stop At: Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318

Boston Common founded in 1634 spans nearly 50 acres. When the Puritans arrived at Boston in 1630, they found a settler named William Black and then things changed. Book the tour to learn more.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial, Corner of Beacon Street & Park Street, Boston, MA 02108

The Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial, located across Beacon Street from the State House, serves as a memorial to the some of the first African Americans to fight in the Revolutionary War. Book the tour to learn more about this revolutionary war.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Park Street Church, One Park Street, Boston, MA 02108-4899

The 217-foot steeple of this church was once the first landmark travelers saw when approaching Boston. Book the tour to know its history and architecture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Granary Burying Ground, Tremont Street (between Park and School Sreets), Boston, MA 02108

Granary Burying Ground was established in the 1660s. It was named for an adjacent granary located where Park Street church is today. So who was buried here?? Book the tour to learn more.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: King's Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108-3201

King’s Chapel, the first Anglican Church in Boston, was founded in 1686 and houses the oldest American pulpit in continuous use. Book the tour to know why no resident would sell land for a church, which eventually had to be built on a public burying ground.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Benjamin Franklin, School St. at City Hall Ave, Boston, MA

Boston Latin School is the oldest public school in the 13 colonies. Boston Latin was founded in 1635 and what became the aptly named School Street, where it existed for about a century before it was torn down. Book the tour to learn more..

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boston Irish Famine Memorial, Washington St., Boston, MA

Funded by a trust led by Boston businessman Thomas Flatley, the Irish park was opened in 1998. Book the tour to learn why this memorial has received contrasting reviews and has since been called "the most mocked and reviled public sculpture in Boston"?

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616

Old South Meeting House is a Puritan place of worship that was built in 1729 and today functions as a museum. It was one of the largest buildings in Boston at that time. Book the tour to learn more about the house’s hour of fame in the winter of 1773.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Corner Book Store, 283 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

The Old Corner Bookstore, across the street where you are, is the oldest commercial building in Boston. It was built in 1718 as a pharmacy or apothecary shop. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Alfred Tennyson, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and many others gathered here to discuss their works and exchange literary gossip at what they called The Saturday Club. Book the tour to learn more.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old State House, 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702

This building was constructed in 1713 and still includes some of its original bricks. Did you know that the Declaration of Independence was proclaimed from its balcony on July 18, 1776. Book the tour to learn more.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boston Massacre Site, 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702

The Boston Massacre took place in front of the balcony, and the site is now marked by a cobblestone circle in the square. Allow us to set the scene…book the tour to learn more.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 1 Faneuil Hall Sq Quincy Market, Boston, MA 02109-1604

Faneuil Hall has been around since 1742 and is known as the Cradle of Liberty. Faneuil Hall was the scene of the most stirring public meetings on the eve of the American Revolution with the great Patriot orators of the day sounding from its platform. Book the tour to learn more.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The New England Holocaust Memorial, 98 Union St, Boston, MA 02129, USA

On the way to the next stop on the Freedom Trail, you will see the New England Holocaust Memorial on the left. While not a typical Freedom Trail stop, it is an important and interesting monument. Book the tour to learn more....

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Haymarket, Blackstone St, Boston, MA

Also not one of the designated Freedom trail stops the Haymarket. It is an open-air market where vendors sell fruits, vegetables, and seafood at very low prices.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rose Kennedy Greenway, JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111

Another non-Freedom trail stop on the way is The Rose Kennedy Greenway. It is a linear park that stretches over several downtown Boston neighborhoods. Book the tour to learn more..

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Paul Revere House, 19 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2405

Paul Revere's home. Yes! It still stands today. It was constructed around 1680 and he purchased it in 1770. Book the tour to learn about its history and interesting facts..

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old North Church & Historic Site, 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1123

This is Christ Church, but it is more popularly known as Old North Church. Book the tour to learn why It is most famous for being the site of Paul Revere's two lantern signal on the eve of the American Revolution?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Corner of Snow Hill and Hull Streets, Boston, MA 02118

Copp's Hill burying ground is in the north end. Thousands of people are entombed here. Book the tour to know why it was a place for the less affluent including craftsmen, mechanics, and artisans?

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: USS Constitution Museum, Bldg 22 Charlestown Navy Yard Charlestown, Boston, MA 02129

The USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship in American history. It was first launched in 1797. Book the tour to learn why it famously earned the nickname of Old Ironsides during the War of 1812?

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bunker Hill Monument, Monument Square, Boston, MA 02129

The Bunker Hill Monument was erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, which was among the first major battles between British and Patriot forces in the American Revolutionary War. The monument is not on Bunker Hill, but instead on Breed's Hill, where most of the fighting in the misnamed Battle of Bunker Hill actually took place. Book the tour to learn why The Monument Association, which had purchased the battlefield site, was forced to sell off all but the hill's summit in order to complete the monument.?

Duration: 5 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Departure Time
5/1/2019 - 10/25/2021Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Duration
2h
Return Details
Bunker Hill Monument, Monument Sq, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
Inclusions
  • Self-Guided GPS triggered ACTION TOUR GUIDE APP for iPhone and Android.
  • The one time password will be your name exactly as displayed on the ticket.
  • The capitals and spaces in your password(s) need to match those on the ticket.
  • Please allow 20 minutes for the system to activate your password.
  • By default English Audio Tour is packaged with your password. To request Chinese, please contact us
Exclusions
  • Parking. Rental vehicle, Admission tickets/passes to attractions
  • Entry/Admission - King's Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Old South Meeting House
  • Entry/Admission - Old Corner Book Store
  • Entry/Admission - Old State House
  • Entry/Admission - Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Entry/Admission - Haymarket
  • Entry/Admission - Rose Kennedy Greenway
  • Entry/Admission - The Paul Revere House
  • Entry/Admission - Old North Church & Historic Site
  • Entry/Admission - USS Constitution Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Bunker Hill Monument
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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First time I tried this kind of self guided tour and I really liked it. The fact that you can control it allows you to stop whenever you want
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Response from actiontour, Owner at Boston's Freedom Trail Self-guided Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks a lot for the review. The GPS feature allows you to take the tour at your own speed.
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I thoroughly enjoyed downloaded the app and exploring the freedom trail at my own pace. The downside is nobody was available to answer my questions but I realise I could probably go back to the visitors information centre and ask these questions
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Response from actiontour, Owner at Boston's Freedom Trail Self-guided Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks a lot for the review. For any questions, you can call us or email us. We will resolve any queries/issues there itself.
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Overhearing neighboring tours, this one offered more detail and I was able to go through it at my own pace.
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Response from actiontour, Owner at Boston's Freedom Trail Self-guided Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks a lot for the review. We have a lot more content in the pipeline.
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I’m so glad we found this tour. We enjoy going at our own pace and this fit the bill. At this price, you can’t go wrong. We followed the very easy to identify red brick trail and used the map to keep us on track. The narrated info was very easy to follow. I would suggest ear
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Response from actiontour, Owner at Boston's Freedom Trail Self-guided Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks a lot for the review. Glad to hear that our users love our self-guided tours.
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Wonderful experience. Walking through various ethnic neighborhoods was an added and unexpected bonus to the Freedom Trail. We had lunch in an (open air) Italian restaurant and the lobster ravioli was the best meal in our entire 10 day New England trip!
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Response from actiontour, Owner at Boston's Freedom Trail Self-guided Tour
Responded 5 Oct 2019
Thanks a lot for the review. It feels really good to have people liking the experience.
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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