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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.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday

So much to see and so easy to navigate. Boston does history right! Very easy to follow the red brick trail to historic sites that just take you to a special place in time.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cmprior999
Reviewed yesterday

Very easy to do parts of the trail, just be prepared for some hills. Start in the North End where Paul Revere's house is to the North Church and his statue. Since there is so much to see, I would suggest doing the Freedom Trail...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1.5 hour walk that really enlightened about the history of the region. Tour guide was knowledgeable and really made the tour fun.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nick H
Reviewed yesterday

We delayed leaving Boston for an extra day so we could visit the Freedom Trail since we had a rainy day when we first planned to go. We Were able to go inside Paul Revere"s home( there's admission charge) and to Beacon Hill, see the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank beachgirl-711-12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got to see many historical sites during our walk. You just need to follow the path and look for the signs.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Freedom538095
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Completed the Freedom Trail yesterday, which was awesome. Boston is such a beautiful city, steeped in history and stories. Just beware, it says it’s 2.5 miles long .... we did more than 7 miles, and hardly strayed from the route at all .... but don’t...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 884garethj
Reviewed yesterday

Follow the Freedom Trail and you see pretty much most of Boston and what it has to offer. We used an app not surprisingly called 'The Freedom Trail' ( a couple of dollars / pounds to buy) and it was really good, informative and helpful....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank pete2216
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked around on our own, going via various other places we wanted to go - Harbour Walk, weekend market etc - I find escorted tours a bit too dramatic and over-egged. It links some wonderful parts of Boston, along with some of the most...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 996garethl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I spent the whole day exploring the Freedom Tr as I’ll! We loved the easy directions- the brick trail actually really helped keep us from getting lost! This city is beautiful, clean, and full of amazing history! The hike up to the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

3 miles following the red brick road of history. A journey well spent to appreciate how important Bostonians were to shaping the future of this great country. In truth, when you are from the UK, you have to swallow a little at the acts of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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ann m
4 October 2019|
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Response from SueBusse | Reviewed this property |
We did not use a tour company. Maps are everywhere and it's all just a nice walk. There are a couple of places that charge for admittance but you don't have to go in if you don't want to pay.
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Response from rstojanka | Reviewed this property |
Street parking , free for 2 hours
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