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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
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Boston, MA 02109
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Reviewed yesterday

We chose to do the trail walk without a guide, stopping at all of the landmarks between the start of the trail, near the Park Street church, and the Old North Church. We did not spend time going through shops at Faneuil Hall, but decided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2007Europe
Reviewed yesterday

you definitely gain a lot of useful and fun information. The staff are helpful and know their stuff. best time to go is in the spring.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ojitos1217
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting walk with plenty of signs and lots of historical interest. My wife is local to the Boston area, worked in Boston and was still surprised to find how much she had never seen before. Allow plenty of time, a lunch stop, time to visit...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Robert N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only did a portion but brings you to the lovely North End neighborhoods, lots of true American beginnings. Well worth it. If time permits stop by the original Reginas for a break and enjoy the very best pizza evah!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

More cities should do things like this to encourage walking around their city. We thoroughly enjoyed this aspect of Boston and saw lots of cool sites.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rockstar89
Reviewed 2 days ago

Before getting to the city we got a self guided map showing all the stops along the Freedom Trail. While there are walking tours we didn't have much time and definitely wanted to complete the whole walk. It is clearly marked and easy to follow,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nalalita
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy walking and you enjoy American history then this is a no brainer to me. Pick a nice day and set out on your journey. Besides interesting historical sites you'll see Boston proper and have some great views you may not have previously...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank newenglander1952
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can do a little or a lot or all of the Freedom Trail. It’s fun just to walk the trail which is marked by bricks in the sidewalks. Some buildings do ask for a donation, but you don’t have to go into them. Reading...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Btlboston
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you live History this walk is for you Starting at Boston Common follow the freedom trail red line that takes you back in time to the hot bed that was the American war of independence There are plenty of places along the way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rhoose
Reviewed 2 days ago

One doesn't have to be some kind of social radical to prefer truth to truthiness vis-a-vis American history. The Freedom Trail is a Disney-esque romp thru history as voiced by know-nothing guides. That said, it's otherwise a pleasant way to walk thru the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RichardGonci
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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
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27 November 2018|
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Response from ICFD5 | Reviewed this property |
You can start at the information center on the Boston Common on Trement Street. It is a bit of a walk from the Hilton so taking the green line train (the T) inbound to Park street is the easiest way to get there. You can... More
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Response from cannonater | Reviewed this property |
yes, but expensive... Uber or use public transportation
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Response from tjwilson | Reviewed this property |
We parked at the Boston Commons which is the beginning of the trail. It is underground parking.