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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 today via mobile

A must for historical bluffs. Covers most of Bostons major historical sites. Fairly long at over 5 kilometres

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaabruce
Reviewed yesterday

We were on holiday with friends in Boston and decided to walk the freedom trail one day. Its a great thing to do and it was extremely interesting. It is really easy to follow because the route is shown by red bricks embedded in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David N
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I started from the Boston Commons and went through the entire trail. Very scenic walk all around town. Went through North End, Shipyard & lots of other historical places. Spent 3-4 hours all together.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wonno
Reviewed 2 days ago

Could be interesting with a guide. Not much to see in my opinion. You see as much interesting event just taking the old underground metro.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Buxton-by-the-sea
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this "walk through time", this cross-section of Boston's (mainly) colonial & revolutionary war history, and American history for that matter. If you do nothing else in a visit to Boston, do this. I've walked the Freedom Trail perhaps half a dozen times in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visitors to Boston can walk a few miles and take in so many key places in Boston's great Revolutionary history. Obviously, in late spring or fall it's best, as it's neither too cold, hot, nor crowded. Don't forget to step off the trail here and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ishymae
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great and easy to explore without a tour. The trail is marked well and there are many stops that are free, just as there are stops that require an entry fee.

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

Boston freedom trails is one of the most fun history trails I have been to. The narrator/guide comes dressed up as one of the character in the history. They tour you around Boston downtown spots and tell a story (let's not call it history so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shrutipatankar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The history told us entertaining, comfortable walk and engaging activity... my friends enjoyed the sights of Boston

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SjohannaT
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do your research ahead of time for this -- know exactly where you want to start and end from. While in Boston I thought it would have been fun to walk this trail however I didn't do enough research to know where the trail began...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Z3236NAsarahp
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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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16 January 2019|
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Response from Hankpo | Reviewed this property |
With good weather 2-3 days would be time to see the major attractions and enjoy the food and ambiance of Boston. Add a day or two more to see Martha’s Vineyard or surrounding areas
28 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
2 November 2018|
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Response from apoiraud | Reviewed this property |
The trail is fairly short. If you spend 5-6 hours, you could park ( and repark twice simply by changing zone - more or less a block) with blocks of 2h for a couple of bucks. Get the app on your phone and charge from a... More