Boston's Freedom Trail

Boston's Freedom Trail

99 Chaucy St
Boston, MA 02111

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Phone: 617-357-8300

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Family Friendly, Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions

10BEST Says

Best Attractions & Activities: The best way to see Boston. Starting at the Boston Common, but easily picked up at any point along the way, the Freedom Trail offers historical insight into the city and its surroundings. Check out one, some or all of the sites on this route where a red trail painted on the sidewalks takes you throughout Boston. With 16 official stops along the way, you can walk past, or further explore the historically significant spots lining the path. Easy to hop on and off, the Freedom Trail weaves throughout the city and highlights some of Boston's most special. Guided tours are available for a fee.

Sightseeing: The best way to see Boston. Starting at the Boston Common, but easily be picked up at any point along the way, the Freedom Trail offers historical insight into the city and its surroundings. Easy to hop on and off, the Freedom Trail weaves throughout the city and highlights some of Boston's most special places. Enjoy all or part of this "map". Guided tours are available for a fee, but the best way to explore is on your own. Your walk will take you to such sites as: Boston Common Massachusetts State House Park Street Church Granary Burying Ground King's Chapel King's Chapel Burying Ground Benjamin Franklin Statue & Boston Latin School Old Corner Book Store Old South Meeting House Old State House Site of Boston Massacre Faneuil Hall Paul Revere House Old North Church Copp's Hill Burying Ground Bunker Hill Monument USS Constitution

Free Things to Do: The best way to see Boston. Starting at the Boston Common, but easily picked up at any point along the way, the Freedom Trail offers historical insight into the city and its surroundings. Easy to "hop on and off", the Freedom Trail weaves throughout the city and highlights some of Boston's most special places. Enjoy all or part of this "map" clearly marked by a well defined red line that meanders throughout the city's neighborhoods. Guided tours are available for a fee, but the best way to explore is on your own because you can create the tour that fits your pace.

Things to Do with Kids: The best way to see Boston. Starting at the Boston Common, but easily be picked up at any point along the way, the Freedom Trail offers historical insight into the city and its surroundings. Easy to hop on and off, the Freedom Trail weaves throughout the city and highlights some of Boston's most special places. Enjoy all or part of this "map". The kids will LOVE learning about Boston's History as they see it first hand, and not having to cover everything at once helps maintain short attention spans. Guided tours are available for a fee, and some a geared towards children, which can be fun for little ones.

Walking Tours: A self-guided tour of Boston's Freedom Trail enables visitors to explore at their own pace, in their own style. The well-marked brick trail winds 2.5 miles through the city and features 16 historical sites, including the Old State House, Paul Revere House and USS Constitution. The best part is that you can leave and pick up the trail whenever you want -- perfect for exploring hidden sites or spreading your tour over a few days.

Historic Sites: A wonderful way to see Boston! Put on comfortable shoes and experience the 2 and 1/2 mile route full of historical information. The trail starts at Boston Common but can easily be picked up at any point along the way just by following signs throughout the city. The path allows you to visit sites important to the city's history, including the Paul Revere House, the statue of Benjamin Franklin, and the site of the Boston Massacre. Should you have any questions, the men and women dressed in colonial attire will be glad to answer them. Guided tours are available for a fee.

Tours and Excursions: The best way to see Boston. Starting at the Boston Common, but easily be picked up at any point along the way, the Freedom Trail offers historical insight into the city and its surroundings. Easy to hop on and off, the Freedom Trail weaves throughout the city and highlights some of Boston's most special places. Enjoy all or part of this "map". Guided tours are available for a fee, but the best way to explore is on your own.


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Local Expert Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "The perfect way to explore the city at your own pace. See most sights while walking the red line."

Sightseeing, Free Things to Do, Tours and Excursions: "Put on your walking shoes! This tour will have you all over the city."

Things to Do with Kids: "The Best way to explore is on your own, with map in hand so you can set your own pace, and make it part of a few days (to see it all), rather than your entire day. Be ready to walk because this tour will have you all over the city."

Walking Tours: "The best way to see the Freedom Trail by foot is on your own, over multiple days. Stretch out this tour and customize to your liking."

Historic Sites: "The best way to see the most historical sites in one shot. Many of the best in Boston are on this trail."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Freedom Trail contains most of Boston's important historical sites making this built in city map the best way to easily see the most sites.

Best for Sightseeing Because: The Freedom Trail gives visitors a "map" of Boston's best sites and lets you easily explore the rich history that helped build America.

Best for Free Things to Do Because: The Freedom Trail lets you enjoy Boston's historical landmarks free of charge, and each stop along the way is well marked.

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