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    Boston, MA 02111

  • Phone: 617-357-8300

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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.







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Ten Best Logo 03 Local Expert Says:

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

Best 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 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.

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.