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Start your tour by meeting your guide at the Old State House, Boston’s oldest public building and the location where American independence was first declared. Then, see where the Boston Massacre occurred and stop by the Old South Meeting House, where a fateful gathering led to the Boston Tea Party.

The tour also includes stops at the Old Corner Bookstore, where Ralph Waldo Emerson and other famous authors once gathered, Park Street Church, where the prominent abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison gave his first major speech on the subject, and the Old Granary Cemetery, where Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and other seminal figures are buried.

The tour ends at Boston Common.
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Freedom Trail
Boston Common
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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Explore American history on this walking tour along Boston’s Freedom Trail. Meander down cobblestone streets while taking in the city’s gorgeous, centuries-old architecture and learning about the American Revolution from your guide. Enjoy a relaxed stroll to the places that played a key role in the fight for independence, including the Old State House, Old South Meeting House, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, and more.
  • Walk the Freedom Trail and visit important sites in the American Revolution
  • Learn about Boston’s colonial history from your guide
  • Enjoy New England’s centuries-old architecture
  • Walking tour is ideal for history buffs, families, and first-time visitors
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Great walking tour

My husband arranged for us to do the Freedom Trail Walking Tour. On the tour you cover short portion of the trail while the guide calls out some of the more interesting and lesser known facts of the city along with your traditional American history....More

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Lovely walk

My daughter and I really enjoyed our BCW tour. We did the hour tour which ended at Boston Common. We enjoyed the opportunity to learn a little more revolutionary history. My only complaint is guide was not identifiable (City walk jacket/hat) like the website said...More

1  Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour

Donald Watson (James Otis) of Boston Town Criers was great! He was very enthusiastic and entertaining! Our family enjoyed him sharing his knowledge of the Revolution and the events leading up to it while standing in the place many of these events were played out!...More

2  Thank Homebodyonvacation
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile
Freedom Trail walking Tour

No earphones. Could not hear well on the noisy streets. Only covered short section of the Freedom Trail.More

7  Thank brendacywong
Alanm, Owner at Boston Citywalks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

There is a lot of background noise and potential distractions in the city. We understand that so do try our best to ask participants to let us know if they cannot hear the tour. The stories and information conveyed during the tour is an important...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Great Private walking tour that covered a lot of ground and information

We really enjoyed the walking tour that was customized for our group that included children from ages 2-15. Alan was interesting, informative and attentive to our needs. We would definitely book another walking tour on our next trip.

Thank EMB_brooklynmom
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21 June 2018|
Response from Californiac | Reviewed this property |
The trip takes about an hour from when you start it.
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