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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour PLUS Beacon Hill to Copley Square, Back Bay provided by Boston Citywalks

Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour PLUS Beacon Hill to Copley Square, Back Bay

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Get transported back in time on this guided Boston walking tour through early US history. Stroll along Boston’s Freedom Trail, visiting its most famous landmarks and soaking up the history at places such as Faneuil Hall. Learn about New England’s colonial history and the drama of the American Revolution with the help of a guide.
  • Walk Boston’s Freedom Trail with a guide
  • Get up close to significant sites from American history
  • Learn more about colonial-era New England and the Revolutionary War
  • Get to know this important American city through its attractions
What to Expect
Head to Boston’s Old State House in the morning to meet your guide. Then, begin your walk along the historic walking path known as Freedom Trail. The route passes many of Boston’s most significant landmarks, from Faneuil Hall to the New State House to the location of the Boston Massacre. Stops include King’s Chapel and the Old Corner Bookstore, and you continue by foot through downtown Boston. As you wind through the modern skyscrapers, your guide points out important historic sites, such as Boston Common and Boston Public Garden. Before ending your tour at Copley Square, you pass by John Hancock Tower, the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, and the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
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Important Information
Departure Point
28 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
Return Details
500 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
  • 2-Hour Freedom Trail Walking Tour of Downtown Boston
  • See popular sites between Faneuil Hall and Copley Square including Old State House & Quincy Market
  • Stroll through the Boston Public Garden and view the Swan Boats
  • See Victorian Brownstones throughout the Back Bay neighborhood
  • Professional/Local Guide
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Diane VB wrote a review Jun 2020
10 contributions
Would like to go on this tour on June 30 2020, but don't see that it is available. Please let us know.
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Date of experience: June 2020
WoodClose wrote a review Mar 2020
Navan, Ireland6 contributions18 helpful votes
Very interesting tour. Well informed guide who provided lots of information, with very subtle humour. Covered much more of Boston than expected. Highly recommended.
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Nys wrote a review Mar 2020
Danville, California14 contributions4 helpful votes
Even though it was a very cold day, this tour was well worth it. Alan was fun and knowledgeable. He also took us to a couple of places to get warm. I recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Will Lukang wrote a review Jan 2020
New Jersey20 contributions4 helpful votes
It was a cold winter day and we brave the cold and book a walking tour with Alan. He did a great job sharing the history and educating us of the importance of the different location. We had a great time. Thanks Alan!
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Dave C wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This was an amazing tour! There were the basics like the state houses, Paul Revere's ride and the various parks, but our tour guide gave us a lot of fun trivia, jokes and cool history of the area, especially where to go for lunch.
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About the operator

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By: Boston Citywalks
Spectacular City!!!
We had to do a 24 hs stay while connecting a flight back to London!!! Really enjoyed the city downtown with all the
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Very interesting!
I was in Boston for business and had Saturday morning free. I booked the Freedom Trail Walk tour in the last minute
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Jodi G
Very cool experience
Great tour - very insightful and not too long! Can't wait to come back to Boston to learn more! This was a nice w
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The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. He really took his time explaining everything. It was great!
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A lovely way to spend Christmas day morning.
As per title, done the freedom walk Christmas day morning, the streets were so quiet. Found Alan at the old state h
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Interesting tour of half the freedom-trail
The guide was extremely knowledgeable and answered all our questions. He was also merciful as he tried to find warm
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Not lost
Great walking experience. I never got lost and the guides were both friendly and talkative. Definitely recommend
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Great tour
Very educational. Dorothy Quincy was funny and knowledgeable. Would recommend to anyone just visiting Boston.
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Lisa H
I think I'll go to Boston...
We loved the anecdotal pieces of history, the full costumed tour guides, and the overall tour. It was much better t
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Allan F
Support the Freedom Trail Guides
The tour guides make the experience, yet they are forced to work in extreme weather conditions, even if only 1 pers
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Jan B
Knowledgeable and friendly
Alan gave our group a great tour covering the Colonial era history of Boston and sprinkled in commentary about nota
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Old Bostonian guide
Alan was knowledgeable and amusing on this thoroughly enjoyable two hour walking tour which ended up taking three h
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Entertaining and Informative Tour - Especially with Prince Hall!
I am a teacher and I went on this tour with my 8th grade students this week. Prince Hall was our tour guide and he
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Don’t miss it!
We took the walking tour yesterday & really enjoyed it. Our guide Alan was excellent; he was very knowledgeable abo
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Informative fun walking tour
We did the two hour walking tour and really enjoying the information and the fact that we didn’t just follow the fr
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Key Details
  • John Hancock Tower, Boston Public Garden, and 11 more
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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