Boston

Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston

Boston, USA
Explore Revolutionary Boston Freedom Trail History Tour
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Take a deep dive into the history of the American Revolution on this walking tour of Boston. Your historian guide will focus on the years between 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with plenty to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
  • Intimate small-group atmosphere and plenty of time for questions
  • Tour is perfect for history buffs and first-time visitors
  • Walking tour lets you get to know the city intimately
  • See all 16 official historic landmarks on the Freedom Trail

What's Included

  • Freedom Trail (All 16 landmarks)
  • Small Groups (16 guests max)
  • Downtown Boston & North End
  • Charlestown Neighborhood
  • Admission inside Museums
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Boston Foundation Monument
    49 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

    Meet your guide at the Boston Foundation Monument inside Boston Common, steps from the intersection of Beacon Street at Spruce Street. The memorial is directly opposite 50 Beacon Street (02108), two blocks downhill from golden dome of the Massachusetts State House.

End point

  • Copp's Hill Terrace
    520 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109, USA

    Your 2.5-hour tour concludes on Copp's Hill Terrace in the North End, overlooking Boston Harbor and Freedom Trail historic landmarks across the Charles River. The terrace is steps from local favorites on Hanover Street, including Italian restaurants, pastry shops, pizza, and more.

What To Expect

Meet for this Freedom Trail small-group tour of Boston at the city’s 300th Anniversary Monument. Once you check in with your guide and group and everyone is ready, set off with your guide on a walking adventure to see all 16 official historic landmarks on the Freedom Trail. Your historian guide details the events that happened during the 1700's Revolutionary period of US history.

Some of the main highlights you see with your guide along the route include Boston Common, the Granary Burying Ground, the Statue of Benjamin Franklin, the Boston Massacre Site, and the Paul Revere House.

Your Boston Freedom Trail tour ends at Copp's Hill Terrace.

Boston Foundation Monument

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Massachusetts State House (Pass By)

Boston Common

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Park Street Church (Pass By)

Granary Burying Ground

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

King's Chapel (Pass By)

King's Chapel Burying Ground (Pass By)

Statue of Benjamin Franklin

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Old City Hall (Pass By)

Old Corner Bookstore (Pass By)

Old South Meeting House (Pass By)

Old State House (Pass By)

Boston Massacre Site

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Statue of Samuel Adams (Pass By)

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Union Oyster House (Pass By)

North Square Park

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Paul Revere House (Pass By)

Paul Revere Statue

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Old North Church & Historic Site (Pass By)

Copp's Hill Burying Ground (Pass By)

Copps Hill Terrace

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers who have difficulty standing for extended periods
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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A tour of Boston’s History
Terry_R, Apr 2024
Yr guide, Rosalie-Kate, was wonderful, funny, and knowledgeable. I learned a lot about Boston’s history. Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. She made the history something I now what to check out. The walking was good but I slowed down toward the end.
Interesting and informative tour
Kathleen_M, Apr 2024
Very interesting tour. College students in our group said “if my history teacher in high school had been like this, I would have liked history.” An adult next to me replied “I agree!”
Excellent tour
Lisa_C, Apr 2024
Max was excellent! Very knowledgable!! Great having a history teacher as a guide. It was a lot of walking but good. .
Fabulous tour guide Kaitlin
Bailey_P, Apr 2024
Our tour guide Kaitlin Jencks was absolutely amazing. Her knowledge and passion was next level and made the tour an unforgettable experience for us. We learned so much about black and indigenous figures that we never learned about in school textbooks. Highly recommend this tour to anyone.
Nicholas is the truth!
Daniel_B, Apr 2024
Nicholas was amazing! Very knowledgeable, professional, and took great care of our small group. Would definitely recommend!
Great tour!
Dreanne_B, Apr 2024
Guide was very knowledgeable and personable. He took the time to ensure everyone could hear and participate
Worth it.
ALBERT_K, Apr 2024
Clio was excellent. Very knowledgeable. Tour very interesting. You thought you knew a lot before this tour. One suggestion to the tour organizers. Try and end tour close to the starting point. Thank you.
Walking Freedom Trail is an A+
Christina_G, Apr 2024
Sarah was an excellent guide. although the tour is a 2.5 hour walking tour, Sarah did a good job of timing the stops so that there were opportunities to take a breather along the way. Very informative and a good value as compared to other tours I’ve taken.
History with humor
Connie_J, Apr 2024
Leah provided just the right balance of a deep dive into history leavened with humor. Easy terrain for walking
An excellent walking story
Matthew_A, Apr 2024
This was a very enjoyable and interesting tour. Our guide Nick was exceptional and had a clear interest and knowledge of the history and told a ‘story’ during the walk. Would highly recommend.
Well explained tour...
alan_k, Apr 2024
Well explained tour throughout. Knowledgeable guide took me back in time. Really enjoyed the experience.
A great guide !
Laurent_A, Apr 2024
Mathew : A great guide, expert in revolutionary Boston, sharing with passion, accessible,... Well GO for it !
Excellent Company to do business with
Michael_M, Apr 2024
The walking tour was excellent. My wife my 12 y/o grandson and myself. The guide whose name I don’t recall was excellent. He was , informative very enthusiastic and was able to hold my grandson attention. We had a little difficulty finding the meeting place but one phone call and quick response got us to the meeting place. The support staff was excellent in other matters
Revolutionary Trail Tour with Leah
Sheila_H, Apr 2024
Leah made the tour fun and interesting. She has a great passion for history! Loved this tour!! She made use really think about how history is written. Now we realize some important facts can be altered for an interesting story.
Great guide
Jenny_L, Apr 2024
Nick was an excellent guide. Very interesting and informative. We were fortunate to have lovely weather too.
Enjoyed Freedom Trail in a small group
Shirley_Y, Apr 2024
Our tour guide, Nicholas, was very passionate about Boston history and made it a point to share relevant stories about all the places we stopped along the Freedom Trail tour. If you're looking for a Freedom Trail tour, this is the one you want to book. I very much appreciated the size of our small group, which made it easier to hear our tour guide and to navigate throughout the city.
Great day trip to learn about key areas and buildings in Boston.
Shelley_D, Apr 2024
The personal attention we received really made the experience. Our guide was a real historian vs. an actor, which fit our group of 6 very well!
Fun Despite the Cold
Janet_A, Apr 2024
It was so cold on the day of our tour, but our guide, Maureen, was so engaging. We quickly forgot the cold and leaned in to the great stories being shared. We learned a lot and loved exploring the city! I highly recommend this tour.
This was so awesome!...
Elizabeth_W, Apr 2024
This was so awesome! Maureen was so knowledgeable and fun! Glad I picked this tour, we ALL loved it!
Great Tour.
Kelly_P, Apr 2024
Will was a great tour guide. Very passionate about the history of Boston. My history loving teenager truly enjoyed the tour.
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