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The starting point of the Freedom Trail, Boston Common is the oldest park in the country. At 50 acres (20 hectares), it is the anchor for the Emerald Necklace, a system of connected parks that winds through many of Boston’s neighborhoods. The historic park was once a campground for British troops during the Revolutionary War.

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Between Beacon, Park, Tremont, Boylston, and Charles Streets, Boston, 02111
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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops

Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops

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Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston’s top attractions—like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few—on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.40
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay
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Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay

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Travel back in time through the early years of American history during this guided walking tour of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail and its most iconic landmarks. Relive the events of the American Revolution as you pass Faneuil Hall, see the Old and New State Houses, and visit the setting of the infamous Boston Massacre. Then head downtown past Boston Common and the modern John Hancock Tower, finishing in Copley Square. A professional guide joins your trip to help add context.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour with Costumed Guide

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Walk the Freedom Trail with a guide in historic costume on a tour from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall, a 1.2-mile route that covers important sites in the heart of Boston. This tour's shorter distance lets you follow in the footsteps of the founding fathers and American revolutionaries without making the more strenuous trek all the way across the Charles River, finishing in a spot that’s convenient to top Boston attractions.
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  • 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with Harbor Cruise Option

Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with Harbor Cruise Option

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Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit nine of Boston’s top attractions — like the USS Constitution, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum and Fenway Park, to name a few — on a 1.75-hour loop. Select your pass, then board at any of the nine stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live on-board commentary from a professional tour conductor. Upgrade your experience to include a Boston harbor cruise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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Boston Freedom Trail Self-Guided Walking Tour

Boston Freedom Trail Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Explore Boston’s Freedom Trail as you wish with this self-guided audio tour. Download the iPhone or Android GPS app and start along the trail when it suits you. As you wander between the sites, dip in and out of their backstories, deep-dive into topics that grab your interest, and stop and resume the audio when you wish. The benefit? You’ll enjoy more flexibility than on a fixed-itinerary tour and have more information at your fingertips than if exploring alone.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.99
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Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Freedom Trail in Boston
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Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Freedom Trail in Boston

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Explore Boston's Freedom Trail on this informative and historic tour complete with a guide. Wander cobblestone streets, check out the architecture, and learn about the colorful past of this dynamic destination. Stops include Faneuil Hall, King's Chapel, Boston Common, and more.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)

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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 and 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with lots to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask plenty of questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour of The Freedom Trail

Tour of The Freedom Trail

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Travel back in time to colonial New England on a 90-minute historic walking tour. With a length of just 1.2-miles, you can enjoy the experience without breaking a sweat. Your costumed and in-character guide gives you an immersive understanding of life during America’s infancy. Hear exclusive stories about the country’s Founding Fathers and discover iconic historical sites. 
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.00
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$26.00

Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

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Disembark your ship and take a short walk from Cruiseport Boston to explore the best the city has to offer—a hop-on hop-off tour of Beantown. Visit Boston’s top attractions on a loop around town. Get to know the city, on your own, with live onboard commentary from a professional tour conductor.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.40
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Walk the Historic Freedom Trail

Walk the Historic Freedom Trail

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Cover the highlights of the Freedom Trail on this walking tour of Downtown Boston. A shorter route leading between Boston Common and Faneuil Hall Marketplace is ideal for travelers who don’t have the time or inclination to cover the full extended route. A costumed guide adds a theatrical touch to the experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (1.5 Hours)

Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (1.5 Hours)

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Boston's principal role in launching the American Revolution is linked by the brick-lined Freedom Trail. This world-famous pedestrian path is best experienced on foot, in a small group, with a knowledgeable local guide! This 1.5-hour tour travels the trail from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall, providing guests a chance to see the historic highlights of the Freedom Trail in Downtown Boston. Our small-group walking tour delves deeply into the years 1768 to 1776, the tumultuous years leading into the American Revolution. We walk in the footsteps of Colonial Bostonians, all of whom grappled with the difficult—yet essential—question of loyalty or rebellion to crown and country. With a captivating storytelling approach, Hub Town Tours provides the perfect introduction to Boston's status as America's "Cradle of Liberty." As we travel past historic landmarks from Revolutionary Boston, your guide shares the gripping story of a small colonial town careening toward war with a global empire.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Food Tour to Freedom Trail - Small Group Walking Tour
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Food Tour to Freedom Trail - Small Group Walking Tour

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Learn about Boston’s history and its culinary scene all at once on this group walking tour. Make your way through the North End and the surrounding area before walking part of the Freedom Trail, which snakes past notable historical sites in the city. Learn about the history of heritage of Boston from your guide and sample a variety of local food.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Boston

Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Boston

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This is a Smartphone Guided ghost tour on our walking tour app. Go to the 10 1/2 Beacon St, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the spooky streets of Boston. 1 purchase works on 4 smartphones. This offers spooky narration, theatrically crafted and music infused tour you can take anytime. Contactless and social distance friendly. It's recommended to listen on headphones or earbuds. Also you can Listen on a bluetooth speakers or your phone speaker. What makes this tour special? -The spooky narrator is one of a kind. -This is not a fact dumping tour. It's a spooky adventure. -Go anytime. Go at your own pace -Great bang for your buck. Get the adventure for a fraction of the price of other tours. NOTE: The tour does not go inside any buildings or the burial grounds. The burial grounds are National Parks and only open from 9am to 4pm. The tour is guided by the outside gates only.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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1-Hour Run through Boston

1-Hour Run through Boston

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Get the insight of a local while running through Boston's historic streets. You'll learn about the city's present and past, while working up a sweat and seeing much more than you could in an hour of walking.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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Boston City View Bicycle Tour by Urban AdvenTours

Boston City View Bicycle Tour by Urban AdvenTours

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Discover Boston’s top attractions on this comprehensive guided bike tour around the city. See the unique character and charm of each community up close, like the beautiful brownstones in Back Bay and the South End. Visit Boston’s historic North End and pedal past Copley Square and Fenway Park. Cross the Freedom Trail, passing significant locations to United States history.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour

Self Guided Classic Freedom Trail Location Aware (GPS) Walking Audio Tour

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Explore Boston’s Freedom Trail independently and on your own time with this audio walking tour. The tour never expires, so take your time to learn about Boston’s history and explore its center in the company of the audio guide. An easy-to-navigate app with GPS allows you to wander confidently throughout Boston.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Boston Freedom Trail & North End Neighborhood Morning Walking Tour
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Boston Freedom Trail & North End Neighborhood Morning Walking Tour

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Walk the Boston's Freedom Trail on the most comprehensive tour on the market, with a local historian guide - from the green fields of Boston Common to the towering steeple at the Old North Church. Visit the best of Beantown's famous sites on this two-hour walking tour. Explore the sites integral to America's fervent pursuit for independence such as Faneuil Hall, the Old State House, King's Chapel, the Granary Burying Grounds, and the site of the Boston Massacre. Your guide is an expert in creating the scene and invoking your imagination - as they offer up remnants of the past throughout Boston's North End with a deep dive into the Italian culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Comfort Hybrid Boston City Bike Rental

Comfort Hybrid Boston City Bike Rental

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Set out for the colonial streets of Boston with this 2-hour or 24-hour bike rental and explore the city’s winding neighborhoods at your own pace. Select among a variety of comfortable hybrid bikes and pedal past the North End, Boston’s picturesque wharfs, historical Fenway Park, the dignified brownstones of Beacon Hill and the downtown public park of Boston Common within minutes.
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  • 1 day
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Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River
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Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River

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Hop into a duck boat—renovated World War II amphibious vehicle—for a comprehensive tour of Boston. Pass Boston Common, Quincy Market, and the Celtics' home turf at TD Garden. Then splashdown into the Charles River for a view of the city by boat. Learn all about Boston's history and landmarks as you go.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
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The Ghosts of Boston's Past Haunted Self-guided Tour

The Ghosts of Boston's Past Haunted Self-guided Tour

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This an on demand, smart phone guided haunted walking tour in Boston. Go to 10 1/2 Beacon Street, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the haunted streets of Boston. This is best experienced using headphones. Speakers can be used but not recommended. What makes this tour special? - You will see over 8 ghostly sites and hear their stories in less than 45 minutes.- -It's on demand, go anytime, at your own pace, all on the WalknTours app. - Great bang for your buck. What will you see? The most haunted hotel in New England, The old hanging tree where the last witch of Boston was hung, haunted subway, 2 haunted burial grounds, Nathaniel Hawthornes old haunt, the haunted theater and more. NOTE: Many of these sites have opening hours. This includes the Granary burial ground and Central Burial ground. Hotels and theaters are closed or limited because of COVID. This tour does not go inside these places, only outside.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Self Guided "Historic Boston Downtown Freedom Trail" Audio/GPS Walking Tour

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Dig Deeper into Downtown Boston's historical sites between the Boston Common Visitors Center and Blackstone Corner at your own pace and schedule on this location aware, Smart Phone App Audio Walking Tour. What makes this tour special? -The revolutionary narrators are fantastic. And the sound editing will make you forget it's technology that's guiding you. - It's guided by your personal tour guide (AKA the WalknTours technology tour technology) -This is not a fact dumping tour. It's a freedom trail adventure. -Go anytime at your own pace. -Tour Never Expires. Listen later. -1 purchase works on 2 phones Simply go to the Boston Common Visitors Center, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the revolutionary streets of Boston along the freedom trial. Listen on headphones, bluetooth speakers or your phone. This is our in depth Downtown Boston tour. For the whole Freedom Trail try our "Classic Freedom Trail Tour".
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour (On Location Tours)
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Private Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour (On Location Tours)

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Fans of Boston-based TV shows and movies will love this walking tour of Boston Common and Beacon Hill. Step inside the bar where ‘Cheers’ was made famous and see more than 30 filming locations for popular flicks such as ‘Good Will Hunting.’ A local actor serves as your guide and entertains with fun facts about Boston highlights.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Boston's Emerald Necklace Guided Bicycle Tour
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Boston's Emerald Necklace Guided Bicycle Tour

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Discover Boston’s fall beauty on this guided, 4-hour, small-group bike tour around the North End of the city. Explore the historic Emerald Necklace, a 1,100-acre chain of parks linked by parkways and waterways in Boston and Brookline. Visit the shaded boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue, the shores of Jamaica Pond, and the popular, winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Also, see the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston’s newest public park; the famous Charles River Esplanade; the Boston Common and Public Garden and much more.
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  • 4 hours
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Boston Freedom Trail Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Boston Freedom Trail Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Discover Boston in a fun new way on this 3-hour scavenger hunt. Jump into the middle of an exciting adventure from Boston Common to the Freedom Trail, the North End neighborhood and other real-life locations around town. Discover both well-known and overlooked sites, solving clues and completing challenges via smartphone while learning the local history of this capital city of Massachusetts. Teams of 2- to 5-people are welcome.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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