Reviving Boston’s Revolutionary Past
Did you know Boston contributed a significant role in the American Revolution? The Freedom Trail encompasses 16 original sites where the fight for America’s independence played out.
Discover the hidden history of Boston’s role in the Revolutionary War on the very streets that bore witness to some of the most significant events in our nation’s birth. The Boston Freedom Trail is a journey through time, a chance to experience for yourself the sights, sounds, and stories of America's fight for independence.
From the majestic halls of the Massachusetts State House, where you can practically hear John Hancock and Samuel Adams rally the colonists against British rule to the Old North Church where you will feel the high stakes of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride and his warning of the British invasion.
An unforgettable adventure that will leave you breathless, this tour takes you to the center of the revolutionary action, where the flame of independence burst from the smoldering embers of rebellion. With a wealth of knowledge and a deep love for the city, your expert local guide will immerse you in the hidden gems of Boston's revolutionary past, bringing history to life before your very eyes.
“The American Revolution seems so much more exciting on this tour! It has so many details the history books leave out.”
What is the Blazing the Boston Freedom Trail Tour About?
The Blazing the Boston Freedom Trail Tour takes you on an immersive journey through the birthplace of the American Revolution, where you will find yourself captivated by the stories of revolutionaries like Benjamin Franklin, who used his wit and wisdom to help draft the Constitution. You'll take in the somber site of the Boston Massacre, where patriots such as Crispus Attucks gave their lives in the struggle for independence.
Trace the paths of brave and visionary Americans who helped create the United States of America we know today and discover why Boston is called the "Cradle of Liberty.” As you stand on the hallowed ground of the Freedom Trail, you'll feel the power of the American spirit that has inspired generations of patriots.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Discover the spirit of freedom and adventure that still thrives in Boston today, and examine the stories of the historic locations that played a role in America’s independence, such as:
- The inspiring significance of the Old South Meeting House
- The dark secrets of Boston Common
- The fiery speeches at Faneuil Hall
- The patriots resting at Granary Burying Ground
- And so much more…
Led by knowledgeable and passionate guides, this exciting tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through time, where the spirit of revolution still echoes through Boston’s historic streets, and brings to life the tragic and heroic events that shaped our nation.
Join us to walk in the footsteps of America’s famous forefathers and be forever changed by the stories of the brave patriots who fought for the freedom and democracy we cherish today.
“The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought.”
- Samuel Adams
Meeting point address: All tours meet at 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118 Across the street from the Dunkin Donuts at the entrance to the Boston Commons. The meeting location is across from the intersection of West St. and Tremont St. Your guide will be holding a yellow flag. Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour sta
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near the Massachusetts State House. To see options, click below:
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February 3rd 2024
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February 3rd 2024
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January 23rd 2024
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This tour is a walking tour.