Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail Plus Beacon Hill To Copley Square/Back Bay - Boston

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    28 State Street, 28 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
  • Return Details :
    590 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Boston on this 2-hr Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Freedom Trail between Faneuil Hall and Boston Common and then travel to Copley Square in Back Bay via Beacon Hill. The Downtown Boston portion of the popular Freedom Trail features many of thelocations of historical significance to the United States including the Old State House, Old Granary Burial Ground, and the site of the Boston Massacre. We will then see where the Boston aristocracy lives on Beacon Hill on our way to the Boston Public Garden and see the Victorian brownstones in historic Back Bay. See the famous Cheers restaurant, Newbury Street and Commonwealth Avenue on our way to the Boston Marathon Finish Line. Other top highlights include: Old & New State Houses, Boston Massacre Site, Old & New City Halls, Old South Meeting House, King's Chapel, Park Street Church, Beacon Hill, Boston Public Garden, Swan Boats, Boston Public Library, Trinity Church.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Ideal choice for families

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At 10am, meet and greet the tour guide outside of 28 State Street, located across from the Old state house. Follow the guide to begin this 2-hour walking tour of Boston.

Start the tour on the Freedom trail, visiting Faneuil Hall, the Old and New State Houses, and the Boston massacre site. See the Old City hall, along with the Old corner bookstore and King's chapel. Stroll through downtown en route to Boston common. We will then climb Beacon hill, where the Boston aristocracy livesView the last remaining cobblestone street on Beacon hill and famous Louisburg Square.

We leave Beacon hill and enter the Boston public garden. Admire the stunning Swan boats as they sail under the world's smallest suspension bridge and see where all the exterior shots for "Cheers" were filmed as we stroll through Back bay.

Continue on to the John Hancock Tower, the Boston public library, and Trinity church. Then cross the finish line atthe Boston Marathon site and enjoy the beauty and charm of Copley square, where the tour concludes.

Inclusions

2-Hour Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail in 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

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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

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 26-Nov-2022

    Very good tour that covers much of Boston. If you’re looking for in depth Freedom Trail Revolutionary War tour this is not the tour for you. It does cover some of the highlights and also historic architecture on Beacon Hill and Back Bay. Good overview.

  • 12-Nov-2022

    Good tour. Informative and friendly. It was challenging to hear the guide in some spots because of the noise around us. He had great recommendations for a place to get hot chocolate and have lunch after the tour. Would recommend.

  • 07-Nov-2022

    We started at the State House and immediately I was learning so many things about the history of Boston. The walk was pretty mild and you don't have to get far for a new, good story because, well, Boston. Our guide was SO nice. He was a Boston local and was so sweet! We had lots of questions and he knew the answers to every single one and always had a great joke up his sleeve. Boston has so much really neat history that you would never know unless someone told you, and that's exactly what we wanted this tour to do for us. It delivered!

  • 07-Nov-2022

    Alen gave a personal small group tour in downtown Boston. We had a hard time finding the starting point of the tour due to construction of a parking ramp so we were happy we allowed an extra 15 minutes to navigate our way to the tour start.

  • 31-Oct-2022

    The Freedom Trail tour was Amazing1 5 STAR experience! Our tour guide was wonderful. His knowledge of the history was extraordinary. The two hours flew by as we were fully engaged in the history of Boston . Our guide took his time at each stop to answer our questions and keep everyone engaged We started near the States house and covered more then half of the Freedom Trail ending back at the Copley Square.

  • 30-Oct-2022

    Great tour and very informative.!!!! He spoke a lot about the history of Boston and wen to the historical sites.

  • 24-Oct-2022

    This tour doesn’t include the full freedom trail. It covered a lot of architecture which I wasn’t very interested in. Also, you get pointed to look in directions of potential photo opportunities however if you break away to take some you could potentially lose the group. For me, this wasn’t the best option, and I wouldn’t take this tour again. Though others in the group enjoyed it.

  • 23-Oct-2022

    Alan was a wonderful guy. He used humor, to make sure extremely enjoyable. He was clearly knowledgeable about the city and its history. We learned a great deal, and would recommend this tour

  • 23-Oct-2022

    My favorite part was the cemetery, a few famous people in history are buried there. I also enjoyed seeing the end of the Boston Marathon & hearing historical stories from our guide

  • 23-Oct-2022

    Wasn’t quite what I was expecting (and maybe that was one me)! I learned more about the trail from a YouTube video! Guide also insulted us for visiting Salem on our trip! He was knowledgeable but felt it was in a pretentious way, i enjoyed the 5 minute YouTube video more than this tour! Wouldn’t not recommend

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