Entire Freedom Trail Walking Tour: Includes Bunker Hill and USS Constitution

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Most tours of the Freedom Trail are partial tours, skipping sections to save time. This tours will take you from start to finish -- with a focus on the people and events that propelled peaceful Puritans into revolutionaries willing to give their lives to separate themselves from Great Britain. If you want the complete story, including visiting Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution, this is your tour! FAQs! How long is the tour? It takes about four hours. Are there restrooms? Yes, of course. There are four, and we always stop when someone requests a break. What should I carry? A large water! Camera and hat, and be sure to check the forecast and dress accordingly. Adults bring your ID. You may also want to bring a snack to enjoy as you walk. How do we get back to downtown? There are two main ways: walk or take a ferry to Long Wharf. Is this a good tour for children? Kids who are at least 12 years old usually enjoy the tour. The tour is not recommended for younger children.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Walk & Talk Boston Walking Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Massachusetts State House

You'll see all three buildings used as the seat of Massachusetts government. This is the current State House, designed by the father of Federal Architecture, Charles Bulfinch.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Park Street Church

At the time it was built, the church was the tallest building in the country. It's history is tied to the Abolition Movement and was know at "Brimstone Corner" both for the fiery sermons and a surprise of what was once stored in the cellar!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Granary Burying Ground

This is the resting place of many of the key figures of the Revolution. You'll meet them and have a brief introduction to each and the roles they played. Buried here are Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock and the victims of the Boston Massacre.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: King's Chapel

This 1749 Anglican Church is where the first conflict erupted between Puritans and the King when in the 1680's the King stole land to place an unwanted church in Boston.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old City Hall

We visit the statue of Benjamin Franklin and a marker commemorating the oldest and still-operating school in the Colony.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old South Meeting House

Meeting halls were exceptionally important in Colonial times. People heard from preachers and politicians. Most notably, it was from this Puritan Meeting House that Samuel Adams launched the Boston Tea Party and, in doing so, practically guaranteed the war that would follow.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old State House

Once the head of the hated British government, this was the site of a fiery court battle that demonstrated the disregard for Colonial rights in 1761. It is also the site of the 1760 Boston Massacre where innocent citizens were gunned down in cold blood... or did it happen a bit differently?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall has a history of hosting great speakers. From Samuel Adams who decried "No taxation without representation" to escaped slave and abolitionist, Frederick Douglass.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ebenezer Hancock House

There is much to see in the "Blackstone Block", from the offices of newspaper, "Massachusetts Spy" to the "Headquarters of the Revolution" (a bar!) to the home of Ebenezer Hancock, brother of John, who's home was used to store money sent from the French to support the Revolution.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Paul Revere House

One of the oldest homes remaining in Boston, Revere purchased this 1680 Post-Medieval house in 1760 where he fathered sixteen children with two wives.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old North Church & Historic Site

This church is key to the story of the Revolution when it was used to notify Patriots across narrow waters in Charlestown that the British "Regulars" would pass through Charlestown on their march to collect guns and powder in Lexington and Concord.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Copp's Hill Burying Ground

A brief visit to this burying ground to understand the geography of the Battle of Bunker Hill and visit a grave marker with an interesting story. to tell.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bunker Hill Monument

Learn here about the Battle of Bunker Hill -- fought on Breed's Hill. While losing the battle, the British losses were triple those of the Patriots.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: USS Constitution

The oldest commissioned war ship in the world is our final stop. Old Ironsides served the US Navy for many years both in US and foreign waters. It is a remarkable treasure.

Duration: 10 minutes
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