Freedom Trail in Boston Preserving American History

The Freedom Trail in Boston

Follow of the footsteps of the brave Bostonians and Colonialists who challenged Britain and helped shape our country on the Freedom Trail. The rich history of the American Revolution comes alive with every step. Traversing downtown Boston, the 2.5 mile urban walking trail takes you to 16 historic sites and treasured landmarks – from museums to churches to burial grounds.

Founded in the 1950’s, Freedom Trail preserves the story of the American Revolution and its origins in Boston. Stroll along the red brick trail to legendary sites, including Boston Common, Old State House, Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument, Massachusetts State House, Paul Revere House and the USS Constitution.

Join the Freedom Trail Foundation’s Walk Into History along the famous red line with an 18th century costumed guide. Walk the Freedom Trail by yourself or take the 60-minute park ranger tours from the Boston National Historical Park Visitor Center in Faneuil Hall, starting every April.

Designated a Millennium Trail by First Lady Hillary Clinton in 2000, Freedom Trail is an significant part of the culture and preservation of Boston and the Commonwealth. Today, it is a authentic New England experience that honors the story of the American Revolution, ideals of freedom of speech, religion, and government, and the essence of America.

Freedom Trail Package
Experience one of Boston’s most iconic attractions with the Liberty Hotel, offering a luxury package that includes luxury Beacon Hill accommodations, valet parking and two tickets to the Walk Into History tour with Freedom Trail Player.


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