Boston: Midday Tour of Freedom Trail History

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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 compelling and knowledgeable guide!
Duration:  1hr 30mins
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Delve deeply into the years 1768 to 1776, the tumultuous nine years prior to the the American Revolution
  • Walk in the footsteps of colonial Bostonians, all of whom grappled with the difficult—and inescapable—question of loyalty or rebellion to crown and country
  • Gain an introduction to Boston’s enduring status as America’s “Cradle of Liberty.”
  • Travel past historic landmarks in Downtown Boston as your guide shares the gripping story of a small colonial town careening toward war with a global empire

What's Included

  • Local historian
  • Small groups (12 guests maximum)
  • Historic images (e.g. maps, portraits)
  • Primary sources and quotations

Additional Information

  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate attire—this tour is 100% outdoors!
  • If possible, arrive to the tour rally point (1 Washington Street, 02108) 5-10 minutes prior to the tour departure to check in and meet your guide.
  • The tour WILL return to its starting point. We conclude where the tour begins at at 1 Washington Street, steps from delicious lunch options at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
  • Gratuities and museum admission not included
  • Midday Tours (1.5 hours) start at 11:00am, 12:00pm, and 1:00pm on Saturdays and holiday weekends. Private Tours always available upon request

Rules

  • This walking tour does not enter the individual historic sites along the Freedom Trail, except for public parks and burying spaces.
  • Service animals are welcome, but pets are not allowed inside historic burying grounds due to city restrictions.
  • This tour is wheelchair and scooter accessible, but please be prepared for narrow sidewalks and uneven surfaces!
  • Please note: current COVID-19 restrictions in the City of Boston mandate face coverings for all tour participants.

Cancellation policy

  • Full refunds are possible with 24 hours notice.
  • Please contact Hub Town Tours directly at 857-770-1482 or [email protected] if you need to amend your booking.

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Location

Meeting location:  1 Washington St
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