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Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)

Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)

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Boston, United States
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Safety measures
icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

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Safety measures
icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Overview

Take a deep dive into the history of the American Revolution on this walking tour of Boston. Your historian guide will focus on the years between and 1760 and 1775, a tumultuous time with lots to talk about. Stroll the Freedom Trail and ask plenty of questions along the way; your small group will make for an intimate atmosphere.
  • Small group of just 15 people or fewer
  • Intimate group atmosphere and plenty of time for questions
  • Tour is perfect for history buffs
  • Walking tour lets you get to know the city intimately
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Local historian
Small groups (15 guests maximum)
Historic images (e.g. maps, portraits)
Primary sources and quotations
Gratuities
Museum admission

Departure Point

99 Spruce St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Meet your guide at the 300th Anniversary Monument within Boston Common, steps from the intersection of Beacon Street at Spruce Street. The memorial is directly opposite 50 Beacon Street (02108), two blocks downhill from golden dome of the Massachusetts State House.

Return Details

520 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109, USA

Your 2.5-hour tour concludes on Copp's Hill Terrace in the North End, overlooking Boston Harbor and Freedom Trail historic landmarks across the Charles River. The terrace is steps from local favorites on Hanover Street, including Italian restaurants, pastry shops, pizza, and more.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hub Town Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours).
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What is the policy on sanitization during Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours).
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What is the social distancing policy during Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours).
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours)?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Freedom Trail: Small Group Tour of Revolutionary Boston (2.5 Hours).

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Traveler Tips


  • "Also, reserve a dinner for afterwards at one of the incredible restaurants in the North End, otherwise you’ll be disappointed walking through, smelling all of the fabulous Italian cooking without sitting down to enjoy." See review
  • "I highly recommend this tour to other travelers to the area." See review

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Yvonne_K
, Dec 2021
What a fantastic tour! We learned a lot about the history of Boston and its inhabitants. Our guide knew how to keep us captivated with his informative stories. He remained enthusiastic, despite of the pouring rain. Thank you for this experience!
star-5
Great family tour!
Randy_C
, Dec 2021
We loved how he gave the tour while telling the ‘story’ of history. My husband and I took the tour with 3 children. They all had a blast.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
We love hearing how much your family enjoyed our storytelling history, Randy. Thanks for joining us on the Freedom Trail, and cheers to a wonderful holiday season!
star-5
Better than we could have even hoped for!
Ashley_B
, Dec 2021
Our guide was amazing and had so much information! There were opportunities to sit and take breaks while he shared fun stories that kids and adults could enjoy.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Thank you for supporting our local tour business, Ashley! We always try to make the tours welcoming for everyone, no matter their age or familiarity with American history. Wishing you and your family an amazing holiday season!
star-5
Excellent tour- worth the money!
Danielle_K
, Nov 2021
Such a great tour! Ted was so fun and knowledgeable. We learned more than we would have on our own. Our teenagers were entertained as well. Definitely make a reservation for dinner in the North End for after the tour!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Thanks for choosing Hub Town Tours, Danielle! We always wrap up our walking tours in the North End because let's face it: it's pretty hard to beat a delicious Italian dinner after strolling through historic Boston!
star-5
Loved how he made it...
Larry_H
, Nov 2021
Loved how he made it engaging and interesting. He politely answered all questions. He made the war come to life.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thanks for the five stars, Larry! Tour guides love questions, and it's great hearing the tour brought Revolutionary Boston to life for you—that's our goal on every tour.
star-5
Great tour - Ted was an...
Olivia_C
, Nov 2021
Great tour - Ted was an awesome tour guide and was very knowledgeable on the content of the tour + other misc questions on Boston or other times in history that the group had
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thanks for taking the time to share this awesome review! Questions are always the best way for a guide to know the group is interested, so bring 'em on! Take care, Olivia.
star-5
Boston Freedom Trail
Gary_C
, Nov 2021
Ted was awesome and very knowledgeable, as a former park ranger. Answered all our questions. I recommend this to anyone seeking a true Boston history experience.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
We think it's pretty hard to "do Boston" without diving into its amazing history—thanks for choosing Hub Town Tours for your Freedom Trail experience! Come visit again soon.
star-5
Fun and interesting Freedom Tour
Brittany_H
, Nov 2021
The tour was excellent - interesting, informative and engaging. We were running a little late and the tour guide was super easy to get a hold of and helpful in telling us where we could meet based on where we were.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
So glad we were able to link up mid-tour, Brittany! We know navigating Downtown Boston can be a nightmare, so our guides do their best to communicate with guests. Hope the rest of your Boston visit was wonderful!
star-5
Excellent tour
Helen_P
, Oct 2021
Ted was an excellent guide. Brought the history to life. Succinct and pertinent information. Loved the cemeteries and the people’s stories.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
I'm delighted you had a 5-star experience with Hub Town Tours! Thank you for sharing, Helen, and please come visit us again soon.
star-5
Story of American Revolution
Chrisanne_B
, Oct 2021
Great job tying the story of the American Revolution to life. Hannah did a wonderful job and very informative
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
We believe storytelling is the best way to learn about crucial history like the American Revolution, and we're so glad you agree! Thank you for supporting our local tour business.

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