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Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail

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Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Explore elegant neighborhoods, historic streets, and American landmarks on a Boston walking tour from the Back Bay to Beacon Hill and downtown portions of the Freedom Trail. Learn about Boston’s history and culture as you stroll brownstone-lined avenues and walk the shady paths of the Boston Public Garden. Step into Boston’s Revolutionary history in the churches, cemeteries, and battlegrounds of the American struggle for independence.
  • Boston walking tour with an experienced guide
  • Explore historic Boston neighborhoods
  • Walk parts of the Freedom Trail with an experienced guide
  • Learn about Revolutionary events and sites
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Informative, friendly, and professional guide
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2-Hour Walking Tour of the Freedom Trail
See the Victorian brownstone homes in Back Bay and explore the historic Beacon Hill neighborhood
Gratuities

Departure Point

230 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

4 S Market St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
Meet your guide at the iconic Boston Public Library, close to public transport and parking in Boston’s vibrant Back Bay neighborhood. Start your walking tour by exploring Copley Square, where you’ll find historic architecture juxtaposed with gleaming skyscrapers: cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon, see the Romanesque lines of Trinity Church, and catch your reflection in the John Hancock Tower.

Walk to the edge of Boston Public Garden to spot picturesque swan boats and the world’s smallest suspension bridge, then snap a ‘can't-miss’ photo of Acorn Street in Beacon Hill. Join the thin, red line of the Freedom Trail at the Massachusetts State House, and follow in the footsteps of early American colonists and revolutionaries. Learn why the Park Street Church was called ‘Brimstone Corner,’ see the graves of Paul Revere and John Hancock in the Granary Burial Ground, then see the 18th-century King’s Chapel.

Continue to the Old and New City Halls, the Old State House, and the Boston Massacre Site, then finish your walk at Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, near some of downtown Boston’s best restaurants and attractions.
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Boston CityWalks

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail?
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The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the social distancing policy during Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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What is the maximum group size during Guided Walking Tour of Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail?
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This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

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Very good experience!
CARLOS_L
, Jul 2021
Very interesting and informative. Allen, the tour guide, was very knowledgeable and helpful. I recommend it.
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Thanks for the support. Never gets old.
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Informative, Interesting and engaging
Macy_P
, Jun 2021
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. The pace was just right for a two hour tour. My granddaughter enjoyed the tour and is looking forward to the next one
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Happy that you both enjoyed the tour and that the pace felt comfortable. Hope you both had a great time in Boston!
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Lessons learned
Melanie_F
, Jun 2021
Alan was a great teacher. Thoughtful of the needs of his group. Thank you for sharing with us along the trial.
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Thanks for your appreciative thoughts. They are appreciated in return.
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Very informative and fun. Plus, it...
cr020451
, Aug 2017
Very informative and fun. Plus, it starts from the beautiful Boston Public Library, so, go early and go inside to see the amazing library.
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The information presented was very...
Carol R
, Apr 2017
The information presented was very good. The tour guide was late but took extra time at the end. He was knowledgeable but a little repetitive. The walk was the perfect length.
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We were all on time and the tour...
William N
, Oct 2016
We were all on time and the tour started casually getting to know each other. Alan was our tour guide and spoke clearly and loudly, He offered amazing insights on the tour and the sights we were seeing. There was one point I wish I had been recording, the information was so enlightening. Highly recommend this tour with Alan!
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Tour guide did not give enough time...
Jacob Q
, Aug 2016
Tour guide did not give enough time to take photos and spent wasted time talking about non-historical items that could have been spent on historical discussion.
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