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Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group)

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Boston, United States

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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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 (10 guests maximum)
Historic images (e.g. maps, portraits)
Primary sources and quotations
Gratuities
Admission into museums

Departure Point

1 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Return Details

Paul Revere Mall, 370 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113, USA
  • 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 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hub Town Tours

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

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date 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.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group)?
A:
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
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group).
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group)?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group).
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group)?
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 Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group).
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group)?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group).
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group)?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Walking Tour of Freedom Trail History (Small Group).

Traveler Tips


  • "I highly recommend this tour to other travelers to the area." See review

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Highly recommend it
Cath
, Nov 2020
The guide was so knowledgeable, and provided some great information. I would highly recommend it. Small group was perfect
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you for your 5-star review! I always keep groups small because it really does make the story that much better. Come visit us in Boston again soon!
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Amazing
Brian_P
, Nov 2020
Great tour i highly recommend it very good tour guide very knowledgeable and brought history back to life Great job Ted we really enjoyed it
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thanks, Brian! I think you could probably tell how much I enjoy my "job"—walking through the founding moments of the United States never gets old. Please reach out if you're ever visiting Boston again!
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Definitely recommend
Jillian_L
, Nov 2020
This tour was amazing. So informative. So many stories I had never heard. We went to so many sites on the freedom trail. The walk was so nice also.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
There's truly a story around every corner in Boston! The Freedom Trail is an awesome resource, but I always want folks to see some of our hidden history, too. Thank you so much for sharing your 5-star experience, Jillian!
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Made my first visit to Boston the best it could be!
Lauren
, Nov 2020
Ted was a fantastic tour guide! I thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. It was my first time in Boston, and I was a solo traveler, so I enjoyed being able to experience the beauty and history of the city with a small group! Would highly recommend this small group tour to anyone!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thanks for joining me on the Freedom Trail, Lauren! Boston is an awesome city filled with so much history and—while I'm admittedly biased—walking tours are the best way to experience everything up close! Do come visit us again soon.
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History rocks
Skylei_H
, Oct 2020
By far the best walking tour we’ve been on. We came from the west coast for the first time and I’m a happy we booked this tour.
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Great tour
Blake_S
, Oct 2020
Ted gave a great tour. We really enjoyed it. He knows his stuff and was able to answer all our questions.
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Ted's Excellent Historical Walking Tour of Boston
Dan_P
, Oct 2020
Ted's walking tour of the Freedom Trail in Boston was absolutely outstanding! Ted brings not only knowledge about the pre-Revolutionary War happenings in and around Boston, but also tons of enthusiasm and passion for the history. He's an excellent story-teller who's capable of taking his audience back in time and making them almost feel as if they're in the middle of the action of such events as the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. Highly recommended!
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A walk through history
Lannette_D
, Sep 2020
Great tour! Ted is a great communicator and brought history to life and made it relevant. I highly recommend this tour to other travelers to the area.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Thanks for entrusting me with your first visit to Boston, Lannette. There's so much history to experience in Revolutionary Boston, and I hope to see you again soon!
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Our Boston Historic Tour
Brandon_M
, Sep 2020
My husband and I were the only 2 on the tour so it kind of turned into a private tour. Ted is extremely knowledgeable about the history of the Revolutionary War and gave us as much time as we needed to ask questions and get from place to place (I’m in a scooter so it took a little longer). He is extremely friendly and passionate about what he’s doing. We loved it and I would definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to know the city of Boston.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
I had a wonderful time showing you the best of Boston's amazing history—your enthusiasm is what makes being a tour guide such a fun career! If you and Brandon are ever in Boston again, please don't hesitate to reach out. (And I sure hope that excellent parking spot worked out, too!)
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Great experience
terri_p
, Sep 2020
Ted was very knowledgeable and personable. He could answer every question we threw at him and he made the history of the revolution come to life.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Thank you so much, Terri! Questions always make tours even more fun for the guide, so I definitely appreciate you keeping me on my toes. Take care!
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