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The Freedom Trail®

How Long is the Freedom Trail?

The famous Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile red-brick trail through Boston’s historic neighborhoods that tells the story of the American Revolution.  From the Old North Church to Faneuil Hall, and through resonant burying grounds, visit the temples and landmarks of the Revolutionary Era. 

Images pictured above courtesy of The Freedom Trail Foundation


Freedom Trail Sites

Begin your journey at the Boston Common Visitor Information Center located at 139 Tremont Street and conclude at the USS Constitution in Charlestown.

  • Boston Common
  • Massachusetts State House
  • Park Street Church
  • Granary Burying Ground
  • King's Chapel
  • King's Chapel Burying Ground
  • Benjamin Franklin Statue & Boston Latin School
  • Old Corner Bookstore
  • Old South Meeting House
  • Old State House
  • Site of Boston Massacre
  • Faneuil Hall
  • Paul Revere House
  • Old North Church
  • Copp's Hill Burying Ground
  • Bunker Hill Monument
  • USS Constitution

Freedom Trail Walking Tour Operators

Stop by a Visitor Information Center to purchase a ticket. Tours leave regularly from the red brick line in front of the Boston Common Visitor Center. 

Boston by Foot

Boston Town Crier - Tours of Freedom Trail

Lessons on Liberty

The Freedom Trail Foundation

The Histrionic Academy

Freedom Trail is Pet-Friendly 

Fun for you and your pooch, Boston’s Freedom Trail is hailed as the leader of the pack when it comes to Massachusetts attractions. Read more...

Activities & Events

Historic Tour of the Freedom Trail

Safely join a 90-minute walking tour of the Historic Freedom Trail! This tour will be covering the...

Faneuil Hall Marketplace is Open

America’s “first open marketplace” has reopened. On behalf of all the merchants at Faneuil Hall...

Virtual Activities & Events

Freedom Trail Foundation Resources

This Day in History videos provide mini-history lessons for each day of the year by typing in the...

Freedom Trail Foundation Virtual Programs

The Freedom Trail® and Black Heritage Trail® have rich opportunities for everyone to learn and...

Freedom Trail Foundation's Classrooms Live

The Freedom Trail Foundation's new Classrooms Live! offers teachers the opportunity to invite a...

GPS Self-Guided Audio Tours

Turn your phone into a personal tour guide! Action Tour Guide provides self-guided audio tours;...

Historian at Home: Online game, A Sailor's Life For Me

The USS Constitution Museum presents a weekly video series with Public Historian Carl Herzog. Carl...

Live Virtual Walking Tour of Boston's Freedom Trail

Lots of plans have had to change in 2020, so if you can’t make it to Boston this year, join our live...

Old North Church: 99% Sure Series

We're excited to launch a new web series, "99% Sure" all about the history, people, and events that...

USS Constitution Goes Virtual: Daily Virtual Tours

The USS Constitution Museum brings the Museum to you even if it is currently closed to the public to...