Come explore the cobblestone streets, admire the architecture, and discover the history of downtown. Hear stories that highlight Boston’s history and culture as we walk the Freedom Trail from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common.
Historic Sites and Points of Interest
Boston’s compact size has always made it one of the most walkable cities in the U.S., with so many historic sites and points of interest to visit. Pedestrian greenways, wide sidewalks, and photo-worthy locations make it the perfect city for a walking tour!
In fact, walking around Boston is much easier than driving, especially if you’re new to the city. From the famous Freedom Trail to recognizable sites from your favorite movies and TV shows, Boston is best explored on foot!
Historical Walks in Boston
The Freedom Trail is Boston’s most famous walking path. This 2.5-mile path winds through downtown, connecting 16 locations significant to the history of the U.S., like the Granary Burying Ground and site of the Boston Massacre. Whether you’re a history buff or looking for a quick introduction to the city history, you can’t skip a Boston Freedom Trail Tour.
Beyond the historic sites of the Freedom Trail, there are several other walking tours to help you get the lay of the land or give you a new perspective on Boston. Visit Beacon Hill, Copley Square, and the 19th-century Back Bay area, where you’ll find cultural attractions and fine dining and shopping. Experience the quirkiness of Boston’s colonial street layout and cobblestone construction. See architectural gems and the many new green spaces around the city. For a truly unique experience, take the Boston TV and Movie Sites Tour to go sightseeing with a twist.
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