Freedom Trail

Location: Tremont Street, Boston



Covering two and a half miles and passing 16 of the city's official historical points of interest, walking the Freedom Trail is the best way to take in Boston's past. The route passes by everything from museums and churches to a battle ground and monuments, combining Boston's history with the modern day city that stands there today. Highlights of the Trail include King's Chapel and the sites of the Boston Massacre and Boston Common – all having detailed plaques telling of the historical significance of each stop off. There is no specific start and end point of the Freedom Trail, so wander the streets of Boston are your own pace and learn more about how not only the city, but the United States itself was shaped.