The Freedom Trail in Boston is a 2.5-mile, brick-lined route that leads you to 16 historic sites. Explore museums and meeting houses, churches, and burial grounds. Discover the rich history of Boston and the American Revolution along the famed red-brick path.
Things to Do & See
The Freedom Trail has 16 official sites. Be sure to visit them all!
Freedom Trail Insider Tips
- You can start your self-guided Freedom Trail tour at the beginning, middle, or end and make your way through the streets of Boston.
- You can also purchase tickets for a guided tour at the Boston Common visitor center, or at the ArtsBoston ticket booth at Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall.
- Foundation walking tours are 90 minutes and only cover part of the Freedom Trail and do not include admission to the Freedom Trail sites.
- It is free to walk the Trail. The Old State House, Old South Meeting House, and Paul Revere House each charge an entrance fee. King’s Chapel and the Old North Church suggest a donation, but it is not required for entrance.
- Tours of the Freedom Trail every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Tours may also be cancelled do to severe weather. Please call if you're not sure.