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Trail of Freedom, Boston, Massachusetts

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Distance from city center: 3.3mi
erato's pictureby erato History & Culture travel tip
added on the 7th of December, 2009
Freedom Trail is an important memento of the history of the USA. It is a 4 km long trial with 16 sites, all landmarks of the history of the US freedom.

A red brick line marks the trial, so you can never lose your way. You will need about 2-3 hours if you want to walk all the way, which I recommend. There are 16 sites, most of them are free for visitors.

The best way is to start from the Boston Common to the Bunker Hill. All the sites worth visiting from the Ben Franklin Statue to the Boston Massacre Site. There are organized tours as well, but I would recommend to go by your own, you can enjoy it much better.

From Boston Common to Bunker Hill.

Most sites are free.

Opening Hours:
Daily from 9am to 6pm.

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