Boston Freedom Trail Self-Guided Smartphone Tour

Guide LanguageEnglish
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Take in 16 historic landmarks along Boston’s Freedom Trail on a self-guided tour that offers the flexibility to explore at your own pace. You can access turn-by-turn directions whenever you want, so you can start, pause, and restart the tour on your own schedule. As you follow the Freedom Trail, you’ll hear stories about local history, legendary Americans, and founding fathers and from a Boston insider.


Book a self-guided tour for total flexibility
Hear from a veteran tour guide with a passion for history
Offline access means you don’t need cellular service
Revisit sites at home using an included virtual tour option


This self-guided, self-paced walking tour follows Boston's Freedom Trail, going beyond the history books to reveal the fascinating stories you wouldn't uncover on your own.
The tour starts in front of Massachusetts State House, the highest point in Boston. You'll learn how the VoiceMap app works and be introduced to the major themes of the tour while you walk.
The tour passes by the Boston Common. While you walk, you'll hear about how it became entangled in America’s first fraudulent land transaction.
You'll be guided through the Granary Burial Ground to the graves of some of America’s forefathers.
The tour passes by the Paul Revere Grave. While walking, you'll hear about his 13 successful careers.
The tour passes by the John Hancock's Grave. While walking, you'll hear about the trouble caused by his love of Madeira wine.
The tour passes by the Omni Parker House. While you walk, you'll hear about some of its famous former guests like legendary Victorian writer, Charles Dickens, and presidential assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
The tour passes by King's Chapel. While you walk, you'll find out why the King’s Chapel was built on top of a cemetery.
The tour passes by the Old City Hall. You'll hear about the statue in front of the building while you walk.
The tour passes by the Old South Meeting House. You'll hear about the museum while you walk.
The tour passes by The Old State House. You'll hear the history of the building while you walk.
The tour passes by the Faneuil Hall. You'll hear about how the Puritans are connected to the hall while you walk.
The tour passes by the Old North Church. While you walk you'll hear about the some of Paul Revere's many rides.
The tour passes by the Paul Revere Statue. While you walk you'll learn about the horse Paul rode.
The tour ends in front of Boston’s oldest standing structure, the Paul Revere House.


VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
Lifetime access to this tour in English
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata


Smartphone and headphones
Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route

Additional Information

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitizer with them to ensure their own protection and the protection of others.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.