Boston’s Freedom Trail: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Go beyond Revolutionary War history books with this affordable walking tour in Boston.
• Take in important historical landmarks like the Boston Common which was entangled in America’s first fraudulent land transaction and the Granary Burial Ground
• Hear from producer Mitch Lapin, a tour guide whose passion for history inspired him to lead guided tours for over ten years
• Do it all in 75 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home
Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.
The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary

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.
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.

Inclusions

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

Exclusions

Food/Drink
Smartphone and headphones
Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Transportation

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

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.