Walking Tours

History

  • Freedon Trail (200)

    Walk the Freedom Trail

    The Trail, marked by a red line, takes the visitor to 16 historical sites and covers two and a half centuries of America's most significant past. You can take a self-guided tour or one of the many tours available through the National Park Service.

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  • Rose Kennedy Greenway (200)

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway Walking Tour

    Discover the story of Boston's newest urban park that connects people and places once divided by an elevated highway. Learn the history of the neighborhoods that once occupied this space and the present day urban planning that is knitting Boston back together. Approx. 1.5 hours, $10 per person.

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  • JFK (200)

    Walk the JFK Trail

    Visit some historic sites frequented by the late President John F. Kennedy. The GPS tour can be downloaded to your GPS or other mobile devices.

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  • Ship (200)

    Take a Walk to the Sea

    Boston's Walk to the Sea encompasses four centuries of Boston history. Mixing historical landmarks with Boston's skyscrapers, this walk is truly one worth taking. The Walk from summit to sea, spanning one mile and descending a hundred feet, brings that history to life.

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Heritage

  • Abel Smith School (200)

    Explore the Black Heritage Trail

    The Black Heritage Trail is a walking tour that explores the history of Boston's 19th century African American community. Guided walking tours are offered by the National Park Service daily, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, and other times by special request.

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  • Women's Memorial (200)

    Women's Heritage Trail

    Abigail Adams, Mary Eliza Mahoney, Lucy Stone and more make up the more than 200 women who've played a role in shaping the city of Boston. Organized tours are available for large groups, as well as self-guided tours with the use of the new Women's Trail App.

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Culture

  • Fenway (200)

    Explore the Boston Sports Trail

    Both die-hards and bandwagon jumpers alike can get their sports fix even on off-days by visiting stops along the Boston Sports Trail. The GPS tour can be download to your GPS or other mobile devices.

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  • Public Art Walk (200)

    Explore Boston's Public Art

    Search the city's art collection, watch artist videos, access a map of public art installations across the city and more!

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