Walks & Trails

There are a variety of free walks and trails throughout the City of Boston.

  • Freedom Trail Photo by Mike Ritter (75)

    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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  • JFK statue

    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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  • Nickerson Field

    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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  • Rose Kennedy Greenway Ariel View

    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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  • Bunker Hill Monument by Jeremy Nelson (75)

    Climb Bunker Hill Monument

    Climb the 294 steps to the top of the Monument for great views of Boston.
    Hours: 9AM-5PM. Monument closes to climbing at 4:30PM.
    Admission: Free

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  • Boston Public Garden (75)

    Discover Boston Parks

    From the Common and the Public Gardens to Franklin Park, there are plenty of green spaces to explore while in Boston.

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  • Walk to the Sea

    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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