You can certainly navigate the Freedom Trail on your own: Just follow the red line on the sidewalks. But you’ll learn a lot more about Boston’s role in the Revolutionary War and the growth of a new nation by taking a 60-minute tour led by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic park ranger. BEST FREE TOURS.
New England Traveler
Planning a New England day trip, weekend getaway, or longer adventure? Explore our curated New England travel directory, featuring picks from the editors of Yankee Magazine (the New England experts since 1935) for the best things to do in each state, plus where to shop, eat, and stay.