Follow in the steps of Paul Revere and the courageous patriots who set our great nation on its path to independence on the Boston Freedom Trail, a winding 2.5 miles from Charlestown to Beacon Hill and the Old State House.
Continue your travels through Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall on to Paul Revere’s home, the oldest wooden house in the city.
Marvel at “Old Ironsides,” the oldest commissioned ship still afloat as you visit the USS Constitution and its museum.
Enjoy a living history lesson at Plimoth Plantation, where “colonists” in 17th century costumes perform their daily chores.
Gain a deeper understanding of early American literature with visits to the Salem Witch Museum and to the “House of the Seven Gables“, inspiration for the book by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Stand where Minutemen fought for freedom at the battles of Lexington and Concord.
The past joins the present at Harvard Square, adjacent to the nation’s oldest university, with its lively coffee shops and “The Coop,” its famous cooperative bookstore. Jump into the marvels of modern science at the Boston Museum of Science and Omni Theater.
Boston – from colonial times to the present – has something to offer everyone.