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Please describe your tour:
Trademark Tour’s official tour of the Freedom Trail is an hour-long, scripted tour of Boston’s Freedom Trail from the Boston Common to Quincy Market. The tour is led by costumed guides and is funny, entertaining and educational!
Where does the tour start?
Our tour of the Freedom Trail begins from inside Boston Sound at 147 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108. We are located within eyesight of the Park Street Subway Station and right next to McDonalds.
Where does the tour end?
Our tour of the Freedom Trail ends at Quincy Market right outside of the Green Dragon Tavern.
What are the tour themes?
Our tour covers four themes: Colonial and Revolutionary Boston; Boston’s Forbidden Lore; Old Boston vs. New Boston; and the Big Picture.
Are you in Costume?
Yes! Our enthusiastic guides give the tour in charming, colonial-themed regalia.
What is the Freedom Trail?
Created in 1956, The Freedom Trail is a red line of brick and pavement connecting many of Boston’s historical sites. The Trail runs through Boston and over the water into Charlestown, linking 16 official sites and thousands of interesting stories.
Are private tours available?
Yes! We offer many private tour opportunities in multiple languages for groups of all sizes. Click here to learn more.
How long is the tour?
The tour lasts about 60 minutes.
How far will I walk?
The tour route is nearly 1 mile in total.
Is the tour handicap accessible?
The terrain we walk is flat and the tour is nearly always wheelchair accessible. Please contact us directly if you are interested in taking the tour and have disabilities.
Are there places to sit on the tour?
There are places to briefly sit throughout the tour while the guide is talking.
What is the cost of the tour?
The tour costs $14.00 per person.
Is the tour family friendly?
Absolutely. The tour is scripted for both adults and children. Families love our friendly and entertaining guides.
Does the tour go inside buildings?
If you are interested in going inside buildings make sure to check out our Private Tour offerings!
What is the difference between a Private and Public Tour?
Public Tours are offered from May - October and are offered at specific times to the general public. Private Tours are offered year-round at days and times convenient to the group. They have a dedicated guide, are fully customizable, can be offered in many languages and offer discounted dining and entertainment options.
Can I take the tour in a language other than English?
We offer multiple language options through our Private Tours.
When do the tours run?
Public Tours run from May – October. Our exact schedule can be found under "Booking". Private Tours are offered year-round and must be pre-booked.
How do I get to the tour?
The easiest way to get to the tour is to take the Boston Subway to the Park Street Station and then walk 2 minutes to 147 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108. If you drive to the tour please know that parking is limited.
Is there parking?
There is extremely limited Street Parking. The most convenient parking Garage is located underneath the Boston Common with an entrance on Charles Street.
Who are the guides?
Our tour guides are youthful, entertaining actors, dressed in colonial costumes. Many of our tour guides are alumni of Emerson College, which is located on the Freedom Trail in Boston.
How are you affiliated with the City of Boston?
Our parent company, Trademark Tours, is a proud member of the Greater Boston Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Greater Boston Concierge Association. We’ve been touring visitors in Boston since 2006.
Do I have to make a reservation?
Reservations are suggested but not required for our Public Tours. All Private Tours must be reserved 48 hours in advance.
Do I need to buy a ticket?
Yes, you can purchase tickets easily online.
What happens if it rains?
Tours run rain or shine! We are famous for running tours in all kinds of weather!
Have you been reviewed?
Trademark Tours has received praise in numerous national media outlets including The New York Times, National Public Radio, Forbes.com, NBC Radio, and the Boston Globe.
Is gratuity included?
Gratuities are not included in the cost of our tour. A standard gratuity for a tour guide in Boston is 15% - 20% of the tour price. If you had a great time, please tip your guide!
What is the cancellation policy?
Tickets are fully-transferable and tours can be re-scheduled. We have a 50% refund policy if you cannot reschedule your tour.