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Boston By Little Feet

This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail is specially designed for young walkers (ages 6-12)

Tour Description

Travel through 300 years of history on this fun and interactive tour of Boston's Freedom Trail. Designed for families with children 6-12 years old, this tour encourages discovery and exploration. On this walk, children will experience historical sites that played a key role in the American Revolution. You will see Faneuil Hall, the Old State House and the Old South Meeting House. Hear stories of the many interesting people who have made Boston their home throughout history. Experience opportunities to interact with history at each stop, including the site of the first public school in America and the oldest burying ground in Boston. The whole family will enjoy this hour-long tour in the heart of historic Boston!

PLEASE NOTE: All children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult

Tour Information

tour duration

60 minutes

tour distance

0.73 mile

tour terrain level 1

mostly flat surfaces and little to no inclines

Public Tour Calendar

Private Tours

Boston By Foot private tours are perfect for family groups, school groups, corporate groups, university and alumni groups, people who wish to tour with their pets, and anyone looking for a more personalized tour experience.

Starting Location

Meet your guide in front of Faneuil Hall at the Samuel Adams statue - MAP

Finding Your Guide: All guides carry an 8×11 sign that says “Boston By Foot Walking Tours.”

Nearest Accessible MBTA Station: State (Blue & Orange Lines)

Ending Location

This tour ends in the general area of City Hall Plaza.

Nearest Accessible MBTA Station: Government Center (Blue & Green Lines)

“Yesterday, I took the tour of the Esplanade. It was a very challenging day for the docents, as there was a huge concert also scheduled for the Esplanade that day. They somehow managed to direct us to another starting point and gave us an extraordinary amount of information, even though their route was changed. I am always impressed with the tour docents, but I wanted to give an extra thanks for the wonderful tour I went on yesterday.”
— Woburn, MA