If history is your jam or if you enjoy exploring cities in different ways or if you simply love a good story, then a Freedom Trail tour is something you need to add to the itinerary. Walk the streets of Boston with a local expert from the Colonial era and learn juicy details about the revolution that have been left out of elementary school text books. Learn about how the land traded hands between native communities and colonists. Try not to wince as you learn about the horrific puritan punishments for unthinkable acts such as kissing your spouse on Sunday. Discover the truth about Sam Adams, John Hancock and Paul Revere. Stroll through historic graveyards and decipher what was once written. No matter what interests you about Boston, this tour will leave you illuminated.
Note: Buy your tickets directly from the Freedom Trail Foundation website. This ensures that your money is going toward preservation and education.