Boston CityWalks

Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail to Copley Square (Back Bay) via Beacon Hill Walking Tour


Make Boston yours as we view its beauty, culture and history from the early beginnings to the striking 19th century architecture and special charm of Beacon Hill, the Back Bay and impressive Copley Square. NOTE: This tour includes Tour #1 – The Downtown Freedom Trail – History and Architecture
Highlights include:

  • The Freedom Trail from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common
  • The quirky, vibrant architecture and streets of old Downtown Boston
  • The cobblestone drives and gaslights of historic Beacon Hill .
  • The 19th century Back Bay area and the Boston Public Garden
  • The beauty and grace of Copley Square

Starting in Downtown, we’ll get to see and feel the history of the Freedom Trail. On Beacon Hill, see what life was like from the top echelon of the city. We will stroll the Public Garden and gaze at the Swan Boats as they go under the world’s smallest suspension bridge. Learn the when, why and how Back Bay was filled and admire the beauty and elegance of Copley Square . Enjoy the 19th century beauty and elegance of the Back Bay, its fine restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions. From there, you can choose to have lunch at an outdoor café on Newbury Street, shop in Copley Place and Prudential center, or visit one of Boston ‘s fine museums.

Details of just some of what you’ll see:
Faneuil Hall, Old and New State Houses, Boston Massacre Site, Old and New City Halls, Old South Meeting House, Old Corner Bookstore, King’s Chapel, Old Granary Burial Ground, Park Street Church, Boston Common, Beacon Hill, Boston Public Garden, Swan Boats, Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Newbury Street, John Hancock Tower, Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, Boston Marathon Finish Line, Copley Square.

Downtown to Back Bay via Beacon Hill Walking Tour

Tour times: Most Days at 10 AM (approximately 2 hours, 2 miles)
Meeting Place: Across from the Old State House, the NW corner of State and Congress Streets (outside 28 State Street)
Cost: $45 per adult; $22.50 per child 16 and under


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