• Around the US,  Boston

    The Freedom Trail – South End

    Boston Common is a lovely park, and a great place to either start or end a walk on the Freedom Trail. If you are traveling by car, there is a parking garage under the park. Or public transportation is a great way to get around. The park is large, and has two areas – don’t miss either one! Note: I don’t earn commission from any links in this post, but I hope they will be helpful to my readers. The Freedom Trail is 2.5 miles long, and because we had children with us we decided to see it in two parts. You can read about the North End of the…

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    Around the US,  Boston

    The Freedom Trail – North End

    To really get a taste of the history of Boston, we started with the Freedom Trail. For me, the trail conjures up visions of the beginning of the United States of America! For my 7 year old grandson, it seemed like a looong walk. So we compromised; we only walked half of the trail at a time, with plenty of stops along the way. Which is the perfect way to do it anyway – if you rush, you can’t spend time getting to know the history of our nation! When you have finished the North End, you can read my post all about the South End! Note: I don’t earn…