Pirates and Patriots Walking Tour

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The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England. Walk into history along the famous red line with an 18th century costumed guide. Hear the tales of the brave Bostonians and Colonials who dared to challenge Britain and helped establish the greatest democracy in the world. These 90 minute tours are designed for individuals and families.

Landlubbers and jack tars, pirates and privateers, Tories and revolutionaries, impressed sailors and smugglers all occupied America's largest port city plying their trade — legal and illegal — as Boston struggled with independence. Hear fabulous stories of the American Revolution as it unfolded along the Freedom Trail and Boston's 18th century harbor. Hear about the men and women who lived and worked here and the actions they took to separate from the most powerful country in the world. Learn the importance of their acts and contributions to Boston's preeminent position pre and post Revolution.