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Revolutionary and Colonial milestones are abundant in Boston & Cambridge

Wherever you step there are sights to see in this remarkable city. Take a self-guided adventure on foot, by bike, pedicab or trolley or a specialty tour by bus or boat on the street or in the harbor. Explore America’s beginnings along the Freedom Trail and discover enough magic in a day to last a lifetime. Seasonal and holiday events light up the city while Boston’s neighborhoods offer celebrated homes, great architecture, gardens, parks and open spaces. Stay on the waterfront or in a historic part of town .
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USS Constitution Museum and Warship USS Constitution

Building 22 in the Charlestown Navy Yard Charlestown, MA Phone: 617-426-1812

The USS Constitution – “Old Ironsides” – the oldest active ship in the U.S. Navy and the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat, resides at the Charlestown Navy Yard, next to the property of the USS Constitution Museum. The museum presents a fascinating history of the ship and many interesting exhibits about life in the U.S. Navy, from Colonial times to the present. The museum hosts many special events, and it is designed to be fun and welcoming to children. Tours of the ship itself are hosted by Navy personnel on a regular schedule. The tours include the spar deck, gun deck and berth deck.
Hours: Museum: spring and Summer, daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; fall and winter, daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Ship: spring and summer, daily except Mondays, 10a.m.-6 p.m.; fall and winter, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Museum: suggested admission of $10-$15 for adults; $5-$10 for children; $25-$45 for families. Admission to ship is free.
Freedom Trail Foundation
Freedom Trail Foundation

99 Chauncy Street Boston, MA, 02111 Phone: 617-357-8300

Boston's Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile walk connecting 16 of the country's most significant historic sites linked to the American Revolution. Great for all ages and for groups. Specialty tours of Pirates and Patriots, African American Patriots, Historic Pub Crawl, and the Historic Holiday Stroll are offered throughout the year and seasonally.
Freedom Trail visitor information centers are located at Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, and the Charlestown Navy Yard. - Directions and Parking