Self Guided Boston Walking Tours

We are happy to have produced several self guided Boston walking tours and our collection is growing.  We designed these self guided tours to be used on your own time and your own pace or as companion pieces on our guided tours. Some tours are only available as a self-guided tour.  We hope these tours are helpful to you.

  • Freedom Trail BostonThe Freedom Trail – The Freedom Trail at the center of historic Boston is a red brick path through the city leading visitors to the historic sites. At the center of Revolutionary America, you’ll weave your way through the eighteenth century.   This self-guided tour and map will covers the entire 2.5 miles of Freedom Trail sites and will should take you two hours to complete.  Make sure to take a look at our self-guided tour of the Granary Burial Ground, one of the Freedom Trail’s most important stops.


  • Beacon HIll Boston Nichols House MuseumBeacon Hill – Boston’s Beacon Hill is and always has been Boston’s most exclusive neighborhood where politicians, poets and philanthropist among others have made their home.  It is a neighborhood that many tourist fail to explore as it can be a bit intimidating without a guide but this 90 minute self-guided tour should make navigation of that neighborhood easy.


  • Harvard Lampoon BuildingHarvard University – Harvard University is the oldest college in the United States (1636).  Eight United State Presidents attended Harvard University and the name is known world-wide.  Here is a self-guided Harvard University tour that will help to explore some the wonderful sites on campus.


  • North End and Little Italy – Boston’s North End/Little Italy neighbor is famous for its delicious food as well as its colorful history and we at Free Tours By Foot Boston have put together a quick, self -guided walking tour of North End/Little Italy and some of its most interesting sites.



  • Additional Resources – There are many more self guided tours of Boston available.  The City of Boston offers several resources, including walking maps, audio tours as well as theme tours, such as the JFK Boston trail.