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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Boston, MA
Event Name: Capital - Freedom Trail
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 110126 2018/Y0730
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11km and 6km - 1B
Description: Freedom Trail is on downtown streets & walkways. Pass the State Capitol & explore a plethora of historic sites, monuments, museums and landmarks. One short, steep hill. Boston, America's Walking City, is rich in history & tradition. 2nd PoC: Bonnie & Tom (781-483-6115 or narcavage@verizon.net).
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Points of Reference, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times:
Location: Boston National Historical Park Visitor Center,
Start Point / Driving Directions: Change to Start Point: With Faneuil Hall closed for renovation as of Jan. 1, 2018, the National Historic Park Visitor Center will open on January 2 at their prior location next to the Old State House - 15 State Street. It is expected that the NHP Visitor Center and our Walk Box will be at this temporary location through May.
15 State Street. Open daily 9AM-5PM. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas. From North: I-93 South to Exit 24A (Government Center). At end of ramp bear RIGHT onto Clinton St (Government Center Parking Garage on right). Either walking or driving to Visitor Center, continue on Clinton St to end. LEFT onto North St. **LEFT on Congress St. First RIGHT on State Street then quick LEFT on Devonshire Street. Visitor Center on the right next to the Old State House. From South: I-93 North to Exit 23 (Government Center). *LEFT on North St to end. Follow from ** above.
From West: I-90 (Mass Pike) to I-93 North. I-93 North to Exit 23 (Government Center). Follow from * above under From South directions. Public transportation highly recommended due to construction & limited parking. For maps & info on public transit: www.mbta.com. Boston has an excellent commuter rail & subway system with three subway stations near start: Haymarket on Green Line, Government Center on Green & Blue Lines, and State Street on Orange & Blue Lines.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Award is a fully embroidered patch featuring 2 iconic pieces of architecture located in Copley Square the Hancock Tower and Trinity Church.
Host Club: Walk 'N Mass Volkssport Club
Contact: Jack Allen (781) 333-8129
Website: www.walknmass.org
E-Mail Contact: jeallen@gmail.com