Tour Boston's Freedom Trail

Tour Boston's Freedom Trail


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Know It All Tours is proud to present its Tour Boston's Freedom Trail app. This interactive App is the only guide you need to explore the Boston Freedom Trail!

Tour Boston's Freedom Trail App is jam packed with content including full audio, HD video footage, GEO location and maps, thorough historical information about each of the sites, and important details such as public restroom locations, handicap accessibility, contact information and hours of operation.

The Freedom Trail is Boston’s most famous attraction. The 2 ½ mile red line winds its way through the city, linking historically significant sites and telling the story of the birth of the United States. This interactive App covers all of the 16 official sites on the Freedom Trail, along with many other interesting “unofficial” sites that you might otherwise pass right by. In total there are 45 points of interest, making this the ultimate app to guide you through Boston's Freedom Trail. It is the only guide you need to learn all about this important piece of history, while you go at your own pace.

Summary of Features:

- Learn about Boston’s famous Freedom Trail

- Great historical information about the trail and each site

- Extra “unofficial” stops along the way
– Don’t miss a thing!

- 45 Total Points of Interest!

- Full audio, video and text for each site so you can choose how to experience the trail

- Geo-location & maps so you won’t get lost

- Beautiful HD video footage of each site

- Restroom information, 

- Handicapped accessibility information

- Hours of operation & contact information for the sites

- Wikipedia links for even more information
- Self-guided tour
-Your location is now shown on the map(when location services are enabled)
- Save money and go at your own pace! 

- The map points show official stops in Red, and unofficial stops in Purple. Stops are now all displayed on the map.
- Now you can start from the Boston Common (stop 1) or Bunker Hill Monument (stop 16). Just shake the device or use the re-sort button on the iPad and the tour will be re-ordered to either 1-16 or 16-1.
- all the media can be downloaded to the device before you hit the trail. This is a great update for travelers that might go outside their network.

Read along with the text, or just relax and listen to the audio while you explore the sites. You’ll even find some little known facts, and interesting details about places that are not officially part of the trail, but that you might otherwise pass right by. With more features than any others available, you can experience a completely self-guided tour. This means you can move at your own pace and not worry about keeping up with an organized tour while you take in more of the city of Boston and take breaks when you want to. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the Freedom Trail right here!

Even if you can’t make the trip to Boston, this is a great app to learn about the Freedom Trail from the comfort of your home. With so much great information, full audio, hours of beautiful HD video clips and photographs, you’ll feel like you’re there!

Permission Explanation:
- Write External Storage: Allows you to download the media content to your SD card
- Internet: Allows streaming/downloading of audio/video
- GPS Location: Allows the app to show your location on the Map View
- Access Network/Wifi State: Used to determine if Wifi is available(used when downloading media)
- Wake Lock: allows the app to keep a Wifi lock while you are downloading media from the Download page

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Recently changed in this version

-all device orientations are now supported
-added new graphic & navigation layout for audio/video/info for each stop
-removed the more tab
-added menu items
-downloadable media can now only be downloaded to an external SD card
-you can now get directions to a select trail stop by tapping a stop on the map and clicking the "Directions" button
many bug fixes and improvements to the following:
-downloading media
-trail stop page layout
-trail stop listing
-trail stop media and info layout

Comments and ratings for Tour Boston's Freedom Trail
  • (64 stars)

    by Mary Dixon on 31/05/2014

    Not very user friendly, and the screen continually rotates even if screen rotation is off. Needs a ton of work.

  • (64 stars)

    by Helen Williamson on 25/10/2013

    As a foreign traveller to Boston, I expected this app to function without access to the internet. After reading other reviews, I knew to download media before starting the tour - however I didn't realise that the audio and video just repeated the text shown with each location. The map feature would have been very usual (to help identify which location we were near), however most map tiles failed

  • (64 stars)

    by Patrick Garcia on 30/09/2013

    This was a great little app for walking the trail. It even has some information on non-official stops in the trail. Absolutely worth the money. Try and beat a guided tour for under $3. My only complaint was that the list of stop does this rotation thing to orient itself in the correct order you are walking in the trail. While that sounds great it works poorly and constantly flips itself over and

  • (64 stars)

    by Amber Renee on 18/08/2013

    Not great

  • (64 stars)

    by Clay Nichols on 12/08/2013

    Some of the videos and videos wouldn't download, even with 4G access. But most did. It would be nice to have an option to d/l all the audio. (There was an option to d/l all Video AND audio). The audio was more useful b/c you could listen while walking and I didn't want to download a lot on my 4G data plan. Content was fine.

  • (64 stars)

    by Laura Corbin on 15/06/2013

    Worked. Well