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Guided Tour of Lexington & Concord

Get in the spirit of the American Revolution during you’re a guided tour of Lexington and Concord as part of our Boston bus trip. Twenty-two miles outside of Boston, Massachusetts, see the first battlefields and historical structures associated with the Revolutionary War of 1775. The many sights will bring the American Revolution to life. The political feud between the British government and American colonists who wanted to keep their rights as British citizens occurred for over a decade before reaching its climax on April 19, 1775 at Lexington, Concord’s North Bridge with the “shot heard ‘round the world. The fight between the British regulars and colonial militia and Minute Men on that famous day grew into an eight year battle for independence.

Historic Home on Battle Road Trail

Historic Home on Battle Road Trail

The Lexington Battle Green, or Lexington Common MA

Lexington Battle Green

North Bridge at Minuteman National Park

North Bridge at Minuteman National Park

The Wayside in Concord, Massachusetts

The Wayside in Concord, MA

Historic Home on Battle Road Trail Historic Home on Battle Road Trail
The Lexington Battle Green, or Lexington Common MA Lexington Battle Green
North Bridge at Minuteman National Park North Bridge at Minuteman National Park
The Wayside in Concord, Massachusetts The Wayside in Concord, MA

What to Expect on your Sightseeing Trip to Lexington and Concord

During your Lexington and Concord sightseeing bus trip, you’ll drive by significant historical sites, structures and landscapes. Reflect on the famous battle that started the Revolutionary War and the ideals that won the American people their freedom.

Minute Man National Park

Located within the towns of Lexington, Lincoln and Concord, Massachusetts, Minute Man National Park remembers the opening battles of the American Revolution through preserving, protecting and interpreting the history of this important location.

Battle Road Trail

Climb aboard your tour bus at the Minute Man Visitor Center and head for the Battle Road Trail. Stretching five miles, this restored colonial landscape not only allows you to explore the famous battle that took place in the spring of 1775, but also takes a look at how the Revolutionary War changed the lives of individuals who lived through the American Revolution.

Hartwell Tavern

Pass by the Hartwell Tavern, an authentic 18th century home reminiscent of how people lived after the outbreak of the American Revolution. The Hartwell Tavern was once a home to the Hartwell family, a prosperous farm and a tavern.  Its prime location served as an important landmark among those coming and going from Boston. Both locals and travelers would stop by the Hartwell Tavern to talk about the latest news and other important issues.

The Wayside

Next you will see the Wayside: Home of the Authors. Over the course of this home’s history, Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Margaret Sidney each resided here with their families.

The Concord’s North Bridge

At Concord’s North Bridge you will get a closer look at where the famous “shot heard ‘round the world” was fired. Here the renowned Minute Man statue built by Daniel Chester French can be found. It is the perfect spot to reflect on the Revolutionary War.

Lexington Battle Green

Once known as Lexington Common, Lexington Battle Green is known to be the first site of action on April 19, 1775.  Look out for H.H. Kitson’s Captain Parker Statue.

Travel Tip

Read ahead. Having background knowledge about the American Revolution will help you to have a better understanding of the things you will be seeing during your tour.