American History Bus Tour: Boston to Cambridge, Concord, and Lexington

5 hr

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Group Tour

This fascinating historical half-day trip from Boston takes you to the famous nearby Massachusetts cities of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord with a leap back in time during the American Revolution. Journey along the Battle Road Trail, follow the route Paul Revere took as he warned the countryside with his infamous cry of "the British are coming!" Visit Harvard Yard and Cambridge Common, where George Washington took control of the Continental Army. You’ll also stand on...
This fascinating historical half-day trip from Boston takes you to the famous nearby Massachusetts cities of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord with a leap back in time during the American Revolution. Journey along the Battle Road Trail, follow the route Paul Revere took as he warned the countryside with his infamous cry of "the British are coming!" Visit Harvard Yard and Cambridge Common, where George Washington took control of the Continental Army. You’ll also stand on legendary Lexington Battle Green – the site of the infamous Battle of Lexington where 77 Minutemen stood their ground against 700 of England’s finest regulars– and pass the homes of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson and visit the family home of Louisa May Alcott, "Orchard House". Your expert guide will teach you all about this area’s prominent role in the Revolutionary War and the Civil War while taking you to the cities’ most famous sights and off-the-beaten path locales.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Brush Hill Tours, 8 Park Plz, Boston, MA 02116-3952

Tour ends back at the Boston Office.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lexington Green, Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02420-4403

Lexington Green

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Battle Road Trail, Concord, MA

Follow the trail of the American Revolutionaries

Stop At: North Bridge, 174 Liberty St Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742-1705

View the bridge where the first battle in the American Revolutionary war took place.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, 399 Lexington Rd, Concord, MA 01742-3712

Learn about the Alcott's home in Concord.

Pass By: Cambridge Common, Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

16 acre park located in Harvard Square

Pass By: Charles River, Cambridge, MA

View the river that separates Cambridge from Boston bordered by the beautiful 17 mile stretch of...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Brush Hill Tours, 8 Park Plz, Boston, MA 02116-3952

Tour ends back at the Boston Office.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lexington Green, Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02420-4403

Lexington Green

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Battle Road Trail, Concord, MA

Follow the trail of the American Revolutionaries

Stop At: North Bridge, 174 Liberty St Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742-1705

View the bridge where the first battle in the American Revolutionary war took place.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, 399 Lexington Rd, Concord, MA 01742-3712

Learn about the Alcott's home in Concord.

Pass By: Cambridge Common, Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

16 acre park located in Harvard Square

Pass By: Charles River, Cambridge, MA

View the river that separates Cambridge from Boston bordered by the beautiful 17 mile stretch of land known as the Esplanade.

Pass By: Ralph Waldo Emerson House, 28 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA 01742-3700

Home of famous American philosopher

Pass By: Harvard Square, 18 Brattle St Ste 352, Cambridge, MA 02138-3755

View sites as you pass through Harvard Square; Harvard University

Pass By: Buckman Tavern, 1 Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02420-4339

Pass by without stopping

Pass By: Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, 105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3407

Pass by without stopping

Pass By: Charles River Esplanade, Storrow Drive, Boston, MA 02114

River separating Boston and Cambridge

Pass By: Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138-2932

View sites as pass through Harvard Square; Harvard University

Stop At: Minute Man National Historical Park, 174 Liberty St, Concord, MA 01742-1705

The more than 900 acres of this national park run along the route of the battle of Lexington and Concord.

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Minute Man National Historical Park
  • Hotel Pick-Up (select Boston hotels)
  • Admission fee to Minute Man National Park in Concord
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Travel past the homes of Hawthorne, Alcott and Emerson
  • Round-Trip Transportation Aboard Air-Conditioned Coach Bus
  • Follow the route of Paul Revere as he warned the countryside "the British are coming!"
  • 4-Hour American History Tour from Boston
  • Visit three of Boston's historic neighboring towns: Cambridge, Concord, and Lexington
Not Included
  • Hotel Drop-Off (tours will drop-off at Faneuil Hall Marketplace or Park Square)
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
1: 8 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA
2: Massachusetts, USA
3: Cambridge, MA, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
For those not using a hotel pick up, please meet at the Gray Line Ticket Office/Transportation Bldg. located at Park Sq., l0 Park Plaza on the Charles St. South side., next to P.F. Chang’s. Please arrive no later than 8:45am.

9:00 AM
Return Details
1: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
2: 8 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Starting October 1, 2019 a $5.00pp fee will be charged by the National Park Service for entry into the Minute Man National Park. Entry fee is included with the price of your tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.