Enjoy a scenic drive to the outskirts of Boston and discover the historic battlefields of Lexington and Concord. Learn how these onetime farming communities played such a pivotal role in the earliest days of the American Revolution. You'll visit Lexington Green, where Paul Revere made his midnight ride to warn the minutemen that the British were coming. Continuing to Concord and the Old North Bridge, you’ll see where the British were confronted by 400 minutemen, and the first full battle of the Revolution began as the 'shot heard round the world' was fired.
Your guide will also point out the homes of some of America’s most renowned authors including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott and Ralph Waldo Emerson. On your return via Cambridge, stroll past the hallowed halls of America’s oldest and most prestigious university, Harvard.
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Note: Walking is at guest’s discretion. Walking distance is approximately 300 yards (27 meters) on hard-packed surface and sidewalks, some hills, no steps. Tour itinerary may vary due to traffic conditions.
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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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