Author Talk: James Marcus, Glad to the Brink of Fear: A Portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 PM at the Main Library…Learn More
Celebrating 250 years of revolutionary greatness
Welcome to Concord, Massachusetts where America’s roots run deep. Explore the birthplace of American independence and imagination, the town that Thoreau called “most estimable place in all the world.” Concord’s fascinating past makes it a popular tourist destination, with TripAdvisor ranking it one of the Best Places to Visit. Discover the local charm and well preserved historic places that bring visitors from around the world. Here you can retrace the steps of Revolutionary War soldiers and literary greats and learn about how “the shot heard round the world” led to America’s independence. To experience Concord is to experience the American story.
Location and Size: 25.9 square miles, nestled just outside Boston.
Trendiness – arts, antiques, historic and cultural district, entertainment, lectures, music, restaurants and bars.
Heritage – historic homes, national parks, museums, tours and adventure.
Outdoor life – family farms, hiking, biking, walking paths, and breathtaking natural beauty.
Why stay the night? Romantic fireside winters, spring gardens, fall leaf peeping and fall and spring harvests.
Group Bus Tours
The Town of Concord offers tours to fit every group’s needs. Whether you live local or are visiting us from another region, we welcome you to experience Concord with a tour led by one of our certified guides. Small group, private and bus tours are available year round. Tours can focus on Revolutionary History, Literary History, Little Women, cemeteries and more.
Walking tours depart the Concord Visitor Center at 1:00P, daily. The 75 minute experience will introduce guests to the Downtown Concord area and will touch on Concord’s rich Revolutionary and Literary history while visiting sites such as The Milldam, Monument Square, The Old Hill Burial Ground and more.