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Boston: History Tour of Cambridge, Concord and Lexington

Product ID: 205150
Follow the Battle Trail through Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord where George Washington, Jonathan Parker, and the Minutemen changed the future of American history. Visit Louisa May Alcott's family home and pass the houses of renowned authors.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Most downtown Boston hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Old North Bridge, the site of the "shot heard 'round the world"
  • Follow the Battle Trail of the American Revolution in Boston
  • Stand on Lexington Green, where 77 minutemen stood their ground
  • Visit the family home of famous author, Louisa May Alcott
Full description
Start your journey along the Battle Trail and see American History come alive. In Boston, travel past the prestigious universities of MIT and Harvard located just across the river in Cambridge. View Cambridge Common, where Washington took command of the Continental Army and drive along Tory Row past the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Stand on the Lexington Green, where Captain Johnathan Parker and 77 Minutemen stood their ground against 700 of England's finest regulars, signaling the start of the American Revolutionary War.

In Concord, journey past the homes of renowned authors Hawthorne, Alcott, and Emerson as you make your way to the Old North Bridge where the embattled farmers stood and fired the "Shot heard round the world". Starting May 19, pay a visit to Orchard House, the family home of Louisa May Alcott who wrote the famous American novel Little Women.
Includes
  • Live commentary
  • Admission to Louisa May Alcott's house (starting May 19th)
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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The trip itself was very good, very recommandable! Although a heads up: there are problems to the pick up as they only pick up from specific hotels not stated. So to be on fhe safe side I would recommend to go to their office to get onto the bus. Otherwise it was good. Tony, the driver/guide, was very nice and funny.

October 27, 2019

The trip was excellent but the organization was lacking. I had asked for hotel pick-up and it was on my paperwork. But it was unclear that that was going to happen by the local contractor. When I arrived in Boston, two days prior to the excursion I attempted to contact the local tour provider so I could plan accordingly. I called on Saturday and left a message, I called on Sunday and left a message. Called on Monday and finally got a person who finally said that hotel pick-up was not available for our hotel. We finally arrived at their location and once checked in we were told to go outside and stand in line until our tour was called. This was very disorganized and there was no one giving any direction. It ended up that our trip was combined with a full day trip on same bus. Great trip with a knowledgeable, but quirky guide, he was very good guide/bus driver. Was a little disappointed that on the three stops he didn’t come with us and give more commentary.

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August 7, 2019

Tony was great - very informative & entertaining. Highly recommend.

September 29, 2019

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Gray Line Boston & Cape Cod

Product ID: 205150