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Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car

Cambridge, US
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Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car

Cambridge, US
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Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord with this private half-day tour by car. Explore the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and discover the innovative spirit that has shaped the world. Wander through Harvard University and admire its prestigious campus. As you drive along Tory Row, our knowledgeable guide will reveal the secrets of the American Revolution. Stand on the historic Lexington Battle Green, where the first shots of the revolution were fired, and visit significant landmarks such as Hancock Clarke House and Paul Revere's capture site. Learn about the brave Minutemen at the National Park and cross the picturesque Old North Bridge in Concord. This captivating tour will transport you to the heart of American history and leave you inspired by the stories of the past.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-4 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the historical landmarks of Harvard and MIT
  • Discover the secrets of the American Revolution
  • Visit the site where the first bullets were fired in the American Revolutionary War
  • Learn about the heroes of the American Revolution at Minutemen National Park
  • Witness the historic Concord River at Concord's Old North Bridge
  • Professional local guide services
  • A car with the driver at your disposal for the entire tour
  • Lunch and generally the group pays for the guide's lunch

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Introduction

Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car is your ticket to experiencing history come to life on the East Coast. This captivating tour takes you on a journey through time, exploring renowned institutions like Harvard and MIT, as well as iconic landmarks tied to the American Revolution. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you'll delve into the secrets of Tory Row, where Loyalists had mansions during the war. Discover the significance of Lexington Battle Green, where the first shots of the American Revolutionary War were fired, igniting a nation's fight for independence. Visit the Hancock Clarke House, a National Historic Landmark with historical ties to John Hancock. And at the Minutemen National Park, learn about the brave men who took up arms in defense of their ideals. The tour concludes with a drive past Concord's Old North Bridge, spanning the historic Concord River. Embark on this captivating tour and immerse yourself in the essence of American history.

What to expect?

During the Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car, you can expect a total duration of 240 minutes filled with fascinating insights and historical landmarks. Your adventure begins at the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where you'll catch a glimpse of the startup culture that drives innovation. Next, you'll explore Harvard University, witnessing the grandeur of one of America's most esteemed educational institutions. As you drive along Tory Row, you'll uncover the stories of the Loyalists who once resided there, adding a rich layer of history to the experience. The tour then delves into the heart of the American Revolution, visiting Lexington Battle Green, the site of the opening shots of the war. You'll also visit the historic Hancock Clarke House and the site of Paul Revere's capture, both steeped in tales of heroes and revolutionaries. Finally, your journey concludes with a scenic drive past Concord's Old North Bridge, a symbol of America's struggle for freedom.

Who is this for?

The Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car caters to history enthusiasts, curious explorers, and anyone with a passion for discovering the roots of American independence. Whether you're a student eager to delve into the nation's educational heritage or a history buff seeking to immerse yourself in the sites where the American Revolution unfolded, this tour offers something for everyone. It is an inclusive experience, welcoming visitors of all ages and backgrounds to delve into America's past. From families on vacation to solo travelers craving an educational adventure, this tour promises a memorable experience for all who embark on it.

Why book this?

Embarking on the Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car is a captivating journey through the foundations of America's history, providing a unique perspective on the birth of a nation. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you'll gain insights and anecdotes that go beyond textbooks, enriching your understanding of this pivotal era. From the esteemed halls of Harvard to the captivating secrets of Tory Row, each stop reveals a new layer of history waiting to be discovered. You'll witness the sites where the first shots of the American Revolutionary War were fired and stand in awe of the bravery of those who fought for freedom. This tour is an immersive experience, transporting you back in time and allowing you to walk in the footsteps of revolutionaries. Explore the past, gain a deeper appreciation for American history, and create lifelong memories on this remarkable journey.

Good to know

The Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car lasts for a total of 240 minutes, providing ample time to absorb the historical significance and beauty of each location. Remember to wear comfortable shoes and bring along a camera to capture the captivating sites you'll encounter. Your expert guide will be on hand to answer any questions and provide in-depth knowledge about each stop, ensuring a truly enriching experience. Don't forget to prepare for the New England weather by bringing appropriate clothing to keep you comfortable throughout the tour. Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes of Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord, and prepare to be inspired by the remarkable stories that shaped America.

Reviews

Feedback from individuals who have taken the Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord Private Half-Day Tour by Car highlights the awe-inspiring nature of the experience. Visitors express their gratitude for the knowledgeable guides who brought the history to life and provided engaging narratives at each stop. Many commend the tour for its educational value, describing it as a must for history enthusiasts seeking a deeper understanding of America's roots. Others praise the organization, pacing, and rich storytelling that made the tour immersive and captivating. Travelers appreciate the opportunity to see iconic landmarks, such as Harvard and MIT, while also venturing to lesser-known sites like the Hancock Clarke House and the capture site of Paul Revere. Overall, the reviews reflect the tour's ability to leave a lasting impression and instill a newfound appreciation for the history and heritage of the United States.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has an urban campus that extends more than a mile (1.6 km). MIT campus encompasses a number of major off-campus facilities such as the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, the Bates Center, and the Haystack Observatory, as well as affiliated laboratories such as the Broad and Whitehead Institutes.

Harvard University

Harvard’s main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge and extends into the surrounding Harvard Square neighborhood. The Yard contains administrative offices such as University Hall and Massachusetts Hall; libraries such as Widener, Pusey, Houghton, and Lamont; and Memorial Church.

Lexington Battle Green

The Lexington Battle Green, also known as Lexington Common, is the historic town common of Lexington, Massachusetts, United States. It was at this site that the opening shots of the Battles of Lexington and Concord were fired on April 19, 1775, starting the American Revolutionary War. Now a public park, the common is a National Historic Landmark.

Hancock-Clarke House

The Hancock–Clarke House is a historic house in Lexington, Massachusetts, that is a National Historic Landmark. The only extant residence associated with John Hancock was his boyhood home.

Paul Revere Capture Site

The site of the capture of Paul Revere is inside Minute Man National Historic Park, near the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Mill Street. A circular memorial marks the site, with three commemorative markers - one of unknown origin, with two National Park Service markers flanking it.

Minute Man National Historical Park

Minute Man National Historical Park commemorates the opening battle in the American Revolutionary War. It also includes the Wayside, home in turn to three noted American authors.

North Bridge

There were at least eight iterations of the North Bridge constructed over four centuries. The current wooden pedestrian bridge, an approximate replica of the bridge that stood at the time of the battle, was built in 1956 and extensively restored in 2005.

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