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Make your own history in Lexington! From exploring the historic Battlefield to strolling the charming downtown streets, or taking in our natural beauty, there is something for everyone in Lexington. Located only 20 minutes from Boston, Historic Lexington is the gateway to traditional New England life. With a variety of activities, Lexington offers an array of itinerary options for your group trip.

Relive the exciting events of April 19, 1775, and the literary legacy that defined American identity and culture by planning a visit that your groups won’t soon forget.

EXPLORE

Downtown Lexington
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Known as “the Center” to locals, Downtown Lexington a quintessential New England Town. The Village Center is a hub of activity. Stroll along our charming streets and stop into one our many unique, independently owned shops or restaurants. There are a variety of dining options with private seating for large tour groups as well as dedicated bus parking.

LEARN

Visitors Center
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Just a stones throw away from the Battle Green, is the new Visitors Center. The Visitors Center is open seven days a week with knowledgeable staff to provide valuable and interesting information to your guests. Check out our new Revolutionary History Room and interactive exhibits as well as a gift shop with one-of-a-kind souvenirs. Accessible public restrooms available.

JOURNEY

professional guides
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Leave the tour guiding to us! Hire one of our professional guides to step aboard your bus as we take your guests along the route that the Colonial Minutemen travelled in 1775. Dressed in full Colonial regalia, our guides bring history to life as they narrate the story of the American Revolution and beyond. Interested in literary history as well? Our staff can arrange for tours of cultural sites in Lexington and Concord including the homes of authors Louisa May Alcott and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

VISIT

historic houses
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Learn what life was like in Colonial New England. Lexington is home to three historic houses from the Revolutionary War era that are available for tours. Visiting these homes can give your guests a unique look into how early Americans lived in the 18th century. Among these, is the iconic Buckman Tavern, where many historians believe that the first shot of the American Revolution was fired- the shot heard around the world!