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Address: Departs from 1875 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
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Liberty Ride: A guided trolley tour of historic Lexington & Concord....

Liberty Ride: A guided trolley tour of historic Lexington & Concord. Visit the birthplaces of American liberty and 19th century literature!

Board a classic trolley for a ride along the scenic Battle Road while your costumed guide recounts the exciting events of April 19, 1775 and the literary legacy that defined American identity and culture. Weekends April and May and daily Memorial Day through October 29, 2017. 90-minute tours leave from the Lexington Visitors Center [1875 Massachusetts Ave] at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm.

Visit our website for online reservations, or stop in the Visitors Center this weekend!

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This is a great way to see and learn about Lexington and Concord! The tour is over 10 miles long, and we would have spent hours locating and figuring out what we were looking at... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Nancy M
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Pasadena
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Cuz if you do, you can't get off and see the sites as they don't swing back around to pick you up. There's so much I would have liked to get off and see more of. Our guide spoke rather fast, went out of chronological order a bit and with so many characters involved with the history lesson, it was... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Welcome to the Green ,and now the battle road... Walden Pond used to be over there, Louisa May Alcott there, here's the Old North Bridge, hooray for the Yanks *now fighting carsickness as our driver also competes in NASCAR* and the retreat by the British this way, Major Pitcairn, and Paul Revere was released from captivity here. Thanks for coming

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1 Thank John S
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a great way to see and learn about Lexington and Concord! The tour is over 10 miles long, and we would have spent hours locating and figuring out what we were looking at. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. So glad we took the tour!

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Thank Nancy M
Topeka, Kansas
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We hit the last trolly of the day and the marvelous guide , Marcia, dressed in period garb gave a fascinating description of the battle in 1785 , the shot heard round the world, and we moved from Battle Green in Lexington To the National Park,mtincluding a stop at the North bridge , to Concord and on down the Battle... More 

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Haymarket, Virginia
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I'm a total history geek and thoroughly enjoyed this trolley tour. We had David as our guide and he gave a wonderful re-count of Revere/Dawes alarm ride and event of Lexington & Concord. It's a great way to get an overview and then explore the park sites for more detail.

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Thank Jon M
San Jose, California
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344 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Fun trolley tour was very educational with lots of historical facts and information. These 90 minute tours are scheduled throughout the day departing from the Lexington Visitors Center. Tour guide was entertaining taking us from Lexington to Concord. You can get off at any stop or remain on the trolley for the entire tour if you wish.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The Liberty Ride provided a great overview of the first battle of the American Revolution. The guide was costumed and wove the details together with stories, feeling and humor. The trolley was comfortable and air conditioned. We had a teen and 9 year old with us.

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

i belong to a retired Teachers group and we took this tour. It was very informative and fun. The trolly picks you up in front of the Visitors Center in Lexington and takes you all around and points out various points of interest. Then it heads into Concord, and along the way, there are many homes, such as The Alcott... More 

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Homer, Alaska
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80 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I am not one to tours, but I am glad I took this one. The leader of the tour was well versed and did a wonderful job. After hearing the history of the area, I want to go back and read "1776,"now that I have a visual of the area I once read about.

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Durham, North Carolina
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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Tour guide makes the trip from Lexington to Concord entertaining. Plan on a 90 minute tour with one stop in Concord. If you have LOADS of time, you can exit the bus and be reunited after a 90 minute excursion. Our trip was well worth the visit

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