Nearby Attractions & Links
North Bridge | Sleepy Hollow Cemetery | Walden Pond | Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge | Old Manse | Orchard House | The Wayside | Concord Free Public Library | Hapgood Wright Town Forest | Concord Depot | Shops of Concord Center | First Parish in Concord | Concord Museum | South Bridge Boat House | Emerson House | Visitors Information Center | Wright Tavern | Concord Art Association
Other Nearby Attractions
Minuteman National Historical Park
This 900-acre park winds along original segments of the Battle Road between Lexington and Concord. The park preserves and protects the significant historic sites, structures, properties and landscapes associated with the opening battles of the American Revolution.
Liberty Ride (tour)
A Unique Tour of Lexington & Concord. Ride along the historic Battle Road while your costumed guide recounts the exciting events of April 19, 1775 and the literary legacy that defined American identity and culture. Stops at historic sites and attractions in Lexington and Concord, including the Colonial Inn. Easy on/off and free re-boarding.
About 1,200 acres of wooded "wilderness" just two miles north of Concord center, with miles of trails. The tract is privately owned by Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology, Middlesex School and land trusts, but is accessible to the public.
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
A demonstration farm with animals, gardens and trails just a few miles from Concord. This sanctuary of the Massachusetts Audubon Society includes over 250 acres of pastures, woodlands and ponds. Visit foxes, owls and other wildlife, learn about nature from their teacher-naturalists and visit the award-winning Audubon Shop.
In the nearby town of Lincoln, Walter Gropius designed and built this house as his family home in 1938, when he came to teach at Harvard's Graduate School of Design. Gropius was the founder of the German design school known as the Bauhaus and one of the most influential architects of the 20th century.
National Heritage Museum
Not to be missed in Lexington is the National Heritage Museum, featuring diverse changing exhibitions on topics ranging from great icons of American history to pop culture. Exhibits and public programs are eclectic, engaging and all-American. The permanent exhibit on Life in Lexington during the Revolutionary War is a must see for families. Heritage Shop and Courtyard Cafe. Free admission and parking.
The Literary Trail (tour)
This 20-mile trail explores the heritage of some of our country's greatest authors and poets as it winds its way through Boston, Cambridge and Concord. Guided, self-guided, and private tours available.
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
DeCordova is the largest museum of modern and contemporary American art in New England. Close to 80 modern and contemporary works grace it 35-acre permanent sculpture park. The Museum's new Sculpture Terrace serves as the region's first open air gallery for exhibitions by nationally recognized sculptors. Café and gift store.
In the mid 1840s, Bronson Alcott and others formed a Transcendentalist communal village called Fruitlands on a farm in Harvard, Massachusetts, about 15 miles from Concord. The property was restored and turned into a museum in the early 1900s, and later a Shaker Museum, Native American Gallery and more were added.
Nashoba Valley Ski Area
Less than 10 miles from Concord, this ski area offers downhill trails with 100% snowmaking coverage and three triple chairlifts.
This gentleman's country seat, c. 1740, was a powerful force in the lives of five generations of the Codman family. The interiors, richly furnished with portraits, memorabilia, and art works collected in Europe, preserve the decorative schemes of every era, including those of noted interior designer Ogden Codman, Jr. The grounds feature a hidden Italianate garden with reflecting pool and an English cottage garden.