Themed excursion: War of Independence battlefields and historic sites visit

Highlights

  • Cambridge Common

  • The history of the American Revolution

  • The visit to the battlefields of Lexington and Concord

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

Duration 5hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 9:00 AM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Travel back to the time of the American Revolution and set out on a tour of the major historical sites in and around Boston!

Your bus will come to pick you up from your hotel in the morning. First of all it will take you to the city of Cambridge. You will then visit Harvard Yard, the famous university's gardens. Next you will stroll through Cambridge Common, where George Washington assumed command of the Continental Army. You will also walk along the historic Tory Row and pass in front of the house of American poet Henry Longfellow.

You will then follow the route taken by Paul Revere when he set out to warn of the arrival of the British army. You will travel to Lexington Green, the site of the famous battle of Lexington! In Concord you will pass the houses of the writer Hawthorne, the novelist Louisa May Alcott, and the poet and philosopher Emerson. Finally you will come to Old North Bridge, the battlefield that would inspire Emerson to write the famous patriotic poem “Concord Hymn”.

After this fascinating tour, your bus will take you back to your hotel in Boston.

Good to know

  • Open: every day from May to October / Thursday, Friday and Saturday from November to May
  • Duration: around 5hrs
  • Times: 9:00am (pickup from your hotel between 8:30 and 9:00 / pickup from the main meeting point around 8:45)
  • To take part in this activity, simply present your voucher to the service provider when you arrive
  • The visit takes place in English

Information concerning your booking:

  • The tour is free for children under 3, provided that they sit on their parent's / guardian's lap. You must book a paid place at the child rate for any child occupying a seat
  • Hotel pickup is only available from certain hotels in Boston (Click here to view the list). If your hotel is not on this list, please meet us at the main pickup point in the centre of Boston. The details will be sent to you at the time of booking

 

 

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The trip around Boston to discover the historic sites of the United States War of Independence
  • A professional guide (commentary in English)
  • Transport to and from certain hotels in Boston or from the city centre

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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