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Liberty Ride

Departs from 1875 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
+1 339-223-5623
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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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Departs from 1875 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
+1 339-223-5623
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Unfortunately after a great tour in Boston the day before we were hoping for more of the same - it wasn't to be. We were the only 4 but still the bus was noisy and despite talking into a microphone David was hard to understand...More

Thank CherylTurner5085
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 90 minute trolley tour is very well worth your time. The narrator was very knowledgeable and had lots of stories to make the history come to life. My husband commented after the tour that he wished he had paid more attention in school. We...More

Thank trixie1948
Reviewed 28 July 2017

An excellent 90 minute tour where the narrator (not the driver) on board continuously describes the local history of whatever they are passing by. They only stop at the North Bridge. The trolley is comfortable with padded seats and a padded backrest although the a/c...More

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

May have just been because I sat in the back, but the trolley seemed to have some issues with suspension. Otherwise, this was a good way to get around to briefly see where things were located. You can get off, but need to wait 90...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This tour is a good introduction to Lexington and Concord, and you see a little of both. Our guide, Marcia, was a retired teacher and had a lot of good information. She had a good sense of humor and spoke very clearly. She obviously knew...More

Thank leringle
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The trolley is attractive, enclosed, and climate controlled (a/c!). Our guide was knowledgeable and informative. He pointed out historical sites, places related to authors (Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson), and we got to get out and stretch our legs, walk over a wooden bridge...More

Thank LovingNewAdventures
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We only had an afternoon in Lexington and thought this would be a good way to hit several highlights. It could be, but our guide was difficult to understand and all,the stories ran together. The trolley went so quickly that by the time we finally...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Strongly recommend that if you are interested in the history of the Revolutionary War battles at Lexington and Concord that you begin your day with a ride with Liberty Ride. Our narrator was very informative, knowledgeable and enthusiastic in presenting the history of the battle...More

1  Thank imnotbob
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The trolley ride is a great way to see a number of historic sites in Lexington, Lincoln and Concord. You have the option to get off at certain stops and can get back on the next trolley if you want to spend a good amount...More

1  Thank erinhB9657JK
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a comfortable ride through beautiful roads of Lexington and Concord, tracing the route of events in mid April that started the revolution. I know the history of that era very well, but I learned a lot that I hadn't known, through the guide's...More

1  Thank lptalk
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20 September 2016|
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Response from pblagburn | Reviewed this property |
There was no extra fee if you took the Liberty Ride Tour. However, I do not believe the Minuteman National Park charges a fee. There's no fee to see "The Road to Revolution" at the visitor's center. The entire park spans a... More
Nancy M
25 August 2016|
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Response from pjgatorbabe | Reviewed this property |
We did not do any pre-reading, but my daughter had just had the Revolutionary War in school last year. I thought the tour covered it nicely and gave a good chronology.
Allison S
10 January 2015|
Response from strachten |
Hello Allison, We are a tour, not a hotel. Hotels in Lexington include the Aloft, the Element, Quality Inn, and the Inn at Hastings Park.