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Concord Guides Walking Tours

P.o.b 1335, Concord, MA 01742-1335
+1 978-287-0897
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Pressured to buy his books

I planned this tour for members of my extended family ages 21-60, none of whom had been to Concord... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
leeniegeek
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Hawaii
A really nice tour.

I recently was in the area with a group of Boy Scouts who were in the area learning about early... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Robby M
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Westernport, Maryland
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Concord Guides Walking Tours: "Revolution, Renaissance and Renewal!" Licensed, local, experienced guides highlight Concord's extraordinary Colonial, Revolutionary and literary heritage for you. See unique sites and sights during your two hour stroll. Our 16th year! Groups and families welcomed. Mid-April to November 1, weather permitting. Step-on guides for bus tours also provided, if scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.
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P.o.b 1335, Concord, MA 01742-1335
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I planned this tour for members of my extended family ages 21-60, none of whom had been to Concord before. Although I paid more for a private tour AND gave a generous tip, we all agreed we felt VERY uncomfortable being badgered over and over...More

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Joel_Andrews28, Manager at Concord Guides Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Hello, I am sorry that our Concord Walking Tour did not meet your high expectations. I also apologize if my offering my books about the American Revolution and Literary Concord bothered you. I didn't intend to "badger" you about buying the books, but to offer...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I recently was in the area with a group of Boy Scouts who were in the area learning about early American history. I didn't realize beforehand the mix of history that we would be getting in the tour, which included both the history of the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

A walk round the charming and historic town of Concord, taking in all the military and literary places of interest. Then a short journey to the battlefield site at the North Bridge. Joel has a fantastic knack of being able to bring the past to...More

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Joel_Andrews28, Manager at Concord Guides Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thank you very much for your kind review, Simmon. It was my pleasure to showcase our unique village of Concord to you and your delightful family. Both you, your wife, your daughter and son really "got it"...the extraordinary colonial, Revolutionary and literary aspects of Concord...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Well worth the long walk , guide was excellent and very knowledgeable . The history of the area was wonderful .

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Joel_Andrews28, Founding Director at Concord Guides Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you, Edward. I am glad that you enjoyed your Concord tour. ~JL Andrews

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We got a private tour of Concord from Joel Andrews, M.D., Author and Founding Director of Concord Guides Walking Tour! This was our favorite stop on our New England vacation. Very informative and knowledgeable, Joel took us back in time to April 19, 1775! He...More

Thank Robert F
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Joel_Andrews28, Manager at Concord Guides Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Robert, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am very glad that you and your family enjoyed your Concord Guides walking tour so much. I enjoyed showing you around our extraordinary village. ~Joel Andrews/ Founding Director, Concord Guides

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Guide Joel Andrews was impressively knowledgable about the history of Concord, MA. With 20 years' experience, he also guided the group at comfortable pace. In about two hours, beginning at the charming Colonial Inn, we walked through Concord Center, learning about the origins and development...More

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Joel_Andrews28, Owner at Concord Guides Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Thank you, Nancy, for your excellent review. I look forward to your joining us for future tours.

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

I organized a private tour to celebrate my husband’s birthday, with six adults and 4 young children in tow. Dr. Andrews (“Joel”) was very accommodating regarding the timing and route, and wasn’t in the slightest bit fazed by some of the younger members of our...More

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Joel_Andrews28, Owner at Concord Guides Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2016

Thank you Carla for your kind review. I am very glad that you and your family enjoyed your Concord Guides Walking Tour: Revolution, Renaissance and Renewal. It was my pleasure guiding your interested and pleasant family around our extraordinary Concord village.

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Reviewed 2 February 2016

My Concord Guides tour was excellent. The guide, Joel Andrews, is extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the local history and sites. Dr. Andrews lives in Concord and his passion is apparent. The pace was very comfortable and allowed for questions from the group, interaction and...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

We met in front of the Colonial Inn on a beautiful fall morning in October. Our tour guide starts the tour with a good overview of where your tour will take you. (Make use you bring a good pair of walking shoes). The walking part...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Exceptional; Dr. Andrews customized the tour to our interests. Listened to our desires and spent the entire time on those locations. Information was concise and accurate and we were able to meet other people with knowledge on a variety of subjects.

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