Start your day at North Bridge Inn with a full hot breakfast. Then venture out into our fascinating town of Concord MA. Below is a list of popular places
to see. Take a look at Concord's
calendar of events as well. Let us know if
we can do anything to make your stay relaxing and fun!
Day Celeration & Parade - Commenerating the
historic battles that occured on April 19, 1775. Weekend
long events including
battle re-enactments in both Lexington and Concord.
Concord Museum - Featuring period rooms
and galleries depicting town life and growth for 1635-1890.
The collection includes artifacts associated with the beginning
of the Revolutionary War, objects used by Thoreau at Walden
Pond and the contents of Emerson’s study, as he left
it in 1882.
Ralph Waldo Emerson House - The home of
the American writer from 1835 to 1882, containing original
furnishings and personal memorabilia.
The Old Manse - This historic museum offers
guided tours discussing the history of the Emerson-Ripley
family of ministers who lived there from 1770 to early this
century, Ralph Waldo Emerson, who lived there in 1834 and
Nathaniel Hawthorne, who lived there 1842-1845.
House - The Alcott family home, where Louisa May
Alcott wrote Little Women in 1868. Tours, children’s
workshops, a lecture series and living history programs
North Bridge and Visitor Center - Part of the Minute
Man National Historical Park, the area encompasses a portion
of the April 19th Battlefield, including the North Bridge.
The visitor center offers a video presentation, displays
and book shop.
Minute Man Visitor Center - Minute Man
National Historical Park - A great place to begin your visit
to the park. Orientation and ranger programs, information,
bookstore. Newly renovated with all new exhibits.
Battle Road Trail - A 5.5 mile interpretive
trail for walking, bicycle or wheelchair follows remnants
of the historic road and visits historic houses and natural
areas in the Minute Man National Historical Park.
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - Author’s
Ridge Graves of Thoreau, Hawthorne, the Alcotts, Emerson
and Daniel Chester French. See
Walden Pond State Reservation - Swimming,
boating, fishing and hiking trails. Site of Henry David
Thoreau’s cabin. Pets not allowed.
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
- Bird watching, walking trails, pets on leash welcome.