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Lexington & Concord MA

Explore American history near Lexington, MA hotels

Since the first shots of the American Revolution were fired in 1775, the towns of Lexington and Concord have been inextricably linked in history. Visitors looking to get a feel for the real-life experience of the nation's original patriots can tour these historic cities and enjoy a first-hand glimpse of a wealth of exciting landmarks.

The cities' rich heritage is one of the reasons hotels near Lexington MA, as well as hotels near Concord MA, attract visitors from around the country. History buffs and those who want to learn more about U.S. origins are regular visitors, as are families looking to enjoy a fun and enriching vacation with their children.

Things to do in Concord MA

Things to do in Concord MA include not only touring Revolutionary War-connected areas, but also getting a crash course in 19th Century American literature. That’s because the residences of iconic authors such as, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Louisa May Alcott are only a few blocks downtown, while Ralph Waldo Emerson’s actual study is part of the Concord Museum. In addition, the legendary Walden Pond is located just outside of town.

In Lexington MA, you can see where the first battle of the War for Independence took place, as well as the destination of Paul Revere's famous ride. In addition, two untouched 18th Century taverns, the Buckman and the Munroe provide insight into the day-to-day life of that bygone era.

After a long day of sightseeing, plan to relax in comfort at the Marriott Burlington. During the summer, take advantage of a 20 percent price cut if you stay two nights or more from Thursday to Sunday. As one of the top Lexington MA hotels, the Marriott Burlington are dedicated to making your stay comfortable and enjoyable.