How to Get Around
Transportation Options, Getting to Concord
The town of Concord is approximately 20 miles west of Boston and is easily accessible from Route 495 or Route 128/I95, via Route 2. Parking is open year round and is scattered throughout town, for places to park and parking restrictions please visit the Town's parking page.
The Visitor Center is located at 58 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742 and parking is available via the Keyes Road parking lot behind the building.
Coming from Boston, take the Red Line train to the Porter Square stop. At Porter Square, take the outbound Fitchburg commuter rail to Concord station. Additionally you may take the Fitchburg commuter rail from North Station. The Concord Visitor Center is about a 1 mile walk from the Concord station.
Additionally, the next stop is for the West Concord station; the commuter rail is a great option to go between the two Town centers
Coming from the West, take the inbound commuter rail to Concord station.
Transportation While in Concord
Concord is a very walkable town, with many areas of interest a 10-20 minute walk from the Visitor Center.
Minuteman Bike Share
Opening April 2018, the Minuteman Bike share is a great way to see Concord. Pick up a bike at the Docking Station behind the Visitor Center and away you go! Return to any Minuteman Bike Share location throughout Concord or Lexington.
For more information and pricing please visit the Minuteman Bike Share website.
Recommendations for how to visit Concord's historic points of interest are below:
Wright Tavern - Walk
Old Hill Burying Ground - Walk
Sleepy Hollow - Walk or Drive/Bike
Elisha Jones (bullet hole) House - Walk or Drive/Bike
Old Manse - Walk or Drive/Bike
Old North Bridge - Walk or Drive/Bike
The Robbins House - Walk or Drive/Bike
Monument Square - Walk
Ralph Waldo Emerson House - Walk or Drive/Bike Lexington Road - Drive/Bike
Concord Museum - Walk or Drive/Bike
Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House - Walk or Drive/Bike
The Wayside - Drive/Bike
Lexington to Concord - Drive/Bike
Meriam House - Drive/Bike
Thoreau Farm - www.thoreaufarm.org - Drive/Bike
Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge - Drive/Bike
Walden Pond - Drive/Bike