Concord, a quaint town outside Boston, offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy history, nature, and architecture. The town is known for being home to some of the most famous literary heroes and some of the most significant parts of American history, notably the American Revolution.
Discover Walden Pond State Reservation to relax surrounded by nature, find out about its historical background and enjoy outdoor activities including swimming, boating, fishing, and walking along the trails. Visit Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in the United States. Here, you will find the tombstones of the most famous writers and thinkers, from the Alcott family to Nathanial Hawthorne, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Henry David Thoreau. Explore Orchard House, the house where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women, her childhood literature masterpiece. Walk down Battle Road Trail to retrace the footsteps of America’s forefathers.