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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“If you want learn more about Thoreau then this a good place to soak up the culture. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Has great outdoor sculpture's - only about 10-15 min away, perfect for a nice relaxing day!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Park
“The first shots of the American Revolution were fired within a few miles of Hummingbird Cottage, and the Minute Man National Park preserves those times in exhibits, stories, and reenactments throughout the year.”
  • 12 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is another location associated with Louisa May Alcott the writer of Little Women. After her father's settlement and philosophy experiment of Fruitlands in the town of Harvard failed, and the family almost starved to death, they moved to Concord. Not far from Bush, the home of Emerson. Emerson started a slightly less hard core settlement in Concord. This became their family homestead in Concord.”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Don't know a thing about it but Concord is a beautiful historic town it should be nice”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lake
“A gorgeous, popular pond with a sandy beach and loop hiking trail around the perimeter. Enclosed swimming area with lifeguard, making it a great place for families with children of all ages. Walden Pond was once home to the renowned author, Henry David Thoreau. Now part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Forests and Parks system, Walden Pond State Reservation comprises 335 acres of protected open space, where visitors come to experience the pond that inspired Thoreau. They also come to hike, swim, fish, canoe/kayak, and cross country ski.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Farm
“Drumlin Farm, was one of my favorite places as a child. I grew up going there. It is the reason Wildflower Farm exists today. It is where I first learned to love barn yard animals and where this dream began. It is much larger than Wildflower, perhaps even better. It will always be a part of who I am and I am to this day grateful for every visit I ever got to make to this place. It's where I first saw and learned how milk comes from cows, and how adorable baby pigs are. It's where I learned to love the smell of farms and fresh hay.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Lodging
“Food is not fantastic but having a beer and some appetizers on the porch after a bike ride is!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee and lunch, breakfast and pastry choices. Very cute location in the center of town. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
“Take in the funk at this great little cheese + wine shop in downtown Concord! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“Called Bush, in it's hay day. Emerson and his wife Lydian lived here. They had several children and hosted many gatherings of the most artistic, creative, and philosophical thinkers in the Boston area. I”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Closest you will get to diner eating - great food, large portion, huge breakfasts, open early and until 9:00 p.m. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“Open 7 days a week for all three meals. Offers a nice variety of menu choices. Full Bar. Right in the heart of historic Concord.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Street Address
“Hi class formal dining though there is a small bar area which serves great cocktails and has a small bar menu which includes the best burger and fries!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Minute Man NP has a great visitor center, some restored buildings and wonderful walking trails. We'd encourage you to visit even just to walk around, reading the informational signs. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Beautiful path for walking or biking mixed with a bit of history. We bike this and then take road to Lexington ctr. Back by the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway to Reformatory Branch rd to our street. ”
  • 3 locals recommend