Minute Men at a Reenactment; Buckman Tavern, just off the Battle Green; Minuteman Statue.
Welcome to Lexington, the birthplace of American Liberty!
Our town has a proud tradition of hosting visitors from throughout the nation and around the world who come here to walk in the footsteps of our nation's first patriots.
The Visitors' Center, located across from the Battle Green offers information and hospitality 362 days a year.
The Tour Lexington website provides a wealth of information about:
- things to do
- where to stay
- places to eat
- Lexington area transportation
Lexington offers visitors a multitude of educational and entertaining opportunities to experience our Revolutionary past:
- April Patriots' Day activities
- Guided tours of the Battle Green
- Three historic houses
- Liberty Ride (seasonal) guided trolley tours of Lexington and Concord
- Minute Man National Historical Park
- National Heritage Museum
Located 11 miles northwest of Boston and east of Concord, Lexington is also within 2-3 hours' driving distance from Cape Cod and the beaches of New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The natural and cultural resources of the Berkshire Mountains are also a few hours' drive west.