Things to do near Lexington Massachusetts

With its proximity to the lively city of Boston as well as the historic sites of Lexington and Concord, it’s no wonder there’s so much to see and do in and around Bedford, MA.


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Historic Lexington. The Lexington Historical Society manages three nationally historic house museums: the Hancock-Clarke House, Buckman Tavern, and Munroe Tavern. Guided tours of these houses are available April through October, with tours by appointment during the off-season. For more information, visit

Minute Man National Historic Park, MassachusettsMinute Man National Historic Park. As the phrase, "the shot heard round the world,” was made famous because of the first shot fired that truly set off the American Revolution. This took place in the area around the Massachusetts towns of Concord and Lexington, now the site of Minute Man National Historic Park.The Park is just 6 miles from Bedford Plaza Hotel, a conveniently located Massachusetts hotel, close to several Boston area attractions. Bedford Plaza Hotel boast 99 deluxe guestrooms, all equipped with exceptional amenities like free wi-fi Internet access and premium cable TV. Enjoy  indoor swimming pool (seasonal). And with our Bedford Family Fun Travel Package, you can experience historic Minute Man Park and welcoming accommodations. To learn more about the Minute Man Park, visit  [Top]
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Head Of The Charles Regatta. The Head of the Charles Regatta is the biggest rowing event held around the globe and lasts over two days. Over 7,500 elite rowers from all over the globe compete in 55 races, which attract up to 300,000 spectators during the October weekend. For more information, visit

MBTA. Go “native” and ride on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA, better known as the “T”) buses, trains and subways. Heading out to a Red Sox or Patriots game? Leave your car behind and climb aboard. For more information, visit  [Top]
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Hanscom Air Force Base, MassachusettsHanscom Air Force Base. Home to the 66th Air Base Wing, Hanscom AFB provides support services for the Electronic Systems Center, the information systems used by the Air Force and U.S. Defense Department. Hanscom is also a center of support for members of the military and their families. For more information, go to

Freedom Trail. Get to know American History upclose-and get some exercise too-on the Freedom Trail. Visitors will find the Trail clearly marked on Boston’s sidewalks and paths as it stretches over two miles through the city’s historic neighborhoods. Visit  [Top]
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Paul Revere’s House. Who exactly was Paul Revere, and why is he so famous? At Paul Revere’s House, visitors can meet re-enactors who Give insight into this silversmith who became such an important patriotic figure in the American Revolution. Visit for more information.

Boston Harbor Islands. Boston Harbor Islands is a state park made up of seventeen different islands about 45 minutes from downtown Boston and reached by ferry. Explore a bit of nature where you least expect it-in the middle of a major metropolitan body of water.  [Top]
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Six Flags New England. From thrilling rides to world-class entertainment, Six Flags New England has it all. Just a short trip from Bedford, MA, Six Flags New England boasts thrill rides, classic roller coasters, and family entertainment everyone will enjoy.

Logan International Airport. New England’s most important airport, Logan International Airport has boundaries that are comprised of about 2,400 acres located in East Boston, Massachusetts. It ranks 20th in the United States in passenger volume and 19th in flight movements. For more, go to  [Top]
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