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Private Excursion to Literary Concord

Boston, United States

From $415.00

Price varies by group size

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 5 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Discover the Concord of writers including Thoreau, Emerson, Hawthorne, and Alcott on a private tour focused on literary history. From Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House to Walden Pond, you’ll find the real-world places behind stories you love. Offering the option to meet your guide in Concord or at a central location in Boston, this tour can adapt to your schedule and preferences, without the fixed itinerary of a group excursion.
  • Private tour ensures personalized service from the guide
  • Literary tour foregrounds the things that interest you
  • Provided tickets gain entry to Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House
  • Included transfers between Concord and Boston (optional)

What's Included

  • Entrance to Orchard House
  • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
  • Private transport throughout the tour
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off (if centrally located)
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Trinity Church
    206 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

    By the steps of the main entrance of Trinity Church, in front of Copley Square.

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

10:00 AM

End point

  • Boston
    Boston, MA, USA

    Finish point will be your hotel (if centrally located) or close to public transport and taxi links in Boston and the guide will assist with advising you on your journey.

Pickup details

Please ensure to meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel 10 minutes before tour departure time.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Operated by Travel Curious

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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6 reviews
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Concord tour - it’s historical and literary significance.
Carol_B, Oct 2022
Our tour guide was Time. He was very accommodating and did let us customize our trip. We were traveling with children and when the day got long and kids were tired, we were able to delete some stops. Tim gave a nice historical narrative as we journeyed to Concord and delivered us to The Orchard House on time for our Alcott home tour which was our primary objective to taking this tour. Avery informative and relaxing trip as Tim took care of all the details.
hernandeznormae, May 2022
This was one of the highlights of our trip! Martin, our guide, was absolutely fantastic! I'm a history buff so a lot of the sites had been on my list to see for a while. He provides you with so much information that unfamiliar guests can learn a lot! Given the duration of this tour (5 hours!) it was nice to spend it with Martin, whom we cannot rave enough about. I'd highly recommend this tour!
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Hello Norma, It's wonderful to know this was such a great experience! Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your kind comments about Martin. He's a tremendously knowledgeable guide, and loves to share this with our visitors. We would love to have you join us again in future trips, if you'll have us. Our best wishes to you, Travel Curious Team
Lillie_S, Sep 2021
Being able to walk through the Ascot home. It was a walk through history. We thoroughly enjoyed the day.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
Hi Lillie, Thank you kindly for sharing your thoughts with us. We're delighted to know you had a wonderful day with your guide Christian, and we hope you'll join us again for future experiences- we'll be looking forward to them! All our best, Travel Curious Team


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