Discover Concord - our history, tourist attractions, shops, and more!

Tips, insights, and practical tools to plan your visit


Discover Concord magazine brings you articles all about historic Concord, Massachusetts.  

The Fall 2019 edition features an exclusive interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin (presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author), Concord's Farms & Festivals for Fall, the fascinating experience of how a sight-impaired visitor was able to explore the world of Henry David Thoreau.  

We invite you to read about America's Revolutionary history, literary legacy, family fun activities, tourist attractions, museums, and places to visit and explore.  Includes a walking map of historic Concord, Massachusetts and money saving coupons for local businesses.

You can read our interactive online edition here

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Top 12 Things to See and Do in Concord

Just have a day, or maybe a weekend, to visit this lovely town?  Make the most of it with our Top 12 guide of what to see and do while you are here.


Concord History

From the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" to the Transcendental Literary Revolution, Concord has a rich history filled with compelling stories.  Each issue, we will shine a spotlight on a different aspect of this town's fascinating past


Literary Legacies

Concord is home to world renowned authors from Alcott, to Emerson, to Hawthorn, and of course, Henry David Thoreau.  Read about their legacy - and visit the homes they lived in, the places that inspired them most, and even pay your respects at their final resting place, Author's Ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.


Walking Map of Concord, MA


Here you will find a walking map of Concord and West Concord attractions, historic must-see sites, shops, restaurants, and more

Experience Nature


Concord has amazing national parks, walking trails, beautiful rivers, and quiet contemplative ponds - read about what you can find in our local nature scene.

Family Friendly


Visiting with little ones?  Here you will find resources for families, kid friendly events, and activities to keep the whole family happy during your visit.

Food and Entertainment


Concord and West Concord have many delicious options for dining...from casual New England fare to fine dining options.  You will also find live music and other entertainment options here!

Farms and Festivals


The area around Concord has some amazingly talented farmers!  Discover their fresh produce, and have fun with the family at our many fascinating festivals!

Arts and Culture


Discover the hidden cultural gems of Concord - from visual arts, to multimedia, to theatre and more.  Make arts and culture part of your Concord memories.

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