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From Boston, Massachusetts: Located northwest of Boston. Reaching Lexington is relatively easy from the state’s capital. One of the most convenient ways to travel to Lexington from Boston is by car via Interstate 93 North and Route 2 West. This route typically takes around 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Alternatively, you can also take the MBTA commuter rail’s Lowell Line from North Station to the nearby town of Winchester, where you can transfer to local bus services or use ridesharing options for the remaining journey into Lexington.

From Hartford, Connecticut: Traveling to Lexington from Hartford, Connecticut, offers various transportation options. By car, you’ll generally take Interstate 84 East towards Massachusetts and then connect to Interstate 90 East (the Massachusetts Turnpike). From there, you’ll take Exit 14 to merge onto I-95 North towards Peabody/Portsmouth NH/South Station. Continue onto Route 128 North and then take Exit 31B to merge onto Route 4 South towards Lexington. This route typically takes around 2 to 2.5 hours, depending on traffic conditions. Alternatively, you can take an Amtrak train from Hartford to Boston’s South Station and then proceed with the directions from Boston to Lexington as mentioned earlier.

From Worcester, Massachusetts: If you’re traveling from Worcester to Lexington, the most common route is by car. From Worcester, you’ll typically take Interstate 290 East towards Marlborough. Continue on I-290 East until you reach Interstate 495 North. Merge onto I-495 North and continue until you reach Exit 29B to merge onto Route 2 East towards Boston. Follow Route 2 East for approximately 16 miles until you reach Lexington. Take the exit for Route 4 South towards Lexington Center. This route usually takes around 45 to 60 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

From Nashua, New Hampshire: To reach Lexington from Nashua, New Hampshire, you’ll primarily travel by car. Start by taking the Everett Turnpike South towards Massachusetts. The Everett Turnpike will merge into Route 3 South. Continue on Route 3 South until you reach Interstate 95 South. Merge onto I-95 South and continue until you reach Exit 31B for Route 4 South towards Lexington. Follow Route 4 South for approximately 3 miles until you reach Lexington Center. This route typically takes around 45 to 60 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.


The best place to park is the town’s municipal parking lots. These lots are strategically located throughout the town, including near Lexington Center, the Battle Green, and other event venues. Additionally, during larger events such as the commemorations of the Battles of Lexington, designated parking areas may be available at nearby schools or public facilities, with shuttle services provided to transport attendees to the event sites. It’s advisable to arrive early to secure parking, as spaces can fill up quickly during peak times. Additionally, visitors should be mindful of any parking restrictions or permit requirements in residential areas surrounding event locations.

Lexington Center Parking Map shows locations for public and paid parking lots.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

William Dawes rode with Paul Revere to alert the community about the advancing British. Charles Dawes, the Great Great Grandson of William Dawes served as Vice President of the United States under Calvin Coolidge from 1925 to 1929.