Guidebook for Townsend

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Guidebook for Townsend

Food Scene
Best Chinese food in this area! Great atmosphere. Worth the drive.
Lilac Blossom
385 East Dunstable Road
Best Chinese food in this area! Great atmosphere. Worth the drive.
Good Chinese food, fast and pleasant service.
Panda Wok
18 Main Street
Good Chinese food, fast and pleasant service.
Great diner food (and ice cream) in a fun, convivial atmosphere.
Johnson's Restaurant and Dairy Bar
164 Boston Road
Great diner food (and ice cream) in a fun, convivial atmosphere.
True New England diner, but, very few vegetarian options. (Vegans, you're pretty much out of luck. Perhaps fruit and potatoes for you.)
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Parker's Maple Barn
1316 Brookline Road
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True New England diner, but, very few vegetarian options. (Vegans, you're pretty much out of luck. Perhaps fruit and potatoes for you.)
There's another location directly north of this one, closer to the highway. Fine chocolates and bakery products, and baklava gelato(!!),
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Athan's Bakery - Brookline
1621 Beacon Street
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There's another location directly north of this one, closer to the highway. Fine chocolates and bakery products, and baklava gelato(!!),
Saturday's Chocolate Bar (a/k/a a buffet)! What more needs to be said?
Cafe Fleuri
250 Franklin Street
Saturday's Chocolate Bar (a/k/a a buffet)! What more needs to be said?
Mike's is the famous North End bakery. Bova's is a 24 hour, inexpensive, hidden gem.
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Bova's Bakery
134 Salem Street
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Mike's is the famous North End bakery. Bova's is a 24 hour, inexpensive, hidden gem.
Popular North End bakery.
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Mike's Pastry
300 Hanover Street
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Popular North End bakery.
If you want to take a date somewhere romantic, start here. Request a table near the grotto.
Saraceno
286 Hanover Street
If you want to take a date somewhere romantic, start here. Request a table near the grotto.
Unbelievably delicious, seemingly home cooked - and inexpensive! - Italian food.
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Antico Forno
93 Salem Street
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Unbelievably delicious, seemingly home cooked - and inexpensive! - Italian food.
Good food, great atmosphere, reasonably priced, central to most of Salem's key sites.
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BEERWORKS No. 2 Salem
278 Derby Street
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Good food, great atmosphere, reasonably priced, central to most of Salem's key sites.
My husband and I have travelled all over the world and we were pleasantly surprised that the best tasting pizza was made in our (figurative) back yard!
Townsend Pizza
237 Main Street
My husband and I have travelled all over the world and we were pleasantly surprised that the best tasting pizza was made in our (figurative) back yard!
Consistently great Thai food.
Chilli Duck
829 Boylston Street
Consistently great Thai food.
This is wonderful place to walk to on hot days in search of inexpensive refreshments. This establishment accepts cash only.
Ice Cream Factory
7 Elm Street
This is wonderful place to walk to on hot days in search of inexpensive refreshments. This establishment accepts cash only.
Don't let the word "Bar" fool you. This is a restaurant that serves throughout the day with menus for all ages.
Bailey's Bar & Grille
18 Main Street
Don't let the word "Bar" fool you. This is a restaurant that serves throughout the day with menus for all ages.
By far the best Legals anywhere!
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Legal Sea Foods
255 State Street
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By far the best Legals anywhere!
There's actually a number of Tio Juan's Margarita's throughout N.E. They're all good!
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant
1 Nashua Drive
There's actually a number of Tio Juan's Margarita's throughout N.E. They're all good!
Really great Indian food, a little on the spicy side.
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Passage To India
157 Washington Street
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Really great Indian food, a little on the spicy side.
Vegetarian/Vegan. Hard to believe none of it's real. My husband (who's a non-veg) and I agree that the "cheese" cake is the best we've ever had! Ditto on the the banana split ice "cream" sunday.
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Veggie Galaxy
450 Massachusetts Avenue
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Vegetarian/Vegan. Hard to believe none of it's real. My husband (who's a non-veg) and I agree that the "cheese" cake is the best we've ever had! Ditto on the the banana split ice "cream" sunday.
Consistently great Chinese food!
Hong Kong King
28 Norman St # 2
Consistently great Chinese food!
Everything Else
Nice place to relax in the sun. Quiet swimming pond in a state forest with 3+ miles of trails, camping, grilling, and waterfalls.
Damon Pond
Nice place to relax in the sun. Quiet swimming pond in a state forest with 3+ miles of trails, camping, grilling, and waterfalls.
The famous mountains of New England offer a great retreat and many activities to choose from.
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白山山脈國家森林
71 White Mountain Dr
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The famous mountains of New England offer a great retreat and many activities to choose from.
Offers a variety of activities, and potential bear watching.
Willard Brook State Forest
Offers a variety of activities, and potential bear watching.
Great place for people that like trails (bicycling or hiking).
Townsend State Forest
Great place for people that like trails (bicycling or hiking).
Usually on everyone's must see list. It houses an enormous penguin pool, and winds around a massive tank (with the mandatory sharks) in the center of the building.
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新英格蘭水族館
1 Central Wharf
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Usually on everyone's must see list. It houses an enormous penguin pool, and winds around a massive tank (with the mandatory sharks) in the center of the building.
A wonderful park to take your dogs off leash. Lots of art work, play area for kids. Right next to the locks. Its design keeps pets penned in without feeling like their penned in.
Galvin Memorial Park
A wonderful park to take your dogs off leash. Lots of art work, play area for kids. Right next to the locks. Its design keeps pets penned in without feeling like their penned in.
Versatile tall ship experience. A relaxing way to enjoy being on the water, and pleasant way to cap a trip to Gloucester.
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Schooner Thomas E. Lannon
63 Rogers Street
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Versatile tall ship experience. A relaxing way to enjoy being on the water, and pleasant way to cap a trip to Gloucester.
An interesting place to wander, have a bar-b-que, and watch the waters.
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Winter Island Park
50 Winter Island Road
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An interesting place to wander, have a bar-b-que, and watch the waters.
It should be seen at least once.
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波士頓公共圖書館
700 Boylston Street
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It should be seen at least once.
Beautiful place for canoeing.
J. Harry Rich State Forest
Beautiful place for canoeing.
Home to what is often referred to as one of the most beautiful beaches in New England.
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Plum Island
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Home to what is often referred to as one of the most beautiful beaches in New England.
Besides basketball and hockey games, concerts, and other events, the main terminal for rail access to points North of Boston.
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North Station
135 Causeway St
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Besides basketball and hockey games, concerts, and other events, the main terminal for rail access to points North of Boston.
Main terminal for rail access to points West and South of Boston. Also the main bus terminal.
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South Station Train Terminal
700 Atlantic Avenue
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Main terminal for rail access to points West and South of Boston. Also the main bus terminal.
Part of what's often referred to as "the Fellsway" (which is the road running by the park), Middlesex Fells Res., fantastic place to go hiking, and, for those with dogs, let your pets roam off leash.
Wright's Park
Elm Street
Part of what's often referred to as "the Fellsway" (which is the road running by the park), Middlesex Fells Res., fantastic place to go hiking, and, for those with dogs, let your pets roam off leash.
If someone refers to the "Fellsway", and they're not referring to the road, Middlesex Fells Res. is most likely what they are referring to. The Fells is a very popular natural retreat in metro-Boston.
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Middlesex Fells Reservation
4 Woodland Road
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If someone refers to the "Fellsway", and they're not referring to the road, Middlesex Fells Res. is most likely what they are referring to. The Fells is a very popular natural retreat in metro-Boston.
Honestly, not my favorite science museum, considering the phenomenal schools, scientific incubators, think tanks, brain trusts, etc, surrounding it, but, everyone I've gone with loves it.
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科學博物館
1 Science Park
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Honestly, not my favorite science museum, considering the phenomenal schools, scientific incubators, think tanks, brain trusts, etc, surrounding it, but, everyone I've gone with loves it.
Entertainment & Activities
Has bumper boats, mini-golf, driving range, batting cages, ice cream, and fair food.
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Kimball Farm Westford
400 Littleton Road
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Has bumper boats, mini-golf, driving range, batting cages, ice cream, and fair food.
Pick-your-own fruits. Lot's of options, lots of activities, one of the more popular PYO spots in the Boston area, but also one of the most expensive.
Belkin Family Lookout Farm
89 Pleasant Street South
Pick-your-own fruits. Lot's of options, lots of activities, one of the more popular PYO spots in the Boston area, but also one of the most expensive.
A pick-your-own farm that's popular with locals.
Honey Pot Hill Orchards
144 Sudbury Road
A pick-your-own farm that's popular with locals.
It's a pick-your-own farm with blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. Meticulously maintained, and has the best blueberries I've ever tasted. The owners give excellent organic gardening tips.
Turkey Hill Farm
380 Middle Road
It's a pick-your-own farm with blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. Meticulously maintained, and has the best blueberries I've ever tasted. The owners give excellent organic gardening tips.
Combines a beach, park, and amusement arcade. It can be a pleasant way to spend a hot summer afternoon in Salem, but gets crowded on holiday weekends.
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Salem Willows Park
165 Fort Avenue
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Combines a beach, park, and amusement arcade. It can be a pleasant way to spend a hot summer afternoon in Salem, but gets crowded on holiday weekends.
A natural stone pool with a picturesque covered bridge nearby.
Bath
A natural stone pool with a picturesque covered bridge nearby.
Offers free lessons, paid lessons, sailing rentals, and probably more. Really great people that go out of their way to create wonderful, memorable experiences.
Boston Sailing Center
54 Lewis Wharf
Offers free lessons, paid lessons, sailing rentals, and probably more. Really great people that go out of their way to create wonderful, memorable experiences.
Popular swimming spot in Boston.
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Castle Island
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Popular swimming spot in Boston.
An interesting place to explore on a free day.
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Georges Island
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An interesting place to explore on a free day.
Incredible history and beauty.
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華登湖
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Incredible history and beauty.
Fun place to bring kids, expecially on weekends and hot summer days. Offers ice cream, batting cages, and mini golf.
Richardson's Ice Cream
156 South Main Street
Fun place to bring kids, expecially on weekends and hot summer days. Offers ice cream, batting cages, and mini golf.
Drinks & Nightlife
Great place where locals hang out to watch games, enjoy good food and beer, and socialize.
British Beer Company
149 Littleton Road
Great place where locals hang out to watch games, enjoy good food and beer, and socialize.
There are actually several of these in the Boston area (the one in Salem, Salem Beer Works, is my favorite). Part of the Sam Adams (beer) family of companies. Really great bar food and beer!
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BEERWORKS (No. 1 Fenway/Boston)
61 Brookline Avenue
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There are actually several of these in the Boston area (the one in Salem, Salem Beer Works, is my favorite). Part of the Sam Adams (beer) family of companies. Really great bar food and beer!
Sightseeing
Very informative and one of the longer whale watch tours. For those that tend to suffer from motion sickness, try 7 Seas, instead. This is a double hulled ship, which can contribute to sea sickness.
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新英格蘭水族館
1 Central Wharf
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Very informative and one of the longer whale watch tours. For those that tend to suffer from motion sickness, try 7 Seas, instead. This is a double hulled ship, which can contribute to sea sickness.
If I could choose two categories, this would be under kid friendly, too. Always a fun way to learn about and tour Boston.
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Boston Duck Tours
4 Copley Place
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If I could choose two categories, this would be under kid friendly, too. Always a fun way to learn about and tour Boston.
BHC offers a number of different cruises. Whale watching is just one of the options.
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Boston Harbor City Cruises
1 Long Wharf
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BHC offers a number of different cruises. Whale watching is just one of the options.
This could go under restaurant, too. Love their sightseeing and dining cruises. If you're seeking to win a lady's heart, try one of the evening cruises.
City Cruises Boston Rowes Wharf
60 Rowes Wharf
This could go under restaurant, too. Love their sightseeing and dining cruises. If you're seeking to win a lady's heart, try one of the evening cruises.
Generally on the must see list of any Revolutionary history buff.
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保羅·列維爾故居
19 North Square
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Generally on the must see list of any Revolutionary history buff.
Remarkable architecture, atmosphere, and food!
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North End
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Remarkable architecture, atmosphere, and food!
Frog pond (ice skating in the winter and wading in the summer), swan boats, musicians, artists, sports, sunning, people watching, history....
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波士頓公園
139 Tremont Street
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Frog pond (ice skating in the winter and wading in the summer), swan boats, musicians, artists, sports, sunning, people watching, history....
If you have a free day, wander the town. There's too broad an assortment of sights, attractions, and activities to mention here.
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Salem
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If you have a free day, wander the town. There's too broad an assortment of sights, attractions, and activities to mention here.
Really great whale watching experience.
7 Seas Whale Watch
63 Rogers Street
Really great whale watching experience.
A fun place to see with an interesting history.
Hammond Castle
A fun place to see with an interesting history.
Really great place for a leisurely scenic walk - park on Lynn Shore Drive and walk up the neck to the island.
Nahant
Really great place for a leisurely scenic walk - park on Lynn Shore Drive and walk up the neck to the island.
Beautiful beaches, great place to go quahogging (clamming), watch seals, possibly spot a GREAT WHITE shark or other sharks and whales.
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Chatham
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Beautiful beaches, great place to go quahogging (clamming), watch seals, possibly spot a GREAT WHITE shark or other sharks and whales.
Outstanding structure. There;s usually something interesting going on inside. Also, check out the Harborwalk.
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甘迺迪圖書館
Columbia Point
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Outstanding structure. There;s usually something interesting going on inside. Also, check out the Harborwalk.
Beautiful area for a scenic stroll.
UMass Harborwalk Park
Beautiful area for a scenic stroll.
An impressive estate that can be toured, a wildlife refuge that can be explored, and a clean beach in an idyllic location.
Crane Beach
310 Argilla Road
An impressive estate that can be toured, a wildlife refuge that can be explored, and a clean beach in an idyllic location.
Forget what you saw in the movie, "The Town". This is a really charming place to visit. Check out the Bunker Hill monument, shop on Main Street, follow the Freedom Trail, and stop by Warren Tavern.
Charlestown
Forget what you saw in the movie, "The Town". This is a really charming place to visit. Check out the Bunker Hill monument, shop on Main Street, follow the Freedom Trail, and stop by Warren Tavern.
It's name says it all. Plus, check out the surrounding architecture and reflecting pool.
Avenue of the Arts
It's name says it all. Plus, check out the surrounding architecture and reflecting pool.
Arts & Culture
If they're offering a cruise and you can go, do it!
Mystery Cafe' Mystery Dinners and More!
161 Devonshire Street
If they're offering a cruise and you can go, do it!
If you're in town on a Friday night in summer, stop by to dine and watch a movie "by Moonlight".
Boston Harbor Hotel
70 Rowes Wharf
If you're in town on a Friday night in summer, stop by to dine and watch a movie "by Moonlight".
Red Sox baseball!
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芬威球場
4 Yawkey Way
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Red Sox baseball!
Our visitors have been thrilled by the trapeze. Also has an IMAX theater.
Jordan's Furniture Reading
50 Walkers Brook Drive
Our visitors have been thrilled by the trapeze. Also has an IMAX theater.
Just as in other cities, a multiplex for a variety of entertainment (e.g. dancing, billiards, bowling, etc.).
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Lucky Strike Social Boston
145 Ipswich Street
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Just as in other cities, a multiplex for a variety of entertainment (e.g. dancing, billiards, bowling, etc.).
Famous music venue.
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House of Blues Boston
15 Lansdowne Street
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Famous music venue.
This is also kid friendly. It's a form of interactive adventure theater. We took a teen that was determined not to have fun when she entered, but left grinning.
5 Wits Patriot Place
202 Patriot Place
This is also kid friendly. It's a form of interactive adventure theater. We took a teen that was determined not to have fun when she entered, but left grinning.
If racing down Mass highways isn't sufficiently thrilling, test your stuff here.
F1 Boston (Indoors)
290 Wood Road
If racing down Mass highways isn't sufficiently thrilling, test your stuff here.
Remarkable exhibits for the space and location.
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皮博迪埃塞克斯博物館
161 Essex Street
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Remarkable exhibits for the space and location.
It requires at least two full days to take it all in.
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Museum of Fine Arts
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It requires at least two full days to take it all in.
Each person seems to go for different reasons: the art, architecture, gardens, history (+ the infamous robbery), food, music, events....
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伊莎貝拉嘉納藝術博物館
25 Evans Way
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Each person seems to go for different reasons: the art, architecture, gardens, history (+ the infamous robbery), food, music, events....
Shopping
This place got me hooked on donuts.
Gourmet Donuts
210 Main Street
This place got me hooked on donuts.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop was filmed here.
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Burlington Mall
75 Middlesex Turnpike
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Paul Blart: Mall Cop was filmed here.
Great, fast service and they'll deliver to our house in Townsend. "Organic."
Groton Cleaners
230 Main Street
Great, fast service and they'll deliver to our house in Townsend. "Organic."
Do not leave Mass without trying one of their muffins! There's more than one location.
Gingerbread Construction Co
52 Main Street
Do not leave Mass without trying one of their muffins! There's more than one location.
A popular, relatively new mall with a broad product/store selection.
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Natick Mall
1245 Worcester Street
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A popular, relatively new mall with a broad product/store selection.
Wonderful place to go for those with an exotic sweet tooth. Plus, some of the areas best "hard-packed" ice cream.
Maria's Sweet Somethings
26 Front Street
Wonderful place to go for those with an exotic sweet tooth. Plus, some of the areas best "hard-packed" ice cream.
And the surrounding area: bountiful shopping, farmers markets, people watching, etc.
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Copley Square Park
560 Boylston
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And the surrounding area: bountiful shopping, farmers markets, people watching, etc.
Shopping, shopping, shopping!
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紐伯里街
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Shopping, shopping, shopping!
Open 24 hours
Walmart Supercenter
85 New Hampshire 101A
Open 24 hours