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Local Area Attractions

Local Area Attractions

 

The Woburn Mall

Located 1.5 miles from the hotel.

The Woburn Mall is home to some of New England's favorite retailers, including: Home Goods, T.J. Maxx, Sports Authority and Market Basket. Stop in today for some quick errands or a delicious lunch or dinner with family or friends and choose from one of many restaurants.

 

The Burlington Mall

Located 6.5 miles from the hotel.

The Burlington Mall is a large, two story, upscale indoor shopping mall located off Route 3 and Route 128 in Burlington, Massachusetts. The mall is one of many shopping venues in the Middlesex County area, including the Shops at Billerica, Acton Plaza, and Middlesex Commons. The mall has approximately 170 shops and restaurants, including a large food court.

 

Historic Lexington

Located 10.2 miles from the hotel.

The Lexington Historical Society, founded in 1886, provides public tours of Lexington's historic sites that played important roles in the Battle of Lexington.  The Society has extensive archives of Lexington history through the years, as well as rich collections of objects spanning the years from the Town's incorporation in 1713 to the present. Guided tours of these houses are available April through October with tours by appointment during the off-season.

 

Minute Man National Historic Park

Located 10.5 miles from the hotel.

The opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life at Minute Man National Historical Park.  Visitors explore the battlefields and structures associated with April 19, 1775, and witness the American revolutionary spirit through the writings of the Concord authors.

 

Legoland Boston

Located 10.8 miles from the hotel

Legoland is an indoor attraction, for children between the ages of 3 to 10 years old and their families.  Offering an interactive experience including rides, a 4D cinema, Master Model Builder workshops and more! In Miniland you can also see iconic attractions from Boston and surrounding areas.

 

Assembly Row Outlets and Restaurants

Located 10.8 miles from the hotel

The Outlets at Assembly Row includes more than 30 outlet shops, more than 10 restaurants, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston, and a state of the art AMC 12 screen movie theater. Assembly Row is Somerville's hottest new neighborhood and Boston's closest outlet shopping destination. For a full list of stores and restaurants, visit www.assemblyrow.com

 

Boston Public Garden

Located 14.2 miles from the hotel.

The oldest botanical garden in the United States, created in 1837, offers plenty of activities for kids staying in Boston. The swan boats are a popular attraction within the park, as well as, the duckling statues, built in honor of Robert McCloskey's beloved "Make Way for Ducklings" book. The wide variety of plants and flower beds makes for a romantic setting, which also attracts many weddings.

 

TD Banknorth Garden

Located 12.8 miles from the hotel.

Since opening in 1995, more than 30 million people have visited the TD Garden to see the NHL's Boston Bruins, NBA's Boston Celtics, and the NLL's Boston Blazers as well as other sporting events, family shows, concerts, ice shows and much more.

 

Fenway Park

Located 15.2 miles from the hotel.

No trip to Boston is complete without a visit to “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark”.  Fenway Park has been a beloved destination for visitors and locals alike for over 100 years. This classic sports center, home of the Boston Red Sox, is one of the most famous baseball fields in the world.

 

Salem

Located 16 miles from the hotel.

Widely known as the site of the witchcraft trials of 1692, this colorful, coastal city has much to offer both residents and visitors.  While visiting you will experience a diverse population, a rich maritime heritage, an impressive display of historic architecture and amazing stories that span almost four centuries.

 

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

Located 16.2 miles from the hotel

Located in Concord, Massachusetts the Orchard House was the 19th Century home of writer Louisa May Alcott and her family.  Little Women, her famous and much-loved novel, was written here in 1868.

 

Walden Pond

Located 16.8 miles from the hotel

The beach at Walden Pond is open to swimmers in the summer months, and a few brave souls even waded in on a mild October day. The autumn shades inspired some to tote sketchbooks. Many simply sat on blankets or in beach chairs, watching the ducks and kayakers. 

 

Faneuil Hall

Located 17.8 miles from the hotel.

Strolling through the outdoor marketplace at Faneuil Hall is one of the most iconic things to do in Boston. Located in downtown Boston, steps away from the waterfront, Faneuil Hall Marketplace boasts more than 100 of the finest shops and specialty pushcarts, 14 restaurants, and over 36 international food vendors.  Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a dining and shopping experience, where street performers entertain the crowds and various food vendors offer something for every appetite.

 

Canobie Lake Park

Located 21.1 miles from the hotel.

This amusement park features exciting rides, a variety of foods, fun prizes, live entertainment, and fireworks.  Just a short trip from Bedford, MA, Canobie Lake Park boasts water rides, thrill rides, kids rides and entertainment fun for the whole family.

Nearby Colleges and Universities

Nearby Colleges and Universities

Tufts University

Located 10 miles from the hotel.

Home to the nation's oldest graduate school for international relations and best known for its emphasis on international studies and public services, Tufts University offers excellent programs in many different areas and is viewed globally for its extensive liberal arts and engineering programs. Located just outside Boston in Somerville, MA, the university is recognized as having one of the nation's elite undergraduate and graduate programs.

 

Lesley University

Located 11.5 miles from the hotel.

Lesley University is a private, coeducational university that offers more than 20 undergraduate majors and over 90 Adult Bachelor's, Master's, Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study, and PhD programs at its Cambridge and Boston campuses, as well as off-campus and online programs. Although Lesley offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of fields, it is renowned for its programs in education.

 

Harvard University

Located 12.2 miles from the hotel.

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, whose history, influence and wealth have made it one of the most admired and prestigious universities in the world.  Founded in 1636, Harvard University is the country's oldest institution for higher learning and was named for its first patron, Reverend John Harvard. Notable alumni include eight United States presidents.

 

Northeastern University

Located 13.2 miles from the hotel.

Founded in 1898 and located in the Fenway Cultural District of Boston, this private, educational research university has eight colleges and offers undergraduate majors in 65 departments, in addition to over 125 graduate programs.

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Located 14 miles from the hotel.

One of the most well-known and respected universities in the world, MIT includes various academic departments with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. There is over 57 Nobel Prize winners are associated with the school, 23 of which are alumni and ten who are currently on staff.

 

Boston College

Located 19.5 miles from the hotel.

Boston College is a private, coeducational university with approximately 13,000 students located in the Chestnut Hill suburb of Boston. The school offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. In addition, the college offers highly ranked liberal arts programs in nursing, engineering, and business for undergraduates.

 

Boston University

Located 25 miles from the hotel.

Boston University is one of the most vibrant universities in the world. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students representing 140 countries, the college serves as a cultural and educational melting pot. Over 10,000 faculty and staff work in 16 schools and colleges, covering 250 fields of study across its Charles River and Medical Campuses.

Local Sports Facilities

Local Sports Facilities

Holland Arena

A 115x55 high quality ice surface located just 3 miles from the Residence Inn Marriott Boston/Woburn. This arena is perfect for family friendly skating and small 3v3/small area games.

 

Ristuccia Memorial Arena

Ristuccia Memorial Arena is an indoor rink located about 5 miles from the Residence Inn Marriott Boston-Woburn. It is the training facility for the Boston Bruins, home of the Boston Shamrocks and North Shore Shamrocks. Ristuccia Memorial Arena is also the North America’s Premier Goaltending Training Center for the Puckstoppers. A full service hockey pro shop and blade sharpening is on site.

 

Woburn Youth Hockey

Located about 6 miles from the Residence Inn Marriott Boston/Woburn, the arena has leagues for all youth, ages 4 years old to 19. In addition to the competitive youth hockey tournaments and teams there is open skate during designated times throughout the year.

 

Turf Time

A 100x65 indoor Sportech turf located just 4 miles from the Residence Inn Marriott Boston/Woburn. Turf Time hosts multiple sports including soccer, lacrosse, softball, baseball, and field hockey.

Sightseeing

Sightseeing

Duck Tours

Boston Duck Tours is a great way to start off your visit to Boston. This fully narrated historic tour takes place in authentic WWI amphibious vehicles through the streets of Boston and into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skylines. Tourists can find two departure points: one at the Museum of Science and the other at Prudential Center.

 

Boston Gliders Segway Adventure

Avoid traffic and see the sights of Boston’s historic Freedom Trail in style with Boston Gliders 2-hour Segway Adventure. After a brief training lesson, your tour guide will lead you through two full hours of pure fun. For the first 60 minutes, you’ll view some of Boston’s most historic locations, including the State House, Boston Common, Old South Meeting House, the Bunker Hill Monument, "Old Ironsides", and the North End. For the last hour of your adventure you’ll cruise the Boston Harbor Walk and will experience breathtaking views of the harbor along with taking in sights like Christopher Columbus Park, the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Seaport District, and more.

 

Paul Revere House

The Paul Revere house, built in 1680, is the oldest building in Boston where Patriot Paul Revere lived during the 1770’s. Today the home is a National Historic Landmark and is a popular tourist destination for those drawn to the history behind Paul Revere’s famous “Midnight Ride”.  The tour of his home offers a rare glimpse of life in colonial America.

 

Old Town Trolley

Old Town Trolley Tours provides Boston sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Enjoy a tour of Boston with narration and a mix of fun trivia and humorous stories. Old Town Trolley tours provide more than 100 points of interest and allows “Hop on and off” all day and even next day ride for free!   These tours leave from many convenient locations throughout Boston and are an excellent way to become acquainted with the city.

 

Old North Bridge

Just north of downtown Concord, found at the Concord Battleground, the Old North Bridge played a role in the American War of Independence. The Old North Bridge spans the Concord River a mere half-hour to the west of Boston. 

 

Museums

Museums

Boston Children’s Museum

The Boston Children’s Museum is one of the largest children’s museums in the world, offering several floors of hands-on exhibits.  Here kids can enjoy a day of learning and fun exploring exhibits which include a three-story climbing structure, art studio, science playground, construction zone and much more.

 

The Museum of Science

The Boston Museum of Science has something to offer anyone interested in learning. Science comes alive at this museum with over 700 interactive exhibits that feature hands-on adventures for visitors of any age.  During your visit, don't miss the Charles Hayden Planetarium and the five story Mugar Omni Theatre. Families traveling with children age eight or younger can visit the Discovery Center for an exploration of various science topics.

 

Harvard Natural Museum

At Harvard’s most visited attraction you can explore 12,000 specimens from around the world including dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and hundreds of animals. Get close to the world’s only mounted Kronosaurus, a 42 ft.-long prehistoric marine reptile. Come see the world famous exhibit of 3,000 ‘Glass Flowers’, amazingly realistic models of flowering plants and fruits created in Germany by father-son glass artists Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka from 1886-1936. The museum is a 7-8 minute walk through historic Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square Red Line ‘T’ station.

 

JFK Library & Museum

At the Nation’s official memorial to John F. Kennedy, you can actually sit at JFK's Oval Office desk, glimpse rare family photos and view video clips of press interviews.  Twenty-five multimedia exhibits, including three theaters and period settings, offer an exciting experience of President Kennedy's days in office.

 

 

Mary Baker Eddy Library & Museum

The Mary Baker Eddy Library explores the life and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy, a New England woman who defied conventional nineteenth-century thinking to become an influential religious leader, teacher, publisher and businesswoman.  The library is also a museum and features a grand Hall of Ideas, Press Hall, Newsroom Gallery and the famous Mapparium exhibit.  The sound and light show offers a unique outlook on how ideas have the power to inspire individuals and change the world. The library hosts many events that are free to the public.

 

Isabella Gardner Museum

Modeled after a 15th-century Venetian palazzo and surrounding an interior courtyard garden, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum houses one of the most remarkable art collections in the world. The historic galleries contain more than 2,500 extraordinary collections by Rembrandt, Titian, Raphael, Botticelli, Degas, and Sargent. Experience contemporary and historic exhibitions, America’s oldest museum music program, and an artist-in-residence program that provides ongoing inspiration for visitors.  All named “Isabella” are admitted free in celebration of the museum’s founder.

 

Harvard Square

Harvard Square is a world-renowned shopping, dining, cultural and historical destination. Located in the center of Cambridge and across from Harvard University, there are many stores and restaurants that can be found in this area.

Wedding Venues

Wedding Venues

Montvale Plaza

Located 4.1 miles from the hotel

Luxurious Boston area Wedding Venue, Function Hall and Banquet Facility located on the North Shore in Stoneham, Massachusetts.

 

L’andana

Located 5.0 miles from the hotel

Whether your dreams for your special day are on a grand scale or of a more intimate affair, L’Andana will help you to create the perfect wedding. The main dining room can be transformed into a luxurious and sophisticated Tuscan ballroom and the private dining room is ideal for an intimate reception, bridal shower or rehearsal dinner. 

 

Café Escadrille

Located 5.6 miles from the hotel

For more than 40 years, Cafe Escadrille has been one of the top restaurant choices of Burlington, MA. With seven versatile rooms, Cafe Escadrille is an ideal venue to host weddings, bridals showers and rehearsals, anniversary and birthday parties, business meetings and more.

 

Woburn Country Club

Located 7.6 miles from the hotel

Fairways at Woburn Country Club possesses charming landscaped grounds, rock gardens, and perfectly groomed surroundings that provide the perfect background for your wedding or affair.

 

Winchester Country Club

Located 7.6 miles from the hotel

Found in 1902, Winchester Country Club is a private equity country club. Located in Winchester, MA it boasts one of the finest Donald Ross designed 18-hole championship golf courses along with a beautiful clubhouse, tennis facilities, aquatic center, sports center along with exceptional dining.

Aquariums

Aquariums

New England Aquarium

Enjoy one of Boston's most popular attractions. Located on the Boston waterfront, explore the oceans and visit thousands of marine animals in three levels of world-class exhibits. Sea turtles, penguins, sharks, seals and other creatures reside at the recently renovated aquarium. During your visit be sure to see the iconic Giant Ocean Tank, home to a four story reef and more than 2000 aquatic animals.