Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
380 Southwest Cutoff
Northborough, MA 01532
Phone: (508) 842-8941
Fax: (508) 842-4753
Learn to ski at the Ski Ward Ski and Snowboard School. Using great techniques for teaching and improving one's ability to transforming a beginner to an expert. the ski lessons are great and fees are affordable. Instructions for racing are also available, the ideas and learning methods teach one perfection and a good foundation for skiing and snowboarding. Along with these, the resort is famous for lodge, restroom services, first aid rooms, etc.
Just outside the city of Worcester is Hebert Candies. Founded in 1917, Hebert Candies has been New England's primary producer of chocolates and candies. The mansion, purchased by the owner in 1946, has been home to the candy company ever since, with chocolate made on the premise and a complete candy store inside. You can find seasonally-themed chocolate pops, a do-it-yourself ice cream bar and even hold birthday parties or other events at the mansion. Tasty chocolates and unique sweet treats are the reason to come out here to pick up some goodies for the kids or yourself!
The Moore State Park is 400-acres (about 162-hectares) of dedicated outdoor and open space. The park is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The gorgeous landscape at Moore State Park includes several historic sites, like remnants of former saw and gristmills, and is also home to some of the most beautiful azaleas and mountain laurel in Massachusetts. Bask in the natural beauty and indulge in recreational activities like canoeing, fishing, hiking and cross-country skiing for a memorable time.
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge spans more than 3800 acres (1537.81 hectares) of wetlands and trails along the Concord and Sudbury Rivers. Migratory birds and other plant and animal life are protected by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service here, and can be observed from park trails. Apart from activities like hiking, hunting and fishing, the park also offers education programs for those keen to know more about the place. Check website for more.
Wachusett Mountain is a ski area that stretches across both the towns, Princeton and Westminster. It has trails, ski lifts, a base lodge and other facilities like restaurant and private suites. The ski area also hosts fun events and races on a regular basis.
Glide through 15 kilometer (49212.6 feet) long snow trails at the Weston Ski Track. Well known throughout the region for its outstanding facilities, the center offers enthusiasts the chance for some adventurous night-time skiing as well. Enroll for the beginner's lessons or take on the advanced classes for an adrenaline rush. The center rents out all the necessary equipment at a fixed price.
Forget ski resorts that are only operational when there's snow on the ground, the Nashoba Valley Ski Area has ample activities year round. In the winter you can enjoy skiing or tubing on the slopes or relaxing at the lodge. The summer months offer a variety of outdoor activities including volleyball matches, live music festivals and a tiki bar. Come fall, the ski area takes a more ominous tone with the Witch's Woods haunted attraction.
This full-service rowing, canoeing, kayaking and sculling center has locations in Newton and Brighton. These centers offer a whole range of activities for the family. Rentals of canoes, sculls, rowboats and kayaks are offered at the dock. Apart from this, lessons beginner to advanced levels are also available. The center offers special guided tours of the immediate area as well as group outings on the Massachusetts coast and local rivers. Check website for more.
The Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary is a 34.803 hectare (86 acre) stretch of green expanse that offers visitors a chance to experience nature. Complete with nature trails and specialized gardens, the sanctuary ensures an educational and interesting day out. Come here for a picnic with family or explore the wilderness along one of the trails. One can find numerous varieties of fish, birds, muskrats and turtles. The butterfly garden showcases a variety of brilliantly colored insects. Visit the onsite nature center for more detailed information regarding the park. The park is open from dawn to dusk.
Do not let cold weather scare you off from sightseeing landmarks and historical sites around Boston. Get picked up at your suburban hotel and see the best of Boston during a seven-hour tour in a minicoach. The narrated tour passes Beacon Hill, the Boston Common and Newbury Street. Stops are made at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Old North Church, the Charlestown Navy Yard and the Bunker Hill Monument. Closes for Winter; opens each April. No credit cards are accepted.