FALL FUN ITINERARY
There’s something about this time of year that brings families closer and begs us to savor the moment.
Here is our recommendation for how to spend a day soaking up autumn goodness with loved ones.
Family + Outdoors + History + Food & Drinks + Laughter + Shopping + Art = Memories
|9:30 am | Start the day at Honey Pot Hill with delicious cider donuts and hot apple cider, then pick your favorite pumpkin to carve and decorate later with the kids!
138 Sudbury Road, Stow, MA
honeypothill.com | (978) 562.5666
|11:00 am | Fall foliage and key historic sites meet along Battle Road Trail in Minute Man National Historic Park. Walk with camera in hand through farming fields, forests, and wetlands. Start at various points on Route 2 in Lexington or the Minute Man Visitors Center.
nps.gov/mima | (978) 369-6993
|1:00 pm | Feed your brain with a stop at deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park to walk among the sculptural displays and take in the latest art exhibit. Then satiate your appetite with lunch at deCordova cafe.
51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
decordova.org | (781) 259-8355
|2:30 pm | Drive along Route 2 for stunning scenery before stopping at Walden Pond for a leisurely walk around the birthplace of the conservation movement and source of inspiration for Thoreau’s work.
915 Walden St, Concord, MA 01742
mass.gov/eea | (978) 369-3254
|3:30 pm | Stroll along Main Street in charming Concord. Pop into a shop or two and wander the sidewalks in search of holiday gifts and a little something for yourself. Start a conversation with a local and lose track of time…
Main Street, Concord, MA 01742
|6:00 pm | Enjoy a true farm-to-table dining experience at Woods Hill Table, where the philosophy is all about great food, family farms, and sustainable sourcing.
24 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA 01742
woodshilltable.com | (978) 369-6300
|8:00 pm | Round out the night with a new, seasonal brew from craft brewery Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers, made from locally-grown ingredients, traditional German brewing standards, and American innovation.
100 Clinton Street, Framingham, MA 01702
jacksabby.com | (774) 777-5085