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Bolton Area/Nashoba Valley, Massachusetts Attractions

The International Golf Club & Resort – 159 Ballville Road Bolton, MA, is New England’s Premier Golf, DiningLodging Destination. During the short ride out to The International, you feel the city, the job and all the stresses of life just melt away. The Lodge & Spa at The International is open to the public. During a stay at The International Lodge, you are privileged to play either, or both, of our championship courses during select tee times. Other amenities at The International include day and evening dining at The Fireplace Room featuring Chef Joseph Brenner, relaxation and yoga in our Spa, and golf conditioning with the latest training equipment in our Fitness Center.

Twin Springs Family Golf Course – 295 Wilder Road, Bolton, MA – Bolton/Lancaster Line,
Twin Springs Golf Course
is owned and operated by The International Golf Resort. Twin Springs offers a nine-hole public golf setting, which is very enjoyable to children and families. At Twin Springs, there are group lessons and camps for children and lessons for adults. Twin Springs is a great setting for families who might wish to golf together with smaller children

Nashoba Valley Winery – 100 Wattaquadock Hill Road, Bolton MA.   Located in the heart of Massachusetts’ apple country, Nashoba Valley Winery is a stunning hilltop orchard and vineyard overlooking the charming town of Bolton.  Always growing and every beautiful, Nashoba Valley Winery is open daily throughout the year.  Since first producing superior fruit wines in 1978, Nashoba Valley Winery has earned wide acclaim as a pioneering winery orchard and a premier destination for visitors seeking excellent wine, exquisitely prepared food, and a gorgeous country setting.  The family-owned orchard, winery & restaurant, set on 52 rolling acres, boasts a state-of-the art wine-making and distillation facility, an exceptional wine and gift shoppe, a brewery, and a gourmet restaurant.  From its beginning until today, Nashoba Valley Winery remains a family owned winery with their focus on quality and value at the forefront of all they do.  Plan a visit to a truly unique American farm and learn why Nashoba Valley Winery was selected as one of the ultimate destinations on the east coast.  http://www.nashobawinery.com/

Bolton Orchards, featuring Gerardo’s Italian Bakery – 125 Still River Road Bolton, MA.  “Bolton Orchards” located at the intersections of Main Street (Rte 117) and Still River Road (Rte 110).  Bolton Orchards specializes in fresh local vegetables and foods, and is famous for their apples and apple cider. They also have a fresh deli, an ice cream stand, desserts and fresh plants and flowers.  Recently added, Gerardo’s Italian Bakery at Bolton Orchards offers more than sixty varieties of mini and single serving pastries ranging from Italian classics such as Cannoli, Tiramisu, Lobster Tails and Rum squares to more traditional items such as fudge brownies, whoopee pies and éclairs. Mix and match your favorites or order one of our elegant pastry trays offered in a variety of sizes.

Bolton Spring Farms – 149 Main Street, Bolton, MA.  Located on Rte 117, east of Interstate 495, Bolton Spring Farms is a local orchard where you can “pick your own fruit” in season. The Farm opens late August through the holidays. Bolton Spring Farms also has a farm store featuring their own produce, along with their famous “apple blossoms” and apple cider. On weekends they provide hayrides and pumpkin picking rides.  http://www.boltonspringfarm.com/

Schartner Farms – 211 West Berlin Road, Bolton, MA – The Schartner Family emigrated from Austria. In 1902 Julius came to, Bolton which was the start of Schartner Farms. Since then we have gone from a dairy farm to a fruits and vegetable farm. We are currently the 4th generation operating the farm and the 5th generation is coming along.  Pick your own apples and visit the corn maize during the fall. http://www.schartnerfarm.com/

Nicewicz Family Farm – 116 Sawyer Road, Bolton, MA – Founded in 1929 by the Nicewicz family, the Nicewicz farm is family operated and currently run by Walter Nicewicz.   Offer pick your own apples during the fall, in addition to blueberries, peaches, pears, plums, rasberries, corn, eggplant, gourds, green beans, pumkins, summer squash, tomatoes, zucchini, herbs and flowers.  http://www.nicewiczfarm.com

Jobarb Farms – 156 Annie Moore Road, Bolton, MA –  JoBarb Farms provides all natural, farm-raised meats for your year-round dining pleasure.  Our family farm also offers a variety of livestock, including steers, pigs, and piglets – on the hoof or on the plate! http://www.jobarbfarms.com

Colonial Candies – 47 Sugar Road, Bolton MA.  Colonial Candies Candy Mansion is located immediately off Exit 27.  This candy store specializes in boxed chocolates, fudge, and specialty candy. They also serve flavored soft serve, and local ice cream. If you have a sweet tooth, this is the place to go!  http://www.colonialcandies.com/

The Museum of Russian Icons – 203 Union Street, Clinton, MA.  The Museum of Russian Icons is located approximately two miles from the center of Bolton. Founded in 2006 as a non-profit educational institution by Massachusetts industrialist, Gordon B. Lankton, the collection includes more than 400 Russian icons, the largest collection of its kind in North America, and one of the largest private collections outside Russia. The collection spans six centuries, and includes important historical paintings dating from the earliest periods of icon “writing” to the present.

The Fruitlands Museum –  102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA.  Discover our heritage at three renowned galleries of Native American, Shaker and American Art, and an original site of the Transcendentalist Movement. Stroll nature trails and enjoy Fruitlands Museum’s spectacular views of the breathtaking central Massachusetts landscape. Browse the Museum Store, have a delicious lunch at the Tea Room Restaurant and enjoy a diverse schedule of special events, outdoor concerts and lectures, all intended to enhance your family’s enjoyment. Become a member today and receive tremendous benefits. Open daily mid-April thru mid-November, with additional events year-round. http://www.fruitlands.org/

Harvard Farmers Market – Harvard, Massachusetts, Located at Hildreth Elementary School on Route 111. Between 495 and Route 2 on Route 111. Exit 28 from 495 or exit 38 from Route 2. Every Saturday 9am – 1pm  mid-April thru October. Various vendors from the local area, lots of variety, go to website for more information and directions.  website for more information and directions.

Oxbow National Wildlife RefugeStill River Depot Road, Harvard, MA Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge (NR) is located in north- central, Harvard, Massachusetts, approximately 35 miles northwest of Boston, MA. The refuge lies within the towns of Ayer and Shirley in Middlesex County and the towns of Harvard and Lancaster in Worcester County. The refuge consists of approximately 1,667 acres of upland, southern New England flood-plain forest, and wetland communities along nearly 8 miles of the Nashua River corridor. Take advantage of the many nature trails available on this National Reserve.

Animal Adventures – 336 Sugar Road, Bolton, MA Animal Adventures, recently nominated for a 2009 Nickelodeon’s Parents’ Picks Award is an educational facility which offers special animal shows on an ongoing basis, which can be found on their web site.

Horseback Riding

  • Century Mill Stables – 185 Century Mill Road, Bolton, MA Century Mill Stables in Bolton offers horseback riding lessons, camps and recreational classes.
  • Liberty Hill Equestrian Facility – 325 George Hill Road, Lancaster, MA.   Liberty Hill, an equestrian facility located on a pristine country estate in Lancaster.

Davis’ Farmland and MegaMaze – 145 Redstone Hill Road, Sterling, MA, Davis’ Farmland is a children’s petting farm, along with various activities such as hay rides, demonstrations, playgrounds and sprinkler park. Located in Sterling Massachusetts, Davis’ Farmland is fun for all ages! During the Fall Season Davis’ re-opens it’s ever-changing MegaMaze, which is great for all ages, including older kids and adults.