Distance from Boston

6 miles west.

Directions from West

Mass Turnpike East (Route 90) through tollbooth 10 miles before Boston. Continue on Route 90 to Exit 17 (Newton), immediate right at light on Centre St. Go one mile, turn Left onto Alderwood Rd., #63 – first house on Right after small intersection.

Directions from Airport

Logan Airport is 8 miles away. Take Ted Williams Tunnel, which turns into Mass Turnpike (Rt. 90 W). Pass through toll booth. Take Exit 17 (Newton, Watertown). Keep left, pass Crowne Plaza Hotel, turn Left making a U-turn over Mass Pike. At light turn Right on Centre Street. Go one mile, turn Left onto Alderwood Road, #63 – first house on Right after small intersection.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Ocean, Major colleges and universities, Trustees of the Reservation sites, Major hospitals, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Onsite or Nearby Activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts.

If you’re looking for more attractions and events, check out Boston.com’s page of things to do and Zerve.com’s Boston page.