Local Attractions

New England Patriots Gillette Stadium, the Comcast Center and other New England most popular attractions are just a drive away

Just minutes from Routes 128, 95 and 93, the Four Points by Sheraton Norwood is conveniently located between Boston, MA and Providence RI. Easy to find, we’re also close to a wide variety of attractions:

  • Gillette Stadium – Home of the New England Patriots Football and New England Revolution Soccer – 6 miles
    • The Hall at Patriot Place
    • Showcase Live
    • Showcase Cinema de lux
    • Patriots Place
    • Bass Pro Shop
  • COMCAST Center, Mansfield, MA – 9.5 miles
  • Downtown Boston – 18 miles
  • Logan Airport, Boston – 24 miles
  • Downtown Providence – 29 miles
  • T.F. Green Airport, Providence – 39 miles
  • The “T” Commuter Transit to downtown Boston – 1 mile
  • Commuter Rail to Boston & Amtrak Station 128 – 6 miles (Shuttle)
  • Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall, Boston – 18 miles
  • Fenway Park – 17 miles
  • TD Bank North Garden – 18 miles
  • Museum of Fine Arts – 17 miles
  • Iorio Arena, Walpole– 6 miles
  • Walpole Mall – 1.5 miles
  • Wrentham Premium Outlet Mall – 11 miles
  • South Shore Mall, Braintree – 12 miles
  • Irish Cultural Centre – 4.5 miles
  • Blue Hills Ski Area – 5.5 miles
  • Blue Hills Observatory – 5.5 miles
  • JFK Library & Museum – 19 miles
  • IKEA – 7 miles
  • Dedham Cinemas – 3 miles (Shuttle)
  • Cape Cod – 50 miles
  • Plimouth Plantations – 45 miles
  • Also: Restaurants, Universities, Art Galleries, Foliage, Museums, Nightclubs, Theaters, Historical Sights, Antiques, etc.

Links to Boston Area Attractions

http://www.bostononline.net

This is the official site of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. It includes useful Boston-related links from community happenings to dining, from entertainment to transportation assistance. Here you will find tours, shops, restaurants, clubs, museums, and other attractions.

http://www.boston.citysearch.com

This is another Boston site that includes descriptions of various clubs, musical performances, and lists of dining opportunities from every cuisine both expensive, inexpensive and everything in between.

http://www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com

This web site lists the various shops and restaurants at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, including street performances, retail store hours, special events and information on how to navigate around Boston to get to the Marketplace.

http://www.massport.com

The official site of Massport and the Logan International Airport. Link to wide variety of airlines and travel information.

http://www.mbta.com

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, also know as the “T.” Provides maps, schedules, transit updates and news.

http://www.brushhilltours.com

This web site focuses on the various tours offered in Boston and around New England. It is a good resource for the meeting planner who needs to research options for side trips throughout the New England area.

http://boston.redsox.mlb.com

Official site of the Boston Red Sox. Provides schedules, stats, and news, as well as other musical events held at Fenway Park.

http://www.bostonteapartyship.com

This web site provides a short description of this local historical attraction and offers links to other historical sites of interest.

http://www.cheersboston.com

This is a direct link to the famous Boston pub featured in the long-running television series and provides information and directions to this local attraction.

http://www.beaconhillonline.com

This web site describes the historical sites and sounds of Boston’s famed Beacon Hill with its shops, restaurants, and local community events of interest.

http://www.bostontours.com

This is a touring company that focuses on historic tours of the City of Boston with stops at all of the key attractions. There is a pick up conveniently located in Dedham, just a few minutes away.

http://www.bostonspot-lite.com

This is a unique restaurant guide created to make it easy for visitors to select the particular cuisine, location and price category that they desire.

http://www.fleetcenter.com

This is New England’s premier sports and entertainment facility and home to the Boston Bruins Hockey team and the Boston Celtics Basketball team. The center also hosts hundreds of events each year including the circus, gymnastics shows, concerts, ice shows and competition, and many private events. A schedule of events and directions to the Fleet Center are available on the web site.

http://www.patriots.com

Just a few miles down the road from the Four Points by Sheraton Norwood Hotel and Conference Center is the home of the 2002 NFL Superbowl World Champions – the New England Patriots. At this website you can access all you need to know about the team. Take a peak at the new CMGi field and future upcoming events.

http://www.thenewbluehills.com

This web site contains information on skiing and hiking activities in the Blue Hills, located just 10 minutes away and full of entertaining outdoor activities for young people as well as adults.

http://www.Mass-vacation.com

This web site provides attractions by region and by category including outdoor adventures of every description from biking and hiking tours to whale watches.

http://www.boston-vacation.com

This web site provides maps and information on attractions in and around the city of Boston including museums, entertainment venues, tours, and historic sites.

http://www.tweetercenter.com

This Center for Performing Arts located in Mansfield, Mass about twenty minutes from Norwood hosts many concerts with world-renowned orchestras as well as popular musical performers. On the web site you will find information and schedules about the season’s events.

http://www.premiumoutlets.com

This is the site of the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets a discount shopping mall, housing 130 of the most exclusive retail stores in the nation including: Saks Fifth Avenue outlet, Donna Karan, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Gap, Polo, Versace and many others. Located about 20 minutes from Norwood, this is a must trip for visitors to the area who love to shop.

http://www.ikea.com

Ikea newest store in Stoughton.

http://www.plimoth.org

The official site for the Plimouth Plantation. See Plymouth as it was in the 17th Century. View the new PBS Colonial House exhibit. Great for the entire family.

http://www.jfklibrary.org

Official site for the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Get directions, maps, and information about hours, group tours, educational programs, what new and special events.

Links to Providence Area Attractions

http://www.visitrhodeisland.com

Rhode Island Tourism site providing trip planner, events calendar, tours, recreational and outdoor information and more.

http://www.oso.com/events/guides

This web site on Ocean State events and attractions includes guides and lists on everything from nightclubbing to theater and musical performances. It includes a “best bets” ranking list for attractions, restaurants and musical events.

http://www.providence.com

This is the Providence Journal’s web site that offers a comprehensive overview of places to go and things to do in the Providence area in addition to information on the latest local news and community events. This web site includes an extensive restaurant guide, and a New England ski guide.

http://www.gonewport.com

Newport Rhode Island information and activities. Newport, with it’s grand mansion tours, spectacular coastline walks, beaches and historic downtown shops and restaurants is just a drive away.

http://www.pvdairport.com

Web site for T.F. Green Airport in Providence RI, a convenient alternative to Logan International.

http://www.theatrebythesea.com

This web site provides information and schedules about productions at the Matunuck summer theatre in Rhode Island.