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Harvard (Massachusetts)

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Harvard (Massachusetts)

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This article is about the town of Harvard, Massachusetts. Harvard University is located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard is a town in Massachusetts.


Get in[edit]

  • Route 2
  • Interstate 495

Get around[edit]

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While there is not much to do in Harvard, the boardering towns of Bolton, Ayer, Littleton, Boxborough, Acton, and Concord have other activities.

  • Biking and Trails. To purchase the Harvard Trail Guide contact Liz Allard 978-456-4106  edit
  • Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd, (978) 456-3924. A museum dedicated to the preservation of the heritage, nature, and art of the Native Americans.  edit
  • Apple Blossom Festival. 2nd Saturday in May.. Vendors come out for an outdoor shopping experience on Harvard Common. Large variety of goods sold. Fun family day.  edit
  • Annual Flea Market/ Apple Festival. Columbus Weekend.. Vendors come out for an outdoor shopping experience. A the same time the Congregational Church of Harvard sells homemade apple pies, apple cider, hot soup and more.  edit

Apple Picking[edit]

Harvard is known for its many apple orchards. It's a great family pass time.

  • Carlson's Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Rd, (978) 456-3916. Monday-Sunday: 9am-6pm.  edit
  • Westward Orchards, (Route 111), (978) 456-3425. Wednesday-Monday: 9am-5pm June 2nd-December 31st.  edit
  • Doe Orchards, 327 Ayer Road, (978) 772-4139.  edit
  • Old Frog Farm Pond, 38 Eldridge Rd, (978) 456-9616.  edit

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Harvard has only a few stops for food. Most people tend to go out of town if they plan to eat out.

  • Dunkin Donuts, 188 Ayer Road., (978) 456-9905. Combination of Baskin Robins and Dunkin Donuts.  edit
  • Pizza Bella, 231 Ayer Road., (978) 772-1500. Private owned pizza parlor. Offers pizza, pasta, salads subs and sandwiches at a low price.  edit

  • Sorrentos, 285 Ayer Road., [1]. Chain pizza place. Offers variety of pizza, pasta, salads, subs, and ice cream at a medium price range.  edit

  • Lizza's Cafe, 325 Ayer Road., (978) 772-4900. Small cafe that offers coffee, sandwiches and pastries.  edit

  • Alcott's Restaurant and Tea Room, 102 Prospect Hill Rd, (978) 456-3924. Season from April-November. Restaurant specializes in seafood and poultry. Limited menu but good food. Price Range:$$$ Off season is for scheduled events and receptions only.  edit

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  • Friendly Crossways (HI-Harvard), 247 Littleton County Rd, +1 978 456-9386 (), [2]. Private rooms and dormitory accomodations affiliated with Hostelling International [3]. Hostel facilities open 8AM-10AM and 5PM-10PM, private rooms open at all times. Dorms $21+, singles $26+, doubles $52+. Family rooms for larger groups available. (42.515631,-71.533221) edit


Get out[edit]

Routes through Harvard
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