Wellesley Hills Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Wellesley Hills; our list of the best things to see, including Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Elm Bank Horticulture Center (Massachusetts Horticultural Society) and Weston Ski Track at Martin Golf Course.
  • The best place in Wellesley Hills: Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Olin Way
    Olin College of Engineering, Olin Way (off Great Plain Avenue west of the town center), Phone: 781-292-2300 [4]. Olin is one of the few new colleges campuses to have been built on the East Coast. Olin College's modern vernacular stands in stark contrast to the historicism of many other local colleges.
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  • Elm Bank Horticulture Center (Massachusetts Horticultural Society)

    Elm Bank Horticulture Center (Massachusetts Horticultural Society)

    900 Washington Street
    Daily 8AM-dusk. A 36-acre horticulture and hands-on education center along the Charles River, with trial gardens, children's garden, and a restored 1926 Italianate Garden. Donation.
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  • Weston Ski Track at Martin Golf Course

    200 Park Road
    M-Th 10AM-9:30PM, F 10AM-8PM, Sa 9AM-8PM, Su 9AM-6PM. Cross-country ski and snowshoe course includes snow making and 9 mi. (15 km) of groomed trails 20% lighted for night skiing M-Sa. Lessons available.
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  • Abigail's Children's Boutique

    93 Central Street
    Classic Style Clothing & Gifts for Children, Infants to Preteen.
  • Wellesley College Botanic Gardens (WCBG)

    106 Central Street
    (Route 135 to the entrance of Wellesley College) Phone: 781-283-3074. [6] Open daily 8:00AM-4PM. The Wellesley College Botanic Gardens consists of the Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses, the Walter Hunnewell Arboretum, and the Alexandra Botanic Gardens There is a 22 acre arboretum with over 500 species of woody plants, a century-old topiary garden, and 15 greenhouses containing more than 1000 species of plants, especially desert plants, orchids and ferns. Their collection includes White and English Oaks, lindens, tulip trees, bald cypress and Chinese Golden Larch, as well as azaleas, hollies, weeping cherries, lilacs, viburnums, and rhododendrons.
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  • Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College

    106 Central Street
  • Grave of Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899)

    Glenwood Cemetery
    (1832-1899), Glenwood Cemetery, South Natick, MA. Author of 270 dime novels. He is noted as a significant figure in the history of American cultural and social ideals, even though his novels are rarely read these days. As bestsellers in their own time, Alger's works rivaled those of Mark Twain in popularity. [6]
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  • Wellesley Townsman

    the town's newspaper
  • Natick Historical Society and Museum

    58 Eliot St
    The central storehouse of Natick’s history - housed on the lower level of the Bacon Free Library building. Notice the wrought-iron fence surrounding the building which has alternating crosses and arrows. The museum features among its collections the Indian Bible of the 17th century missionary, John Eliot, founder of the Natick Indian Community; it also includes artifacts of Archaic and Woodland as well as Christian Indian cultures.
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  • Leo J. Martin Memorial Golf Course

    200 Park Road
    Martin Memorial Golf Course, 200 Park Road, Phone: +1 781-894-4903. Apr-Nov. 18-holes, driving range, proshop, lessons.
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  • BOKX 109

    BOKX 109

    399 Grove St
    Awarded ‘Best of the New’ by Boston Globe Magazine in 2009, NewtonBOKX, located in Hotel Indigo- is Newton’s dinning gem. A true performance in dining!
  • The Cottage

    The Cottage

    190 Linden St
    Our decor, service & food reflect the casualness and familiarity of So. California and the sophistication and warmth of New England. Welcome to the Cottage! http://cottagewellesley.com/index.html
  • Yama Japanese Restaurant

    245 Washington Street
    M-Th 5PM-10PM, F 5PM-11PM, Sa 11:30AM-11PM. Su 3PM-10PM.
  • Bertuccis Brick Oven Pizzaria

    380 Washington Street
  • Amarin of Thailand

    27 Grove Street
  • China Sky

    11 Forest Street
  • Dorset Cafe

    352 Washington Street
    M-Sa 8AM-5PM, Su 8AM-12Noon, Afternoon Tea M-Sa 2PM-4PM. Organic & All-Natural Breakfast, Luncheon, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Spa Selections.
  • CK' Shanghai

    15 Washington Street
  • Rosies Bakery

    55 Central Street
  • Deluxe Pizza

    1 Forest Street
  • Captain Marden's Seafoods

    279 Linden Street
    Lunch and dinner M-F: 11AM-9PM, Sa: 11:45AM-9PM. Breakfast: M-F: 6:30AM-10:30AM, Sa: 7AM-11AM. Sunday brunch: 8AM-2PM. The Captain's motto? "Nothing fancy. Everything delicious."
  • Blue Ginger

    583 Washington St
    M-Th 11:30AM-2PM, 5:30PM-9:30PM; Sa 5PM-10PM. Owned by famous chef Ming Tsai, host of East Meets West. $$$
  • SE Olson Uptown Gourmet Cafe

    390 Washington Street
    M-Th 7AM-9PM, F 7AM-10PM, Sa 8AM-10PM, Su 8AM-8PM. Soups, sandwiches.
  • Coconut Cafe

    257 Washington Street
  • College Square Pizza

    552 Washington Street
  • Peets Coffee & Tea

    9 Central Street
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