The City of Acton, MA
Acton is a small town in the state of Massachusetts. The largest nearby city to Acton is Boston, approximately 20 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Acton, including Acton New London Style Pizza, Baskin Robbins, Center Store Pizza, Acton House of Pizza and McDonalds of Acton. For a larger selection of Acton restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Acton Museums, Ski Resorts and/or Golf Courses, including the Jones Tavern, Nashoba Valley Ski Area, Wright Tavern, The Old Manse and Faulkner House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Acton please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Acton:
- Boston Logan Intl. Airport (BOS)
- Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT)
- Nashua Municipal Airport (ASH)
- Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
Acton, Massachusetts Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Acton experiences an average high temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 22 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.07 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Acton with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 38 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Acton to receive an average of 3.88 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.74 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 101 degrees in the summer and as low as -19 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Acton should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 38.
Acton, Massachusetts Attractions
1Applewood Golf Links - , Windham,
The Applewood Golf Links is a 9 hole public golf course in Rockingham County New Hampshire. Built in 1993, this Windham course designed by Peter Chulack is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 603-898-6793. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 55 Range Rd, Windham, NH 3087
2Armenian Library and Museum of America - Watertown,
Armenian Library and Museum of America, located in Watertown, Massachusetts, is an institution that has the largest collection of Armenian artifacts in North America.
3Arnold Arboretum - , Harvard University,
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is an arboretum located in the Jamaica Plain and Roslindale sections of Boston, Massachusetts. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and is the second largest "link" in the Emerald Necklace.
4Atkinson Country Club & Resort - , Atkinson,
The Atkinson Country Club & Resort is an 18 hole public golf course in Rockingham County New Hampshire. Built in 1996, this Atkinson course designed by Phil Wogan is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 603-362-5681. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: 19 Providence Hill Rd, Atkinson, NH 3811
5Babcock Arboretum - , Eastern Nazarene College,
The Eastern Nazarene College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences in Quincy, Massachusetts near Boston, in the New England region of the United States. Known for excellence in science and religion education and for a distinctive liberal arts core curriculum, its academic programs are primarily undergraduate with some professional graduate education offered. The residential campus, in Wollaston Park near Quincy Bay, is served by the Wollaston MBTA station, and was once the summer home of Boston mayor Josiah Quincy, Jr.
6Barrett House - , New Ipswich,
The Barrett House, which is also referred to as Forest Hall, is a Federal style American mansion located on Main Street, New Ipswich, New Hampshire in the US. It is now a nonprofit museum operated by Historic New England and open to the public several days a year. An admission fee is charged.
7Beebe Estate - Melrose,
The Beebe Estate, built in 1828, is a historic house at 235 W. Foster Street in Melrose, Massachusetts.
8Bellingham-Cary House - Chelsea,
Bellingham-Cary House is an historic house at 34 Parker Street in Chelsea, Massachusetts.
9Belmont Country Club - Belmont,
The Belmont Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Middlesex County Massachusetts. Built in 1908, this Belmont course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to nov 30 - closed on mondays. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 181 Winter St, Belmont, MA 2478
Acton, Massachusetts Hotels
Acton, Massachusetts Restaurants
This is a list of Acton Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops, Thai Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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