Booking a Hotel in Hopkinton, MA
Best known for being the starting point of the Boston Marathon, Hopkinton is a scenic small town close to the big city.
Hopkinton boasts many areas for outdoor recreation including the Hopkinton State Park which offers swimming, hiking, and canoe and kayak rentals. Whitehall State Park, located on the Whitehall Reservoir, stands as another option for hiking and boating, but also allows fishing.
More swimming accommodations are located on Sandy Beach at Lake Maspenock. After the family is done swimming, you can head over to EMC Park which presents children’s play areas and a skate park.
Hopkinton is also a history buff’s dream with 26 homes still standing that were built in the 1700’s and two other buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The Hopkinton Supply Company Building, constructed in 1906, is a mail-order manufactured store front. The other historic site is located on an island within the 1600-acre Cedar Swamp and features artifacts dating back to 200 BCE.
With so much to see and do, Hopkinton demands a visit!
- Boston Marathon Starting Point
- Cedar Swamp
- EMC Park
- Hopkinton State Park
- Lake Maspenock
- Sandy Beach
- Whitehall Reservoir
- Whitehall State Park
- Cedar Swamp Archaeological District
- Hopkinton Supply Company Building
- Milford Regional Medical Center
- Worcester Regional Airport
- Wormid Airport
- Hanscom Air Force Base
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