Many of Southeast Massachusetts’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance of Taunton, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Brockton Fire Museum and the much-loved Fuller Craft Museum. Two other great attractions nearby Taunton are the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets and Funway Foxboro.
Taunton has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Providence Children's Museum in Providence. Enjoy the beautiful artworks at the Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon in Canton.
If you are into nature, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Enjoy some of the pleasant urban parks such as Waterplace Park in Providence.
Southeast Massachusetts has a range of attractions. While you are arranging your trip, allow plenty of time to visit as many of them as you can. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the First Baptist Church of America in Providence.
When it’s time to scratch that golf itch, head to the Rockland Golf Course in Rockland. Grab your clubs and hit the greens.
To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, browse the Providence Place Mall in Providence and Westminster Arcade.
While vacationing in the Taunton area, be sure to see the Umass Minutemen college football team in winter at the area’s iconic Gillette Stadium, Foxboro. If there is no game on, you can still visit Gillette Stadium, Foxboro for a a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after a day spent exploring the charms of Taunton, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Providence Biltmore Hotel, the Omni Providence Hotel, or the Red Roof Inn Boston - Mansfield/Foxboro.