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Antiques in Sturbridge

Brimfield Antique Show

Six miles west of Sturbridge is the Brimfield Antique Show, the largest outdoor antiques fair in North America. How big is it? This mecca for collectors of antique furniture, toys and tools takes place on 23 farmers…
Museum in Sturbridge

Old Sturbridge Village

Historic buildings from throughout the region have been moved to this site to re-create a New England town from the 1830s, with 40 restored structures filled with antiques. Rather than labeling the exhibits, this mu…
Farm in Sturbridge

Hyland Orchard & Rapscallion Brewery

In a picture-perfect red barn surrounded by bucolic farmland, this farm offers something for everyone. The craft brewery produces a dozen different beers, including three or four different IPAs (order by the flight …
Museum in Sturbridge

St Anne Shrine

Since WWII it has been illegal to export icons from Russia, so the collection of 60 rare works preserved at St Anne Shrine's Russian icon exhibit is an unusual treasure. Monsignor Pie Neveu, a Roman Catholic Assumpt…
American in Sturbridge

Salem Cross Inn

Built in 1705, Salem Cross Inn is set on 600 green acres in a bucolic country landscape. Feast on specialties such as calf's liver with bacon and caramelized onions or lavender duck. In addition to the main dining r…
Breakfast in Sturbridge

Annie's Country Kitchen

If you're big on breakfast and nuts about home fries, this local shack is the place to jump-start your day. The omelets are huge, but it's the pancakes – filled with everything from wild blueberries to chocolate chi…
Thai in Sturbridge

Thai Place

Here you’ll find real-deal home-style Thai fare with solid options for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Don’t be misled by the wallet-friendly prices – everything, including the seafood offerings, is top-of-the-lin…
American in Sturbridge

Publick House Historic Tap Room

The historic inn's original dining room features a rustic atmosphere, enhanced by the enormous wide-hearth fireplace. Here you can order a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner any day of the year, or turn it up a …