Top 4 Things to Do in Hopkinton

Hopkinton is a small town near Boston and it is famous for being the starting point of the Boston Marathon. Just a short 30 mile drive away from Boston, this place has a rustic, small town charm. As the town was established in 1715, it also has several historical homes and buildings that can draw your eye. The town has several interesting places to visit and things to do.

At Hopkinton Country Club, we’ve taken the time to create a brief list of activities in Hopkinton that would make your visit to the town memorable.

Visit the Historical Districts

As we mentioned before, the town was established in 1715. It has about 215 properties that are considered historical places. There are two official historical districts you can visit. The Hopkinton Center Historical District has 23 historical properties, including the Town Hall, the Hopkinton Supply co. building, the Center School.

Similarly, the village of Woodville is also recognized as a historical district and has 97 listed historical properties. These places are vital and generate a lot of revenue through Hopkinton Tourism.

Visit the Starting Line of the Boston Marathon

The famous Boston Marathon begins in this small town and visitors from all over the world flock to this place to witness or participate in it. This town has been the starting point since 1924 and continues to enjoy the role. During April, this town sees an upsurge in Hopkinton Tourism due to this marathon.

Enjoy the Hopkinton State Park

Hopkinton State Park is a great place for some outdoor fun. Locals as well as tourists visit this place to enjoy activities like trekking, fishing, camping, hiking, horse riding, skiing, biking, boating etc. There’s no shortage of things to do here. The park includes the beautiful Hopkinton Reservoir and enjoys year-round traffic. Visiting this park is one of the best activities in Hopkinton.

Try Some Genuine Maple Syrup

If you plan to visit Woodville Village, you shouldn’t miss testing the rich maple syrup prepared in this historical place. The area has several sugar maple trees that are harvested for sap. If you get the opportunity to visit the local farmers market, you should try the locally-made maple syrup.

If you have any questions about things to do in Hopkinton or the services offered by Hopkinton Country Club, don’t hesitate to contact us. Just fill in this contact us form or give us a call on 508 435 4630. You can direct your calls to specific departments by calling the numbers listed on our contact us page.

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