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10) Strand Theatre

One of the oldest movie theatres in the area, Strand Theatre really knows how to make their guests comfortable while enjoying a film. The Strand Theatre offers a unique twist in movie entertainment. They offer movie patrons the ability to enjoy a casual light meal and drink while watching a current motion picture on the big screen, with state-of-the-art sound and service in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Not only is this a great time, but the prices are low too!


9) Mulligan’s Miniature Golf

Looking for a fun activity to show off your skills? Mulligan’s Miniature Golf is just the place for you! This golf course is filled with crazy obstacles such as; twists and turns, rocks and structures, and even bridges! Mulligan’s is a great place for a family trip, a friendly outing, or even a romantic date. Stop by early and have dinner, or even enjoy a meal after your game. Here at Mulligan’s everyone has a good time and no one leaves without being perfectly satisfied.


8) Nashoba Paddler

If you’re looking to enjoy the great outdoors why not start with the beautiful Nashua River? This gently river is filled with all sorts of wild life waiting to be explored. Nashoba Paddler Rentals ranges from single and double person kayak and canoes as well as giant canoes and stand up paddleboards. This rental site allows for people to either enjoy the waters by themselves, or to enjoy it with a group of people. Floating down the river is a great way to relax and leave your problems behind. Another great aspect about this rental site is how long you rent for, you can pay per hour, or by day, and there is no obligation to either. Get outside and enjoy the sun and all the wonders around you.


7) Curious Escape Rooms

Curious Escape Rooms is new to the Fitchburg area. You are put in a room and have an hour to solve all the hidden clues around you. You don’t need to bring anything to the room, all you need is to be ready to think and be as observant as possible. These escape rooms are here to give you the chance to be in your very own scary movie where you have to find your way out of the room. Are you good at solving riddles and codes? Now is your chance to find out. Grab a group of people and enjoy the thrilling event and see if you have what it takes to escape these scary rooms.


6) Jumptown

Is a great place to have your first skydive. Whether it be your “once in a lifetime” jump, or a “first of many” jumps, Jumptown is here to help show you the risks and rewards of becoming a skydiver. Many people want to do it but are too nervous. This place is here to help show you if jumping is right for you by teaching you about the safety and the dangers of skydiving. If you are looking for something new and exciting to try maybe this is just the thing for you.


5) Tower Hill Botanic Garden

There is no place around that is as beautiful as this. With 132 acres of flowers, trees, water fountains and secret gardens, this is a place that everyone should want to see. With it being open every season the garden is never the same but forever being an enchanted place. This captivating place is a great spot to have a romantic picnic with a loved one, or a safe place to let the kids run in the fields. There is so much to see here that you won’t want to miss. Make it a point to stop by to see how the gardens change throughout the year.


4) Fitchburg Art Museum

The Fitchburg Art Museum has been continuing to grow year after year, exhibit after exhibit. This museum offers more to people than one initially would think. With their large Egyptian exhibit down stairs to their ever changing exhibit upstairs you never know what you are going to get. With the exhibit constantly changing every few months you will never be in the same museum. This museum isn’t just for adults. They have multiple children’s sections where the kids can do hands on activities to explore their inner artist. Don’t miss out on the current exhibit because you’ll never know when the next one could pop up!


3) Davis’ Family Farm Adventures

From petting zoos to apple picking to hay rides, there is so much to do you have to stop here! This is a great location to bring the family and enjoy one of the most well-known farms in the area. There are mini-games, baby goats and more! Make a day trip of it and enjoy what this family-friendly farm has to offer.


 2) Wachusett Mountain

Wachusett Mountain is one of the most popular places to be in the region. Open all seasons of the year there is always something fun and exciting to do. Enjoy the ever changing foliage from the top of the mountain to see how beautiful the area truly is. Wachusett Mountain is a great place to get some exercise in and enjoy some delicious food when you finally reach the peak of the mountain. There are 26 trails to venture through so you will have to make more than one trip if you wanted to see them all.  This amazing place is also home to so many events, from music festivals, to races to weddings this place really knows how to have a good time. Check out the event calendar and see when the next event you’re interested in is coming up!


1) Great Wolf Lodge

Having only been here a few years, the Great Wolf Lodge has really made an impact on the area. Bringing in people from all over the country to stay here really shows its value. Each and every square inch of this place has been built to fit the theme of the hotel creating such a fun and friendly environment. From the water park to the rope course to the children’s spa there is more to do than imaginable. If looking for a place to stay overnight Great Wolf Lodge is highly recommended due to the large amount of adventures that are awaiting to take place.