Waltham for Couples
Collected by Calliope Gianpoulos , AFAR Local Expert
Eleven miles outside of Boston, Waltham’s easy access makes it ideal for travelers. Culturally diverse, the city is well represented in the myriad of ethnic restaurants; historically important, the architecture gives insight into the lives of wealthy industrialists.
145 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773, USA
The recently re-opened AKA Bistro is a hidden gem just outside Boston. A combination sushi bar and French bistro, the focus is on Japanese and French cuisine. Local sourcing and beautifully plated food satisfy all the senses. Indulgent portobello...
9 Spring St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
This long-running community group (it was established in 1936) mounts several productions per season at the tiny Abbott Memorial Theater in the basement of the D'Angio Building. With shows spanning a variety of genres—the 2014/2015 season includes...
289 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
The brainchild of Massachusetts College of Art grads, Pat Falco and Elliot Anderson, the Lincoln Arts Project is relatively new to the thriving Boston art scene. After graduating, Falco and Anderson decided to pursue their passion for the art...
437 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Shopping on Moody Street reflects the ethnic diversity of the city of Waltham. Up and down the eight-block strip, you can find a wide selection of shops carrying clothing, objects, accessories and food products from the four corners of the globe....
28 Beaver Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773, USA
When traveling, it's fun to seek out local producers and support the surrounding economy. What a surprise to find a vintner in my own back yard. Kip Kumler, the owner of Turtle Creek Winery, is happy to call himself a 'garagiste,' a term given to...
1395 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Wondering where all the great finds were the last time you visited the Brimfield Antiques Market or another favorite vintage show? I think the buyer for Darby Road must have gotten there before me. His store is filled with wonderful finds from...
241 Wellesley St, Weston, MA 02493, USA
Stamps are a reflection of human history. They record important moments in time and mirror a country's hopes for the future. The Spellman Museum is a center of learning and activities for people of all ages. Children can be introduced to the hobby...
487 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Scones, high tea, finger sandwiches and crumpets. You might believe you've stepped into a quaint tearoom in England as you enter this welcoming spot. A gathering of friends, a bridal shower or just a rejuvenating afternoon respite, there is a...
455 Totten Pond Rd, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Did their tagline get your attention? This is a restaurant focused on obtaining fresh and sustainably sourced seafood that can stand alone on its own flavor. The menu has much more than just fish, so carnivores in the group will be happy too....
504 Main St, Waltham, MA 02452, USA
Regularly rated among Zagat's top restaurants in Boston, this is a dining experience that will transport you to Italy. Their authentic Neapolitan cooking is only part of the evening. A rural Italian dining space, filled with antiques from the area...
Elm St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Bostonians are lucky to have much of the banks of the Charles River lined with paths to enjoy the area. In Waltham, there is a trail that runs through green leafy areas, with man-made bridges crossing back and forth across the water. Joggers,...
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