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Guidebook for Wakefield

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Guidebook for Wakefield

Food Scene
Great breakfasts. Affordable. Get there early on the weekends because there is usually a line. But don't worry it moves quickly!
Brothers Deli Restaurant
404 Main St
Great breakfasts. Affordable. Get there early on the weekends because there is usually a line. But don't worry it moves quickly!
Fantastic Thai food in a homey atmosphere.
Red Sugar Cafe
24 Vernon St
Fantastic Thai food in a homey atmosphere.
So friendly. Try the pulled pork sandwich.
Pitstop BBQ Wakefield
10 Vernon St
So friendly. Try the pulled pork sandwich.
You have to visit for their delicious muffins. My favorites are the pumpkin and gingerbread. They also make a mean latte. Opens early!
Gingerbread Construction Co
52 Main Street
You have to visit for their delicious muffins. My favorites are the pumpkin and gingerbread. They also make a mean latte. Opens early!
These guys put love into their coffee. They also have wonderful wraps.
Creations Cafe
400 Main St
These guys put love into their coffee. They also have wonderful wraps.
If you are looking for a fun place for Italian try Sabatino's. A five minute walk from the house and it is always bustling on Friday nights.
Sabatino's Restaurant
330 Main St
If you are looking for a fun place for Italian try Sabatino's. A five minute walk from the house and it is always bustling on Friday nights.
Really good Thai. I love the crispy chicken.
Charm Thai Bistro
412 Main St
Really good Thai. I love the crispy chicken.
Get up early and buy a fresh loaf for breakfast. Stop in at Creations Cafe on the way home to pick up a latte.
The Bread Shop
411 Main St
Get up early and buy a fresh loaf for breakfast. Stop in at Creations Cafe on the way home to pick up a latte.
Great ice cream just a five minute walk from the house.
Cravings
389 Main St
Great ice cream just a five minute walk from the house.
Unbelievable ice cream. Always a line on a hot summer night. Walkable if you are up for a nice stroll!
Meletharb Homemade Ice Cream
393 Lowell St
Unbelievable ice cream. Always a line on a hot summer night. Walkable if you are up for a nice stroll!
Essentials
Love Market Basket. Fantastic prices and good quality.
Market Basket
30 General Way
Love Market Basket. Fantastic prices and good quality.
You can't beat Farmland's deli counter. Quality produce and fresh Italian specialties.
Farmland
415 Main St
You can't beat Farmland's deli counter. Quality produce and fresh Italian specialties.
Big grocery store within walking distance from the house.
Shaw's
134 Water St
Big grocery store within walking distance from the house.
Shopping
Outdoor 'mall'. Some good restaurants and a Whole Foods. A 10 minute drive from the house.
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Market Street
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Outdoor 'mall'. Some good restaurants and a Whole Foods. A 10 minute drive from the house.
Everything Else
Be sure to 'walk the lake'. Folks drive for miles to run, walk and bike around the 3.2 mile (5 k) path. Beautiful sunrises.
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Lake Quannapowitt
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Be sure to 'walk the lake'. Folks drive for miles to run, walk and bike around the 3.2 mile (5 k) path. Beautiful sunrises.
Arts & Culture
Pretty great cinema.
Showcase Cinemas de Lux Woburn
Pretty great cinema.
IMAX theatre five minutes from the house.
IMAX 3D Theater at Jordan's Furniture Reading
50 Walkers Brook Dr
IMAX theatre five minutes from the house.
Sightseeing
Every street has some history. Learn about the famous Salem witch trials. Visit the Peabody Maritime Museum.
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Salem
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Every street has some history. Learn about the famous Salem witch trials. Visit the Peabody Maritime Museum.
Cute town for shopping and soaking in the sun.
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Rockport
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Cute town for shopping and soaking in the sun.
Small, quaint and adorable town by the water. Singing Beach is a favorite.
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locals recommend
Manchester-by-the-Sea
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locals recommend
Small, quaint and adorable town by the water. Singing Beach is a favorite.
So much to see in this pretty and historic little town just a 30 minute drive from the house. Visit Louisa May Alcott's home - best $10 you will spend!
Concord
So much to see in this pretty and historic little town just a 30 minute drive from the house. Visit Louisa May Alcott's home - best $10 you will spend!
Parks & Nature
Can you hear the sand sing? They say you can at Singing Beach. Parking is a tad expensive at $25.
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Singing Beach
119 Beach Street
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Can you hear the sand sing? They say you can at Singing Beach. Parking is a tad expensive at $25.
Apparently Revere Beach is America's first public beach. Quiet in the mornings but it can get busy. Eat lunch at Kelly's! Parking is free.
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locals recommend
Revere Beach
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Apparently Revere Beach is America's first public beach. Quiet in the mornings but it can get busy. Eat lunch at Kelly's! Parking is free.
Great family beach. Parking costs between $10 - $25 per car.
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Crane Beach
35
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Great family beach. Parking costs between $10 - $25 per car.
Lovely beach with good amenities. Paid parking.
Good Harbor Beach
Lovely beach with good amenities. Paid parking.