Explore Westborough

Local Information

Dine, explore the outdoors and more in Westborough! Our bed and breakfast offers proximity to a range of activities - so you can design your dream getaway.


* are within walking distance to The Sleigh Maker Inn Bed and Breakfast

Also in Westborough located on Rte 9 there are a number of chain restaurants:

Outdoor recreation


Westborough offers many interesting routes away from traffic. Ride suggestions are available and Jim is currently working on maps to provide guests.

Balloon Rides

DragonFire Balloon Action, MA 508-574-3295

Carriage or Sleigh Ride

Cornerstone Ranch Princeton, MA


Westborough and the surround areas off many ponds, lakes, streams and rivers for fishing. Use this link to the Hook and Bullet website for information.

Golf courses


Horseback Riding

Ridge Valley - Grafton 

Hill Side Meadows -Grafton 



A1 Site, Mill St. Pond . The site is about 5 minutes from the Sleigh Maker Inn. Route 30 w, take Mill street to ramp on left. It is highly recommened to wear lifevest when kayaking or fishing here. Nice for birdwatching, be careful of the stumps and weeds. Time to kayak around the pond is apx 1 hour.
Chauncey Lake. This site is about 7 minutes from the Sleigh Maker Inn. Route 30 E, Left on Lyman St, cross Rte 9, down just a short distance. Boat Acces is off Chauncey. There is a public swimming beach for Westborough residents with lifeguards on duty till 5pm during the summer months. Great fishing too!

Hopkinton State Forest Reservoir , This site is about 15 minutes away from the Sleigh Maker Inn. Kayak rentals are available on site for a reasonable rate and they will also provide a little instruction if needed. Great place if you have never been kayaking and want to give it a try. Nice park with hiking trails, rest rooms and beach. Check website for hours.
Whitehall State Park Reservoir , Rte 135 East. This site is about 10 mintues from the Sleigh Maker Inn. It is one of our favorite places when we want to go out on the kayaks for and hour or two. Good parking and boat ramp. Lots of little islands to explore. Very popular with the fisherman.

Shrewsbury and Worcester
Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond in Shrewsbury & Worcester MA. This site is about 15 minutes away from the Sleigh Maker Inn. Main Boat Ramp is on North Lake Ave. You can also put in at the State boat ramp in Shrewsbury off of Rte 20. There is a public park with picnic tables and bathrooms. Many rowing competitions are held here. Weekends are busy with motor boats and jet skis so the water is active and lake is noisy. Weekdays are quieter.

Indoor Activities

Breweries (within 12 miles of Westborough)

Cold Harbor Brewing Company, Westborough

Worm Town Brewery, Worcester

Medusa Brewing Company, Hudson

Jack's Abbey, Framingham


Nashoba Valley Winery, Bolton

Museums and Art Centers

Arts Center, Hopkinton

Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton

Willard House Clock Museum, Grafton

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

World War II Museum, Natick

Theatre and Concerts

Hanover Theatre, Worcester

DCU Center, Worcester

Mechanics Hall, Worcester