Family Fun in Sturbridge

Bring the family to Sturbridge for a fun getaway! Eat at restaurants the whole family will love, bring the kids to fun museums and attractions and make new memories with this long weekend family fun itinerary.

Day One

Grab Lunch at Teddy G's

You’ll be hungry once you arrive in Sturbridge for your family getaway, so start your trip with lunch at Teddy G’s, located right on Main Street. Teddy G’s offers casual dining both you and the kids will love including homemade pizza, buffalo mac ‘n’ cheese, burgers and more.

Test Your Skills at Escape the Pike

Nothing says family bonding like testing your skills at an escape room! Escape the Pike is an award-winning escape room that is guaranteed to get your heart racing and your blood pumping. Race against the clock by finding clues and solving puzzles to escape this immersive mystery experience.

Enjoy Dinner at Stonewall Tavern

After working up an appetite at the escape room, head to Stonewall Tavern for dinner! Stonewall Tavern sources all their fresh ingredients from local farmers market. They have a great kids menu plus unique dishes and cocktails the adults will love.

Grab a Sweet Treat

End your night with a sweet treat at Wicked Licks Super Premium Ice Cream. Sturbridge’s newest ice cream shop serves up hand made waffle cones and super premium ice cream made from the famous Chocolate Shoppe Company in Madison, Wisconsin.

Stay at Publick House

At this point, you’ll be ready to call it a night, so check into the Publick House Historic Inn. This family-friendly hotel offers classic New England charm with plenty of modern amenities. The inn has a pool, gift shop, and coffee shop to help make your stay more enjoyable.

Day Two

Eat Breakfast at Annie's Country Kitchen

Start your morning right with breakfast at Annie’s Country Kitchen. The Sturbridge stable serves up delicious diner food for breakfast daily.

Spend the Day at Old Sturbridge Village

No family visit to Sturbridge is complete without a trip to one of our most popular attractions. Spend the day at Old Sturbridge Village exploring the 200+ acres and 40 historical buildings. Learn about life in 19th century rural New England from costumed historians. On any given day, see the blacksmith, potter, cabinetmaker, and printer at work, catch special music or storytelling performances, smell the aroma of food cooking over the hearth, learn how textiles are processed from raw materials to finished clothing, find 400+ heirloom plants growing in the gardens, visit with cattle, sheep, pigs, and chickens, take a horse-drawn carriage ride and so much more. You’ll probably get hungry while you’re there, so grab lunch at the Bullard Tavern or the Ox & Yoke Café.

Eat Dinner at Enrico's Brick Oven Pizza

End your night with family dinner at Enrico’s Brick Oven Pizza. Enjoy thin-crust pizza cooked to perfection in an authentic wood-burning brick oven.

Day Three

Eat Breakfast at Cedar Street Café

Located in the beautifully renovated Alpheus Wight farmhouse, Cedar Street Café offers innovative and creative morning fare the whole family will enjoy.

Get Creative at Brush It Off

Head over to Fiskdale and get the creative juices flowing at Brush It Off! They have walk in sessions where the whole family can paint a canvas, no bake ceramics, plaster, birdhouse, glassware and more. They also offer step by step painting classes if you want a more structured experience.

Eat Lunch at Old Village Grille

Stay in Fiskdale for the afternoon and grab lunch at Old Village Grille. Run by Chef Steve Small, Old Village Grille offers up a great selection of lunch dishes including salads, soups, sandwiches and burgers.

Explore More

If you have time before heading out of town, explore even more of the area! No matter the time of year, there is always something going on. Head over to Worcester to catch a Worchester Red Sox game at Polar Park. Or, if you’re visiting in the winter bring the kids ice skating on the Worcester Oval. If you make a trip in the summer, make sure to stop at Cedar Lake Recreation Area before you leave to take the kids swimming and playing on the park’s playground.

Polar Park

Worcester Common Oval

Cedar Lake Recreation Area