Places of Interest

Special Notes
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-3500
The Arnold Arboretum occupies 265 acres of land in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston. It is administered as an allied institution within the central administration of Harvard University. As of January 2000, the living collections consisted of some 7,082 accessioned plants representing 4,544 botanical and horticultural taxa. The grounds are open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year. There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome.
The Butterfly Place 120 Tyngsboro Road
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 392-0955
The Butterfly Place is an indoor living environment which has been carefully designed for the propagation and development of butterflies. At any given time, one may find up to 500 butterflies representing as many as 50 different species from around the world. The Butterfly Place is open seven days a Week, March 1st through Columbus Day (Closed Easter Sunday.)10:00 AM – 5:00 PM* (March 1st – 31st: 10:00 AM – 4:00PM*)
The Fells / Hay Estate on Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire PO Box 276
Newbury, NH 03255
(603) 763-4789
The Fells is an early 20th-century summer estate set on 164 acres, with outstanding gardens and trails overlooking Lake Sunapee. Gardens include a Japanese water lily pool in a hillside rock garden, a 100 foot perrrenial border, a Rose Terrace, and a walled “secret” garden Hidden behind masses of rhododenron. Open daily dawn to dusk