Norwood, Massachusetts, is located about 20 miles south of Boston. Named for Norwood, England, the town was originally part of neighboring Dedham but formed its own governance in 1872. With lovely historic architecture, a bustling commercial downtown center, and summer carillon concerts on the common, the town impresses visitors with its many activities. Reserve a room at one of the great Norwood hotels to see for yourself.
Once you touch down at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Norwood is easy to reach by public transit if you prefer not to hire a taxi. Take the "T" (the locals' nickname for the subway) to South Station, where you can access the commuter rail. Ride the Forge Park/495 Line southwest and step off at either the Norwood Depot or Norwood Central Station to get to your choice of hotels in Norwood, MA. Alternatively, you can choose from one of many Norwood car rentals for reliable transportation. Once you get into town, head over to the Norwood Town Common, where you can view the Norwood Town Hall, which was built in the Late Gothic Revival style and houses one of the largest carillons in the United States. To learn more about the area, visit the Norwood Historical Society in the Fred Holland Day House. After a good look around, take in a concert or theatrical performance at the Norwood Theatre, or dine at one of the nearby Mediterranean or Italian restaurants. Hey, since you're going to be near Boston, you may as well treat yourself to a few days in Beantown. Book one of Travelocity's hotels in Boston, and stay out late chatting up the locals at an Irish pub or seeing a show at Symphony Hall.
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