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Area Attractions

The Trainmaster's in is nestled in the Quaboag Hills region of Western Central Massachusetts, an area rich in history and beauty.  Each season offers a unique experience, with the brilliant colors during the foliage season offering some of the most amazing sights in New England

Just a short walk away from The Trainmaster's Inn is the Steaming Tender Restaurant, a local staple owned by none other than your gracious hosts! For delicious food, inventive drink specials, and old-time ambience, look no further than the beautiful former Palmer Union Station! 


The Brimfield Antiques Shows happen three times a year, in May, July, and September, and is just a quick ride down Route 20 heading East. Perfect for experts and hobbyists alike!

Old Sturbridge Village is an outdoor, interactive Heritage Museum of an average 1800s New England Town, with many educational exhibits that are fun for the whole family!

If you have a fast car you've been dreaming of taking around a racetrack, you need to head down to the Palmer Motorsports Park! Live our your racing fantasy in your own vehicle, or take part in one of the other viewing or ride-along experiences offered at this amazing track!

The Big E is the 7th largest state fair in the country, and is the largest agricultural event on the East coast. Contests, music, carnival games and rides, and so much more!

The Amherst Railway Hobby Show is held every year in late January or early February, by the Amherst Railway Society, in the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds. The event features real life railroads and scale model railroads, historical societies, travel agencies, art shows, flea market dealers, importers, manufacturers and photographers.

The Monson Arts Council organizes wonderful community events and craft shows all year long, for kids and adults alike! 

And if you're looking to get outside and into nature, try joining up with one of the many events and walks hosting by The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor!

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