Home to close to 56,000 people, Taunton is one of the oldest towns in the country, having been home to native Americans and a center of the silver industry in the past. With its rich history and its attractions, it makes perfect sense to visit the city on a 24-passenger mini bus rental in Taunton.
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Check out the many bowling alleys in the city, including the AMF - Tauton Lanes, or the bingo games happening at Our Lady of Lourdes School, VFW and Coyle, and Cassidy High School.
Art. There are four art galleries in the city. These are Art Euphoric, Taunton Art Association's John Baradas Gallery, the Trescott Street Gallery, and the Hughes/Donahue Gallery. Check out the visual arts and crafts that are on display here.
Architecture. The city has a lot of noteworthy buildings and homes with great architecture. Check out the Joseph Willis House as well as other homes that were built before the Revolutionary War. If you are looking for impressive and imposing structures, you should see the Bristol County Superior Courthouse, which was designed by Frank Irving Cooper. Architecture lovers would also love notable places of worship such as the St. Mary's Church, the Pilgrim Congregational Church, and the First Parish Church.
Then there are the homes of the wealthy merchants and industrialists in the late 1800s and early 1900s. You can also check out the Central Fire Station and the Taunton City Hall.
Aside from these, you can check out the Heart of Taunton Summer Concerts in July and the Arts Collaborative of Taunton.
While in the city, check out some restaurants that the locals would swear by. Sample these restaurants: El Mariachi, Ugly Duckling Restaurant & Bar, Maxx Burgers, Mediterrnean Grill, Frates Drive-In, Fusion Kitchen, Benjamin's Restaurant, Smokey Bones, Royal Restaurant & Pub, Baha Brother's Sandbar Grill, and Home Plate Bay Street Grill.
Moreover, there are malls and national retailers such as Silver City Galleria, if you want some retail therapy. But do check out the local businesses such as Torrid, Isabella's, Hannaford Supermarket, Pacheco's Jewerly and Gifts, and BJ's Wholesale Club. There are also off-price shopping outlets such as Reed and Barton Factory Outlet Store and Swank Inc. You can also get your fill of antiques at the Estate Marketplace, Stuff in the Ruff, and Taunton Antiques Center.
The city sponsors an inner city hockey program, which is held at the Boys & Girls Club of Tauton. There are also three golf courses here, all in Taunton, MA 02780.
Lastly, go skating at the Silver City Skateland, Skaters Edge or the Taunton Memorial Skating Rink.
One of the most recent landmarks in the city is the Global War on Terrorism War Memorial on Church Green, which in itself is a historic district. Church Green also has the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial, the City Hall, the First Parish Church and a collection of historic buildings and homes. Church Green is the city's first town center.
Check out the Taunton Public Library, which was designed by Albert Ross in 1903, or the Old Colony Historical Society, which is one of the oldest in the whole of New England. It has several artifacts, objects and documents that tell the story of the Taunton region.
Lastly, you should check out the Liberty and Union Weekend, happening every third weekend of October. The event commemorates the historic flag raising against the British forces in 1774.
Probably the most important green space in the city is Taunton Green, which is also the central square. The place holds a significant role in the American Revolution, as well as several other historic events. It is also the site where the city holds a grand display of Christmas lights and where certain holiday events are held, earning Taunton the monicker "Christmas City."
You could also check out the two state parks here: the Massasoit State Park (East Taunton, MA 02718), where you can go hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, camping, hunting, walking, and skiing in one of its many trails; and the Watson Pond State Park, where you get 10 acres of picnic areas, beach and fishing spots.
You could also go boating at Lake Sabbatia, Gertrude Boyden Nature and Wildlife Refuge. For the kids, you can take them to the playgrounds at Hopewell Park and Whittenton Playground.
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