Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Braintree is located on the South Shore in Southeastern Massachusetts. It is located along several major thoroughfares, making it convenient to Boston. Its scary-sounding name comes from Braintree in Essex, although that name's origin is obscure.
- Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston.
Braintree (MBTA station)The MBTA subway Red Line serves this terminal station.
By carInterstate 93, U.S. Route 1, and State Route 3 converge in Braintree.
General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplacephone: +1 781-848-1640address: 86 Washington StreetSylvanus Thayer (1785-1872) was dubbed "father of the military academy" at West Point because he thoroughly reorganized and put it on sound footing. He also endowed Thayer Academy in Braintree and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.
address: 290 Wood RoadM-Th 12PM-11PM, F 12PM-12AM, Sa 9AM-12AM, Su 9AM-10PM. Two unique indoor kart race tracks complete with suits and helmets. Karts and track are scaled to give you a "real feel" racing experience. Full service restaurant with live entertainment and billiards available. Walk-in or open racing as well as leagues and team-building.
Braintree Municipal Golf Courseaddress: 101 Jefferson Street18 hole, par 72.
The South Shore Plaza shopping mall is on Route 37.
phone: +1 781 848-2300address: 290 Wood Road
Jade Palace Super Buffetaddress: 438 Quincy Avenue
Jamie's Grill & Pubaddress: 63 Columbian Stat five corners. Wide range of choices and decent value.
Konditor Meisteraddress: 32 Wood RoadFine pastries. Favorite of locals who often order their wedding or special occasion cakes here.
address: 906 Washington StreetSmall, forty seat place with top-notch chef who has a Portuguese bias. Casual atmosphere, but cloth napkins, attentive service, great wines and creative food. Entrees $20-30.
phone: +1-781-380-3300address: 215 Wood RoadKids stay free.
phone: +1-781-848-1260address: 190 Wood Road
phone: +1-781-849-7450address: 235 Wood Road
address: 20 Rockdale Street