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Johnny Appleseed Trail Visitors Center

Address: 1000 Route 2 Westbound, Lancaster, MA
Phone Number: 978-534-2302
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Lancaster
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
Owner description: Offers maps and apple-picking guides.
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Offers maps and apple-picking guides.

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Severna Park, Maryland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
71 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stopped here to use the toilets and were pleasantly surprised at all they had to offer. Nice area to sit near the crab apple trees, walk your dog (if you have one), learn about the area, and of course use the composting toilets. Thanks for a nice break from the road!

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Boston Area
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were surprised to find a little gift shop inside the travelers' center that had some very unusual items. They even had a penny-press which, of course, we used. The folks inside were nice and very helpful. There were some yummy-looking goodies inside, some made by local folks. I guess I was most surprised to find this in Central Massachusetts.... More 

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Dracut, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We went in for a break driving through the area and realized its NOT JUST A REST STOP inside is an amazing little gift shop with all kinds of local trinkets and cool little items. They also had a wall full of different attractions brochures which helped us find something to go and do for a little to get off... More 

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Shirley, Massachusetts, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This quaint little hideout , hidden in disguise as a rest area off route 2 is full of charm. From the statuette of Johnny appleseed out front (yes I have a photo with it)...To the lil novelty coin souvenier machine inside the doors...The staff is pleasant helpful and always super friendly. If you are looking for Massachusetts souveniers or boston... More 

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Westminster, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Lots of good local area information. Most of the local towns are represented. People working there are very nice.

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Central, Mass
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

If you are in Central Ma going any place, then you need to stop here. Its more than just a rest area, its a visitor center, its a country store, and it has more information about the arean than you shake a stick at. Woth the stop if you are on Rt 2 heading west.

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