Things to do in Lakeville, MA
Discover Lakeville: Visiting the South Coast.
Whether just passing through on a road-trip or looking to settle down in Lakeville, you’re destined to fall in love with the town’s local hubs and natural charm. Amongst the tree-lined roads and spotted lakes of Lakeville lie many hidden gems open to both residents and the public, all which leave the town unforgettable. To make the most of all the town has to offer, check out our list of the top 5 spots to visit in Lakeville:
Golden Hour Tulip Farm
Existing as the only tulip farm in Massachusetts, Derek Nedell’s Golden Hour Tulip Farm invites families and children to walk its two-acre fields, to pick from a colorful array of tulips and sunflowers, and to take their flowers home for keeps. The floral fields are open from late-April to late-May, with U-pick Sunflower and U-pick Tulip admissions tickets available at the gate. Travelling in the fall? Don’t fret, and visit the farm’s seasonal pumpkin patch, corn stalks, and hay bales, and take home some fall paraphernalia instead!
Looking to soak up some sun with a lake day? Or, seeking out a fishing spot with some friends? If so, Long Pond is the place for you. 1,721-acres in size, Long Pond sits within the towns of Lakeville and Freetown and invites quiet fishing, sailing, jet skiing, speed boating, and more. Above and beyond a day of fun activities, be sure to stick around and top the evening off with an unforgettable full-sky sunset of orange-purple beauty.
Reevedale Farm sits on an extraordinary 12,000 square-foot farm featuring an indoor riding arena, an outdoor riding ring, and an abundance of additional amenities to support the farm’s state of the art training programs. Owned by Maura Sweeney-Reeve, who holds 40 years of riding expertise and the Morgan Horse Associations “Person of the Year” award, riders of all ages train in exceptional-hands at Reevedale Farm. This summer, the farm offers a summer program, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 9am-3pm, involving riding, horsemanship, and crafts! And, their all-age lesson offerings are equally as enticing.
Baldies Craft Pizzeria
After 20 years in the pizza business, Mike Mastrangelo, aka Mr. Baldie, and his father opened Baldies Craft Pizzeria (and yes, both men are in fact bald)! From its creation to now, Baldies brings the perfect combination of a casual and fun, yet equally gourmet dining experience to Lakeville. So, stop by Baldies and take your pick from several hand-tossed, wood-fired pizzas and from their unmatched selection of 40 craft beers. Take in the delectable brick-oven aroma at the copper bar and enjoy great food in an even better environment.
The Back Nine Club
Grab your clubs and head to The Back Nine Club for a family-friendly, challenging 18-hole golf experience with incredible views and a relaxing post-game dinner at the Pub. The course, its brand-new driving range, and the Pub are open seven days a week to both members and the public. And, if you’re looking for a unique experience, dive into their Jack-and-Jill special: 9 holes with dinner and a bottle of wine for just $70!
We hope you have a chance to visit Lakeville soon! And, we hope these 5 spots provide the chance for a unique Lakeville experience, full of nature, delicious food, and family fun.