Longfellow's Wayside Inn

Oldest operating Inn in the US

72 Wayside Inn Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776

Longfellow's Wayside Inn--a nationally significant Massachusetts Historic Landmark--is the oldest Inn still operating in the United States and has been serving travelers along the old Boston Post Road for almost 300 years. What began as a two-room home in 1707, the Howe family ran a successful tavern and innkeeping business on this site from 1716 to 1861.Wander westward of the Inn, towards the Schoolhouse and Grist Mill, over the old stone bridge, and take a walk through history! The Inn is home to a charming New England restaurant that is open to the public. Offering many private events such as weddings, anniversary and birthday parties, etc as well as seasonal events throughout the year. Please visit our website at www.wayside.org for more information.

Of Note:

  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities, Restaurant


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