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Waltham

Waltham, MA

WalthamWebsite: city.waltham.ma.us
Area: 13.6 sq miles (35.22 km²)
Population: 61,181 (2011)

MBTA: Waltham can be accessed through the Fitchburg/Boston Commuter Rail Line out of North Station, including two stops in town at Central Square across from City Hall and Brandeis University.

Incorporated in 1783, the town of Waltham is also known as Watch City because of its association with the watch industry. In 1854, Waltham Watch Company opened a factory in town and it was the first company to make watches on an assembly line. The company served the town well and produced over 35 million watches and other instruments before closing in 1957. Additionally, Waltham is the original home of the Boston Manufacturing Company, the first integrated textile mill in the United States. Notable people from Waltham include Franz Wright, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet, and the band Aerosmith who had a studio in Waltham known as The Wherehouse.

Embassy Suites Hotel – Boston/Waltham

This all-suite hotel is located in one of suburban Boston's most charming locations. Located off I-95 and Route 128, minutes from the Mass Pike, downtown Boston and Logan International Airport. Business and leisure travelers will find everything they need for the perfect stay!

Grille at Hobbs Brook at Embassy Suites Hotel – Boston/Waltham

Specializing in the finest steaks, chops and seafood uniquely prepared and classically grilled. The menu is complemented by a comprehensive wine list. Offering one of the area's best Sunday brunches

Solea Restaurant & Tapas Bar

Savor the experience of a different time and place while sipping sangria at the bar or sampling a medley of tapas in an elegant and spirited dining room and cafe. Solea Restaurant and Tapas Bar embraces the romantic spirit of colonial South America while honoring its southern...