Spacious Skies Boston Minuteman Campground, Littleton, Massachussetts

It's really hard to believe when pulling into this wooded campground you are less than an hour from the heart of Boston. I'll admit, we were very nervous about the logistics of getting into the city from camp. Uber, train, walking, schedules, etc. But, it turned out to be quite simple and delightful! First, download the mTicket app. Set up your account (easy) and check the schedules for the FITCHBURG line. Heading into the city you want the NORTH commuter train departing from the Littleton/495 station, a quick 4 miles from camp. We Ubered, but agreed if the campground had a shuttle you could reserve a seat on, it would be super convenient. Trains depart the Littleton/495 station each hour. Tickets are purchased and redeemed right through the app. Super easy, and the ride through the towns and green spaces along the way is relaxing. Families, some trains have some tables where a family can sit and play cards or bust out some coloring books for the 55 minute ride in. People in the stations are helpful and friendly and the stations themselves were very clean. Once at NORTH station, you will be dumped out into the heart of Boston, steps from the famous Freedom Trail. Or, if you want to first venture to Fenway (definitely recommend a stadium tour if you're not there on a game day!), or somewhere else in the city, the subway system is a great, easy way to get around. To purchase subway tickets, you will use a kiosk in the stations to buy what Bostonians call a Charlie Card. It's a small credit card style card that you will load fares onto. We thought about all we wanted to see and calculated how many rides we would need. Rides are calculated by getting into the terminal and getting out. Transfers don't count. You can prepay for rides, or buy unlimited day passes if you're in town a few days. It's a cheap, safe, and easy way to get around. Again, look at schedules and ask citizens or attendants for help. 

Back at camp, you will find a beautiful campground that makes you feel as if you are in a state park. Electric and water hookuos are at each site, and a handful have sewer. A few rental cabins spot the park too. Sites are dirt/gravel, but extremely level, private and spacious. Picnic tables and stone fire pits adorn each site. There is a heated pool, arcade, playground, sports fields, laundry, propane, dog runs, and a convenience store with limited groceries, snacks, and souveniers. It was beautiful here and we absolutely will be back to further explore the city and enjoy the peace at camp.

Best sites: 12A, 14, 61-76

Poor Sites: 81, 83-88

Hookups: Electric, Water & Sewer

Potable Water: Yes

Dump Within Faciltiy: Yes