Swansea is a suburban/rural community located in southeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Barrington and Warren, Rhode Island. Swansea is a great little town with a mix of town life and city shopping. They have their own little town beach, that is accompanied by it’s very own boat ramp and the views at night are amazing. There is also a great shopping district where you can grab almost anything you need, and food establishments that are amazing, such as shopping centers with stores like Wal-Mart, Target, etc. Swansea also have one of the best educations system in the local area.
Here are three fun things to check out this spring/summer if you’re looking for something to do around the Swansea area:
Simcock Farm | 293 Marvel Street Swansea, MA
Who can resist the lure of a New England ice cream stand during a Sunday afternoon drive? Simcock farm has a great selection of ice cream flavors. They also have a cute little petting zoo for your children, with animals such as miniature cattle, miniature horses, donkeys, sheep and goats. Finally, they are known for their ‘pick-your-own’ plum tomatoes and hot Portuguese peppers.
Swansea Mall | 262 Swansea Mall Drive
Looking to take a shopping spree? The Swansea Mall is a large, single-level, fully enclosed facility with over 70 stores. Its stores offer good customer service and nice products that local residents love. The mall is clean and laid out well, and has the staples you have come to know and love ie. Payless, Macy’s Sears etc. There is also a huge Walmart Super Center that is built behind the mall which offers a huge selection for whatever your needs!
The Ice Cream Barn at Baker Farm | 89 Locust Street
Find the flavor that satisfies your sweet tooth at Baker Farm & the Ice Cream Barn, a lovely ice cream shop in Swansea. The country setting is perfect, the staff is friendly, and most importantly the ice cream is delicious! All the ice cream is made on site at the farm and they even make their own fresh waffle cones.