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EXPLORE Horn Pond More than five miles of wooded trails surrounding a scenic pond make this an ideal spot for a stroll, a run, or a relaxing picnic. Arlington Rd., Rag Rock Hill The park is just 10 acres but offers a satisfying hike to the top of a 246-foot hill with views of the Boston skyline. Bacon Street Mary Cummings Park The 210-acre parcel in Woburn and Burlington is a lovely place to take a stroll through the forest, discover historic stone walls, or spot some songbirds. Wander into adjacent Whispering Hill Woods or Quail Run Conservation Area to expand your exploration. Cambridge St., Woburn Public Library In 1877, architect H.H. Richardson designed the beautiful Romanesque-style stone building. Today it’s a National Historic Landmark. 36 Cummings Park Dr., 781-933-0148, Rag Rock Hill   DINE Roma’s Bakery Stop here to choose from mountains of indulgent pastries and classic Italian cookies. Whatever else you get, you’d be wise to try a frosting-smothered half-moon cookie. 312 Main St., 781-932-6496 Strega Prime The suburban sibling of the North End’s Nico and Strega restaurants, Strega Prime offers a high-end urban steakhouse experience right off Route 128. 100 Sylvan Rd., 781-933-3333, Pintxo Pincho Authentic tapas—think house-made chorizo or lobster croquettes—in a warm, intimate setting bring a touch of Spain to downtown Woburn. 385 Main St., 781-932-1379, TreMonte Dine here for Italian food that goes beyond red sauce, served in a comfortable and refined atmosphere. 397 Main St., 781-938-4020, Gene’s Chinese Flatbread Cafe Hand-pulled noodles and buns stuffed with savory stewed meats anchor a small but uniformly delicious menu of authentic Western Chinese food. 466 Main St., 781-938-6888, Matadora Located in the Hilton Boston/Woburn that just underwent a $16 million renovation, Matadora is one of the latest high-end steak houses to open north of Boston. Their tapas menu is excellent too. 2 Forbes Rd., Woburn, 781-904-0658, Tudo na Brasa For flavor-packed Brazilian food with no pretensions, visit this casual downtown eatery. Choose from a wide array of charcoal-grilled meats, and then load your plate with sides from the extensive buffet. 414 Main St., 781-938-0101, Sichuan Garden II and the Baldwin Bar If you’re hungry, visit the restaurant for its acclaimed authentic Sichuan cuisine. Thirsty? Hit the adjacent bar for the mai tai GQ calls one of the country’s best. 2 Alfred St., 781-935-8488,, Zaika Indian Bistro This cozy family-owned operation serves familiar Indian favorites from pakoras to vindaloos. The daily lunch buffet—just $12 on the weekend—is a savory, spicy value. 442 Main St., 781-242-3513, WuBurger Meat that is never frozen, locally sourced chicken, and vegetables grown at area farms elevate the simple burgers-and-dogs offerings at this local favorite. 880 Main St., 781-281-0277, WuBurger   PLAY Lord Hobo Brewing Company The brewery and taproom will be reopening this fall after extensive renovations, so stop in to enjoy locally brewed beers that are fast gaining a passionate following. 5 Draper St., 781-281-0809,   READ MORE ABOUT WOBURN