ACTIVITIES AND LOCAL FACILITIES

Bodafors is a peaceful village with all you need for your stay – grocery shop, pharmacy, museums, hiking trails, fishing and museums. Driving distance to towns Nässjö, Sävsjö, Eksjö, Vrigstad, Vetlanda, Jönköping with restaurants, cafees, cinemas, swimming pools and Jönköping with ELMIA trade center, A6 shopping center and several museums (John Bauer etc). Driving distance (1.5 hours) to family attractions such as Astrid Lindgrens värld and High Chaparal.

Walking distance (15 minutes) walk to peaceful Bodafors village centre with all you need for your stay:

  • grocery store Rostedts with great meat, fish and cheese delicatessen and ATM at till
  • library
  • post office and news agent
  • pharmacy and doctors surgery
  • pizzeria
  • bakery
  • several childrens playgrounds within walking distance from the house (in Bodafors town centre). Also larger childrens playground in Nässjö, Ingsbergsparken near the library.

 

Family attractions in the area include:
  • Art gallery Nässjö library, Nässjö
  • Bicycle and Segway rental, Tourist Info centre, Nässjö
  • Classical music and opera. Live transmissions from Metropolitan New York available both in Eksjö and Sävsjö approx once per month.
  • Family adventure park Astrid Lindgrens Värld, Vimmerby
  • Family adventure park Cowboy adventure High Chaparal, Hillerstorp
  • Farm and ecological garden Hattsjöhult, Grimstorp
  • Fishing in Storsjön, permit sale and boat rental from Bodafors fishing society “Fiskeklubben Grimmen” or permit sale from Tourist Info centre in Nässjö
  • Gold panning guld vaskning Ädelfors,
  • Golf club, Nässjö
  • Golf club, Ramkvilla
  • Hiking on local nature trails Bodafors Hälsostig or Naturslingan, Bodafors
  • Hiking in the Småland highlands on Höglandsleden
  • Historical building county estate Knutstorp herrgård, Nässjö
  • Historical site Fagertofta ancient burial ground
  • Historical site Torsa stones burial ground Roman Iron age, Nässjö
  • Historical site Iron Age village, Lövhult, Nässjö
  • Horse riding Bråna Bashkir Ponies, Nässjö
  • Horse riding Nässjö Ridklubb, Nässjö
  • Horse riding Grönturens Norwegian Ponies
  • Horse riding Hults brukshästar North Swedish horses, Nässjö
  • Iceskating, Stinsens Arena, Nässjö
  • Mine Kleva gruva, Vetlanda
  • Moose safari Älgpark, Vrigstad
  • Moose park Skullaryd, Nässjö
  • Museum Agriculture museum, Barkeryd
  • Museum Emåns Ecological museum, Bodafors
  • Museum Dolls and Toys museum Dock & Leksaksmuseum, Bodafors
  • Museum Train museum Tågmuseum, Nässjö,
  • Museum Radio museum, Bodafors
  • Museum Sewing machine museum Symaskinsmuseum, Vetlanda
  • Museum Office museum, Nässjö
  • Museum Birds Fågelmuseum, Jönköping
  • Museum Art John Bauer, Jönköping
  • Nature reserve Släthult beech forest
  • Nature reserve Mattarp beech forest
  • Nature reserve Alnarp meadows
  • Nature reserve Bråna meadows
  • Nature outdoors recreation ground, hiking, skiing etc Lövhult
  • Restaurant Sandsjö Värdshus, Sandjö
  • Shop glass, antique furniture or modern Swedish design furniture (Kosta, Lammhult, Vrigstad)
  • Skiing cross-country Lövhult, Nässjö
  • Skiing downhill Isaberg
  • Swimming outdoors in lake 10 mins walk from house or lake Storsjön 5 mins drive, Bodafors
  • Swimming indoors in Sävsjö Familjebadet indoor swimming pool, Sävsjö
  • Tradeshows and exhibitions at ELMIA, Jönköping