About the Boston Suburbs
Welcome to the suburbs of historic Boston, Massachusetts! Boston is known for its sense of pride, great food, strong education system, quality of life, and more. Living outside of Boston gives you the best of the city and the chance to spread out. There’s nothing better than the option to play with the kids and the dog in the yard or take an afternoon trip into the city. When you live in the Boston suburbs, the opportunities are endless. If you’re trying to find a nice place to stay while visiting or looking to shop, view cultural exhibits, participate in recreational activities, research school information, or try new restaurants, look no further. Life is easy in the suburbs. There is access to everything you need. If you would like more information, please contact Luxury Residential Group for answers to any questions.
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Shopping | Dining | Arts & Culture | Recreation
Boston is home to several shopping centers, like the Prudential Center and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. However, the shopping opportunities don’t end there. The Boston suburbs have their own shopping centers for residents’ convenience. Some malls, like the Natick and Burlington Malls, draw visitors from all over New England. The shops listed are just a few highlights of all of the shopping the Boston suburbs offer.
Assembly Row is home to big-box store retailers selling products like apparel, craft supplies & housewares.
355 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145
Located south of the city, the Burlington Mall has 167 retailers for all of your needs.
75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803
CambridgeSide has over 80 shops and restaurants in one convenient location.
100 Cambridgeside Pl, Cambridge, MA 02141
Linden Square is a shopping, dining, and lifestyle destination. It's a unique combination of stores, restaurants, and services set in an inviting suburban location.
161 - 231 Linden Street, Wellesley, MA 02482
Housing 187 shops, the Natick Mall is the go-to shopping destination outside of Boston. There are several high-end shops and department stores.
1245 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760
+1 (508) 655-4800
Ramble Market in Waltham is home to 10000 sq. feet of vintage furniture, antiques, designer clothes, rustic furniture, hand-knotted rugs, and fine art.
39 Green St, Waltham, MA 02451
The Antique Shop
The Antique Shop has eclectic finds from around the world. They have jewelry, silver, art, paintings, African art, buttons, beads, books, tools, and more.
356 Watertown St, Newton, MA 02458
The Shops at Chestnut Hill
The Shops at Chestnut Hill are two-levels of upscale storefronts. The brands are high quality and the building is elegantly designed.
199 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
The Shops at Station Landing
The Shops at Station Landing have retail stores, pharmacies, coffee shops, and casual dining.
70 Station Landing, Medford, MA 02155
Wayland Town Center
Wayland Town Center features a mix of retail, restaurant, services, and medical facilities in a convenient location right in town.
19 Elissa Ave, Wayland, MA 01778
Boston is known for its variety of cuisines, specifically its seafood due to the city's coastal location. You can find everything from clam chowder and lobster rolls to traditional Mexican and Indian cuisine all within miles of each other. The possibilities are endless in the Boston suburbs. Here are a few highlighted restaurants and dining options for your foodie tour of the Boston suburb area.
Amuleto Mexican Table (Mexican)
Amuleto Mexican Table is known for upscale casual dining. They have delicious Mexican food and creative tequila cocktails.
484 Moody St
Waltham, MA 02453
Cafe Mangal (European)
Cafe Mangal has Turkish-inspired Mediterranean cuisine and homemade desserts. The cafe is BYOB.
555 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482
Juniper serves Mediterranean fare with exotic spices sure to please.
13 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02482
Minado Restaurant (Japanese)
Minado offers sushi and seafood buffet style in a modern style dining room.
1282 Worcester St
Natick, MA 01760
Rami’s is known for their delicious falafels and hummus made with fresh ingredients.
324 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
Sethji has a variety of Indian food with a menu that changes weekly.
26 Park St
Medfield, MA 02052
Sweet Basil (Italian)
Sweet Basil is an upscale Italian restaurant with hearty portions. The quaint restaurant is also known for its steak and seafood.
942 Great Plain Ave
Needham, MA 02492-3030
Sycamore is known for its American fare and cocktails. The dining room is contemporary with exposed brick walls.
755 Beacon St
Newton, MA 02459
Taberna de Haro (Spanish)
Taberna de Haro serves authentic cuisine and unique wines of Spain, plus artfully crafted cocktails from their Gin & Sherry bar called Straight Law Bar.
999 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
The Federal (Steakhouse)
The Federal in Waltham has some of the best steaks in the area. They’re known for their burgers as well.
74 Tower Rd, Waltham, MA 02451
The Hourly Oyster House (Seafood)
The Hourly Oyster House serves seafood, ranging from the raw bar to lobsters. The cozy but airy spot also serves eclectic wines & spirits.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Arts & Culture
Massachusetts is where America began, so of course, it is packed full of historical and cultural sites worth seeing. Being in the Boston Suburbs provides the freedom to go into the city or to drive further into the heart of Massachusetts to see historic sites. Discover a few of the few scenic areas that are rooted in history below.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum brings history to life on a floating boat museum with live reenactments, multimedia exhibits, and a tearoom.
306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
Museum of Fine Arts
Home to over 450,000 works of art, The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is the 14th largest art museum in the world.
465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Plymouth Rock is the site where the pilgrims got off the Mayflower. The historic site draws more than one million visitors each year. There are opportunities to tour a Plimoth Plantation and take rides on the Mayflower II.
79 Water St, Plymouth, MA 02360
The Freedom Trail
The Freedom Trail is a two and a half-mile long brick path that runs through downtown Boston. It passes by 16 significant locations. The tour is a perfect way to learn and get some exercise at the same time.
204 Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02113
The Witch House at Salem
Salem is home to the Salem Witch Trials, dating back to the 1690s. The Witch House at Salem is a self-guided tour through one of the only original houses with direct ties to the trials. Visitors gain a better understanding of the people involved in the Witch Trials and an enriched understanding of America's colonial heritage.
310 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970
The Battle of Lexington and Concord is an iconic one that helped win the Revolutionary War. Lexington and Concord offer tours of the Battle Green, views of the Minuteman Statue, the Old Belfry, Buckman Tavern, Hancock-Clarke House, and more historical battle sites.
1625 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02421
The Greater Boston Area has something for everyone. There are a variety of recreational activities, ranging from making a trip to the aquarium, sitting in the park, or taking in the views of the city skyline after ascending up a nearby hiking trail. Below are a few examples of things to do in the Boston suburbs.
Boston Children’s Museum
The Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest, and one of the most influential children’s museums in the world. The museum is full of hands-on learning experiences and helps develop fundamental skills.
312 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
Boston Common is a historic park in the heart of the city. It’s a great place to picnic in the summer or ice skate in the winter.
139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111
Boston Public Garden
The Boston Public Garden was the first botanical garden in America. The gorgeous flowers decorate the pathways nicely for a stroll around. The garden has 24 acres to explore.
4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108
Charles River Recreation
Ever wanted to canoe or kayak the Charles River? Here’s your chance. Charles River Canoe & Kayak: Allston Brighton offers canoe and kayak rentals. If canoeing and kayaking isn’t your thing, no worries. The recreation center still has 20-miles of reservation for picnics, playgrounds, sports fields, hiking, and bike paths, and more.
1175A Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02116
Franklin Park Zoo
The Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site in Franklin Park, Boston. The zoo has over 1000 animals.
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121
Great Blue Hill via Skyline Trail
The Great Blue Hill via Skyline Trail is a heavily trafficked hike just over three miles. The view over the city is worth the walk up the hill!
Quincy, MA 02169
The Boston Museum of Science
The Boston Museum of Science has a mission to inspire a lifelong love of science in everyone. They successfully meet their goal by having a revolving schedule of temporary exhibits, IMAX films, and planetarium shows.
1 Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston, MA 02114
New England Aquarium
The New England Aquarium is one of Boston’s biggest attractions. One of the notable animals at the aquarium is Myrtle, the green sea turtle.
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Stone Zoo is located in Stoneham, MA. It’s a medium-sized zoo and is great for children.
149 Pond St, Stoneham, MA 02180