Seven miles north of Boston, in the triangle forged by U.S. 1, I-93, and I-95, sits Melrose. Families flock to Melrose because of the serene landscape and proximity to city livelihood. A walkable suburb with plenty of amenities to choose from, Melrose also has a widely used public transportation system that includes access to MBTA Commuter Rail Stations and subway stations.
If you choose to rent in Melrose, you will have your pick of walking trails at parks and ponds to stroll through. Popular choices include Ell Pond and Pine Banks Park. You can play golf at Bellevue Golf Club as well as Mount Hood Memorial Park and Golf Course.
Downtown Melrose, known for its Victorian architecture, is an astute location for the annual Melrose Victorian Fair. A community staple, the Melrose Victorian Fair attracts thousands to the day-long event every year.