Bloomberg Businessweek named the City of Marlborough, MA “The Best Place to Raise Your Kids in Massachusetts”. The ranking pointed to the city’s undeniable community feel, high educational standards, multitude of employment opportunities and various sports and recreation options. While the city continues to offer a relatively high living standard, Marlborough’s residential real estate prices remain noticeably lower than those on the outskirts of Boston.

Marlborough offers its residents a high-quality lifestyle and a wide variety of amenities, including restaurants, hotels, retail stores, sports and recreational facilities, green spaces, bike trails, beaches, ponds and creeks. From upscale eateries to casual coffee shops, the city boasts more than 100 dining establishments, serving an array of cuisines. The Solomon Pond Mall, along with a number of big-box stores and large plazas, makes shopping in Marlborough easy, convenient and fun.

For those seeking an active lifestyle, Marlborough has a number of premier indoor and outdoor sporting facilities and leagues for all ages. The 5.6-mile Assabet River Rail Trail also provides a wonderful nature escape for runners, cyclists and walkers. And if relaxing after a long week is all you want to do, then Marlborough’s beautiful beach, open spaces, conservation areas and green parks are sure to help you recharge.

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