Framingham has a wonderful variety of culture, parks, recreational and conservational land.
Welcome to Framingham
A diverse and bustling neighborhood in a great location
Framingham is a suburb west of Boston. With an easy commute to the city and the Massachusetts countryside, there’s easy access to the best parts of New England living from this bustling neighborhood. Framingham has a wide range of living options and many different types of homes for every budget. The result is a creative, vibrant community with extensive shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
What to Love
A neighborhood filled with diversity
Great shopping options
Convenient location to downtown Boston and beyond
Framingham has a striking city feel, yet it is still close to all the best nature in Massachusetts. With creative and diverse dining and shopping, you’ll have everything you need close by, all while being able to sneak away into nature with ease. The city’s 26-odd square miles include many parks and lakes, making it one of New England's most geographically diverse towns.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Framingham is filled with quality dining options and has various shopping choices. Bourbons’s Kitchen and Cocktails creates sharable and unique cocktails with fresh ingredients that showcase excellent mixology. There are also plenty of delicious plates to share or for yourself. When it’s time for an upscale night on the town, Ken's Steak House is sure to please. With an elegant ambiance, Ken’s serves perfect cuts of meat and seafood along with famous salads that created the popular dressing.
Across the street is J&M Diner, a colorful local spot that makes some of the best breakfasts in the state. A classic diner, J&M emphasizes homestyle service with a cozy atmosphere. Bella Costa transports guests to Italy with traditional Italian dishes and a warm ambiance. Handmade pasta, fresh salads featuring local ingredients, and decadent desserts are the stars of this menu.
Jack’s Abbey Brewery is home to the microbrewery for Jack’s Abbey, a New England favorite creating delicious and unique craft beers. The brewery features a beer garden and a menu that elevates bar bites and other American favorites.
Things to Do
Framingham is the perfect location to enjoy the best New England weather outdoors. Located at the Village Green at Framingham Center, the Framingham Farmers Market offers fresh produce, cheese, meats, and crafts from June through October.
Garden In the Woods is a beautiful botanical garden with two miles of walking trails. Located on 45 acres of land, the park features stunning gardens in valleys shaped by ancient glaciers, carving out areas of wetlands, fields, and ponds. The garden also offers tours, special events, and a garden shop.
As a working farm, Eastleigh Farm provides the best local dairy products, including ice cream, in the summer. With special events, a farm store, and a farmers market, there’s plenty to do to spend the entire day here. If you’re still searching for more adventure, Callahan State Park offers 820 acres of nature with seven miles of trails suitable for walking, hiking, and mountain biking. In the winter, Callahan State Park also provides cross-country skiing to enjoy the beautiful snow in New England.
At the Framingham Country Club, guests can enjoy a challenging course designed to meld with the natural surroundings by Renaissance Golf Design and architect Bruce Hepner, who helped restore the course to its original 1989 vision. With a stunning clubhouse and resort-style pool area, the private golf club has something for the whole family.
For rainy days, the Danforth Art Museum is an excellent option for indoor adventure. With a small rotating gallery, the museum features exciting events such as children’s art classes and adult-only nights for drinks and creativity.