About Greater Boston

Boston Skyline

Just a 30-minute drive northwest of Boston lies the Merrimack Valley. No matter which of the four seasons it is, the area offers plenty of activities for residents to enjoy.

Pathway from beach to ocean

The Merrimack Valley is located close to ocean and lakes, mountains, cultural hubs as well as home to over 50 colleges and universities. Whether you’re looking for vibrant and active, comfortable and cozy, or fun and educational – the Merrimack Valley has everything you need.

Given the close proximity to the international city of Boston, the area boasts one of the highest educated and diverse populations in the country!

Quincy Market in Boston

A unique blend of urban amenities and suburban convenience has established Greater Boston as a hub of extensive arts and entertainment including eclectic galleries, Broadway headlining theater, international concert performances, professional sports and dining for every palate and budget.

There’s always something new to explore.

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Map of Massachusetts

Merrimack Valley is located near Routes 495, 93 and 3 with easy access to Boston, Southern New Hampshire and beyond.

  • 30 minutes to Boston
  • 90 minutes to Winnipesaukee and the White Mountains of New Hampshire
  • 120 minutes to Cape Cod and Hartford, CT
  • 80 minutes to Providence, RI

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