Located within a 20 to 40-minute drive of downtown Boston, the MetroWest region includes the towns and cities west of Boston and east of Worcester, Massachusetts. Easily accessible off of I-90 (or the Mass Pike, as locals refer to it), MetroWest offers many recreational activities and experiences year-round. Notable sites include the start of the Boston Marathon course in Hopkinton, and in Natick, the International Museum of World War II houses the largest collection of World War II artifacts.
Marlborough is home to the largest ice-skating facility in the country, the New England Sports Center. Shopping enthusiasts will find many options to keep busy, from small country stores to the Natick Mall’s many luxury retail brands. Wrentham Premium Outlets boasts more than 170 brand-name stores.