Overview of Wellesley
Located 16 miles southwest of Boston, Wellesley, MA is a great place to live. Residents here experience the strong regional attractions and distinctive New England flavors that Massachusetts is famous for in a quiet, suburban setting. As the home of Wellesley College, Wellesley provides an environment fueled by academia that the almost 27,000 residents can feel throughout the city. Search for Wellesley apartments for rent, and find a vibrant community in the heart of the Northeast.
Living in Wellesley, MA
Wellesley was settled more than 350 years ago when a handful of men established a town near the Charles River. Local farmers sold their crops to Boston markets as the town became a more popular destination for successful businessmen who were attracted to the tranquility of the area. Today, Wellesley embodies affluence and prosperity, and has become one of the most highly regarded Boston suburbs. Local families take advantage of the scenic local landscapes and great public school system that allows children to get a great education. The city is fueled by residents' citizenry and spirit, as many members of the community get involved in government and civic organizations. Wellesley rentals, some of the finest housing options available, are located throughout the city along tree-lined roads and in classic, beautiful buildings.
Wellesley Attractions and Special Events
The Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Gardens at Elm Bank is one of the most beautiful attractions in Wellesley. The garden follows the society's mission of developing public appreciation and understanding for the natural environment. With many garden installations, open meadows, wooded areas and flowing streams, the garden offers some of the most beautiful scenery in Massachusetts. Wellesley also hosts many exciting festivals throughout the year, including the Wellesley Marketplace Craft Festival, Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend and annual Autumn Festival.
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