Living in Burlington, MA

Stress-Free Living Meets Exciting Opportunities

Deciding to make your home in Burlington, MA, provides residents and families an abundant wealth of opportunities such as exciting and accessible industries right here in town, simple commutes into neighboring commerce hubs via Route 128 and Route 95, and a collaborative, tight-knit community filled with innovative, enthusiastic, and friendly neighbors.

We welcome you to join our residential community of diversity, opportunities, and ambition, combined with all the local flair that Massachusetts is known for.

Living In Burlington

Burlington provides a truly unique living experience, offering both a tight-knit community and local economy alongside ample exciting things to do, places to visit, recreation, and easy access to essential retail, such as grocery stores.


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Parks & Recreation

The Burlington Parks and Recreation Department offers residents and employees of Burlington businesses more than 250 unique recreational programs, 25+ special events, and 60+ therapeutic recreation adaptive programs – providing meaningful recreation & leisure opportunities to individuals with disabilities.

In 2021 Burlington Parks & Recreations received the Massachusetts Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) Agency Award for Program Outreach. The award was established by the MRPA Executive Board as a way to recognize departments for their work above and beyond their typical programming. rated Burlington in the top 10 “Family Friendly Suburbs Where Parents Will Actually Want to Live.” “There are also tons of community events, including concerts and movies on the common and the annual Celebrate Burlington, a carnival that takes place in summer” (

Boston Magazine named Burlington one of the “Hottest Suburbs” stating, “a robust offering of town activities thanks to a zealous Recreation Department.” “Burlington has a thriving Recreation Department.”

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