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Burlington Named One of the best in the ‘Burbs

Prioritizing bigger houses and better school systems doesn’t necessarily mean giving up big-city perks. To prove it, the data team at® set out to find the best suburbs outside the nation’s biggest cities that offer a rewarding lifestyle for parents as well as kids, and Burlington is among them.

To come up with the list of suburbs® started by looking at the nation’s 11 largest cities. Then examining the surrounding suburbs in each metro area with at least 10,000 people. Taken into account was the percentage of children living there, school rankings, and family-friendly businesses. There also had to be plenty of restaurants, bars, and things to do, as well as a reasonable commute.

According to the article Burlington makes the grade being just 40 minutes from Boston as well as plenty of things for parents and kids alike. The Burlington Mall with its shops and restaurants is a selling point and the article makes note that the mall served as the primary location for the Kevin James film “Paul Blart: Mall Cop.” Burlington’s restaurant scene has been making the town a prime foodie destination with plenty of community events, including the the Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Celebrate Burlington. The article also points out Burlington’s thriving housing market. You can view the whole article by Clicking Here.