Welcome To

Canton

A piece of American history in a bustling suburban community.

Welcome to Canton

For those seeking a charming suburban oasis away from the city, Canton, Massachusetts is an exceptional fit. With a tight-knit community feel, dozens of historical landmarks, and a wonderful selection of locally-owned restaurants, shops, and other small businesses, it is no surprise that people flock to this area.
 
Canton’s history dates all the way back to 1650 when it was first settled. It first became incorporated in 1797, and since then, has been the site of major developments in American history. Many of these sites are located throughout the town and can be toured by the public.
 
While this area has taken great care to preserve its historical landmarks, homes in Canton look fresh and up to date. They are also a bargain when compared to prices found in the Boston area. Buyers can easily find spacious and stunning homes for $400K and up. The average home value currently sits at $574,728.

    What to Love

    • The historic Paul Revere Heritage site
    • Ample parks and green space
    • An abundance of locally-owned small businesses

    People & Lifestyle

    Life in Canton is unique from many of the surrounding neighborhoods — especially when compared to the Boston area. Situated just 15 miles outside of the city, commuters love this hidden suburban gem. With sprawling lawns, roomy homes, outstanding small businesses, and plenty to do, Canton’s overall vibe can be described as both cozy and inviting.
     
    The neighborhood is ideal for families of all sizes and those commuting to Boston for work. It is also a wonderful fit for entrepreneurs, as many small business owners choose to open their stores, restaurants, and service-based companies in Canton.

    Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

    While some neighborhoods only have a handful of quality dining, shopping, and entertainment venues, Canton is full of places to go. On top of having the nation’s best chains, the town is overflowing with high-quality small businesses.
     
    Shopping highlights include The Village Shoppes — which offers a wide selection of retailers and eateries, including Starbucks, Five Guys, Marshalls, Home Goods, and the like. For those searching for top-rated wines and spirits, be sure to stop by J. Shields Fine Wine. Not in the mood to cook? Main Course Market dishes out delicious prepared foods and takeout menu options that satisfy any palate.
     
    In town, you can choose from a wide range of cuisine at the area’s local restaurants. Enjoy sushi and Japanese fare at Takara, Thai cuisine at Nisa’s Thai, or Mediterranean food and baked goods at Thyme. If you are in the mood to savor a craft beer, make plans to stop at Trillium Brewing Company, ranked the third-best brewery in the world in 2019. Finally, don’t miss out on the delicious coffee and fun banter CopperCity Espresso located at the Canton Junction.

    Things to Do

    In addition to the spectacular shopping and dining scene, Canton is also home to fun, educational, and even thrilling things to do year-round.
     
    The area’s Irish Cultural Center is known for its annual schedule of events — including fireworks, festivals, and live music. In the winter months, hone your winter sports skills at Blue Hills ski and recreation. In the warmer months, the ski hills and surrounding areas become an excellent spot to enjoy a relaxed day of hiking.
     
    Families, couples, history enthusiasts, and thrill-seekers can all find something to do without ever leaving town. Schedule time to explore places such as the Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon, Bradley Estates, the Paul Revere Heritage Site, and climbing and ziplining fun at TreeTop Adventures.

    Schools

    Canton is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:




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