Welcome to Lexington
Located just northwest of Boston is the town of Lexington. Known for being one of the best suburbs in Massachusetts, Lexington is an affluent and growing town. Its location just outside the bustling city gives the variety of residents the ability to thrive and recharge.
Lexington is originally known as Cambridge until 1713 when it became its own town. Cambridge or Lexington was a place for farming and milling, and the town’s roots established it as a major agricultural community. As Lexington continued to evolve, it eventually became a highly sought-after community.
A majority of residents in Lexington own homes; however, there are still options to rent. The average cost of a home here is around $1.3 million dollars. This pricepoint includes an amazing community, access to some of the best schools in the state, and an amazing suburban feel.
What to Love
- Home to the historic Lexington Battle Green
- Trails, parks, and ponds for the entire family to love
- Locally-owned restaurants and carefully curated dishes to fill you up
People & Lifestyle
Lexington has some of the best schools in the state, making this neighborhood appeal heavily to families. The town’s close access to Boston makes having a family and career more than possible. Lexington’s peaceful and suburban feel also draws in a good amount of retirees. Whether it’s a town you’ve called home for years or somewhere to retreat to once you’re ready to settle down, Lexington is there to welcome you.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Lexington’s shopping and dining are personal, intimate experiences. With several family-owned shops and restaurants, each interaction is meaningful. Regardless of what you’re searching for, you’ll find it in Arlington — but with a little extra love.
If you love organic shopping and farmer’s markets, the Wagon Wheel grocery shop will become your weekly spot. Complete with a deli center, garden, and nursery, you’ll leave Wagon Wheel with the freshest ingredients and some beautiful plants. This family-owned business has been a Lexington staple since it opened in 1964. Another upscale market for farm-fresh produce is Wilson's Farm. Founded by Irish immigrants, Wilson farm has been in operations at its current location since 1884.
When you’re ready for someone else to do the cooking, Lexington’s delicious restaurants have you covered. Il Casale Lexington has a large Italian menu inspired by the chef’s heritage in Campania, Italy. To experience traditional Indian fare, head to Royal India Bistro. This family-owned restaurant offers the community a menu of traditional and contemporary dishes. Whether you like your food spicy or mild, vegan or vegetarian, Royal India Bistro has it all.
Things to Do
Lexington’s activities tend to include a little bit of history and a whole lot of fun. From annual parades to gorgeous parks, Lexington is a place for all to explore.
One of the neighborhood’s most famous events is the Patriots' Day Parade. This annual event celebrates the Battle of Lexington with several events and contests. This parade takes place on Battle Green, a historic site that can be toured year-round. On a Battle Green tour, you’ll explore an array of notable sites.
The Old Reservoir is the perfect outdoor space to explore in Lexington. This park has public trails to walk, run, or hike on and even its own aquatic program during the warmer months. The Old Reservoir pond isn’t your typical man-made swimming pool — it has a sandy beach to make you feel like you’re on vacation.
Lexington is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
Lexington High School, 9-12, ranked top 5 best public high schools in the state
Lexington Christian Academy, 9-12, highly ranked private high school in Massachusetts
Bowman Elementary School, K-5, second-best public elementary school in the state