10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Massachusetts

6: Rowe

Rowe
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Doug Kerr

Having a total population of only 393, Rowe should be considered a neighborhood town. It is the best place for getting away from the buzz of city life. Pelham Lake is the main attraction of Rowe and people regularly visit here for splashing around, fishing, hiking, canoeing, hunting and kayaking.

Address: Rowe, MA
Website: www.rowe-ma.gov

7: Oak Bluff

Oak Bluff
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Doug Kerr

This town has a total popular of 3.7K and it is located on the north-eastern shore of Martha’s Vineyard. The town itself is spread across 67KM and the top things to do in Oak Bluff include: the historical, heritage, and cultural tours, Ocean park, which is a great place to relax, visiting circuit avenue, which is a great place for a stroll in oak bluffs, Trinity park tabernacle, and Martha’s Vineyard camp.

Address: Oak Bluff, MA

8: Concord

Concord
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Sean

Along with being one of the most beautiful towns, Concord also holds immensely important historical value due to the fact that two of the most important battles in US history were fought here. According to 2010 census, the total population of this town was 17000. The main attractions mostly consist of historical sites such as Orchard house, Minute man historical park, the old manse, and the wayside.

Address: Concord, MA

9: Provincetown

Provincetown
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Harvey Barrison

It is one of the most popular spots for shopping and visiting art galleries. Although the actual population of this town is around 3K, it increases to 60K in the summer time when all the snowbirds return. The main attractions of Provincetown include race point beach, Commercial Street, herring cove beach, pilgrim monument, and Provincetown library.

Address: Provincetown, MA

10: Great Barrington

Great Barrington
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/David Wilson

This town was listed as the best town in America (less than 10,000 residents) by Smithsonian. The town is an ideal spot for nature lovers with breathtaking views of Taconic Mountains. Some other attractions include: Ski butternut, Mahaiwe performing arts center, the Guthrie center and foundation, Housatonic river walk, and Lake Mansfield.

Address: Great Barrington, MA

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