South Shore

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Have you always dreamed of living near the ocean but still want access to the city? South Shore living might be perfect for you! Mixing a coastal feel with small-town vibes and some excellent school districts, families often flock to the South Shore to put down roots!

Cities in South Shore

General Information about South Shore

Transportation + Walkability

  • MBTA + Commuter Rail :: Commuting from these towns into Downtown is desirable.
  • MBTA Bus :: Most of these towns over MBTA bus service of some sort. 
  • Bike-friendly
  • Many neighborhoods walkable

Grocery Stores

Public Green Space

Pediatricians + Urgent Care

Family friendly restaurants


historical sites



youth athletics

parenting groups

indoor playareas

Relgious organizations

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“Life on the South Shore is perfect for my family. We are within a drivable and commutable distance to the city, with beautiful beaches and farms at an arms reach! We enjoy the small-town feel with city conveniences and love where we live”

Meghan, South Shore mom of 3

Interested in learning more about South Shore?

Our local moms are ready to give you the scoop on what you need to know about South Shore Boston. Check out these posts to find out all you need to know. 

Summer Play Plans :: 10 Playgrounds to Visit on the South Shore

Summer Play Plans :: 10 Playgrounds to Visit on the South Shore

My toddler loves all things climbing and swinging. For a kid who struggled with sensory issues (and graduated from Early Intervention two months before turning 3), a playground is a welcome wonderland. So while counting down the school days, I’ve compiled a list of playgrounds to visit on the South Shore. Here are all the great places we’ll visit this summer — join us!

Interested in Exploring Other Areas in Boston?

In addition to Metro West, there’s many other great locations in Boston to choose from. Check them out!

Southern MA

Northern MA

Want to find out more about moving to the south shore?

Contact a local realtor  today.

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