Located 22 miles west of Boston, Natick, Mass., is a cozy, welcoming town that makes a great home for growing families. Homes for rent here are quite popular because the town offers a great mix of natural beauty and urban conveniences. Set against the scenic backdrop of Lake Cochituate are good schools, convenient shopping centers and houses of varied architectural styles. Residents are very involved in the community and many are drawn to Natick because it's a very walkable town, making it easy to get to know your neighbors and keep up with the goings-on of local businesses and initiatives.
The Museum of World War II, Boston, is located in Natick and provides a fascinating look into the World War II era. With plenty of artifacts and exhibits to visit, the museum is hailed as a must-visit destination. The Center for the Arts in Natick is also central to the local community and gives residents a venue to enjoy the performing arts.