Loved by residents for its small-town atmosphere, Plainville, Mass., is a great place to raise a family. Here, you'll find first class local services, quaint homes for rent, good schools from K-12 and nice neighborhoods on the outskirts of town where kids can run around. Plainville is located right on the Massachusetts/Rhode Island border just 15 miles from Providence, so when residents are looking for excitement, it's never out of reach.
The area surrounding Plainville is home to a diverse array of attractions. If you're nature-oriented, Albion Falls, Ames Nowell State Park, Douglass State Forest, Cochituate State Park and Watson Pond State Park are some of the top outdoor spots. Capron Park Zoo, the American Dinner Museum and the New England Aquarium are other family-friendly must-visits for New England residents. Those looking to immerse in the arts can visit the Art In Motion Academy of Dance and Attleboro Art And Frame.