Dracut, MA

This town has a rich and prevailing agricultural history with stretches of farmland and quaint farmhouses.

Welcome to Dracut

 

A community-centered town with parks and agricultural history

Home to Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest, the Merrimack River, parks, recreation centers, and small farms, Dracut has an agricultural and outdoorsy feel. Dracut is only 28 miles from Boston, making it an excellent place for anyone desiring a smaller town living without being too removed from a major metropolitan area. Homes in Dracut are primarily single-family, with many sporting ranches and colonial architectural designs. This town has a rich and prevailing agricultural history with stretches of farmland and quaint farmhouses.

What to Love

 

Local Lifestyle

 

Dracut residents love living in an area where neighbors take pride and care in fostering a supportive, tightly knit community. This is the place to live if knowing your neighbors is important to you or if local parks and forested hiking trails speak to your residential values. In Dracut, it is easy to build a supportive network of neighbors and friends and easy to enjoy the simple pleasures of outdoor recreation and community events.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 

Dracut is a wonderful place to dine or grab a refreshing brew. Mama’s Italian Restaurant serves creamy pasta like their homemade lasagna layered with three kinds of cheese and a choice of meatball or sausage additions. Owen and Ollie’s, a pub serving casual American cuisine, boasts a large stone fireplace, tall ceilings, and live music. Frobie’s Café is an excellent place for breakfast or snacks, serving smoothies, coffee drinks, bagels, pastries, and ice cream. Lo Kai serves sumptuous Chinese dishes like their beef with vegetables, crab Rangoon, boneless spare ribs, and pork fried rice. M.L. Shaws, The Village Inn, The Tavern at Lenzi’s, Grazie, Scola’s, and A-Brews Tap and Grill are other local favorites. When it comes to shopping, Bridgewood Plaza, Loon Hill Plaza, Lakeview Shopping Center, and Vanadey Boutique are wonderful places to start.

Things to Do

 

Dracut is a beautiful place for picnics, hikes, or recreational activities. Veteran’s Memorial Park, Monahan Park, Honey Field, Dillon McAnespie Park, Carrick Park, Varnum Park, Dillon Center Fields, and Tercentennial Park offer recreational and picnic spaces. Rynne Beach is a great place for summer swimming in the Merrimack River. Boott Cotton Mills Museum is perfect for learning about Dracut’s industrious history. Meta Microgreens Farms is a wonderful place to visit and stock up on organic microgreens, wheatgrass, and baby leaf greens.

Dracut residents love to have a good time and connect at their annual Dracut Old Home Day, a festival with car shows, vendors, and a 5k run or walk dedicated to raising money for local and international charities and nonprofits. Lakeview Avenue boasts many inviting pubs, restaurants, and shopping plazas. Four Oaks Country Club and Golf Course and Veterans Memorial Park are community staples for spending quality time with neighbors and friends.

Schools

 

Dracut Public Schools proudly serve Dracut. Some of their exemplary schools include:

 
 

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