24 miles northwest of Boston along Route 3, you will find Billerica, a town of about 38,000 residents. Billerica was a modest New England industrial town until the 1950s, when its traditional mills nature began to be replaced by residential developments and new technology. Today, Billerica hosts the offices of many large high tech firms as the industry continues to expand northwest of Boston along Rt. 128.
Billerica was named by Sports Illustrated as one of the top fifty towns nationally for sports and recreation, and it lives up to this honor with a variety of public and private recreational facilities around town including an 18 hole course at the Billerica Country Club, a trampoline park, a rock climbing wall, swimming pools and mini golf. Enjoy one of 8 public parks, or stop by Micozzi Beach for swimming and canoeing in the summer, although many residents enjoy fishing off the pier year round.
Billerica is 24 miles northwest of Boston along Route 3, and less than 3 miles from both Rt 128 and Rt. 495. The town shares its borders with Lowell, Chelmsford, Tewksbury, Wilmington, Burlington, Bedford, and Carlisle. It is offers easy access to Boston with a stop on the Lowell commuter rail.