At a glance:
Region: Western Mass.
The Albany, N.Y., suburb of Lanesborough came onto our radar as a favorite of the Dreamtown Finder.
Here’s why: Lanesborough has great schools and low housing costs.
In addition, it scored above average in terms of location, with a solid number of grocery stores and a fairly low crime rate.
Fun-seekers, be warned: Lanesborough has few restaurants, bars, and movie theaters.