You’re in good company when you call the Blue Hills area of Braintree, Massachusetts home. Two of our nation’s Presidents—John Adams and John Quincy Adams—were born here, along with John Hancock and General Sylvanus Thayer. You’ll observe some of these names (and more) scattered throughout this suburban community on street signs and buildings. Located only 10 miles south of Boston, Braintree is a town that combines rich history and modern day amenities, adding to its great charm. Whether you choose to spend the day exploring historical landmarks or fashionable finds, Braintree has it all.