If you're planning to work in Boston or the area surrounding it, Hudson makes a great option for those who don't want to find housing for rent in the city. It's not nearly as expensive to find apartments here as it is in Boston proper and there are plenty of beautiful homes and apartment complexes just waiting for you! It's only an hour to drive into Boston and residents don't seem to mind the commute one bit. Hudson is a pretty big place so you'll want to allow yourself extra time to get to know the area and its different neighborhoods and make plenty of appointments to see different places.
When you're moving to Hudson, you'll want to make sure you have all the paperwork you need to find an apt for rent. You're likely going to need a copy of your ID, your credit report, bank statements, pay stubs, letter of employment, references and anything else your landlord might require to prove you're not going to skip out on the rent anytime soon.
Hudson is right on the banks of the Merrimack River and offers tons of lush, open spaces and recreational opportunities including two golf courses, hiking trails and walking paths and a number of sports fields and facilities. Here's a little info about the different neighborhoods in Hudson.
Hudson Village: This area is located on the Merrimack River near the junctions of Routes 3A, 111 and 102 and is home to most of the municipal buildings in town, like the Town Hall and the Hills Memorial Library.
Hudson Center: This was the "historical" center of Hudson back in the town's early days and is located at the 5-way intersection of Central Street, Greeley Street, Kimball Hill Road and Windham Road. Thompson's Market is now home to a popular sandwich shop and there's a picturesque Revolutionary War-era cemetery located nearby as well.
Spend a day over at Robinson Pond Park and have a barbecue. You can swim at the pond, but be sure to watch out for the markers so you don't swim out too far! There's also a skate park, which is open every day from April to November. Merrifield Park is a little more traditional and offers some walking trails.