Looking for a lot of green? You'll find both kinds in Brookline. One of Boston's wealthiest suburbs, it's also a key link in the Emerald Necklace, a 1,000-acre network of parkland that stretches through the area. It's a short stroll from historic Olmsted Park to Coolidge Corner, the town's hub of boutiques, cafés and culture.
If walking's not your bag, head to the Larz Anderson Auto Museum to see how the other half drives. In lawn events that run through October, high-end gearheads gather to show off their Porsches, Beemers and Caddys. Maybe someone will take you for a spin.Subscribe to Money Magazine
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