If you already live Lower Merion, then yay to you! It’s right down the street from the radio station here in Bala Cynwyd, so we agree it’s pretty great.
Money Magazine’s latest list of the 50 best places to live in the United States, ranking No. 37. Lower Merion’s appearance on the rankings marks the second year in a row that Montgomery County has produced a top-50 town after Abington was the No. 19 best place to live in 2020.
“History and art are important aspects of life in Lower Merion. You can walk the grounds of the historic Barnes House or travel to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia to view the art collection. There’s also plenty of family-friendly activities, such as the Ardmore Rock ‘N Ride, an all-day block party featuring the Main Line Bike Race plus live music and a family fun zone featuring mini golf and pop-up skate park”, said Money’s Leslie Cook. “Schools are highly rated, with Lower Merion High School (Kobe Bryant’s alma mater) considered one of the best in Pennsylvania. Colleges of note include Bryn Mawr, Rosemont College and Haverford (partly in Lower Merion)”.