Saugus is a town located adjacent to Route 1 which is a major north to south highway. The Saugus section of the highway is lined with some of New England's finest restaurants and shopping centers and malls.
If you travel a short distance from Route 1 it is apparent that the town still retains its rural characteristics. Landmark historic tourist attractions include the 200 year old Town Hall and the Saugus Iron Works. The Saugus River provides an environmental habitat for many species of fish as well as a home for the largest lobster fishing fleet in the state.
Every September Saugus celebrates its Founders Day festival when the townspeople show off their wares through sidewalk bazaars. The residents celebrate their town's historic past and it is an event that is looked forward to by all who live here.
Saugus unique setting allows industry and business to flourish but still maintains a suburban style of living. It has come to be known as the most enterprising community north of Boston.