Sanford is ideally nestled 30 miles between the cultural hubs of Portland, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The geographic center of New England, Sanford is 90 miles north of Boston and just a short drive to the coast of Maine. Sanford is home to several lakes and recreational areas. Hiking, snowmobiling, and boating are favorite pastimes. The four-season recreational activities, the educational opportunities, and the lovely New England towns contribute to an unsurpassed quality of life.