We are in Metrowest Boston area.
In terms of the legalities, it depends on your town. Mine wasn't so bad.
In terms of convenience and fun, I think my area rocks. I live in a town where within a 5 block radius, there are at least 7 homeschoolers living here. There are over a couple of hundred in my town, and many many more in neighboring areas. This area has a well organized homeschooling group. I lived on the south shore before and was very happy with that group also.
Children deserve the respect of puzzling it out.