Best Neighborhoods in Boston

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At VeryApt we've created guides to help give you a sense of the different neighborhoods that Boston has to offer. Each of our guides is the product of our own research and renter reviews from our platform. If you're overwhelmed with choices, a good place to start is our apartment finder!
Boston often feels like a small town, but with all the perks of city life. The metro area consists of several top-tier universities, employers, a diverse culinary scene, and it is also ever-evolving. It is a city on the verge of many technological advancements, while also staying true to its traditions and being proud of its roots. From the Old North Church to Fenway Park to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston is a city engulfed with culture and rich in pride.

Where to Live in Boston

Downtown Boston
The Heart of Historic Boston
South Boston
Friendly and Hopping
Allston Perfect for Students
Back Bay Boston Sophistication
Beacon Hill Upscale Boston Living
Brighton Vibrant and Youthful Community
Brookline Ranked Best Suburb
Cambridge Academia Lifestyle
Chinatown Bustling with Energy
Dorchester Boston's Largest Neighborhood
East Boston Residential Living, Great Water & Skyline
Fenway/Kenmore Signature Boston
Hyde Park Friendly Suburban Lifestyle
Jamaica Plan
Newton Quiet Community, Gateway to Colleges
North End Boston's Little Italy
South End Hip Community
Waltham Historical Community
West End Blend of Old and New Boston