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The Best Neighborhoods of Boston

August 30, 2022

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Find the ideal place to live and explore in Boston, Massachusetts. Every neighborhood in Boston is different and offers a unique scene with different shops, restaurants, and things to do. 

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Boston is a historical city filled with restaurants, shops, hospitals, universities, and company headquarters. Boston's burrows feature The Paul Revere House, TD Garden — Home to The Celtics and Bruins, elite restaurants like Ramsay's Kitchen, and offices of major companies like Amazon.

Boston is made up of 24 different neighborhoods: Allston, Back Bay, Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Brighton, Charlestown, Chinatown, Dorchester, Downtown, East Boston, Fenway, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Mid-Dorchester, Mission Hill, North End, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, South End, West End, West Roxbury, and Wharf District. 

Back Bay 

Boston’s Back Bay is an upscale neighborhood with a mix of residential, commercial, and retail featuring some of the most popular living and dining selections.

Boston's historical Back Bay is home to the Prudential Center, John Hancock tower, Trinity Church and the Boston Public Library. You'll also find popular shops, art galleries, trendy restaurants and quiant cafes on Newbury Street, Boylston Street, and Commonwealth Avenue. 

Wharf District

The Wharf District is home to one of the most popular destinations for travelerrs, the Seaport District. Boston's Seaport is an up and coming artsy neighborhood. The Wharf District is home to the state-of-the-art Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the New England Aquarium, outdoor shopping spaces, eateries street art, and unique seasonal pop-up shops. 

Stop and have ice cream at the Milk Bottle outside the Children’s Museum or visit the small Fire Museum with vintage Boston Fire Equipment across the way. While staying in the Wharf District, you’ll always find something to do.


The Fenway neighborhood combines modern city living with Boston’s historic legacy. You’ll be in the heart of shopping centers, restaurants, public transportation, and everything you need for a convenient city lifestyle.

You’ll have the Museum of Fine Arts, Symphony Hall, House of Blues, and Fenway Park all at your doorstep. Live amongst world-renowned hospitals and universities such as Boston University, Northeastern University, Harvard Medical School, and Boston Children’s Hospital.


Located in the heart of Boston, you'll find hundreds of corporate headquarters, condos, apartments, restaurants, shops and events. Downtown Boston is home to the iconic Faneuil Hall Marketplace, also known as Quincy Market, where you can find shops and a hall full of food options ranging from cookies to seafood.






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