Boston Metro Area Guide

Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the oldest cities in the United States and is the unofficial capital of New England. Boston is both rich in history and equipped for future development. This city manages to maintain a constant progression while impacting the world culturally and economically, all the while preserving its historical roots. Renting an apartment in Boston will offer you all the benefits of modern life in a traditional setting.

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The depth of history attributed to this city comes along with being one of the first cities settled by our English forefathers. Boston has endured many hardships with equally redeeming victories. The city of Boston plays an important role in the history of our country. Several important events have taken place in the city, for example: The Boston Tea Party, a key event in the progress of the American Revolution, the reading of the Declaration of Independence from the balcony of the Old State House, and the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Boston has a large sports community, there are teams representing all four of the major professional sports leagues in North America. The NFL’s New England Patriots, MLB’s Boston Red Sox, the NHL’s Boston Bruins, and the NBA’s Boston Celtics all call Boston home and together have won numerous championships in their respective leagues. There are over 100 colleges and universities in the Greater Boston area, most notably Harvard University which sits right across the Charles River in Cambridge. Other well known colleges and universities include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Tufts University, Boston University, Northeastern University and Boston College. Many of these colleges have athletic teams that add to the sports scene in Boston.

There are several areas of recreation available for use by the citizens of Boston. About half of the parks are located in the Emerald Necklace, a chain of parks connected by waterways and roadways. Also, in Boston, the world’s oldest and one of the most well known marathons takes place annually, The Boston Marathon. This event averages over 20,000 registered competitors and over 500,000 spectators.

Along with museums, parks, sports and outdoor activities, there are also tons of beautiful Boston apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Boston has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Boston area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

In addition to the areas listed on the right side of the page and the popular cities in the section further down the page, you can also check out the following areas for your next apartment rental:

Manchester Area Apartments:

Bedford Apartments Concord Apartments Manchester Apartments
Nashua Apartments Salem Apartments

Newport Area Apartments:

Middletown Apartments Newport Apartments

Portsmouth Area Apartments:

Dover Apartments Portsmouth Apartments Seabrook Apartments

Providence Area Apartments:

Cranston Apartments Providence Apartments Riverside Apartments
Warwick Apartments

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