Topic: New England/Greater Boston

What is Portsmouth, New Hampshire like?

Outside the metropolis of Boston, the adjacent New England states offer charm, culture and history in smaller, quainter settings. One such place is Portsmouth, New Hampshire, which is a mere 50 miles from downtown Boston. Like Boston proper, Portsmouth is a walking city. You can easily explore the numerous historic sites, museums and old homes […]

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What is Manchester, New Hampshire like?

With all of the New England states being in such close proximity, a short drive will easily take you from one to another. One such state, New Hampshire, is situated northeast of Massachusetts and has over 220 towns to choose from. Known as the “Mother of Rivers” for the bounty of New England rivers that […]

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What is appealing about the North of Boston area?

Northern Massachusetts or the area north of Boston, goes from Boston to the New Hampshire border. Thirty-four cities and towns lie north of Boston in Essex county, each promising big city excitement, ocean splendor and magnificent mountains. A getaway spent searching for apartments north of Bostonisn’t a bad way to spend the weekend, as this […]

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What is Cambridge like?

The Boston area is home to some of our country’s most prestigious colleges, and any number of areas will offer Massachusetts apartments within reach of these institutions. The city of Cambridge, just outside of Boston itself, is home to two educational powerhouses – Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Harvard University is […]

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What is the draw of the South of Boston area?

One of the most densely-populated neighborhoods in Boston is South Boston, once known for being a working-class, predominately Irish-American neighborhood. In recent years, this part of Boston has become both a destination as well as a settlement for young professionals and families who are drawn to the city’s strong sense of community and close proximity […]

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What types of recreational activities are available in and around Boston?

For such a small state, Massachusetts has one of the nation’s largest state park and forest systems, providing an abundance of recreational opportunities for residents, especially those renting Boston apartments. From water sports to hiking trails, cross country skiing to camping, not to mention biking, horseback riding and white water rafting, Boston and the surrounding […]

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