Our Neighborhood Near Velo Apartments in Boston

Hike, bike, boat, shop, sip, dine, even commute—within minutes. Just outside your door are some of Massachusetts’s most visited outdoor attractions. Want an apartment home conveniently placed in the center of it all? Velo Forest Hills has what you are looking for!

Recreation Choices Near Velo Forest Hills Apartments

Across the street, the world-famous 281-acre Arnold Arboretum is open from sunrise to sunset. Between two popular Boston neighborhoods - Forest Hills and Jamaica Plain - Velo apartments enjoy the best of both worlds. Nearby Jamaica Pond offers jogging paths, kayaking, canoeing, and sailing. At Franklin Park, part of the Emerald Necklace, you can picnic, play golf, or even visit the zoo. 

Be downtown in minutes on the T’s Orange Line or go anywhere in the Greater Boston area via the commuter rail. You can even commute to Longwood, Fenway and the Back Bay via the 4.1-mile Southwest Corridor Park bike path. Along the way, you’ll find eleven playgrounds, seven basketball courts, five tennis courts, two street hockey rinks, two amphitheaters, and six miles of trails.

Dining Options near Velo Forest Hills Apartments

Are you looking for places to enjoy quality food? Start your day in Brassica Kitchen’s hip cafe that features gourmet java and pastries. If breakfast is not your thing, that’s okay, Brassica also has impressive  Euro-style meals and cocktails that will wow your socks off.  There’s Bukhara Indian Bistro if you’re craving Tandori or Vindaloo. Or, if you are looking for a great neighborhood meetup spot with soul-nourishing baked goods, Ula Cafe has got you covered.

For more great Jamaica Plain and  Forest Hills recommendations see our neighborhood map below. Want to learn more about our community and available apartments? Contact our staff to schedule a tour and see all Velo and the surrounding area has to offer!


aerial view of Velo Forest Hills person pushing a bicycle

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