Fallout 4 is so much more fun when you get to Diamond City and start getting more direction. The various sidequests tie into a lot of different locations and give them more context. Having a great time with the game still. I kind of regret going for local leader so quickly in my build, I feel a bit underpowered for some quests but I suspect they're the ones I'm expected to use Power Armor for.
The dialog mod is essential, its such a small change but makes a huge difference.
Watching: The Last Dance