Dorchester

Dorchester is a historic neighborhood of over 6 square miles. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630. Boston's largest neighborhood by far, is today sometimes nicknamed "Dot" by its residents. 

Explore Dorchester, Boston's largest and oldest neighborhood and home to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Franklin Park Zoo, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US  Senate and Commonwealth Museum. Delicious restaurants such as  224 Boston Street Restaurant, dbar, and the Freeport Tavern also call Dorchester home.

Where to Stay in Dorchester

Comfort Inn Boston A 132-room hotel offering complimentary continental breakfast, shuttle service to...
DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside The DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside is Boston's premier choice for hotel...
Ramada Boston The Ramada Boston offers a unique combination of lodging, dining and family...

Where to Eat in Dorchester

224 Boston Street Restaurant At 224 we pride ourselves on offering you a professional, individualized and sincere...
dbar dbar is Dorchester's premiere destination for fine dining, delicious cocktails and...
Freeport Tavern Choose from honest New England fare including tender steak tips made with natural...
Venezia Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Facility Fine European cuisine and attentive, professional servers await your arrival....

What to Do in Dorchester

Franklin Park Zoo Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site nestled within Boston's historic Franklin Park....
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum Step back into the recreated world of the early 1960s and experience first hand the...
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate At the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate we are dedicated to...
Commonwealth Museum The Commonwealth Museum brings history alive through exhibits and educational...