Dorchester is an exciting and vibrant neighborhood in Boston that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for some local flavor or want to explore some of the city’s most famous attractions, there are plenty of reasons why this is the perfect place for your next staycation!
History and Culture
Dorchester has a long and rich history as one of Boston’s oldest neighborhoods. Originally founded in 1630, it was first settled by Puritans from England who named it after their hometown of Dorchester, England. Throughout its history, Dorchester has been home to many different ethnic groups including Irish immigrants during the 19th century and more recently Asian and Caribbean immigrants. This diverse population has given rise to a vibrant culture that can be seen throughout the neighborhood today.
Things to See and Do
There are plenty of things to do in Dorchester! From museums like The USS Constitution Museum or the John F Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, you can engagingly learn about American history. The neighborhood also features several parks like Pope John Paul II Park or Fallon Field where you can get some fresh air or take your dog for a walk. Of course, you won’t want to miss exploring some of Dorchester’s local restaurants where you can try everything from classic New England seafood dishes to delicious international cuisine.
So come visit Boston Lodge and Suites where we will make sure your trip is comfortable, convenient, and memorable!