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Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Dorchester

Enjoy the museums and other features of Dorchester. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, university setting and local tours. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Convention and Exhibition Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Dorchester

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Dorchester a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • F1 Boston (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dorchester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dorchester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Boston Common (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Columbus Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wollaston Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Castle Island (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dorchester

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 9.9 mi (15.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Boston JFK-UMass Station. You can see more of Dorchester by jumping on the metro at Fields Corner Station, Shawmut Station or Savin Hill Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dorchester?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 459 holiday lettings around Dorchester. From 393 flats & apartments to 32 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Dorchester?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dorchester:

  • South End: 421 holiday homes
  • Jeffries Point: 19 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 259 holiday homes
  • Commonwealth: 78 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dorchester?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dorchester. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: 1,059 holiday lettings
  • Shawmut Station: 1,033 holiday lettings
  • Savin Hill Station: 1,062 holiday lettings
  • University of Massachusetts Boston: 1,059 holiday lettings
  • Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum: 1,059 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dorchester listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Dorchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 393 Flats in Dorchester. Our other popular types of Dorchester holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 383 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dorchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Dorchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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