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Canton [1] is a southwestern suburb of Boston, Massachusetts.

Get in

  • Interstates 93 and 95 which separate in Canton with I-93 going east and then north to Boston and I-95 from Providence heading off around the west edge of Greater Boston.
  • MBTA[2] commuter rail Attleboro/Stoughton Line passes through Canton.
  • Route 128 Station in bordering Westwood also has commuter rail into Boston. Amtrak trains also stop at Route 128.
  • Bus service is available to Mattapan Station in the MBTA system.

Get around


  • Irish Cultural Center, 200 New Boston Drive, Phone: +1 781-821-8291, Fax: +1 781-821-8295, [3]. Library, music library and cultural objects. Thatched Irish cottage. Genealogical resources and advice. Friday night events and annual festival. Call before visiting to insure staffing by this volunteer organization.


  • Blue Hills Ski Area, 4001 Washington St., Phone: +1 781-828-5070, Fax: 781-828-5071, [4].
  • Brookmeadow Country Club, 100 Everendon Rd., Phone: +1 781-828-4444, [5]. Semi-private 18 holes. Public may call five days ahead for tee time.



  • Olio Restaurant, 655 Washington St., Phone: +1 781-821-2396. Small and casual with creative American cuisine. $23-$30.



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