The eclectic South of Boston region marches to the beat of its own drummer, and that drummer likes history, beaches, and unexpected art. Live like the Pilgrims did (or at least make candles like they did) at Plimoth Plantation, a living-history museum where it’s always 1627 (i.e. nobody is texting!). Check out the New Bedford Whaling Museum or, even better, check out some actual whales, in the very place that inspired Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Go to the Art Complex Museum for the classic Shaker furniture, and stay for the Japanese tea ceremony. See? We told you it was unexpected. Regardless, enjoy the natural beauty and charm of the South Shore.

For more information on the South of Boston region, visit these sites:
Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Southeaster Massachusetts Convention & Visitors Bureau

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  • America's Hometown Trolley

    Plymouth

    Hop aboard our vintage looking Trolley for a hour and fifteen minute tour of historic Plymouth. more

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  • Plymouth to Provincetown Express Ferry

    Plymouth

    Fastest and Most Direct Route to Provincetown Take the Express Route to Provincetown and get there in half the time... more

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  • Plymouth Winery

    Plymouth

    The Plymouth winery's award-winning wines are hand-crafted from grapes and fruits, ranging from cranberry to cabernet to chardonnay. more

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  • 1749 Spooner House

    Plymouth

    1749 house occupied by five generations of Spooner family; furnished entirely with family heirlooms. Open Thurs & Fri, 2-6pm; Sat 10... more

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  • CabbyShack Restaurant

    Plymouth

    Open Year Round, 11am-1am, 7 Days. Serving Lunch and Dinner-Pizza/Chowda til Midnight-Cocktails til 1am. Located on Plymouth's Historic Waterfront.... more

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  • Imagination Island

    Plymouth

    Imagination Island is the Boston area's premier indoor playground. With 5,500 square feet of island-themed play space, children ages 1-8 (and... more

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  • Colonial Lantern Tours

    Plymouth

    Nightly historic or ghost walking tours of Plymouth; punched-tin lanterns provided. Plymouth's original tour company. more

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  • Hampton Inn and Suites

    Plymouth

    Plymouth's Newest Landmark- Close to shopping and restaurants. Complimentary Hot Buffet Breakfast, Complimentary Shuttle to area attractions, Indoor Pool and... more

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  • Plymouth Beach

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  • 1749 Court House

    Plymouth

    Oldest surviving two story wooden courthouse in America containing artifacts from early Plymouth. As a young lawyer, John Adams argued... more

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  • 1782 Whitfield House

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  • America's Hometown Shuttle

    Plymouth

    While relaxing in the comfort and nostalgia of our trolleys, our drivers will guide you through the rich history, world... more

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  • Colonial Lantern Tour

    Plymouth

    Candle lit walking tour of Plymouth Massachusetts. 90 minute tour. Stroll the historic streets and alleyways of Plymouth by candlelight. Each... more

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  • Forefathers Monument

    Plymouth

    Largest solid granite monument in US. more

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  • Hedge House Museum

    Plymouth

    The 1809 Hedge House, built and lived in by Mayflower descendants, features unusual octagonal rooms and meticulously restored interiors. Guided tours... more

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  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Cold Spring

    Plymouth

    Located on five acres of lushly landscaped grounds just one block from Plymouth's Historic Waterfront, BEST WESTERN PLUS Cold Spring,... more

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  • Bradford Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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  • Cape Cod Nutrition Corner

    Plymouth

    Cape Cod Nutrition Store "Everyday Health foe Everday People" Best Brands-Best Prices-Best Service more

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  • Colony Place

    Plymouth

    With over 40 stores and restaurants, Colony Place is the largest outdoor regional shopping center South of Boston. Just off Route 3 (... more

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  • Jabez Howland House

    Plymouth

    Only seventeenth-century house in Plymouth where Pilgrims actually lived; authentic furniture, artifacts, and documents. more

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