South of Boston

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

  • Plymouth Waterfront

  • Mayflower Replica, Plymouth

  • Myles Standish State Forest

    South Carver

    Explore nearby Plymouth. Campsites are forested and located on ponds. Flush toilets, showers, and dumping station; no hookups. more

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  • Nantasket Kayaks

    Hull

    Nantasket Kayaks now in our 10th season renting kayaks on the beautiful Weir River Estuary. We cater to beginners and... more

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  • Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House

    Duxbury

    Acquired by the Society in 1997 through a community fundraising effort, the Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House is perhaps the most architecturally... more

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  • The New Bedford Museum of Glass

    New Bedford

    Welcome! The members of our non-profit organization are working to establish a new glass museum in the city of New... more

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  • Norton Kayak Company

    Norton

    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

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  • The Paragon Carousel

    Hull

    Antique carousel (1928); features 66 wooden horses and a Wurlitzer organ. more

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  • Pilgrim Belle Paddlewheeler Harbor Tours

    Plymouth

    Narrated harbor tours and dinner cruises aboard an authentic paddlewheeler. Private charters, theme cruises, Sunday brunch cruises. more

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  • Priscilla Beach Theatre

    Plymouth

    Professional summer stock in the country's oldest operating barn theatre. more

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  • Saltmarsh Farm

    Cohasset

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  • Shady Acres Family Campground & RV Service Center

    South Carver

    Located among towering pines in the heart of Cranberry Country, we are the perfect campground for all of your families... more

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  • Tailored Tours

    Plymouth

    Historic walking tours led by costumed guide. Geared toward abolitionists and pilgrim ancestry. more

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  • A.D Makepeace

    Wareham

    At the A.D. Makepeace Company, we've been at it since the mid 1800s, when Abel Makepeace founded our company.... more

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  • Airsoft

    Attleboro

    Airsoft- Airsoft is a tactical military-simulation game similar in many respects to Paintball. Players use highly realistic-looking replica models of... more

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  • Antonio's

    New Bedford

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  • Atlantic Motel

    East Wareham

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  • Attleboro Arts Museum

    Attleboro

    Rotating art exhibitions including paintings, sculpture, and mixed media. Creative art classes for adults and children. Lectures, visiting artists workshops... more

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  • The Back Nine Club

    Lakeville

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  • Bare Cove Fire Museum

    Hingham

    With an extraordinary collection of artifacts, equipment, and documents, along with the restored antique fire apparatus, Bare Cove Fire Museum... more

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  • Barker Tavern

    Scituate

    17th century landmark overlooking harbor. more

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  • Best Western Dartmouth Inn

    Dartmouth

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