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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  • Plymouth Whale Watching

    Plymouth

    Plymouth Whale Watching is an adventure you will talk about for the rest of your life! Each trip is narrated... more

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  • Burial Hill

    Plymouth

    New England's oldest colonial cemetery containing 17th- through 19th-century graves of Pilgrims, their descendants and those immigrants who followed in... more

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  • Mayflower Brewing Company

    Plymouth

    Mayflower Brewing Company is a craft beer microbrewery located in historic Plymouth, Massachusetts. more

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  • Pilgrim Belle Cruises

    Plymouth

    Cruise Plymouth Harbor in comfort aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler! Enjoy the luxury of the Pilgrim... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jenney House Museum - Historic Tours of Plymouth

    Plymouth

    Built in 1749 the Jenney House Museum is a 17th Century living history museum. Located on the site of the original... 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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  • By the Sea Bed & Breakfast

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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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  • 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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  • 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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