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

  • Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club +
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    Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club

    Plymouth

  • Swansea Country Club +
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    Swansea Country Club

    Swansea

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    Village Links Golf Club

    Plymouth

  • 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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  • Mayflower Brewing Company

    Plymouth

    Mayflower Brewing Company is a craft beer microbrewery located in historic Plymouth, Massachusetts. Founded in 2007 by a tenth great grandson... more

    + 8 saves
  • 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

    + 8 saves
  • America's Hometown Trolley

    Plymouth

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

    + 6 saves
  • 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

    + 6 saves
  • 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

    + 5 saves
  • 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

    + 5 saves
  • 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

    + 5 saves
  • 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

    + 5 saves
  • 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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  • Duxbury Beach

    Duxbury

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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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  • LazerTag

    Attleboro

    Laser Tag- The game of laser tag begins in a 5000 square foot playing arena, split into two large rooms that... more

    + 4 saves
  • Mayflower Cranberries LLC

    Plympton

    "Be the Grower" experience is an opportunity to put on some waders and join the grower in the... more

    + 4 saves
  • Narragansett Bay Cruises

    Fall River

    90-minute sightseeing tour of Fall River, Narragansett Bay lighthouses, and historic naval ships of Battleship Cove. more

    + 4 saves
  • Ocean Explorium

    New Bedford

    We provide a unique and effective vehicle for educating the public about the oceans: their protection, restoration, pollution prevention and... more

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  • Wompatuck State Park

    Hingham

    Wooded campground with 258 sites, 140 with 20-amp service; hiking, bike paths, mountain biking, and horseback riding; fishing and hunting. Open mid-April... more

    + 4 saves