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

  • Mass Audubon's South Shore Sanctuaries

    Marshfield

    There are three wildlife sanctuaries managed by Mass Audubon on the South Shore. The North River and Daniel Webster Wildlife... more

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  • Nantasket Beach Bikes - Rentals

    Hull

    Rent a bike on the shores of Nantasket beach--by the hour, day or week. Explore the Hull peninsula's 29 miles of... 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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  • National Monument to the Forefathers

    Plymouth

    Largest solid granite monument in the U.S. stands at the top of a hill facing east to the harbor,... more

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  • Norris Reservation

    Norwell

    The Norris Reservation has a varied natural environment, which features a mill pond, stands of white pine and oak, salt... 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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  • Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures

    Westport

    Offers kayak instruction for all skill levels, stand up paddle boarding lessons & adventures, surf kayaking, guided kayak tours, rentals, and... more

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  • Parting Ways

    Plymouth

    Former New Guinea Setlement and the Parting Ways Cemetery is a State and National Hisotric Landmark in Plymouth,MA off... 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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  • Plymouth Light

    Plymouth

    Est. in 1768, moved back from eroding cliff in 1997; housed America's first female lightkeeper. Open by appointment; ferry tours available ($), (800) 242-2469. more

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  • The Plymouth Night Tour

    Plymouth

    Take Plymouth's best Tour guides and train them as real Paranormal Investigators, you get the Plymouth Night Tour! Old Plymouth's... 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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  • Rock Village Bed and Breakfast

    Middleborough

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  • Sam Diego's Mexican Cookery and Bar

    Plymouth

    Located in Plymouth's historic downtown Station One Firehouse, Sam's offers award winning Mexican, BBQ ribs and special items. Eclectic Southwestern... more

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  • Schooner Ernestina

    New Bedford

    Launched in Essex, MA in 1894, Schooner Ernestina sailed as a Grand Banks fisherman Arctic explorer, WWII survey vessel and Cape... more

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  • Scituate Historical Society Headquarters: Little Red Schoolhouse

    Scituate

    Tours of ten historical sites. Open year round from 10-4, Monday-Friday. more

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  • Seekonk Speedway

    Seekonk

    Paved oval race track 1/3 mile long; 63 rd season. more

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  • The Silverbrook Farm

    Achushnet

    Silverbrook Farm is a fully operational farm serving the Southern New England region. With Fresh Produce, CSA, Hay Rides, a... more

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  • The Silverbrook Farm

    Acushnet

    Silverbrook Farm is a fully operational farm serving the Southern New England region. With Fresh Produce, CSA, Hay Rides, a... more

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  • South Shore Music Circus

    Cohasset

    Top names in music, variety, and comedy the tent and in the round. more

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