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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Narragansett Bay Cruises

    Fall River

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

    Attleboro

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

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  • Mayflower Cranberries LLC

    Plympton

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

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  • Plymouth Beach

    Plymouth

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  • Scituate Harbor

    Scituate

    Scituate Harbor is the "Heart" of Scituate with shopping, dining, entertainment, services, fishing and boating! First Friday Nights... more

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  • Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary

    Norton

    Stay for Life Animal Reserve. Over 200 animals. Visitors Welcome more

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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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  • Historic 1699 Winslow House and Cultural Center

    Marshfield

    The historic 1699 Winslow House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the ancestral home of the founding family... more

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  • 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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  • South Shore Music Circus

    Cohasset

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

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  • CabbyShack

    Plymouth

    "The CabbyShack, on historic Plymouth harbor, is the spot for gorgeous views, tons of seats under the sun, live... 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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  • Nantasket Beach

    Hull

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  • Native Plymouth Tours

    Wareham

    The first organized walking Tours of downtown Plymouth Massachusetts presented through the eyes and perspective of Native American guides. Have... more

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  • Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum

    Fall River

    Historical display of railroading in Fall River and Southern New England. Train cars filled with extensive collection of railroad memorabilia. more

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