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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Onset Beach

    Wareham

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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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  • South Shore Music Circus

    Cohasset

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

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  • Xfinity Center

    Mansfield

    Musical concerts performed in 19,000-plus capacity amphitheater; covered and lawn seating. more

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  • Coastal Vineyards

    South Dartmouth

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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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  • 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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  • 1782 Whitfield House

    Plymouth

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  • AHA! New Bedford

    New Bedford

    AHA! (art, history and architecture) Night is a FREE arts and culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of... more

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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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  • Attleboro Area Industrial Museum

    Attleboro

    Artifacts from the industrial revolution. more

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