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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    New Bedford

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  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

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  • Flynn Clay Studio

    New Bedford,

    Flynn Clay Studio is a working pottery studio run by Sheilagh Flynn. Pottery includes bowls, cups, mugs, plates, platters, vases... more

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  • Folco Jewelers Inc.

    New Bedford

    Members American Gem Society, family owned and operated for 70 years. The most professional retail jewelery sales and service in South... more

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  • Gallery 65 on William

    New Bedford

    An artists cooperative featuring fine arts and crafts from Cape Cod and the Southcoast. more

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  • Harbor Tours

    New Bedford

    60 Minute tour of Historic New Bedford Harbor. See a real working waterfront. Cruise between the fishing vessels in port. Travel... more

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  • John Magnan Studio

    New Bedford

    Working studio of sculptor John Magnan. Visitors welcomed. Gallery-style presentation of recent work. Commissions accepted. more

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  • Knuckleheads Bar and Grill

    New Bedford

    the south coast premier destination for great food and no cover charge live entertainment. 15 h.d. TV's showing all your... more

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  • Melville House B and B

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  • Museum of Madeiran Heritage

    New Bedford

    Photographs, carvings and artifacts from the Portuguese island of Madeira; garden, grape arbor, and courtyard. more

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  • Nathan and Mary Johnson House

    New Bedford

    First free home of Frederick Douglass and a National Historical site for the role of African american entrepreneurs, Nathan and... more

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  • New Bedford Art Museum

    New Bedford

    Exhibits by local and international artists in all media. more

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  • New Bedford Art Museum

    New Bedford

    Our Mission: The New Bedford Art Museum engages the public in experiencing, understanding and appreciating art. The South Coast is... more

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  • New Bedford Festival Theatre

    New Bedford

    Popular musicals staged in the Zeiterion Theatre, a restored vaudeville house. more

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  • New Bedford Fire Museum

    New Bedford

    Restored antique fire trucks, equipment, and uniforms; interactive exhibits. more

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  • The New Bedford Museum of Glass

    New Bedford

    Welcome! The members of our non-profit organization are working to establish a new glass museum in the city of New... 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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  • The Orchard Street Manor B and B

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  • Palmer Island Light

    New Bedford

    Est. in 1849. No lighthouse entry; grounds accessible by private boat. more

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