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

  • Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum +
    7 saves

    Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

    New Bedford, Ma

  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery +
    13 saves

    Running Brook Vineyard & Winery

    North Dartmouth

  • Russell Family Farms/Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery +
    24 saves

    Russell Family Farms/Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery

    Westport

  • S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO +
    47 saves

    S.J. DAVIS GLASS STUDIO

    Kingston

  • Sam Diego's Mexican Cookery and Bar +
    1 saves

    Sam Diego's Mexican Cookery and Bar

    Plymouth

  • Scituate Light +
    11 saves

    Scituate Light

    Scituate

  • Seabreeze Inn Bed and Breakfast +
    2 saves

    Seabreeze Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Plymouth

  • South Shore Art Center +
    0 saves

    South Shore Art Center

    Cohasset

  • Sparrow House +
    1 saves

    Sparrow House

    Plymouth

  • Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club +
    0 saves

    Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club

    Plymouth

  • Swansea Country Club +
    0 saves

    Swansea Country Club

    Swansea

  • Ten Cousins Brick Oven +
    1 saves

    Ten Cousins Brick Oven

    Westport

  • The Villa +
    19 saves

    The Villa

    East Bridgewater

  • Village Links Golf Club +
    0 saves

    Village Links Golf Club

    Plymouth

  • Water Wizz of Cape Cod +
    39 saves

    Water Wizz of Cape Cod

    East Wareham

  • WaterFire Tavern +
    45 saves

    WaterFire Tavern

    Plymouth

  • Weir River Farm +
    9 saves

    Weir River Farm

    Hingham

  • Westport Historical Society - Handy House +
    0 saves

    Westport Historical Society - Handy House

    Westport

  • Whaling City Expeditions +
    1 saves

    Whaling City Expeditions

    New Bedford

  • Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House +
    1 saves

    Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House

    Fairhaven