Take a stroll along New Bedford's cobblestone streets. Go back in time at Plimoth Plantation. Or see the world's largest collection of historic naval ships at Battleship Cove. From Pilgrims to whaling to battleships and lighthouses, South of Boston is full of exciting ways to experience its rich history.
Without question, South of Boston tells its story through its museums, restored historic homes and cultural centers.
See them by beach or by boat, just be sure you don't miss some of America's most historic and picturesque lighthouses, like Plymouth and Scituate Lights.
Check out the many exciting attractions that bring the past to life, including hands-on exhibits at the Hull Lifesaving Museum and the Marine Museum at Fall River.
Take a walk through history and follow along as a costumed tour guide teaches you about the area's rich history, from Pilgrims to abolitionists and more.
Cobblestone streets, historic buildings and beautiful marinas await you in this city rich with seafaring lore.Find: Lodging | Attractions
Go to the beach or take in some art. Duxbury is a South Shore gem in any weather.Find: Lodging | Attractions
This small city is home to Horseneck Beach State Reservation and Campground, where the beaches are fine and camping is fun for the whole family.Find: Lodging | Attractions
It's more than the history of whaling ??? it's a taste of life in the era of big ships and high adventure. Learn more>>
See the legendary site where Pilgrim life began in America. It's a fun outdoor attraction for the whole family. Learn more>>
Get a fascinating look at the growth and harvesting of cranberries, a vital part of Massachusetts agriculture. Learn more>>
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