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

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  • Plymouth Waterfront

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  • Westport

  • K1 Speed: Kingston

    Kingston

    K1 Speed was founded in 2003 and is the nation's largest indoor kart racing chain. Each facility boasts 50,000-90,000 sq. ft.... more

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  • King Caesar House

    Duxbury, Ma

    This Federal mansion was built in 1809 for Ezra Weston II, known as "King Caesar" for his worldwide preeminence... more

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  • Lafayette Durfee House

    Fall River

    Fall River's Link to American Revolution It is Fall River's only restored colonial house open for public tours. Every Room... more

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  • Lawson Tower

    Scituate

    Built in 1902-153 feet tall to resemble a medieval watch tower with chimes. 123 steps to top, said to be most... more

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  • Mass Audubon's South Shore Sanctuaries

    Marshfield

    There are three wildlife sanctuaries managed by Mass Audubon on the South Shore. The North River and Daniel Webster Wildlife... more

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  • Nantasket Kayaks

    Hull

    Nantasket Kayaks now in our 10th season renting kayaks on the beautiful Weir River Estuary. We cater to beginners and... more

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  • Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House

    Duxbury

    Acquired by the Society in 1997 through a community fundraising effort, the Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House is perhaps the most architecturally... more

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  • Nerf-Style Dart Warz

    Attleboro

    Games are played in our black light arena using our 6 shooter dart guns. Players are broken into teams and given... more

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  • Norton Kayak Company

    Norton

    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

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  • Old Scituate Lighthouse

    Scituate

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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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  • The Paragon Carousel

    Hull

    Antique carousel (1928); features 66 wooden horses and a Wurlitzer organ. more

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  • Priscilla Beach Theatre

    Plymouth

    Professional summer stock in the country's oldest operating barn theatre. more

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  • Saltmarsh Farm

    Cohasset

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  • Scituate Historical Society Headquarters: Little Red Schoolhouse

    Scituate

    Tours of ten historical sites. Open year round from 10-4, Monday-Friday. more

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  • Seekonk Speedway

    Seekonk

    Paved oval race track 1/3 mile long; 63 rd season. more

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  • Shady Acres Family Campground & RV Service Center

    South Carver

    Located among towering pines in the heart of Cranberry Country, we are the perfect campground for all of your families... more

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  • South Shore Natural Science Center

    Norwell

    Non-profit education center and museum with art gallery. Outdoor nature trails; trail for visually disabled. Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin inspired... more

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  • Tailored Tours

    Plymouth

    Historic walking tours led by costumed guide. Geared toward abolitionists and pilgrim ancestry. more

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  • A.D Makepeace

    Wareham

    At the A.D. Makepeace Company, we've been at it since the mid 1800s, when Abel Makepeace founded our company.... more

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