New Bedford’s seafaring past and present — its authentic,
still-working fishing fleet at the waterfront, and the cobbled streets of
the Whaling National Historical Park.
the Whaling Museum, New Bedford Art Museum, Fire Museum, Seaman’s Bethel
(the chapel in Moby Dick), the Frederick Douglass Memorial, the schooner
Ernestina, the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, dramatic Fort
Taber Park on Clark’s Point overlooking Buzzard’s Bay.
a walking tour of historic houses. Check out the new art scene downtown.
Follow the Underground Railroad walking tour. Shop for antiques — lots
of great stuff still available!
locally-caught seafood — freshness redefined! Savor zesty
trip to Boston (70 min.) or Cape Cod (30 min.) Plymouth, Providence, and
Newport are all 45 minutes away.
ferry to Martha’s Vineyard or Cuttyhunk. (Dogs welcome aboard.)
the architecture and enjoy (dog-friendly) West Island Beach in nearby
Fairhaven. Discover the unspoiled villages of the “SouthCoast.”
with your dog on Gooseberry Island, our favorite off-leash beach in New
England. Good beachcombing, too!