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Where else can you spend the morning walking in the footsteps of 17th century settlers, the afternoon seeing where Herman Melville found his inspiration for Moby Dick, and the evening enjoying a concert at a vintage 1920's theater?

After all that time traveling, you'll appreciate returning to the present to enjoy all the amenities of a five star hotel or inn to relax for a bit before heading back out to savor the catch of the day prepared with passion by a world renowned chef. Wash it down with a locally brewed craft beer, and chase it with the unique ambiance of an historical Port City.


So Much is See-Worthy in New Bedford

You think you know a place. I thought I knew New Bedford. Southcoast town, whaling history, commercial fishing, yeah, yeah, I got it. And sure, that’s all true, but New Bedford is more – a lot more. It’s a city where art and artists aren’t just welcomed – they’re omnipresent. Murals and statues line the downtown… Read more »

Outdoor Dining? Here Are Your Favorites

Relax at an outdoor table, savor a mouth-watering meal, sip a refreshing beverage and watch the world float by. Is there a better way to spend a summer workweek evening or sprawling weekend afternoon? New Bedford has plenty of options to enjoy outdoor dining, with outstanding food and equally impressive views. Here’s a few you’ve… Read more »

Want to get in step with New Bedford? Take a see-worthy walk!

A series of walks sponsored by various organizations take both visitors and residents on a showcase of the rich history, natural beauty and unique attributes of New Bedford. Planes, trains and automobiles can be great vehicles for travel but walking can be the best way to get up close and personal with the city’s fascinating… Read more »

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