New Bedford is …a city with a vibrant working waterfront, beaches and boating, art and culture, feast and festivals, parks and playgrounds, and home to the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park.
Experience Four Centuries of American History in One Day! 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?
A historic, sightseeing city with hours of exploration. New Bedford is home to artist studios, unique shopping, year-round festivals, seaside dining and performing arts. Explore the Whaling National Historic Park, Buttonwood Park Zoo, the #1 Fishing Port in America, beaches and our Seaport Cultural District.
Comb the beach. Travel down a cobblestone path. See history come to life. It’s all here in New Bedford. Get ready to explore! Need some inspiration?
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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.