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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“New Bedford Whaling Museum is located in the heart of downtown New Bedford. Learn history of the international whaling industry and the light of New Bedford.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Woods hole is world reknown for its Oceanic studies and institute. This is a great half day trip and the town of Woods Hole is one of my personal favorites.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Nature
“A very popular beach, parking lots fill quickly so go early. Paid parking between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Port
“Bike the Shining Sea Bike Path four miles to Woods Hole. Largely original fishing village with marine scientific institutions, such as: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Biological Laboratory, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric lab. Waterfront restaurants galore! Great seafood, excellent biking and walking neighborhood, free small authentic aquarium, and an exhibit center on School Street about the work of the institutions. Great coffee at Coffee Obsession. Ferry to Martha's Vineyard at the least expensive fare from here versus other ports.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Bike path that extends from Woods Hole to North Falmouth. Beautiful vistas along the way.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Located in Woods Hole, waterfront dining with outdoor seating available, good seafood menu, occasionally live entertainment at night.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Near the Woods Hole Ferry. Great place to grab coffee and a bakery item in the morning or sandwiches later. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Beach
“Another soft sand favorite beach, changing rooms and a good concession stand make this one an all-day favorite. The approach and surrounding area is beautiful as well.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A local favorite. Outstanding sushi and seafood. Make sure to go at a low-time, 3pm-6pm or 9pm-close.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Wonderful food. This restaurant is in West Tisbury ...so a little harder to get to unless you have a car. Consistent quality of food. Island sourced beef for burgers. Thursdays are burger night. They have a bit of everything and it's always delicious. reservations recommended.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Entertainment
“From their website: World-class musicians, mind-blowing art, provocative walks, unforgettable walks. Highfield Hall & Gardens is not your typical historic estate. While there's plenty of history within these glorious old walls, Highfield is a vibrant cultural center surrounded by restored gardens, peaceful walking trails and conservation land. The story of this property is a dramatic one as it was, literally, saved from the wrecking ball in 1994 and lovingly restored, opening as a museum and historic site in late 2006. It is open to the public April 15 through October 31: Tuesday--Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM Sunday 12 PM - 4 PM Closed on Monday except holidays. Members: Free Adults: $8 Seniors (65+): $5 Children under 12 and Active Military: Free North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) members: Free highfieldhallandgardens.org ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“90 Front Street, New Bedford, has eclectic assortment of tapas from lobster crostini to Philly Cheesesteak spring rolls. Open until 2 am. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Fantastic atmosphere and great food... enjoy a drink on the floating dock area at sunset before dinner... it’s a must”
  • 16 locals recommend
Nature
“Beautiful view and stunning sunsets. This is great place to swim. Beach on Buzzards Bay and calm small beach on Quissett Harbor side. Parking can be an issue during certain times, it is hit or miss. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Not really Scottish anymore, just a wonderful take-out eatery and bakery on State Road in Vineyard Haven. Not really walkable from the cottage (4 miles away), but is on the bus route. Gluten free and veggie options abound. Meals are made to order. Use the app on their website (scottishbakehousemv.com) to order ahead. They'll give you a pick-up time so you won't have to stand around and wait. They have picnic tables on the lawn if you only want to take out so far.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“BEAUTIFUL place to hike and view the scenic beach area. Short, easy hike to a viewing area that can be very windy depending on the day. Great place to stop if you're in the area, parking can be a bit tricky if it's busy. I've only been in the off season so not sure what it's like in the summer. ”
  • 19 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Located in Woods Hole, waterfront dining with outdoor seating available, good seafood menu, occasionally live entertainment at night.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bakery
“Near the Woods Hole Ferry. Great place to grab coffee and a bakery item in the morning or sandwiches later. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A local favorite. Outstanding sushi and seafood. Make sure to go at a low-time, 3pm-6pm or 9pm-close.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful food. This restaurant is in West Tisbury ...so a little harder to get to unless you have a car. Consistent quality of food. Island sourced beef for burgers. Thursdays are burger night. They have a bit of everything and it's always delicious. reservations recommended.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“90 Front Street, New Bedford, has eclectic assortment of tapas from lobster crostini to Philly Cheesesteak spring rolls. Open until 2 am. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Fantastic atmosphere and great food... enjoy a drink on the floating dock area at sunset before dinner... it’s a must”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bakery
“Not really Scottish anymore, just a wonderful take-out eatery and bakery on State Road in Vineyard Haven. Not really walkable from the cottage (4 miles away), but is on the bus route. Gluten free and veggie options abound. Meals are made to order. Use the app on their website (scottishbakehousemv.com) to order ahead. They'll give you a pick-up time so you won't have to stand around and wait. They have picnic tables on the lawn if you only want to take out so far.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in scenic Woods Hole, right by the draw bridge, this place has fantastic food. Make a reservation on weekends. The street parking is tight on weekends as well. ”
  • 9 locals recommend

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