Port of New Bedford

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Your Guide to New Bedford

Discover New Bedford: A Dynamic Destination

We want you to enjoy the city Herman Melville fondly referred to as "the dearest place to live in, in all New England."

New Bedford is possibly the best kept secret in New England with its stunning historical architecture, variety of ethnic restaurants, and artisan galleries along its cobblestone streets. You'll find a vibrant mix of museums, theater and musical performances as well as festivals to enjoy.

Here are some of the most visited attractions; several are within walking distance from the seaport. Download a city map to help you find your way.

Need more info? Find links below to everything you'll need to navigate and enjoy this happening city:

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