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Things to do in New Bedford

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in New Bedford. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite New Bedford attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in New Bedford to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in New Bedford.

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  • Calico

    Calico is a women’s clothing store located in the waterfront district of New Bedford, an hour south of Boston. More boutique than consignment store... More

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