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Dartmouth (Massachusetts)

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Dartmouth is a town in Bristol County, in the SouthCoast region of Massachusetts. Dartmouth includes the sections called "North Dartmouth" and "South Dartmouth". It is home to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth).

Get in[edit]

  • Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston and T.F. Green Airport in Warwick (Rhode Island) are the major airports.
  • Dartmouth is reached via Interstate 195 to Route 88 if coming from the west; or Route 140 South or Faunce Corner Road if coming from the east. Routes 6 also serves the town.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Lloyd Center for Environmental Studies, 430 Potomska Road, South Dartmouth, Phone: +1 508-990-0505, [1]. Natural science center and walking trails. Free.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Demarest Lloyd State Park, Barney's Joy Road, Phone: +1 508-636-8816, [2]. Scenic area with a beach suitable for young children.
  • Balloon Adventures of New Bedford, 564 Rock O'Dundee Rd., South Dartmouth, Phone: +1 508-636-4846, [3].
  • Dave Cornell Charters, 500 Barney's Joy Rd., South Dartmouth, Phone: +1 508.636.2769, [4]. Striped bass, bluefish, false albacore and bonito. Fly fishing a specialty.
  • Hawthorne Country Club - Hawthorne Golf Course, 970 Tucker Rd., Phone: +1 508-996-1766. 9 holes. Public.
  • Cityview Golfland - Cityview Course, 576 Faunce Corner Rd., Phone: +1 508-995-8266. 18 holes par 54. Public.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Adriance Furniture, 288 Gulf Road, South Dartmouth, Phone: +1 508-993-4800, [5]]. Tu-Sa 11AM-4PM. Hand-crafted furniture made on the premises.
  • Salt Marsh Pottery, 1167 Russells Mills Road, Phone: +1 508-636-4813, [6]. M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 12PM-5PM. Handmade and hand painted pottery.
  • Borowicz Gallery, 889 Rock O'Dundee Road, Phone: +1 774-202-4433, [7]. M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 12PM-4PM.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Black Bass Grille, 3 Water Street, South Dartmouth, Phone: +1 508-999-6975.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Capri Motel, 741 State Road (Rte 6), Phone: +1 508-997-7877.
  • Comfort Inn - North Dartmouth, 171 Faunce Corner Road, Phone: +1 508-996-0800, [8].
  • Dartmouth Motor Inn, 571 State Road (Rte 6), Phone: +1 508-997-0008.
  • Moby Dick Motel, 671 State Road (Rte 6), Phone: +1 508-993-4440.
  • Henley House Bed and Breakfast, 194 Rockland Street, Phone: +1 508-991-7210, [9].
  • Residence Inn by Marriott, 181 Faunce Corner Road North Dartmouth, 508-984-5858, [10].  edit

Get out[edit]

Wesport, to the west, and New Bedford, to the east, are the neighboring towns. Tourist destinations Cape Cod, Newport, RI and Boston are all within an hour's drive.



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