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Duxbury is a city in Massachusetts. It is one of the wealthier communities in the South Shore region.

Get in[edit]

From Boston take I-93 south to Route 3. Route 3 passes through Duxbury with exits onto Route 14 and Route 3A.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden Street, Phone: +1 781-934-6634, Fax: +1 781-934-5117, Email: mailto:[email protected], [2]. W-Su 1PM-4PM. An 8,000 piece collection featuring prints, Shaker furniture, Asian art, and American painting.
  • King Caesar House, 120 King Caesar Road. Federal style home built in 1808.
  • John Alden House Museum, 105 Alden Street, Phone: +1 781-934-9092, [3]. Mid May to mid Oct. M-Sa Noon-4PM.
  • Myles Standish Monument, Crescent St., Phone: +1 508-208-0676 (seasonal), [4]. One hundred sixteen foot high granite monument. Stairs to the top when open. Nice views open or closed.

Do[edit][add listing]

Duxbury Beach, Route 139 to Canal Street. Over four miles of clean and well-maintained beach, mostly sandy but with patches of stones. Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, snack bar and luncheon restaurant. No alcohol; barbecues allowed with permits available from the bathhouse. Public parking for 1400 cars.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Duxbury Bay Cranberries, 700 Franklin St., Phone: +1 781-834-8657, Email: [email protected] Fresh cranberries for sale on order or via pick-your-own in season.
  • Snug Harbor Fish Co., 459 Washington St., Phone: +1 781-934-8167. Mostly local fish, including a dine-in menu.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Fine Dining[edit]

  • The Sun Tavern, 500 Congress Street (Rt 14), Phone: +1 781-837-4100, [5]]. Tu-Th 5PM-9PM, F 5PM-10PM, Sa 4PM-10PM, Su 3PM-9PM. Fine dining or pub with fine, fresh ingredients.


  • French Memories, 459 Washington St., +1 781-934-9020. Great bakery with gourmet sandwiches and salads, too.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Dunkin' Donuts, 5 Chestnut St., +1 781-934-9492.
  • Milepost Tavern Restaurant, 581 Tremont St., +1 781-934-6801.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Duxbury Tall Pines, 585 Lincoln Street, (781) 837-3346, [1]. A delight.  edit

Bed and Breakfast[edit]

  • Powder Point Bed and Breakfast, 182 Powder Point Ave., +1 781-934-7727. 4 rooms. $140-330.
  • Winsor House Inn, 390 Washington St., +1 781-934-0991. 4 rooms. $110-$210.

Get out[edit]

Plymouth's attractions are just to the south. Boston and Cape Cod are well within range of day trips.

Routes through Duxbury
BostonHanover  N noframe S  KingstonPlymouth

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