The City of New Bedford, MA
New Bedford is a popular city in the state of Massachusetts with a total of 91,053 residents living there. New Bedford is ranked as the seventh most populated city in Massachusetts and the 294th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Bristol County. The largest nearby city to New Bedford is Providence, approximately 28 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near New Bedford, including Lyndon's Convenience Store, Dunkin Donuts, Gary's Best, Christine's and G & S Pizza. For a larger selection of New Bedford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby New Bedford Golf Courses, Museums and/or Zoos, including the Acushnet River Valley Golf Course, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Whaling City Golf Course at New Bedford, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and Long Plain Friends Meetinghouse. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of New Bedford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near New Bedford:
- Newport State Airport (NPT)
- Providence T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
- Vineyard Haven Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY)
New Bedford, Massachusetts Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, New Bedford experiences an average high temperature of 42 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 26 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.77 inches. The seasonal climate varies in New Bedford with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect New Bedford to receive an average of 4.49 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.99 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -8 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to New Bedford should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
New Bedford, Massachusetts Attractions
1#1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club - Canton,
The #1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Built in 1933, this Canton course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to nov 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 781-828-4242. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2167 Washington St, Canton, MA 2021
21749 Court House and Museum - Plymouth,
Old County Courthouse is an historic court house on Leyden Street and Market Street in Plymouth, Massachusetts near Burial Hill and First Parish Church in Plymouth, .
3Acushnet River Valley Golf Course - Acushnet,
The Acushnet River Valley Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Bristol County Massachusetts. Built in 1998, this Acushnet course designed by Brian Silva is open apr 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 508-998-7777. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda short required.
Address: 685 Main St, Acushnet, MA 2743
4Alden House Historic Site - Duxbury,
John and Priscilla Alden Family Sites is a National Historic Landmark consisting of two properties in Duxbury, Massachusetts.
5Art Complex Museum - Duxbury,
The Art Complex Museum, located in the historic town of Duxbury, Massachusetts, 33 miles south of Boston, serves as a regional arts center and houses the impressive collection of the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser family.
6Artillery Company of Newport - , Newport,
The Newport Artillery Company in Newport, Rhode Island was chartered in 1741 by King George II of Britain. The Company served in wars from the French and Indian War to the Spanish American War.
7Battleship Cove - Fall River,
Battleship Cove, located in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial that traces its origins to the wartime crew of the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts. This dedicated veterans group was responsible for the donation of the decommissioned vessel from the Navy and its subsequent public display in Fall River, Massachusetts. Formally registered as the U.S.S. Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc.
8Beavertail Lighthouse Museum - , Jamestown,
Beavertail Lighthouse, built in 1749, was and still is the premier lighthouse in Rhode Island in the US, especially for entrance into Narragansett Bay. The 45-foot lighthouse lies on the southernmost point of Conanicut Island in the town of Jamestown, Rhode Island in Beavertail State Park. The light has been reconstructed multiple times since its erection, most recently after the Hurricane of 1938. Restoration projects have come and gone since.
9Beechwood Mansion - , Newport,
Beechwood is a Gilded Age estate located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island.
10Belcourt Castle - , Newport,
Belcourt Castle is the former summer cottage of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Begun in 1891 and completed in 1894, it was intended to be used for only six to eight weeks of the year. Designed in a multitude of European styles and periods, Belcourt was designed with heavy emphasis on French Renaissance and Gothic decor, with further borrowings from German, English and Italian design.
New Bedford, Massachusetts Hotels
5Residence Inn By Marriott New Bedford Dartmouth
181 Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
7Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott New Bedford
185 Macarthur Drive
New Bedford, MA 02740
New Bedford, Massachusetts Restaurants
This is a list of New Bedford Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Pizza Restaurants, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
New Bedford Articles
Published February 16, 2011
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