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New Bedford overview

Popular attractions in New Bedford include Buttonwood Park Zoo. While you're here, stop by New Bedford Art Museum and Zeiterion Theatre. New Bedford is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in New Bedford

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around New Bedford has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in New Bedford with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all New Bedford hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best New Bedford hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to New Bedford

Fly in to New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), 3.1 mi (5 km) from downtown New Bedford. Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard) is the next closest major airport, 23.5 mi (37.9 km) away.

What to see around New Bedford

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • New Bedford Art Museum
  • • Zeiterion Theatre
  • • New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • • Rotch Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
  • • New Bedford Fire Museum
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Buttonwood Park Zoo
  • • Old Third District Courthouse
  • • New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park
  • • Seamen's Bethel
  • • New Bedford Museum of Glass

When to visit New Bedford

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 21°F night
  • • April-June: 80°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 13.19 inches
  • • April-June: 12.32 inches
  • • July-September: 12.52 inches
  • • October-December: 14.13 inches