New Bedford, Massachusetts

Get a taste for what makes New Bedford dynamic - cultural diversity, world-renowned feasts and festivals, beaches and boating, parks and playgrounds, great architecture, cobblestone streets and home to the New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park & Museum. 

 

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New Bedford is one of America's oldest commercial fishing ports.

New Bedford is known as

"The Whaling City" because it was the largest whaling port in the world in the 18th & 19th centuries.

New Bedford has led the nation for the last 19 years as America's most valuable fishing port by dollar value.