- Our list of the best things to do in Scituate, Massachusetts, features the top 413 nearby activities — including 185 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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Greenlit and funded by the US Congress in 1810, the Scituate Lighthouse is renowned for repelling a British attack merely one year after its completion. It has since undergone many renovations, and its walkway outfitted with graphic panels to commemorate its history.
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Find humpback whales, Atlantic white-sided dolphin, harbor porpoises, and the harbor seal in the waters of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. The sanctuary protects living and non-living resources and offers fishing, diving, bird watching, education, and sanctuary exhibits
The 1732 residence of Captain Benjamin James is now the site of the Maritime and Mossing Museum. There are currently six growing exhibits that cover local history and famous area shipwrecks, and each has its own descriptive videos.
Fortuna Fishing Charters is an excursion company that offers whale watching tours, shark fishing trips, cod fishing excursions, and striped bass fishing expeditions. The Fortuna boat can seat up to six passengers at a time.
Hold Fast Fishing Charters offers guided fishing trips aboard the Hold Fast, a 25 foot Parker with a sport cabin. The trips are lead by Captain Mike Herb and targeted fish include striped bass, sharks, bluefish, and flounder.