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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]


The Duxbury Town Offices


  • 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.
  • 1 South Shore Folk Music Club, 842 Tremont St. Supports traditional and contemporary folk and acoustic music on the South Shore.


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


Fine Dining[edit]

  • The Sun Tavern, 500 Congress Street, +1 781 837-4100. Tu-Th 5PM-9PM, F 5PM-10PM, Sa 4PM-10PM, Su 3PM-9PM. (Rt 14). 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.



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.

Go next[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  S  KingstonPlymouth
BostonMarshfield  N  S  KingstonPlymouth
QuincyHanover  N  S  KingstonEnds at
StoughtonMarshfield  W  E  END

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