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Living in Duxbury, MA

Ryan Lavery

Growing up on the South Shore, Ryan has always found comfort in the New England scenery and energy...

Growing up on the South Shore, Ryan has always found comfort in the New England scenery and energy...

Feb 1 4 minutes read

Welcome to the beautiful town of Duxbury, MA! 


If you’re searching for a coastal town with some amazing beaches, high ranking schools, and access to big city amenities in a city like Boston, then Duxbury is one of the best places to live in the South Shore of MA.

This historic seaside town in Plymouth County, is located approximately 35 miles southeast of Boston and 39 miles to Cape Cod, making it an ideal location smack in the middle of both.

With a population of around 16,000 people, Duxbury is the 127th largest community in Massachusetts.

Duxbury features tranquil beaches and scenic landscapes, providing residents with a peaceful and charming backdrop. The town boasts a rich history, showcasing well-maintained colonial architecture and landmarks like the iconic Alden House. Residents can partake in various recreational activities, from water sports along Duxbury Bay to hiking in nearby conservation areas. With a quaint town center housing delightful shops and restaurants, Duxbury strikes a perfect balance between modern conveniences and small-town charm, establishing itself as a highly sought-after destination on the South Shore.

Let us break it down for you! ⬇️

Hit the beach, watch the sunset🌊

Duxbury Beach

A family-friendly beach with ample parking and the beach is truly public.

Duxbury Beach Park welcomes visitors from 9 am to 8 pm during the summer months, weather permitting. Blakeman’s Restaurant, the snack shack, and lifeguard hours may vary based on weather conditions and demand, with the goal of offering optimal service. 

However, there are certain restrictions in place to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all guests. Open fires, horses, dogs, alcohol, and kites are strictly prohibited at Duxbury Beach Park. 

These regulations contribute to maintaining a secure and enjoyable environment for everyone at the park. Visitors are encouraged to adhere to these guidelines for a pleasant experience while enjoying the offerings of Duxbury Beach Park.


Dinner & Drinks! 

Bluefish Tavern *New*

581 Tremont Street, Duxbury, MA 02332

Located in the heart of Duxbury, the Bluefish River Tavern is a welcoming eatery offering a diverse menu with a focus on comfort food and creative twists on classic dishes. The tavern provides a casual and friendly atmosphere, making it an ideal spot for families and friends. With its convenient location and an array of menu options, including their renowned pizzas, Bluefish River Tavern is a local favorite for relaxed dining and enjoyable gatherings.

The Oysterman 

30 Railroad Ave, Duxbury, MA 02332

Nestled along the scenic Duxbury Bay, The Oysterman offers a delightful waterfront dining experience. Known for its emphasis on seafood, this establishment serves up fresh catches with picturesque views. The menu features a variety of seafood dishes, and the atmosphere captures the essence of coastal living, making it a favored spot for those seeking a taste of Duxbury's maritime charm.

Island Creek Oysters

296 Parks St, Duxbury, MA 02332

This renowned oyster farm has a retail location where you can enjoy the freshest oysters and seafood. Be sure to check their hours and any updates on their offerings before planning your visit. Enjoy your culinary experiences in Duxbury!

Post Offices & Town Hall 📬

TOWN HALL: 878 Tremont St # 1, Duxbury, MA 02332

Duxbury Post Office: 56 Depot St, Duxbury, MA 02332


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