You will enjoy vacationing in Buzzard's Bay, Massachusetts, because there are many things to do and see. Lovely rental properties such as houses, cottages, and apartments are available for your visit. While staying at these properties, you will find amenities such as fireplaces, pools, internet access, and cable television in addition to free parking.
The National Marine Life Center offers rehabilitation to sea animals on an as-needed basis. They also offer educational programs and many events to the public so that you can see their work in action. For example, they are hosting a turtle release and an event about seal pups and are sure to offer many more as they become available. In contrast, the Briggs McDermott House offers tours to visitors, so that they can learn a little about the history of the area. Costumed tour guides will speak about the period furniture from the early 19th century as well as answer any questions. In addition, adjacent to the home, the carriage house and carriage collection will be available for viewing. A working blacksmith will be on site to show his craft and discuss how it was done in the 19th century.
Ryan's Family Amusements offers entertainment for the entire family. Candlepin bowling is the highlight of the center where they specialize in Mystic Bowling. Mystic Bowling is a sound and light show while bowling. In addition to bowling, there is also a family game room area where there are video games of all types.
There is one golf course in Buzzard's Bay and many more in the nearby vicinity. Brookside Golf Club offers a public course for all who would like to play. This course is scenic and a great choice for all who are in the area. Additionally, they offer a restaurant and wedding facility with an acclaimed chef, so grab a meal and a round of golf in the same place. Next, Atlantic Golf Club in Plymouth and Little Harbor Golf Club in Wareham are also good choices for excellent golf games.
The summers in Buzzard's Bay are beautiful with warm sunny days most of the time. The average high temperature in the summer months is in the 70s, but temperatures do sometimes rise into the low 90s. Spring is also a delightful season with temperatures ranging from the 50s to the 70s. Fall is similar, but it is short as winter tends to come early in this area. Winters are quite cold, however, with average temperatures around 30F. Not every day is that cold, but some days are actually even colder. Buzzard's Bay receives an average of about 34 inches of snow annually. The best time of year to visit Buzzard's Bay is the spring or summer because the weather is nice and there are lots of activities to enjoy.
Those on the east coast will find it pretty easy to get to Buzzard's Bay by car. The roads are well marked and easy to navigate. Getting to Buzzard's Bay by air is not too hard either. There is a small airport in New Bedford, the New Bedford Regional Airport, that is about a 30-minute drive. The closest large airport is Boston's Logan International Airport, which is about an hour away. Either way, you will have to get a rental car to get from the airport to Buzzard's Bay. It is easy to get to Buzzard's Bay by rail or by bus. Thanks to the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, both stop right in town daily.