Residents strolling past local shops.

Local Attractions Around Boston, Hingham, and Beyond

Our convenient South Shore, MA location offers fantastic shopping, dining, history, and recreation in every direction. At Linden Ponds, you can easily get to the Cape for a long summer weekend or to Boston proper for a fun day trip.

Here are just a few of the exciting attractions and things to do nearby:

Shopping

All your favorite shops are close by, including national and local retailers.

  • Derby Street Shoppes
  • The Launch at Hingham Shipyard
  • South Shore Plaza
  • Hanover Mall

Dining

If you venture off-campus for a meal, you won’t have to go far. Try these and other great local restaurants.

  • Rustic Kitchen
  • Alma Nova
  • Burton’s Grill
  • Legal C Bar
  • Nino’s Steak and Chop House
  • Tosca

I used to travel back to my old neighborhood quite a bit, but now I do so much here that I don’t need to.
Jo Collins

Recreation & Beaches

Swimming, hiking, golfing, cycling, strolling, bird watching—the South Shore has it all!

  • The Golf Course at Black Rock Country Club
  • Bare Cove Park
  • Wompatuck State Park
  • Nantasket Beach
  • North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Arts & Culture

Enjoy fabulous musical performances and art exhibits, just off campus.

  • South Shore Art Center
  • Brockton Symphony Orchestra
  • South Shore Conservatory
  • South Shore Music Circus

Points of Interest

Massachusetts is rich in New England history and culture, and the Hingham area is no exception.

  • Old Ship Church
  • Adams National Historical Park
  • Hingham Public Library
  • US Naval Shipbuilding Museum