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If you go on the Melville trail...

If you go . . .

Where to stay

The Red Lion Inn

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30 Main St., Stockbridge

413-298-5545

www.redlioninn.com

Huge 200-year-old inn. Live

music downstairs every night in the Lion’s Den pub. Rooms $140-$250.

Captain Haskell’s Octagon House

347 Union St., New Bedford

508-999-3933

mysite.verizon.net/theoctagon
house/

Bed-and-breakfast in an old whaling captain’s house.
Rooms $65.

Jared Coffin House

29 Broad St., Nantucket

508-228-2400

www.jaredcoffinhouse.com

Melville stayed at this inn, built as a ship owner’s private residence. Rooms $135-$300.

Surfside Hotel & Suites

543 Commercial St.

Provincetown

508-487-1726

www.surfsideinn.com

Affordable hotel right on the beach. Pet-friendly. Rooms $150-$200.

Where to eat

Luau Hale

569 Pittsfield Road, Lenox

413-443-4745

luauhale.com

Polynesian food in honor of
Melville’s South Sea travels, $10-$20.

Celtic Coffee House

42 North Water St.

New Bedford

508-992-1004

www.celticcoffeehouse.com

Between the New Bedford
Whaling Museum and the harbor. Irish breakfasts and stews, delicious kale and veggie soups. $7-$10.

Brotherhood of Thieves

23 Broad St., Nantucket

508-228-2551

www.brotherhoodofthieves.com

A “bar & ordinary” in the style of an 1840s whaling bar, replete with harpoons on the walls. Specialties include quahog chowder and fried local pickles. $11-$30.

Spiritus Pizza

190 Commercial St.

Provincetown

508-487-2808

www.spirituspizza.com

Voodoo-inflected decor and fun for people-watching. Large pizza $18-$26; $3 a slice. Cash only.

What to do

Arrowhead

780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield

413-442-1793

www.mobydick.org

House tours, well-stocked bookstore, revolving art exhibits, outdoor installations and performances. Tour adults $13, children and students $8.

New Bedford Whaling Museum

18 Johnny Cake Highway

New Bedford

508-997-0046

www.whalingmuseum.org

Annual marathon reading of “Moby-Dick” every January. Adults $14, students $9,
children $6.

Nantucket Whaling Museum

13 Broad St., Nantucket

508-228-1894

www.nha.org

Adults $17, students $15,
children $8.

Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch

132 Bradford St.

Provincetown

800-826-9300

www.whalewatch.com

Adults $44, children $29.

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