It can sometimes be a little overwhelming taking in all the sights and sounds of a new place when you move. Luckily, life is finally starting to settle down for my boyfriend and I, and now that we've been living in Massachusetts for almost a month, we're finally getting to experience more of the SouthCoast.

I was born and raised just north of Seattle, Washington, but spent the past two years of my life in Central New York, and believe it or not, so far, the SouthCoast reminds me a lot of both places. While there is still so much for Evan and I to explore, I thought I'd give you an update about some of my favorite parts of the SouthCoast, in hopes that you can then share some of yours.

Seven Things I Already Love as a SouthCoast Newcomer

Being the new girl in town is always a little intimidating, but it's always easier when you can find little comforts and things that remind you of home. Here are just seven of the many things I already love about the SouthCoast as a newcomer to the area.

Now it's your turn. Do you have a favorite restaurant, walking trail, or backroad with sentimental significance in Fall River, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett or beyond? What are your favorite parts of living on the SouthCoast? Share them inside the FUN107 app so I can check them out in the coming months!

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11 of the SouthCoast's Most Colorful Homes

The history on the SouthCoast is rich, and so many homes stand tall and proud, vibrant with nearly all the colors of the rainbow. From Mattapoisett to Fall River and everywhere in between, here are a few of our favorite colorful houses on the SouthCoast.

Seven SouthCoast Spots for a Cold One

The SouthCoast has lots of great spots to stop in for an ice-cold beer, but Gazelle has compiled a list of his top seven places to grab a brew.

Ultimate SouthCoast Playground Guide 2021

The Ultimate SouthCoast Playground Guide for 2021 features 48 public playgrounds throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.