Two totally different areas.
South Boston sometimes call the seaport district too does not have the restaurants (Although we did find 1 really great one) that other areas do.
Also, it's not real touristy (things to look st).
South end is different.
Loads of restaurants, great museums and a lot of really good walking to check it out areas.
If you're exploring the real South End, then you know it's not the South Shore (some people here are confusing the two). The South End is a place of neighborhoods. No beaches here but there the beautiful Victorians. Better than it used to be & not as gentrified, thankfully, as some places. But still a place to you know where...
My husband and I recently moved to Boston (to the North End) and every weekend, we choose a different neighborhood to explore. Last week we walked all along the Seaport District. Checking out the Moakley Courthouse was pretty cool and potentially, it would be a great walk along the harbor - there are some great restaurants and shops there -...
Came here for dinner, had done drinks then hung out at the beach for a bit. Nicely maintained, little on the chilly side but it's a beach in Boston you can't complain to much.
Cool neighborhood reminds me of home with the neighborhood bars that are part of the buildings.