South of Boston/Plymouth entertain visitors with Pilgrim lore, shopping, go-carts

Attractions and things to do in the South of Boston region will keep you and your family coming back. Colony Place is the largest outdoor shopping and entertainment center in the region and a unique family destination. The Seekonk Grand Prix gets you behind the wheel to test your driving skills in go carts on state-of-the-art tracks. Everything Pilgrim is here to enjoy and learn from, including the Pilgrim Hall Museum and the extraordinary living history presented at Plimoth Plantation, and seasonal events like the Thanksgiving Day parade and feast.
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Battleship Cove

5 Water Street Fall River, MA, 02721 Phone: 508-678-1100 Toll-Free: 800-533-3194

America’s naval history comes alive and inspires

Battleship Cove is now open from 9am-5pm daily! Please remember to follow our safety & social distancing guidelines!
This living history museum is a must-see for every child and family to understand the magnitude of America’s wartime naval history. The world's largest collection of US naval ships is here including the USS Massachusetts, the destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., and PT Boats used in the South Pacific theater. A comprehensive women’s exhibit illustrates the contributions made by women during World War II and the role they have played in America’s wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. The state-of-the-art special effects Pearl Harbor Experience is the only outdoor multimedia reenactment anywhere. Scouts and youth groups can participate in a year round maritime camping program, girl scout overnights, and the whole family will enjoy family nautical nights with affordable camping on site.
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Plimoth Patuxet Museums

137 Warren Avenue Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-746-1622

Discover history in a new light at the educational, interactive, and inspiring Plimoth Patuxet Museums

You’ll experience history in new and thought-stirring ways at Plimoth Patuxet Museums. At the Historic Patuxet Homesite, you’ll learn about the Wampanoag people who have lived here for over 12,000 years, as contemporary interpreters discuss the 17th-century lifeways of a culture that continues to thrive today. In the 17th-Century English Village visitors will immerse themselves in the re-creation of the small farming and maritime community built by the Pilgrims along the shore of Plymouth Harbor. At the Craft Center, see how crafts and herbal remedies were made, and step aboard Mayflower II in Plymouth Harbor. Walk along the path beside Town Brook to the Plimoth Grist Mill to learn how cornmeal is ground. The Museum has quick-service dining, shops, and a cinema.
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Pilgrim Hall Museum

75 Court Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-746-1620

Plymouth museum celebrates history of Pilgrims and of the Wampanoag people

Right in the heart of historic, exciting Plymouth, the Pilgrim Hall Museum tells the story of the Pilgrims and of the region’s indigenous Wampanoag people with an unmatched collection of artifacts and exhibitions. The collections in the nation’s oldest continuously operating public museum (the Pilgrim Society opened it in 1824) includes William Bradford’s Bible, Peregrine White’s cradle, Myles Standish’s sword and a sampler embroidered by his daughter. Visitors can sit in a replica Great Chair like that used by spiritual leader William Brewster or make a rubbing of a copy of Josiah Winslow’s gravestone. There’s a 15-minute orientation film and a browsing-worthy gift shop. The museum also features changing, temporary exhibits and a free speaker series on a variety of history-related topics.
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See Plymouth

4 North Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-747-0100 Toll-Free: 800-872-1620

In walkable Plymouth, you can enjoy several activities, fun attractions, every day

History tops the list of attractions in Plymouth, of course! There’s the magnificent Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock, the Pilgrim Hall Museum, and the replica English village and Wampanoag Homesite at the Plimoth Patuxet Museums. But that’s just the beginning: There’s also whale-watching, pirate and harbor cruises, ghost tours, great beaches, parks with extensive hiking and biking trails, sea kayaking and lots of special events, from arts festivals to Thanksgiving and Fourth of July celebrations. Lodging is plentiful (many hotels have pools; one has a water park), and there is every kind of dining you can imagine. In the winter, there’s ice skating, cross-country skiing in nearby parks. So many fun activities are within walking distance of each other, you can enjoy several in a single day.
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Kingston Collection

101 Kingston Collection Way Kingston, MA, 02364 Phone: 781-582-2445

Your premier destination for entertainment, shopping and dining

Kingston Collection is home to an impressive selection of traditional retail, entertainment experiences and dining, which include Bar Rustic, Macy’s, Target, PiNZ and Regal Cinemas. National brands include Victoria’s Secret, Hollister, American Eagle, Yankee Candle Company, Billy Beez and Sky Zone. Kingston Collection is strategically located just off Route 3, on Exit 8 in Kingston MA. Visit our website and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for a complete directory of stores, ongoing specials, promotions and a calendar of events.
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Colony Place

174 Colony Place Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-746-7663

The largest outdoor shopping and entertainment center in the region

An exceptionally designed lifestyle destination for the entire family, Colony Place has more of what you want. And all in one place. With special events, specialty retail, restaurants, home furnishings, services, electronics and even groceries. Colony Place is located ½ way between Boston and Cape Cod just off Route 3.

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