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See Plymouth County, MA

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No matter the time of year, the gorgeous landscapes and historic charm of Plymouth County, MA are a sight to be seen. Step into the country and region's past in America's Hometown of Plymouth, MA on your New England trip! Visit Plimoth Patuxet Museums and Mayflower II, where the stories of New England's first European settlers comes to life. Experience the recreated English Village, the Historic Patuxet Homesite, and board the reproduction 17th-century merchant ship that brought these hearty souls to the "New World".

As you'll discover, the history is just the beginning in the area. You'll also find great places to get outdoors to explore, have some family fun, enjoy a great meal or live entertainment. The ocean is always present, offering the chance for a fishing trip, sunset cruise, or day at the beach in Plymouth, Duxbury and Scituate, MA, There's great shopping in the area too, from outlets in Kingston and Brockton, MA to boutiques to farm shops & markets in Carver and Marshfield, MA. And when the day's done, there's lovely inns and resorts in the area to choose for a good rest.

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Mayflower II - Photo Credit Plimoth Patuxet Museums - Plymouth County, MA

Mayflower II

Around Plymouth County & The South Shore

Life along the Massachusetts South Shore is lovely any time of year. These typical New England towns with church steeples and town greens will make your drive a comfy, relaxing experience especially when you find the perfect place to rest. Amble along the downtown streets where unique one-of-a-kind shops offer treasures, gifts and memorabilia.

  • John & Priscilla Alden made their home in the Town of Duxbury, MA where visitors are always welcome and encouraged to explore this historic site.
  • The Metrosouth region of Plymouth County has one of the finest craft museums in the country, the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA.
View of Inn at Scituate Harbor from the Water - Scituate, MA

Inn at Scituate Harbor, Scituate, MA

Cranberry Country

A colorful outdoor experience awaits in Cranberry Country where area farms in the towns of Plymouth, Carver, Acushnet, Freetown and Wareham, MA provide visitors with a view of fall harvesting of this truly American berry.

  • Log on to Cranberries.org to see what Massachusetts Cranberries has in store at our local cranberry bogs and harvest tours.
  • Sample the local flavors and locally-made spirits at 1620 Winery at Cordage Park. This winery also holds group tours, wedding & receptions, and has an upscale waterfront wine bar with great dining and sometimes live music.
  • Also in the area is Myles Standish State Forest, an expansive area with trails for hiking, biking and wildlife peeking, lakes with beaches for swimming or fishing, and a few campsites to complete the experience.
  • Families return regularly to enjoy Edaville Family Theme Park in Carver, MA, which is a great day out and quite affordable!
Cranberry Growers in the Bog - Plymouth County, MA

Eat and Drink

Plymouth, MA restaurants are a treat for hungry visitors as well as locals.

  • While on your stroll along Plymouth Harbor, head to lunch at an outdoor picnic table or open-deck seating at one of the many restaurants on Town Wharf. It's here that you'll find the Lobster Hut and Wood's Seafood - some of the most basic and best New England seafood dining experiences.
  • Near the wharf on Water Street is where you can find the Shops at Village Landing - a collection of boutiques, restaurants and eateries. This is where you'll find Local Roots, an eatery with a water view, great food and a selection of smoothies and cocktails.
  • Head up to Court Street and find cozy corners, full-out formal dining, or outdoor patios. A great spot to check out is the Food Court Craft Kitchen, which has a widely varied menu that changes seasonally. And a craft bar, too. If you're looking for something more formal, Martini's Bar and Grill is the spot.

Whether fresh seafood, a variety of ethnic choices, casual dining, or a formal experience, your culinary curiosity will be satisfied in this historic town.

Lobster for Everybody at the Lobster Hut - Plymouth, MA - See Plymouth County, MA

Historic Museums

Plymouth County's museums bring the history of the area and its people to present time for you to experience.

Plymouth County has been welcoming visitors since the Mayflower Pilgrims arrived in 1620. If you haven't made it here, you owe it to yourself to experience a piece of Americana that has long held the heart and history of New England. Treat yourself and See Plymouth!

An Exhibit at Hull Lifesaving Museum - Hull, MA

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Featured Plymouth Area Destinations

1620 Winery

1620 Winery

With several fantastic settings and plenty of space for all your event or wedding guests, the 1620 Winery at Cordage Park is more than just a great local winery. Couples and Group Tours of our facility are available. There's also the 1620 Wine Bar where you can enjoy a glass or cocktail with friends.

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Captain John Boats - Sailing from Plymouth, MA

Captain John Boats

See Plymouth from a unique perspective with Captain John Boats. Take a harbor cruise on the Pilgrim Belle paddlewheel boat. Or head out onto Cape Cod Bay on a whale watch or deep-sea fishing excursion. A fast ferry to Provincetown, MA takes you to the Cape's furthest point in 90 minutes.

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Quincy Harborfront - Discover Quincy, MA

Discover Quincy

At Quincy, MA, visit the Adams Homesteads and presidential library or board the USS Salem to visit the U.S. Naval Shipbuilding Museum. Hike or bike the Blue Hills Reservation or the Presidents Trail, an urban walk lined with shops and eateries. Take a harbor cruise or enjoy the Quincy Shores Reservation.

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Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor - Plymouth, MA

Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor

Just steps from the Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor you can dive into a day of exploring Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower II, and the Pilgrim Hall Museum. Go on a whale watch; enjoy the Plimoth Grist Mill. The Plimoth Patuxet Museums illustrates the lives of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people.

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Inn at Scituate Harbor - Scituate, MA

Inn at Scituate Harbor

Up the coast from Plymouth is charming Scituate, and the Inn at Scituate Harbor, a seaside respite. Wake to a magnificent sunrise and views of the harbor and lighthouse. Dine with water views; walk a nature trail; go golfing, kayaking, beach combing or a swim in the inn’s heated pool.

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Pilgrim Hall Museum - Plymouth, MA

Pilgrim Hall Museum

Pilgrim Hall Museum houses everyday objects from the 17th century, including William Bradford’s Bible; a cradle from the Mayflower; and the earliest American-made sampler. Exhibits describe the Wampanoag, the indigenous people of the area. The Museum features films on Plymouth County history, 17th century furniture and original artworks of the time.

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Plimoth Patuxet Museums - Plymouth, MA

Plimoth Patuxet Museums

See history in a new light at Plimoth Patuxet Museums: Historic Patuxet Homesite, where visitors hear about Native Wampanoag culture; and the 17th-Century English Village, with timber-framed houses and heritage-breed livestock. Kids can join a muster drill and learn Colonial games. In the harbor, step aboard the magnificent Mayflower II.

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Salem Witch Museum - Salem, MA

Salem Witch Museum

For more dramatic history, drive up the North Shore to Salem, where the Salem Witch Museum describes the 1692 witch trials through life-size stage sets, figures, dramatic lighting and narration. The exhibit “Witches: Evolving Perceptions,” examines the word “witch” and historic scapegoating. A museum store offers spell books, tarot cards and apparel.

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The Steamship Authority - Sailing from Plymouth, MA

The Steamship Authority

For blissful island life, head to Cape Cod via The Steamship Authority. Ferries to Martha’s Vineyard leave from Woods Hole, MA; ferries to Nantucket leave from Hyannis, MA. Pets, bikes, and surfboards are welcome! Don’t miss the Oak Bluffs, MA gingerbread houses, Aquinnah Cliffs on the Vineyard or the Nantucket Whaling Museum.

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