Plymouth County is located between two iconic Massachusetts destinations, Boston & Cape Cod. Situated on the Atlantic coast, attractions include spending time on the water on a whale watch, harbor cruise, Cape Cod Canal Cruise or water shuttle between Plymouth and Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod. Although Pilgrim & Native culture and history is a large part of what our Region offers through museums such as Plimoth Plantation and Pilgrim Hall Museum, there are dozens of attractions offering a variety of interests throughout the area. Plymouth County is also a great hub for exploring New Bedford’s Whaling Museum and Fall River’s Battleship Cove and even Newport’s Mansions in nearby Rhode Island. Plymouth has been welcoming visitors for over 400 years and will commemorate the 1620 arrival of the Mayflower and the Pilgrims beginning in 2020, culminating with the 400th anniversary of “The First Thanksgiving” in 2021.
In Plymouth County, Massachusetts, relive the Pilgrim Story in America’s Hometown at historical sites such like Plymouth Rock, Pilgrim Hall Museum, Mayflower II, and Plimoth Plantation. Go on a whale watch! Stroll by lantern light the paths the Pilgrims trod. View autumn cranberry harvesting in Cranberry Country! Check out Brockton’s Fuller Craft Museum! Learn about saving lives at sea at Hull’s Lifesaving Museum. Plymouth will commemorate it’s 400th anniversary in 2020. Plan to visit now and again, and again and….
Seasonal Start Date: mid-March
Seasonal End Date: last Sunday in November
8 Hotels in Plymouth, 20 hotels in Plymouth County, numerous B&Bs, guesthouses and house rentals.
Member: Plymouth Rock, Mayflower II, National Monument to the Forefather’s, Plimoth Plantation, Pilgrim Hall Museum, whale watching, paddle wheeler, lobster and Cape Cod Canal Cruises, train rides, 19th-century lifesaving history, centuries of historic family homes.
- Our County consists of Plymouth, Cranberry Country, Boston’s South Shore and Metro South. With literally dozens of attractions, a sample tour can consist of Pilgrim & Native American history, whale watching and numerous water/boat options, cranberry harvests, medieval fair, train rides, lantern tours, a summer trolley ride, a day at the beach or a play in a barn, zip lining or exploring a battleship or submarine. So much to do in such historic acreage. Let us help you plan your visit to fit your interests
- Itinerary Planning
- Our web site, www.SeePlymouth.com is ever changing to meet the needs of the tour planner.
Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:
- Plimoth Plantation (a recreation of the early settlement)
- Mayflower II (a full-scale reproduction of the Pilgrim’s ship)
- Pilgrim Hall Museum
- Whale Watching
- Fuller Craft Museum
- Hull Lifesaving Museum
- Colorful Cranberry Harvesting