Plymouth Things to Do

  • Pilgrims Memorial State Park
    Pilgrims Memorial State Park
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  • Pilgrims Memorial State Park
    Pilgrims Memorial State Park
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  • Pilgrims Memorial State Park
    Pilgrims Memorial State Park
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  • 1. Plymouth Rock

    A short and pleasant walk from the Mayflower, Plymouth Rock really is a must see place to visit. At first glance, the rock seems quite small but for me, it is the symbolism that counts and this is...

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  • 2. Burial Hill

    Overlooking the bay, Burial Hill is the resting place of a number of the Pilgrims who crossed on the Mayflower. I found this to be quite a picturesque place in...

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  • 3. The Immigrant Monument

    Installed in 2001 in Brewster Gardens, this statue honours the men and women from all nations who came after the Pilgrims in search of a new life. The six faces...

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  • 4. Pilgrim Maiden Statue

    Dedicated in 1924 to "those intrepid English women whose courage, fortitude and devotion brought a new nation into being", the Pilgrim Maiden Statue is located...

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  • 5. Pilgrim Hall Museum

    The museum contains an incredible collection of Pilgrim artifacts that tell the story of how this group of people built lives and homes for themselves and their...

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  • 6. Mayflower II

    This re-creation of the original ship was built in Devon in the UK at Stuart Upham & Sons and sailed to Plymouth in 1957. It gives a good sense of what the...

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  • 7. National Monument to the Forefathers

    When I visited here I was the only person there! It is a beautiful monument that is purported to be the world's largest solid granite monument and the third...

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  • 8. Brewster Gardens - a haven of peace

    Very close to Plymouth Rock and on the way to the Grist Mill, these gardens are a peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle. The gardens are very well...

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  • 9. Plymouth Grist Mill

    The mill is run by the Plymouth Plantation and is a short walk from the waterfront via the Brewster Gardens. It is not the original building but a reproduction...

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  • 10. Plimouth Plantation

    This sprawling open air musuem recreates what the original pilgrim settlement might have looked like with docents re-enacting the role of villagers. There is...

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  • 11. Nelson Beach

    Nelson beach is a public ocean front. Recently renovated, it features a great playground for kids, a walking trail and free parking. The beach is spotless and...

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  • 12. History History History

    Our trip through New England was wonderful. Just great for us history buffs. Capping it off was Plymouth. Very nice, seafood restaurants galore..Just one bad...

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  • 13. explore the Plantation

    One of my favorite places in Plymouth is the old Plimouth Plantation, a re-creation of 1600's Plimouth{old spelling}. It is about a mile or so south of the town...

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  • 14. View the harbor from the hill above town

    This is the view of Plymouth Harbor and an outlyingpeninsula. This sheltered harbor has a strip ofsand so as to protect from turbulent weatherThis is from the...

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  • 15. Mayflower II

    The Mayflower II is a full scale replica of the original Mayflower. Extensive research resulted in this ship. It is as close to the original as available...

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  • 16. 1749 Court House and Museum

    Built in 1749, it originally served as the courthouse for Plymouth County. The structure is the oldest wooden courthouse in the United States. It also had...

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  • 17. Back to 1627 in Plimouth

    Some years ago - not in the 17th century, but in the 1970s - I visited Plimouth Plantation with my two oldest children. [Calling something in Massachusetts a...

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  • 18. Plimoth Plantation: 1627 Pilgrim Village

    Surely this village is a must in the historical Plymouth! It is an oustanding reproduction of the first settlers' village which was originally located in...

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  • 19. Pilgrim Hall Museum

    My trip into the United States' earliest history was not complete, I missed the Pilgrim Hall. It is America's oldest public museum that started in 1824. It...

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  • 20. Try tricking the costumed guides!

    Here's my favourite costumed guide whom I tried to trick with some questions. We got involved in a long conversation and, just for a moment, I thought I caught...

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  • 21. Explore the interiors

    You may feel it's enough to only walk around the 1627 Pilgrim Vilage talking to the guides. But you will get more from this educational and entertaining visit...

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  • 22. Boat cruise or whale watching?

    Time for some chill-out and fun after seeing the serious stuff? You can: 1) Hop on a boat for a relaxing cruise in the bay. The tours start at the State Pier,...

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  • 23. Plimoth Plantation: Wampanoag Homesite

    The Indian homesite is really the size of a homesite, not anywhere near as big as the Pilgrim Village. I was surprised why only this tiny bit of the Native...

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  • 24. Plimoth Plantation: Thanksgiving exhibit

    Before you tour the recreated Pilgrim Village, I suggest you stop at the Visitor's Centre. There is an ongoing multi-media ehxibition Thanksgiving: Memory Myth...

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  • 25. The Mayflower II

    The ship is a well-researched replica of the original Mayflower on which the Pilgrim Fathers came to America. What is more, it is even built from the same...

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