Plymouth MA, Sightseeing in the Home of the Pilgrims
Sightseeing In Plymouth MA Home of the Pilgrims
Plymouth MA, Sightseeing in the Home of the Pilgrims can include to Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod, the first landing site of the Plymouth Pilgrims
Plymouth makes the most of its history and is a great place to visit.
The town is walkable and many museums and antique houses are within a few minutes walk of one another.
One of the nicest walks is through the park just across from Plymouth Rock along the stream that first attracted the Pilgrims and to the Jenny Grist Mill. Along any walk you will see many elegant old house converted to B&Bs and several antique houses open for visits.
Fishing proved productive for the first settlers and still is for Plymouth, both charter and commercial.
Half day and full day charter fishing trips leave from the dock each day.
While walking Plymouth's streets you will see the homes of the early sea captains that have become fashionable B&Bs
Plymouth for the history; it is often called the Nations home town.
Many of the old buildings go back to the 18 th century with a few of the 17 th
Several antique homes are open to the public as museums
The Pilgrims had left England because they were not free to practice their Christian religion without the influence of the British monarchy.
Not all of the first group were religious pilgrims, however, Miles Standish, for example, was hired as a soldier to provide security.
Other travelers were prospectors and explorer, Few were fit enough to survive the first winter.
A trip to the Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth will demonstrate the conditions under which the first settlers lived.
Plymouth still resembles a small town and can easily be walked in a day. Free parking is provided at several lots along the harbor. towards the boat ramp. The ramp area parking is for boats with trailers but 200 yards to the north there is free parking. Other lots provide paid parking.
You will need a vehicle to reach the Plimoth Plantation, about three miles outside the harbor along the coast to the south.
Plymouth & Brockton shuttle runs service between the harbor and the Plimoth Plantation.
Train and bus service reaches Plymouth from Logan Airport.
Visitors to Plymouth can take a day trip by boat to Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod. Bicycles are welcome aboard for those that want to tour the Cape Cod dunes by bike
Sightseeing in Plymouth MA includes museums and old houses on Main Street.
Museum on Main Street Plymouth
Antique homes are open to the public as museums
Plymouth MA sightseeing in the home of the Pilgrims includes walks to the museums and antique houses that are within a few minutes of Plymouth Center.
From the Plymouth Rock walk through the park where the Pilgrims first built their homes.
Plymouth MA, Sightseeing includes old homes and the grist mill near the first settlements of the Plymouth Pilgrims
Plymouth MA, Sightseeing includes old homes near the first settlements of the Plymouth Pilgrims
Plymouth Whale Watch Information:
Captain John's Whale Watching and Fishing Tours Tel. (508) 242-3161
10 Town Wharf Plymouth, MA 02360 41.961455 -70.667422
Plymouth MA sightseeing includes the boat to Provincetown
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Old homes in Plymouth have been converted to B&BS