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3-Day Getaway through Plymouth County

DAY ONE: MORNING

The South Shore:

Begin your journey just south of Boston by driving along the South Shore’s Route 3A through some of the most scenic paths in the Commonwealth.

 

First stop is Hull where a stopover to the Hull Life Saving Museum www.hulllifesavingmuseum.org will fascinate the visitor as they learn about life-saving operations long before there was a U.S. Coast Guard.

Hull Lifesaving Museum

Address:

1117 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA  02045

Phone:

(781) 925-5433

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PM

Continue on 3A south for a lovely trip along the Back Roads of the South Shore 

www.brss.org, choose two or three of the homes or museums that interest you and enjoy old New England as it was and is still.

Back Roads of the South Shore

Address:

4 North Street, Plymouth, MA, USA

Phone:

(508) 746-9590

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Don’t miss Alden House Historic Site www.alden.org where John & Priscilla Alden House raised their 13 children.

Alden House Historic Site

Address:

105 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA 02332

Phone:

(781) 934-9092

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WE suggest overnighting at the Best Western PLUS Cold Spring www.bwcoldspring.com where a dip in their outdoor pool will relax you prior to dining at The Tasty www.thetastyplymouth.com in Plymouth’s Historic District.

Best Western Plus Cold Spring

Address:

180 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. 02360

Phone:

(508) 746-2222

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The Tasty

Address:

42 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. 02360

Phone:

(508) 591-7302

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DAY TWO: AM

Plymouth

Once in Plymouth visit Plymouth Rock & Mayflower II www.plimoth.org on Water Street.  Along with these well-known American icons there are harbor cruises gardens and impressive monuments along the pathways www.pilgrimpathtours.com/.

Plymouth Rock

Address:

79 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone:

(508) 747-5360

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Mayflower II at State Pier

Address:

75 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA

Phone:

(508) 746-1622

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Make time to visit the oldest public museum in America, Pilgrim Hall Museum www.pilgrimhallmuseum.org where you will find changing exhibits throughout the year.

Pilgrim Hall Museum

Address:

75 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. 02360

Phone:

(508) 746-1620

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Head south on Route 3A, 3 miles to Plimoth Patuxet Museums www.plimoth.org the bicultural, living-history museum of 17th-century Plymouth.  Grab a bite at the Plentiful Café in the Visitor Center.

Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Address:

137 Warren Ave. Plymouth, MA. 02360

Phone:

(508) 746-1622

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Spring through fall experience a Captain John Whale Watch www.captjohn.com or consider a lobster cruise in Cape Cod Bay with Plymouth Cruises www.plymouthcruises.com.

Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours

Address:

10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA

Phone:

(508) 746-2643

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Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Address:

9 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA. 02360

Phone:

(508) 746-5342

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Plymouth provides a wide variety of dining options, pubs, seafood, and ethnic fare.  https://seeplymouth.com/listings/dining/.  Or hop on Route 3 and take exit 16 to Colony Place www.colonyplace.com.

Colony Place

Address:

174 Colony Place, Plymouth, MA, USA

Phone:

(508) 746-7663

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DAY THREE:

Cranberry Country (and Southeastern MA and Cape Cod):

 

Take a 20-minute ride over the Cape Cod Canal to Sandwich to fully enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Heritage Museums & Gardens www.heritagemuseums.org.

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Address:

67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA 02563

Phone:

(508) 888-3300

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Lunch is served at the Daniel Webster Inn & Spa www.danlwebsterinn with a choice of  The Tavern, The Conservatory and of course, outdoor dining,

Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa

Address:

149 Main Street, Sandwich, MA. 02563

Phone:

(508) 888-3622

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Learn all about Cranberry Harvesting do some unique shopping at The A. D. Makepeace Company in Wareham www.admakepeace.com.

A.D. Makepeace Company

Address:

158 Tihonet Road, Wareham, MA 02571

Phone:

(508) 295-1000

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Battleship Cove and Maritime Museum www.battleshipcove.org in Fall River is under an hour’s drive and displays submarines, PT Boats, and the battleships USS Massachusetts.

The Maritime Museum at Battleship Cove

Address:

70 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721

Phone:

(508) 678-1100

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This three-day trip is just one of many that can be planned when a visit to America’s Hometown and Plymouth County are part of your future getaways.  For dining, lodging shopping options and more go to www.SeePlymouth.com

Paula Fisher, Marketing Manager

See Plymouth

4 North Street

Plymouth, MA 02360

paula.fisher@SeePlymouth.com

508 747-0100

Fax: 508 747-3118