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.
1117 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA 02045
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.
4 North Street, Plymouth, MA, USA
Don’t miss Alden House Historic Site www.alden.org where John & Priscilla Alden House raised their 13 children.
105 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA 02332
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.
180 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. 02360
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/.
75 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA
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.
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.
137 Warren Ave. Plymouth, MA. 02360
10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA
9 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA. 02360
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.
67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
Lunch is served at the Daniel Webster Inn & Spa www.danlwebsterinn with a choice of The Tavern, The Conservatory and of course, outdoor dining,
149 Main Street, Sandwich, MA. 02563
Learn all about Cranberry Harvesting do some unique shopping at The A. D. Makepeace Company in Wareham www.admakepeace.com.
158 Tihonet Road, Wareham, MA 02571
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.
70 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721
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