The Top Things To Do in Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Natalie Guerrero

In Plymouth lies the beginnings of the United States, so it’s a place of great historical significance and culture. While exploring this Massachusetts coastal town, be sure to check out our top 10 things to get the most out of your trip.

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Plymouth Rock

While in Plymouth, discover a vital piece of America’s history. Make sure you take a trip to Plymouth Rock, which is where the Mayflower pilgrims, who founded the Plymouth Colony in 1620, landed.

Mayflower II

Burial Hill

This historic and significant cemetery is the burial site for many pilgrims whom traveled to America in the 17th century. Take a visit to pay your respects and learn about those historic figures who came before us.

Plymouth Bay Winery

Winery
Have a little fun and check out the Plymouth Bay Winery. Taste an amazing collection of wine produced from locally grown berries and grapes. Everything is made on site and the foodie owners offer pairing recommendations.

Nelson Memorial Park

Memorial, Park
Enjoy a picnic at Nelson Memorial Park next time you find yourself in Plymouth. This popular destination is great for a family-friendly day out. The splash pad and playground are great attractions for the kids, while the adults can take some time out to relax.

Mayflower Brewing Company

This pilgrim descendants’ craft microbrewery has seasonal craft beers, tastings and tours. Check out the souvenir shop to get a keepsake from this unforgettable experience.

Brewster Gardens

Located at the center of Plymouth’s town, Brewster Gardens is an incredible little park with a great view. Take a trip here to relax, listen to music, or simply enjoy the outdoors. Brewster Gardens offers tranquility in Plymouth.

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