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Welcome to Plymouth, Massachusetts: 'America's Hometown'!

Plymouth Rock Portico

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is located in the beautiful coastal town of Plymouth, Massachusetts. This picturesque seaside destination offers a memorable New England getaway for either a day trip or an extended vacation.

Forefathers monumentDiscover America's earliest foundations as you travel back in time at Plimoth Pa and Mayflower II, then visit some of the most historic houses, museums and monuments in Massachusetts - including the statue of Massasoit and the legendary Plymouth Rock, known as the 'Landing Place of the Pilgrims'. Enjoy the beautiful beaches, a whale watch adventure, deep sea fishing or a harbor cruise. Visiting in the fall? You'll love the spectacular foliage of a New England autumn and the crimson beauty of a cranberry bog harvest. There’s also wonderful shopping, antiquing, golfing and an impressive selection of lodging and restaurants! Plymouth, Massachusetts is a destination for all seasons and we're eager to welcome you.

Plymouth is just a 45 minute drive from Boston, 15 minutes to Cape Cod, and a short driving distance to the Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard ferries.

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Food and Drink


Bramhall's Country Store

Carmela's Restaurant

Ichabod Flat Oysters

John Carver Inn & Spa

Lobster Hut of Plymouth

Mamma Mia's Restaurant

Mayflower Brewing Company

Plymouth Bay Winery

Sam Diego's Mexican Cookery & Bar

THREE V Restaurant


Bed & Breakfasts




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REcreation and entertainment

Located at Plimoth Plantation, Plimoth Cinema offers the best in first run, foreign and independent film on the South Shore. Plimoth Cinema showings are nightly, with two showings (4:30pm & 7:00pm) seven days a week. Get a discount on tickets to Plimoth Cinema by becoming a member. Not a member yet? Join now!








Helpful Links

  • GATRA - Public transportation in Plymouth,
  • America’s Hometown Trolley – Seasonal public transportation in Plymouth,
  • MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) - Regional transportation to Plymouth requiring connecting transportation to Plimoth Plantation and the tourism district,
  • Zip Car – Car sharing, member organization,
  • MOTT (Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism) – Tourism bureau for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
  • Destination Plymouth – Regional tourism bureau for Plymouth County attractions, food, lodging and other amenities,
  • Plymouth County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – Another source of information on Plymouth County attractions, food, lodging and other amenities,
  • Greater Boston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau – Tourism bureau for the Greater Boston region,
  • Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce – Regional tourism bureau for Cape Cod and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket,
  • – A collaboration between Plimoth Plantation and New England Historic Genealogical Society providing genealogical information on the inhabitants of 17th-century Plymouth,
  • ALHFAM (Association of Living History Farms and Agricultural Museums) – International organization supporting museums and institutions featuring experiential interpretations of history,
  • NEMA (New England Museum Association) – Serving the museum community of New England,


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