About Plymouth

Best known as the famous landing site of the Mayflower, Plymouth, Massachusetts beckons to history lovers who come here from all over the country to take a step back into an earlier time. Explore the many museums and preserved cultural heritage sites of this area but don't forget that Plymouth is also home to plenty of fun 21st century vacation attractions as well. Take advantage of the quaint shopping areas, luxury spas, pristine golf courses, and world-class seafood restaurants that lie throughout the village and along the scenic coast. Explore the natural beauty of Plymouth as well; miles of hiking and biking trails wind through local and state parks and offer breathtaking overlooks above of the Atlantic Ocean.

Make the most of your trip to Plymouth by staying in a vacation rental of your own. There are many luxury summer home rentals available and private condo rentals in the village during all four seasons of the year. A vacation rental can offer all the space you need to store your outdoor gear and can also offer more space and better amenities than a hotel. Spend the day exploring the beautiful coastal wilderness and learning about our nation's history, then come home to your own vacation rental for a barbeque or to sit by a campfire on the beach with your family and friends.

Here are a few additional suggestions:

  • Visit Plimoth Plantation: The vast acreage of this living history museum is designed to recreate the lifestyles of pilgrims and Native Americans in the 17th century.
  • Explore the Pilgrim Hall Museum: This is the oldest public museum in the United States and is a place dedicated to preserving and presenting early colonial artifacts.
  • See the Mayflower II: Climb abroad a replica of the ship that brought the first pilgrims to the new world.
  • Visit Brewster Gardens: Explore the native plants and beautiful flowering trees of this popular botanical garden less than a mile from downtown Plymouth.
  • Explore the Myles Standish State Forest: Pack a picnic lunch and then hike or bike the beautiful trails of this preserved forest area.
  • Visit the Jabez Howland House: This is one of the most popular of several preserved historic homes offering guided tours through restored rooms of authentic colonial art and furnishings.

No matter what time of the year you schedule your visit to Plymouth, you'll never run out of fun things to do and see here. You'll also have no trouble finding a perfect vacation rental that offers everything you and your family need. While you're visiting Plymouth, you may also want to schedule day trips to popular Cape Cod destinations nearby like Marlborough and Harwich Port.