Groups will relax in the comfort and nostalgia of America’s Hometown Trolley while their driver guides and narrates them through the historic streets of Plymouth. This memorable sightseeing tour visits world famous sites, great shopping spots and local dining.... Read More>
Behind The Scenes (non-harvest tour)
Behind The Scenes "Cranberries 101" Tour is an opportunity to see and learn all about cranberry growing directly from the grower. You get one on one time with the grower taking you on a tour of the farm. You will have the opportunity to walk onto the bog and touch the cranberry vines, learn about the history of the industry, growing practices and see the technology and equipment used in modern cranberry growing. Schedule and reservations available by visiting website.
With more than 400 growers producing nearly 25 percent of the nation's cranberry supply, cranberries are the number one food crop in Massachusetts. The A.D. Makepeace Company, based in Town of Wareham, is one of the world's largest cranberry growers and the largest private property owner in Massachusetts. Today, the company farms some 1,750 acres of bog in the Plymouth County towns of Carver, Middleborough, Plymouth, Rochester and Wareham, and offers public, group and private cranberry bog tours during both the blossom season in the spring and the cranberry harvest season in the fall. Before or after a bog tour, groups can visit Makepeace Farms in Tihonet Village for cranberry-themed gifts, delicious sandwiches and salads, treats from their bakery, gourmet foods and cooking tools, specialty teas and coffees, and cookbooks.
Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Mullins Alden moved from Plymouth to Duxbury in 1627, built a home and raised their 10 children. Alden House Historic Site is still owned by the Alden family. Now designated a National Historic Landmark, the property welcomes visitors to explore the legacy of one of America’s founding families through tours of the Alden family home (c.... Read More>
Across the street and around the corner from Plymouth Rock, in the heart of this quaint village’s historic district, is the Mayflower Society House. The grounds host the historic eighteenth century dwelling built by Edward Winslow. Behind this stately mansion are the offices and library of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.... Read More>
Billington Sea Kayak’s waterfront facility offers an amazing venue and relaxing environment for groups to gather and recreate. Whether your group is interested in a team-building activity, group lessons or a challenging adventure, their team is eager to work with groups to create custom events and experiences that are sure to be the highlight of their summer. Themed kayak and stand-up paddleboard tours are scheduled throughout the summer, some of which can be offered as private tours by appointment.... Read More>
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Enjoy the luxury in an authentic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler as a local history expert narrates the historic harbor of Plymouth. You'll enjoy a gull's eye view of Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Beach, Clark's Island, and the majestic Gurnet Point Lighthouse.... Read More>
In started in Plymouth almost 400 years ago – a group of English families seeking freedom and a new life arrived on the ship Mayflower in 1620. Immerse yourself in the experiences of Pilgrim settlers and Native Wampanoag, presented in the world’s finest collection of early Plymouth possessions.
Pilgrim Hall offers three exhibit galleries, changing exhibitions, a superb orientation film, and an unmatched collection of the actual belongings of the Mayflower Pilgrims. From the handmade doll of a child passenger to the Bible of Governor William Bradford, authentic relics of 17th century life offer an intimate gateway to the earliest American immigrant experience.... Read More>
Travel back in time to the golden age as you are treated to some of the Cape’s unspoiled beauty, accessible only by railways. View woodlands, sand dunes, cranberry bogs and salt marshes with on board narration to add another dimension. Step aboard, relax and prepare to see Cape Cod like you’ve never seen it before! Professional Tour Planners receive exclusive net fares on all trains.... Read More>
The Sauchuk Farm Corn Maze is a great place to visit with a group of any kind. Family groups, scout troops, sports teams, church groups, birthday parties, corporate groups and many more seem to flock to us each year ... and we do our best to provide something special and unique for each one.... Read More>
Opened in June 2017, the Hingham Heritage Museum features a semi-permanent display of some of our treasures in the Kelly Gallery and the first of what we hope will be many ballroom exhibits on aspects of Hingham history.... Read More>
The Jenney Museum has several Plymouth tour options for groups to choose from, each offering a unique and educational experience. Take a tour, visit the museum's three exhibits, or jump in on one of the daily interactive conversations with a Pilgrim.... Read More>
The South Shore Natural Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the natural and cultural environments of the South Shore. Their mission is to provide natural science experiences that educate, excite, and commit every generation to preserve the environment and to encourage responsible use, stewardship and enjoyment of our natural resources. The Center is located on 30 acres surrounded by 200 acres of town conservation/recreation land consisting of meadows, woodland, and a pond. Visitors are welcome year round.... Read More>
On a Dead of Night Ghost Tour, groups will walk the paths of Plymouth's oldest cemetery, Burial Hill, for an unforgettable time of ghosts, history and excitement. Dead of Night was awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. This prestigious award, which places you in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers.... Read More>
Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours welcomes groups to experience an unforgettable excursion across Cape Cod Bay to Stellwagen Bank, feeding ground of the world’s largest mammals. As groups depart from Plymouth Harbor, their naturalist, a professional marine biologist, provides an informative description of the whales while guests cruise on one of two open decks or lounge in the climate-controlled main cabin.... Read More>
Located right in the center of Plymouth, just steps away from historic Burial Hill cemetery, The First Parish Church (the Pilgrims' church), Brewster Gardens and Leyden Street, The 1749 Court House is a free museum filled with interesting items from Plymouth's history.
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Standing sentinel over 400 years of history is First Parish Meetinghouse, the oldest, continuous church and organization of any kind in the US. The centerpiece of Plymouth's historic Town Square, overlooking Leyden Street where the Pilgrims settled.... Read More>
The nation's premier outdoor living history museum for nearly 70 years
Plimoth Plantation provides guests with exceptional experiences that immerse them in the culture and heritage of the beginning stories of America. Plimoth Plantation's goal is to provide your groups with memorable experiences by transporting them directly into the 17th century at the Museum's Mayflower II (away for repairs until 2019), Plimoth Grist Mill, Wampanoag Homesite and 17th-Century English Village and Craft Center exhibits. There they will discover the culture and history of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people, who have inhabited the region for more than 12,000 years. The main exhibits are enhanced with an exciting menu of special events, public programs and workshops that offer a rich and diverse exploration of the 17th century.... Read More>
Historic Priscilla Beach Theatre (PBT) is set on a two-acre campus located in the seaside village of Manomet in Plymouth, MA, approximately one hour south of Boston, MA. PBT presents six main stage productions annually May through October, including its resident troupe productions in July and August. In addition, there are seven educational workshops year-round for children and teens.... Read More>
The Newport Mansions are landmarks of a vibrant era. To capture the flavor of Gilded Age, the hear the voices, memories and experiences of generations of people who lived and worked in these houses through a series of audio tours of The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House & Rosecliff.... Read More>
Fresh beer from America's Hometown brewery
Mayflower Brewing Company includes a 9,000 square foot production facility where all their beers are brewed and packaged, as well as a tasting room with retail store where visitors can sample all the beers, purchase retail items, and take a tour of the brewery. The tasting room with retail store is open to the public and is family (and pet) friendly, offering a variety of branded apparel, growler fills and packaged beer. Join them for a free “Speedwell Sampler” or a more substantial “Mayflower Voyage” and try a full range of their different beers. Or simply grab a pint of your favorite brew and enjoy the company of brewery friends and colleagues. Conveniently located near Route 3 and Route 44, Mayflower Brewing Company is easy to find and always welcoming.... Read More>
As the world's largest collection of historic naval ships and home to five National Historic Landmarks, Battleship Cove is the guardian of our nation's democratic heritage - a proud tradition in which you can share.... Read More>
BayState Brew Tours, LLC is a craft brewery touring operation operated by craft beer industry folks. This enables us to arrange for exclusive tours, tastings and service at each of the breweries we visit. BayState Brew Tours, LLC offers several tour options and they vary week to week. Each visiting 3-4 breweries and the cost includes some samples at each stop. You also have the time for a tour of each facility with the staff, time to ask questions and also buy additional beer and/or merchandise.