Outdoor Adventure

Billington Sea Kayak
41 Branch Point Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-5644

Billington Sea Kayak

Enjoy a few hours or a full-day kayaking or canoeing in one of New England’s most historic and sought after outdoor destinations. The beautiful Billington Sea in the heart of Plymouth, Massachusetts is only a five-minute drive from Downtown Plymouth and will take you to a picturesque environment featuring expansive shorelines, native wildlife, and an undisturbed eco-system. Read more about Billington Sea Kayak

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190

Edaville Family Theme Park

Come RIDE, ROAR, and EXPLORE at the exciting world of Edaville! With 3 PARKS IN 1, you can ride through Cran-Central, roar throughout Dino Land, and explore with Thomas & Friends through the magical Island of Sodor! Admission includes all rides & attractions. Read more about Edaville Family Theme Park

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Old Colony YMCA
2 Greenside Way South (GPS: 237 Wareham Road)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-927-3100

Old Colony YMCA

Come and see all that our Plymouth Branch has to offer you and your family this season! You'll find classes, programs, pricing rates, and so much more! Join in the fun! At the Y, we strengthen communities by advocating for positive change. From A to Z, our programs answer community needs with action and attention. GIVE, JOIN, VOLUNTEER, AND DO SO MUCH MORE. The YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. Read more about Old Colony YMCA

Plymouth Bike Rentals
170 Water Street Village Landing Marketplace
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-732-0120

Plymouth Bike Rentals

The town of Plymouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the New England region, with more than a dozen attractions including Plymouth Rock, a full-scale replica of the Mayflower, a re-creation of the Pilgrims’ 1627 settlement, the nation’s oldest public museum, a reconstructed 1636 grist mill and six historic houses. Read more about Plymouth Bike Rentals

Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
200 Center Street
Plympton, MA 02367
Phone: 781-585-1522

Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch is located in beautiful Plympton, Massachusetts about 30 miles south of Boston and a few miles west of Plymouth. Situated on over 100 acres of productive farmland, Sauchuk's is nestled among the cranberry bogs and horse farms of this rural town. Read more about Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

The Plymouth Night Tour Paranormal Tour
120 R Water Street (at Remember Plymouth Gifts)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-927-2146

The Plymouth Night Tour

We have been awarded The Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, awarded to those businesses in the top 10%, that consistently earn high ratings!
Explore America's oldest streets, alleyways, history, and haunts, on this 2 hour exploration of possible paranormal activity! Investigate with your guide on old Burial Hill, using the equipment you've seen on your favorite ghost hunting shows. (Cameras are welcome and greatly encouraged, as we never know what to expect!) Expertly researched, historically accurate, and always entertaining...
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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050

North River Wildlife Sanctuary

At this sanctuary, a half-mile boardwalk leads you on a fascinating journey through a red maple swamp and small cattail marsh to a salt marsh overlooking the North River. During the spring and summer, the Woodland Loop usually offers a look at scarlet tanagers and ovenbirds. Read more about North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Plymouth MA

Hike Plymouth! Hiking Books

In addition to the historical sites, Plymouth and the South Shore are peppered with scenic ponds, pine forests, pine barrens, cranberry bogs, and beaches. Hiking trails crisscross many areas. Especially noteworthy are Myles Standish State Forest, southwest of Plymouth, and the Pine Hills, southern Plymouth, which includes the highest point, 395 ft., in Plymouth County. Read more about Hike Plymouth! Hiking Books

Captain John Boats Provincetown Fast Ferry
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-2643

Captain John Boats Provincetown Fast Ferry

When you're on the Plymouth-Provincetown Fast ferry, you're on an adventure! Getting there is so easy and so much fun! ​You'll enjoy comfortable seating in a climate controlled cabin with full galley service and great views of historic Plymouth Harbor and Cape Cod Bay.​There's so much to do once you dock in Provincetown...Pilgrim Monument, Lighthouses, Dune Tours, Bike Tours, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antique Shops, Restaurants and so much more! Read more about Captain John Boats Provincetown Fast Ferry

Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-888-3300

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Heritage Museums and Gardens is located in one of Plymouth County's beautiful neighboring towns - Sandwich, Massachusetts. The museum is comprised of three galleries featuring American Folk Art, antique automobiles, and seasonal traveling exhibitions.  Their expansive gardens  feature a collection of thousands of rhododendrons, including a collection of the world-renowned Dexter variety. Their typical bloom time is Memorial Day Weekend through mid-June. Other horticultural areas of interest include: holly, daylily, herb, hosta, and heather gardens, as well as more than a thousand varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers. Read more about Heritage Museums & Gardens

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Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-746-5342

Pirate Cruises

If you're up for an adventure, climb aboard for a swashbuckling good time! Battle the enemy pirate ship using mighty water cannons, help the crew win back the stolen treasure and celebrate with music, song and dance.
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Explore Natural Plymouth
204 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 774-773-9982

Explore Natural Plymouth

EXPLORE Natural Plymouth connects visitors and residents to the forests, farms, wetlands, waterways and habitats of America’s Home Town by establishing a network of destinations and events that celebrate its ecological heritage and natural beauty.  EXPLORE Natural Plymouth is a coalition of nonprofit organizations, government agencies and private businesses dedicated to this effort. Read more about Explore Natural Plymouth

Water Wizz
3031 Cranberry Highway Routes 6 & 28
Wareham, MA 02538
Phone: 508-295-3255

Water Wizz

It’s family fun for everyone at Southern New England’s only water park.... Water Wizz!  Surfs always up at Muscle Beach Wave pool. Get wet ‘n’ wild at Captain Kid’s Island! Or just relax on the Lazy River. For the more adventurous, take the Pirates Plunge, challenge yourself on Squid Row or fly down Hurricane Hill.  Make sure you check out our two newest rides....Thunder Falls and Devils Peak...they are sure to be an adventure!  Best of all ride the slides just like the movie stars did in Grown Ups and The Way Way Back!!! Read more about Water Wizz

Dead of Night Ghost Tours
70 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-866-5111

Dead of Night Ghost Tours

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.

Come push aside the cobwebs and join Dead of Night Ghost Tours on an exciting and truly unforgettable evening of ghosts and history on one of their four tour options - a Twilight Lantern Ghost Tour, a Combination Tour that grants access to two historic haunted houses, a Sunset Cemetery Tour, or an overnight paranormal investigation! Read more about Dead of Night Ghost Tours

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Neat Lady Fishing
184 Onset Ave Onset Town Pier
Onset, MA 02558
Phone: 508-295-9402

Neat Lady Fishing & Cruises

Looking to experience a full day of fishing on the waters of Buzzards Bay or go cruising down the breath-taking Cape Cod Canal, we can assure you, that everyone will have fun and adventurous time aboard the 65′ super cruiser Miss Chris. Our cruises include but are not limited to Ice cream cruises, Wine tasting, Beer and Wings, Music cruises, Raw Bar and Lobster roll cruises. Read more about Neat Lady Fishing & Cruises

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The Island Queen
75 Falmouth Heights Road
Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone: 508-548-4800
Fax: 508-457-0598

The Island Queen

The Island Queen sails daily from Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard.

Sail away from Falmouth to the island of Martha's Vineyard aboard the Island Queen ... relax with the sea and sky and wind on a delightful 35-minute mini-cruise across the sparkling waters of Vineyard Sound off the coast of Massachusetts. Read more about The Island Queen

Captain John Boats Whale Watching & Deep Sea Fishing
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-2643

Captain John Boats Whale Watching & Deep Sea Fishing

New England's largest Whale Watch Fleets guarantees whale sightings as you cruise Cape Cod Bay in comfort. Climate-controlled main cabin & full galley service.
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Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1622

Plimoth Plantation

Located three miles south of Plymouth Center, Plimoth Plantation is a living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes the Wampanoag Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Craft Center, Plimoth Bread Company, Plimoth Grist Mill and Mayflower II (under repair-due back in 2019), a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. The Plantation Visitor Center offers an indoor gallery exhibit, Cinema, and the Patuxet Café, serving delicious New England fare. Browse their award-winning museum shops for unique, historically-inspired items.  Read more about Plimoth Plantation

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Myles Standish State Forest
Cranberry Rd.
South Carver , MA 02360
Phone: 508-866-2526

Myles Standish State Forest

Sprawling across the southern sections of Plymouth and Carver, Myles Standish State Forest is the largest publicly owned recreation area in southeastern Massachusetts. More than 470 campsites are tucked in the forest or set along the edges of four of the park's 16 ponds. Two visitor use areas offer picnicking, swimming, fishing, canoeing. Read more about Myles Standish State Forest

Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises
77 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-2643

Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises

Cruise Plymouth Harbor in comfort aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddlewheeler! Enjoy the luxury of the Pilgrim Belle as a local history expert narrates the historic harbor of Plymouth, Massachusetts. You'll enjoy a gull's eye view of Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Beach, Clark's Island, and the majestic Gurnet Point Lighthouse. Read more about Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises

Cape Cod Canal Cruises - Hy-Line Cruises
184 Onset Avenue
Onset, MA 02558
Phone: 508-778-2600

Cape Cod Canal Cruises

The historic Cape Cod Canal’s only sightseeing cruise!  We operate two and three hour sightseeing cruises, featuring live narration about the fascinating history and points of interest along the Canal. Read more about Cape Cod Canal Cruises

Hy-Line Cruises
Ocean Street Dock
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 508-778-2600

Hy-Line Cruises

Hy-Line Cruises is pleased to offer year-round High-Speed Ferry service to Nantucket Island as well as seasonal ferry service to both Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Read more about Hy-Line Cruises

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park
9 Meadow Park Road (Across from Plymouth Airport)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-958-9323

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park

Featuring:
Zip Lines - 400 ft. side by side with a friend
High Ropes Obstacle Course - Test Yourself
Step off the tower on our "Quick Jump" Free fall
40 ft. Climbing Wall - Compete for the best time
Race Track for Remote Control Cars/Trucks
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Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-5342

Lobster Excursions

Harvesting lobsters from the sea has always been an important part of New England's culture. This hour long calm water cruise provides a hands-on approach to seeing how lobsters are harvested from their natural environment. Read more about Lobster Excursions

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 508-746-5342

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Whether you choose a Lobster Excursion, Pirate Cruise, Ice Cream Sundae Cruise, Wine Cruise or Harbor Tour, be assured that the experience will always be unique, interesting, educational and fun. Spanning across all age levels, with a variety of options, cruises sail rain or shine and may be privately chartered. Located within walking distance to Plymouth Rock, Mayflower II (under repair-due ba Read more about Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

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Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road
Marshfield, MA 02050
United States
Phone: 781-837-9400

38th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

It's Mass Audubon’s biggest South Shore celebration of the year, our 38th annual Farm Day! Head on down to Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, where the grasslands will be transformed into a festival of fall farm fun. With tractor-drawn hayrides through beautiful fields, live bluegrass music, educational presentations, games, crafts, artisans, delicious food, and more, Farm Day is not to be missed!

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Hull Lifesaving Museum
1117 Nantasket Avenue
Hull, MA
United States
Phone: 781-925-5433

32nd Annual Head of the Weir River Race

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am

HLM's 32nd Annual Head of the Weir River Race is a celebration of the estuary at the height of its fall beauty and the fabulous array of the region's open water rowers. As many as 60 boats jockey for position racing out the narrow estuary and onto open water, traveling from West Corner (on the Hingham/ Hull/ Cohasset line), past Bumpkin Island, across Hull Bay, to the museum's Windmill Point Boathouse at Hull Gut.

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Union Street Canoe Launch Marshfield, MA 02050
United States

Kayak Explorations: The North River with a Picnic

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

Our plan for this paddle is to ride the tide up the river, stopping at Couch's Beach for an autumn themed picnic before a tide change and return trip to the Union Street Canoe Launch. We will paddle past one of Mass Audubon's least known properties and survey its inhabitants. We will provide all kayaking equipment as well as the picnic.

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Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary
137 Beaver Dam Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
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Whooo's Out There?

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Embark on a night hike to look for creatures that come out once the sun goes down. This family-friendly program features fun activities to help us learn all about the owls, bats, and other animals we might see!

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A.D. Makepeace Company
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham 02571
United States
Phone: 508-322-4028
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Cranberry Harvest Bog Tour

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 9:00am

Visit the world's largest cranberry grower during peak harvest season!  The A.D. Makepeace Company is offering public tours during the picturesque harvest season.  Our guided tours include a discussion of each growing season, touches upon the history of the cranberry industry and our company, allows for interaction with our farmers, and features the viewing of our wet harvest cranberry operation.

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Peter Igo Park Boat Launch Brant Rock, MA
United States

Kayak Explorations: Halloween Paddle on the Green Harbor River

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Enjoy the autumn colors of Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary from a totally different perspective as we paddle the oxbows and meanders of the Green Harbor River. Past trips gave us opportunities to see deer swimming across the river and a great horned owl getting mobbed by red winged blackbirds. We will be on the look out for fall migrants.

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Tihonet Village
150 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
United States
Phone: 508-322-4028

Grumpy's Cranberry Harvest 5K Trail Run/Walk

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am

Enjoy this nature lover's trail run/walk around the cranberry bogs during a live wet harvest!
Children, adults, runners, walkers, nature enthusiasts, environmentalists, and cranberry lovers will enjoy this beautiful route while learning some berry fun facts along the way!

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Rexhan Beach Parking Area
Standish Street
Marshfield, MA
United States

The 1898 Portland Gale: The Storm that Changed the River’s Mouth Walk

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Join Kezia Bacon, NSRWA’s nature columnist, for a tour of the Rexhame Dunes, which prior to 1898 was the location of the mouth of the North & South Rivers. Kezia will explain how the storm known as the Portland Gale changed the course of the rivers, and subsequently altered the lives of many area residents. As we’ll be walking primarily on sand, sturdy footwear is recommended. No dogs, please. (Meet in the Rexhame Beach parking area, at the end of Standish Street in Marshfield.)

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