Outdoor Adventure

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA
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
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
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
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
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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Billington Sea Kayak
41 Branch Point Road
Plymouth , MA
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

North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA

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 Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA

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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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

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA
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

Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich , MA
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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Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth , MA
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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Water Wizz
3031 Cranberry Highway Routes 6 & 28
Wareham , MA
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
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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Cape Cod Canal Cruises - Hy-Line Cruises
184 Onset Avenue
Onset , MA
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

Myles Standish State Forest
Cranberry Rd.
South Carver , MA
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

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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Neat Lady Fishing
184 Onset Ave Onset Town Pier
Onset , MA
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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Hy-Line Cruises
Ocean Street Dock
Hyannis , MA
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

Captain John Boats Harbor & Sunset Cruises
77 Water Street
Plymouth , MA
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

Captain John Boats Provincetown Fast Ferry
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA
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

Captain John Boats Whale Watching & Deep Sea Fishing
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA
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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The Island Queen
75 Falmouth Heights Road
Falmouth , MA
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

Explore Natural Plymouth
204 Long Pond Road
Plymouth , MA
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

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park
9 Meadow Park Road (Across from Plymouth Airport)
Plymouth , MA
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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Norris Reservation
39 Dover Street
Norwell , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Twilight Solstice Exploration

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

A walk through Norris Reservation exploring nocturnal wildlife, their adaptations, and our own senses! Kids and families! Looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays? Want to take a walk in a local park on the shortest day of the year during a full moon? Join the NSRWA as we explore the Norris Reservation in Norwell… during twilight!!!

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Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Rd
02050 Marshfield , MA
United States
Phone: 781-837-9400
Massachusetts US
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Winter Solstice Hayride

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Bundle up in your favorite warm layers and join us in the celebration of the Winter Solstice. Bring your own box dinner and we will supply hot cocoa, dessert, hay bale seating sround the campfire, stories of animals transitioning into the winter, and a solstice hayride guided by lanterns. Some quiet time at Fox Hill will be spent enjoyiong the winter stars.
Registration is required. Members: Adult $8.00, Child $8.00 Nonmembers:Adult $11.00, Child $11.00

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Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary
137 Beaver Dam Road
02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Winter Solstice Full Moon Hike

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us at Tidmarsh to celebrate the solstice with a night hike and experience the sanctuary after dark! Since the winter solstice is the longest night of the year, it's the perfect time to search for creatures that awaken once the sun goes down. While exploring by the light of the full moon, we'll also learn about the history of the winter solstice.

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South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA
United States
Phone: 781-659-2559
Massachusetts US

Thriving and Surviving in Winter

Monday, December 24, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018

December 24, 26, 27, 28, 31 9:00am – 2:30pm (School Vacation Week) Ages 6 – 10
How does a beaver survive winter? What do deer eat while the ground is covered in snow? How have people survived through the winter for hundreds of years? Join us for our Winter Vacation Camp as we explore animal tracks in the snow, try our hand at winter bird watching, and discover the secrets of surviving in the harsh winters of New England.

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
02050 Marshfield , MA
United States
Phone: 781-837-9400
Massachusetts US
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Half-day December Vacation Explorations

Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Friday, December 28, 2018

9am-noon each day; register for either or both

December 27, 2018 (Thursday)  Printmaking for Kids Children 6 - 14 yrs
Join us for a short trail walk and then let creativity be your guide as we explore nature through the art of printmaking. From the use of simple household items to more advanced techniques, we'll have projects suitable for all ages! Please bring appropriately layers and footwear for being outside. Please also bring a snack and water bottle. 

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Downtown Plymouth
83 Court Street Main Street
02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Plymouth WinterFest 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Featuring a Laser Light Show, Street Performers & Music, an Aerial Circus at Memorial Hall, Face Painting, a Pop-Up Art Show & more! The Plymouth Youth Foundation plans on scheduling multiple family friendly attractions, street performers, and musicians both outside and inside Main and Court Street merchants and restaurants. Our goal is to add a wonderful year-round event for our community as well as to drive foot traffic for local businesses as we push towards 2020. Parts of Main Street and Court Street will be closed to thru traffice from 5-9pm.

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Tidmarsh Farms
60 Beaver Dam Road
02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Winter Ducks Walk

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Go on a birding outing focused on winter waterfowl such as wigeon, teal, shoveler, pintail, and more! Hone your current bird identification skills and pick up some new ones. Beginners and birders of all levels welcome. Please bring your own binoculars.

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Tidmarsh Farms
60 Beaver Dam Road
02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Sunrise Hike

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 6:00am to 8:00am

Start the New Year off right by joining us for a sunrise hike to connect with the outdoors! This 2- mile hike will traverse mostly flat terrain and give us a glimpse into the lives of creatures like owls and coyotes.

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
02050 Marshfield , MA
United States
Phone: 781-837-9400
Massachusetts US

South Shore Duck Run

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 8:15am to 12:00pm

A traditional winter birdwatching activity will take us to the open waters, both fresh and salt,  in search of ducks of all kinds. We will jump in the van(s) and hit all of the South Shore hot spots, keeping our ears open for recent sightings of significance. Bring a thermos, we will provide a baked snack.

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
02050 Marshfield , MA
United States
Phone: 781-837-9400
Massachusetts US

Chili and Cornbread Owl Prowl

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Teacher Naturalist Doug Lowry will sweeten the deal... chili and cornbread at the office first, then on to the owls! This popular winter activity is a tradition not to be missed. Search the secretive domain of one of nature’s most skilled nocturnal hunters with hopes of observing these stealthy creatures. Test your auditory skills by listening for the distinct calls, some of which can be heard from a mile away. We will bundle up and pile into the van to take advantage of the most up-to-date scouting reports.

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Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road
02050 Marshfield , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Winter Night Walk at Daniel Webster Sanctuary

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Don’t let the darkness of winter bring you down, get outside and celebrate it! Join us for a winter night walk around the sanctuary to explore all things nocturnal. Discover how animals adapt to the night, turn your eyes to the skies in search of winter stars, and participate in some sensory experiments. Come take a walk in the dark and experience the sanctuary in a whole new “light”!

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Duxbury Beach
260 Gurnet Road (for GPS)
02332 Duxbury , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Snowy Owls at Duxbury Beach

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:30am to 10:30am

Migrating south from their breeding ground in the Arctic tundra, the magnificent snowy owls winter over on the Massachusetts coast. Learn about the research on snowy owls as we seek out these seasonal beach visitors. Additional seasonal sights may include snow buntings and wintering wildfowl.

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Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary
60 Beaver Dam Road
Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Cocoa and Constellations

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for hot cocoa, constellation stories, and an exploration into the cosmos!

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
United States
Phone: 781-837-9400
Massachusetts US

Who's Who In the World of Hoot

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Bundle up and join us for an evening immersed in the parliament of owls under a full moon. Through a night walk, observation and listening skills, activities like dissecting pellets, readings and with a few surprises we will celebrate all things owl in the land of avian sovereignty.

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Scituate Harbor
Jericho Road Beach
Scituate , MA
United States
Phone: 781-545-4000
Massachusetts US

Annual Heritage Days Festival

Saturday, August 3, 2019 to Sunday, August 4, 2019

Each year, with the help of many volunteers, the Scituate Chamber of Commerce proudly presents Scituate Heritage Days. The annual event combines live music and entertainment, artisan crafts, kid’s activities and historical site visits for one of the South Shore’s biggest and most anticipated outdoor events of the summer.

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