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Historical museums, rich arts and culture and the freshest seafood are a few of the things to look forward to on your family reunion in Plymouth, MA

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Step into the 17th Century and experience life as a Pilgrim in Plymouth

Plimoth Patuxet Museums takes you back in time and offers a history lesson of the origins of the Plymouth Colony. Comprising the Mayflower II, which is a full-scale reproduction of the original ship, the Plimoth Grist Mill, a 17th-Century English Village and Historic Patuxet, see displays and exhibits that detail the times and life of the Indigenous people and the English colonists in the 17th century. 
 
A family favorite, explore the contemporary arts at the Fuller Craft Museum with its extensive collections, artworks and sculpture that are truly inspiring. As the oldest continuously operating public museum in the country, Pilgrim Hall Museum hosts exhibitions and programs along with housing collections of Pilgrim possessions including William Bradford’s Bible. Families can create memories lasting a lifetime by going Whale Watching on a Captain John Boat. Sail to Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank, a marine sanctuary and one of the primary feeding grounds for humpback whales, finback whales and right whales.

History Comes to Life

Go back in time at the Plimoth Patuxet Museums.

Surf & Turf

Plymouth offers fresh seafood and cozy taverns perfect for groups

Surf & Turf Seafood

Sandy’s Fried Clams & Lobster Roll.

Savor local seafood at almost every eatery in Plymouth, MA. A seafood lover’s delight, East Bay Grille serves up delicious appetizers and entrees along with soups, salads, and desserts. Choose from options like the Surf & Turf, Crab Stuffed Mushrooms and Bourbon Street Tortellini. 
 
Located on the Plymouth waterfront, Tavern on the Wharf serves American-style food along with the freshest seafood like Baked New England Cod and Crab Cakes. A dining and entertainment destination, G Pub Plymouth is all about fun and food. Families can get competitive in the gaming and arcade area and enjoy a wholesome menu with a variety of eats in the dining area. Enjoy the freshest seafood with views of the Plymouth harbor at the family-owned Wood’s Seafood
 
Also located on the historic Plymouth harbor, The CabbyShack has a lively vibe with music, outdoor seating, and spectacular views.

Mayflower II is a full-scale reproduction of the original ship.

Go back in time at the Plimoth Patuxet Museums.

Get a peek into Pilgrim life at Pilgrim Hall Museum.

Sandy’s Fried Clams & Lobster Roll.

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The town and county of Plymouth boasts some of the best whale watching, dining, shopping, and cultural activities in a quaint New England setting, much of it nestled along the seashore. It is a history lover’s paradise, a family friendly atmosphere, and easy walking as you take in breathtaking sunrises.

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Why Reunite in the Plymouth Area, MA

Highlights

  • Mayflower II is a full-scale reproduction of the original ship.
  • Go back in time at the Plimoth Patuxet Museums.
  • Get a peek into Pilgrim life at Pilgrim Hall Museum.

Family-Friendly Dining Experiences in the Plymouth Area

G Pub Plymouth

A dining and entertainment destination, G Pub Plymouth is all about fun and food. Families can get competitive in the gaming and arcade area and enjoy a wholesome menu with a variety of eats in the dining area. Adults can enjoy craft cocktails and brews at the speakeasy-style bar.

Website: https://gpubrestaurants.com/plymouth/

East Bay Grille

A seafood lover’s delight, East Bay Grille serves up delicious appetizers and entrees along with soups, salads and desserts. Chooses from options like the Surf & Turf, Crab Stuffed Mushrooms and Bourbon Street Tortellini.

Website: https://www.eastbaygrille.com/

Tavern on the Wharf

Located on the Plymouth waterfront, Tavern on the Wharf serves American-style food along with the freshest seafood like Baked New England Cod and Crab Cakes. The restaurant has a special menu for kids and showcases live musical acts on Sundays.

Website: https://www.tavernonthewharf.com/

CabbyShack

Located on the historic Plymouth harbor, The CabbyShack has a lively vibe  with  music, outdoor seating and spectacular views. Bring your appetite and give their legendary Big Man’s Lobster or the Big Shack Roll a try. There’s plenty on the menu to suit all tastebuds!

Website: https://www.cabbyshack.com/

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Woods Seafood

Enjoy the freshest seafood with views of the Plymouth harbor at the family-owned Wood’s Seafood Serving an array of fish like bass, halibut and salmon, the menu also features lobsters, scallops, oysters, clams and more. The restaurants also ships live lobsters and other delights across the country!

Website: https://www.woodsseafood.com/

Family-Friendly Attractions in the Plymouth Area

Plimoth Patuxet Museums 

Plimoth Patuxet Museums comprises the Mayflower II, the Plimoth Grist Mill, a 17th-Century English Village and Historic Patuxet museum sites. See displays and exhibits that detail the times and life of the Indigenous people and the English colonists in the 17th century.

Website: https://plimoth.org/

The Ship Mayflower

See the Mayflower II – a full-scale reproduction of the tall ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620. Newly restored, step onboard the ship that has four masts and six sails and walk around the main deck, orlop deck and half deck.

Website: https://plimoth.org/plan-your-visit/explore-our-sites/mayflower-ii

Captain John Boats Whale Watching

Set sail on a Captain John Boat to Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank, a marine sanctuary and one of the primary feeding grounds for humpback whales, finback whales, pilot whales, minke whales and the endangered right whales.

Website: https://www.captjohn.com/

Fuller Craft Museum

Explore the contemporary arts at the Fuller Craft Museum with its extensive collections, artworks and sculpture that are truly inspiring. The museum also conducts arts and crafts workshops for all ages.

Website: https://fullercraft.org/

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Pilgrim Hall Museum 

The oldest continuously operating public museum in the country, Pilgrim Hall Museum hosts exhibitions and programs along with housing collections of Pilgrim possessions including William Bradford’s Bible.

Website: https://pilgrimhall.org/

Family-Friendly Accommodations in the Plymouth Area

Mirbeau Inn & Spa Plymouth 

Stay in the lap of luxury at Mirbeau Inn & Spa Plymouth, a 50-guestroom boutique spa retreat. Along with its world-class spa and the finest in amenities and dining, be treated to exquisite architecture, interior décor and landscaping with ponds that will transport you to a private estate in the French countryside.

Website: https://www.mirbeau.com/

Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor 

Hotel 1620 on Plymouth Harbor promises a comfortable stay in spacious rooms that include harbor and pool views. Along with the choicest amenities like an indoor swimming pool, the hotel also has an onsite restaurant, 1620 Bistro, and is pet friendly.

Website: https://www.hotel1620.com/

Best Western PLUS Cold Spring 

Centrally located near the historic Plymouth harbor, Best Western Plus Cold Spring is a seasonal hotel with rooms and suites equipped with a mini refrigerator and microwave. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a heated outdoor pool and fitness center during their stay.

Website: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.22050.html

Inn at Scituate Harbor

The Inn at Scituate Harbor is a local landmark that has been welcoming guests since 1969. All the 29 rooms offer views of the Scituate Harbor. Hotel amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast for guests and an indoor heated pool.

Website: https://innatscituate.com/

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Hampton Inn & Suites 

With modern rooms and suites with all the comforts, Hampton Inn & Suites Plymouth is in close proximity to downtown Plymouth. Guest amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, fitness center and services like a local shuttle service and free parking.

Website: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/pymhshx-hampton-suites-plymouth/

Family-Friendly Venues in the Plymouth Area

Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor 

Hotel 1620 on Plymouth Harbor promises a comfortable stay in spacious rooms that include harbor and pool views. Along with the choicest amenities like an indoor swimming pool, the hotel also has an onsite restaurant, 1620 Bistro, and is pet friendly.

Website: https://www.hotel1620.com/

G Pub Plymouth

A dining and entertainment destination, G Pub Plymouth is all about fun and food. Families can get competitive in the gaming and arcade area and enjoy a wholesome menu with a variety of eats in the dining area. Adults can enjoy craft cocktails and brews at the speakeasy-style bar.

Website: https://gpubrestaurants.com/plymouth/

Pilgrim Belle Cruise 

Cruise through beautiful Plymouth harbor in style on a Pilgrim Belle Cruise. Embark on a paddlewheel boat and take in the fresh air or see scenic views from the indoor cabin where there’s a full bar. Families can take the 75-minute cruise, which during sunset is spectacular photos backdrop.

Website: https://www.captjohn.com/pilgrim-belle/

 

 

 

 

Surfside Smokehouse

Plan a celebration at Surfside Smokehouse with spectacular views of the Plymouth waterfront. With mouthwatering food that has flavors of an authentic southern BBQ and traditional New England seafood, leave room for dessert!

Website: https://www.surfsidesmokehouse.com/

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Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Plimoth Patuxet Museums comprises the Mayflower II, the Plimoth Grist Mill, a 17th-Century English Village and Historic Patuxet museum sites. See displays and exhibits that detail the times and life of the Indigenous people and the English colonists in the 17th century.

Website: https://plimoth.org/

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Paula Fisher

Paula Fisher

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Email: Paula.Fisher@SeePlymouth.com

Phone: 508-927-6607

Website: seeplymouth.com

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