The choices for coffee, lunch and treats on this tour are endless, and we know some special local places, here's a few favorites:
- coffee at the first Dunkin Donuts
- burger at the first Wahlburgers
- homemade soup at an organic bakery
- pastries at a French style bakery.
*Plimouth Plantation and Mayflower II are not open year round, so depending on time of year these may not be available. Admission fees apply.
Then settle back for the amazing views as we drive just feet from the ocean passing through the 1630s towns of Hingham and Cohasset
And we couldn’t show all this coastline without the option to dip your toe in the atlantic, so we head onto Duxbury beach, known to be one of the best beaches in the area
Arriving in Plymouth where we’ll spend the rest of the day
There’s so much to see and do in Plymouth, we offer a full day tour dedicated to “America’s hometown”.
We visit Pilgrim Memorial State Park, with Plymouth Rock marking the spot where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. The Mayflower II, a full scale replica of the Pilgrim’s original ship, gives an interesting look at the hardships they must have faced during their voyage and the Plimouth Plantation sets the scene for what 17th century life would have been like for the families.*
There’s a beautiful harbor area to walk around and a great choice of lunch places with particularly good lobster rolls….There’s even time for some shopping at the Village Landing Marketplace or the artsy North St.
We launched an alternative to touring just Plymouth last year, and it's proved a really popular option...
It’s a 40 mile drive from Boston, and we felt there was a lot to see along the way. So we developed a South Shore to Plymouth route, which tours more atlantic coastline than any other tour.
This options allows for half a day in Plymouth, taking in the State Park, Mayflower II, harbor area and some shopping, but skips the Plantation.
Here’s the highlights: