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The Plymouth Destination, which is located in Massachusetts, was first founded by pilgrims in 1620. The city of Plymouth was the first established city in the New England area and is also where the First Thanksgiving feast was held. Other cities within the destination include New Bedford, Falmouth, Middleborough, Brockton, and Wareham. The weather in the region is hottest in August and coldest in February. Rain falls throughout the year but is most likely in December. Near the city of Plymouth, there are many experiences that tourists can participate in such as the Plimoth Grist Mill, the Myles Standish State Forest, the Pilgrim Hall Museum, the Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth Rock, the Brewster Gardens, the Jabez Howland House, the Edaville Railroad, the Mayflower House Museum, and the Jenney Museum. Other nearby activities include the Old Colony History Museum, the Taunton Public Library, the Taunton Antiques Center, the Gertrude M. Boyden Wildlife Refuge, the Massasoit State Park, Hopewell Park, the Upside Down Escape Games, and Forrest's Family Fun Center.
Plymouth, Massachusetts, which is located within the Plymouth Destination, is best known for being "America's Hometown." The Plymouth area was first founded by pilgrims who had traveled on a ship called the Mayflower in 1620. Plymouth is the original place where New England was established. It is also where the First Thanksgiving was held by the pilgrims and native people of the area. The town is named after an English city that shared the same name; Plymouth. Plymouth, England is also where the Mayflower first departed from to get to America. The population of Plymouth was last recorded to be 58,271 people, making the town the largest municipality in the area of Massachusetts. Plymouth is one of the two county seats of Plymouth County and is located about 40 miles south of Boston.
Within the city of Plymouth, there are a number of activities for guests to participate in. Some of these include the Brewster Gardens, the Edaville Railroad, the Jabez Howland House, Jenney Museum, the Mayflower House Museum, the Myles Standish State Forest, the Pilgrim Hall Museum, the Plimoth Grist Mill, the Plimoth Plantation, and Plymouth Rock. The Jabez Howland House was originally built in 1667 for Jacob Mitchell and his family. The house is one of the oldest houses in Plymouth and is a two-story wood-framed house. Plymouth Rock is a symbol of the pilgrims and the journey they took to the New World to establish the first settlement in New England. It is believed that the rock was the stepping stone that the pilgrims used to get off the ship, but there is no historical evidence that supports the theory. More than a million people visit the rock every year because of its fame and representation. Plymouth received 5.4 million visitors and tourists last year, which is higher than the 5.1 million visitors in 2017. The number of visitors helps the economy gain money to support local jobs.
Taunton is another city located in the Plymouth Destination. Taunton is a city located in Bristol County, Massachusetts. It was first founded in 1637 by members of the Plymouth Colony. The city houses many attractions for tourists to visit. Some of these features are things such as the Massasoit State Park, the Old Colony History Museum, the Gertrude M. Boyden Wildlife Refuge, the Taunton Public Library, Hopewell Park, the Taunton Antiques Center, Forrest's Family Fun Center, and the Upside Down Escape Games.
The Plymouth Destination is located in Massachusetts, with the west side of the region going along the border between Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The rest of the region wraps around multiple cities and islands, including Quincy, Foxborough, Attleboro, Fall River, Nomans Land, Nantucket Island, Chatham, Orleans, Truro, and Provincetown. Other settlements within the destination are Brockton, Taunton, Middleborough, Wareham, Plymouth, Falmouth, Barnstable, and New Bedford. The surrounding landscape has hills, lakes, rivers, and forests. Also included in the sector is a part of the North Atlantic Ocean.
The weather in the city of Plymouth has an average high of around 73 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low temperature of about 27 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest month in the year is usually August, while the coldest month in the year is often February. The city receives rain throughout the year with the highest chance of heavy rainfall in December. The city is humid from June to October with the highest point of humidity being in September. With association to the weather, the best time to visit the city is from the middle of May to the beginning of October.
Plants that grow and thrive near and in the city of Plymouth include eastern white pines, garlic mustard, American pokeweed, sweet pepper bushes, pitch pines, sensitive ferns, Japanese knotweed, chicories, and wild carrots. Mammals that live in the area are white-tailed deer, coyotes, harbor seals, grey seals, muskrats, striped skunks, red foxes, fin whales, harp seals, orcas, squirrels, mice, rats, and American black bears.
The Plymouth Colony was the first permanent colony in Massachusetts, and it was also the first colony in New England. First founded by the Plymouth Company, the Plymouth Colony was founded during the Great Puritan Migration. The Plymouth Company was first formed by King James I, who wanted to establish colonies along the east coast of North America. Many of the members of the Plymouth Company that traveled to North America were first outsiders with different religious beliefs before being recruited by the pilgrims.
On a ship called the Mayflower, the Plymouth Company first left in September of 1620. They landed on the coast of Massachusetts in November. The colonists had initially been planning on going to Virginia but had been pushed off-course over time. When they reached Massachusetts, they decided to stay because the winter was approaching, and they had minimal supplies.
The pilgrims first arrived at what is today's Provincetown but were forced to relocate to the nearby Plymouth by the Native American tribes that inhabited the area. The land they arrived on was originally a Native American village called Patuxet. The inhabitants of Patuxet had died from the diseases that came from 1616 to 1618. The pilgrims found cornfields that the Native Americans had already planted, along with areas that had been cleared where they could build their homes.
The Plymouth Destination is the place where the pilgrims initially landed. When the pilgrims landed, many of them had been weak and sick from a lack of food and water. Some of them were also distressed by disease. Over the first winter they spent in North America, nearly half of the party was lost because of infection. Current historians believe it was caused by diseases such as scurvy, which is caused by a lack of vitamin c. Another illness that was thought to cause these deaths was pneumonia, which was likely caused by the cold weather.
Around March 6 of 1620, a Native American named Samoset approached the pilgrims. He spoke some English, and the pilgrims were amazed by this. Samoset told them about the Native Americans that were living in the area and told them of another Native American who could speak better English. Samoset also arranged for the pilgrims to meet the leader of the nearby tribe, Massasoit.
Squanto, another of the Native Americans, taught the colonists essential skills like how to find nuts and berries, how to grow corn, and how to catch fish. To thank the Native Americans, the colonists held a harvest celebration in 1621 and invited 90 of the Native Americans to feast with them. This feast is now known as the first Thanksgiving.
Seated in Vineyard Haven in Martha's Vineyard, Nobnocket Boutique Inn is open year-round for visitors to the island. Seven rooms are spread across the two-story home, with each room having amenities such as Bluetooth speakers, radios, wifi, and air conditioning units. The building was first purchased by the owners in 2016 and has been operating as a bed and breakfast since that time. Each morning, Annabelle, one of the owners, prepares breakfast for those staying on the premises. With a rotating menu, some of the popular dishes have been blueberry French toast, avocado-baked eggs, or orange-baked croissants. Breakfast can either be eaten in the sunroom, on the veranda, or brought to individual rooms. The owners hope that those staying at the inn are able to feel relaxed during their stay and that they can have peaceful evenings after their days at Martha's Vineyard....Read More
The Cliff Lodge Bed and Breakfast is located on Nantucket Island in Massachusetts. The property sits within a historic town filled with older houses. The building itself was built in 1771. There are a total of 12 units that consist of different types of rooms. Some of these rooms are Standard Full Rooms, Queen Rooms, a Deluxe King Room, and an apartment. The owners of the establishment strive to create an environment where people can feel cared for, comfortable, and welcome. They work hard to keep the rooms clean and meet their guests' various needs the best they can. Breakfast is served to all patrons of the property, with a menu selection offered to them each night in anticipation of the next morning....Read More
The Village Inn has 10 rooms available year-round for visitors to Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, and the surrounding Cape Cod area. The bed and breakfast is a two-story building in the historic area of the city, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Robin, one of the owners, describes the exterior of the building to be "traditional New England architecture," with the building being painted white with dark green trim and shutters. The back of the house has a screened-in porch that breakfast is served on, weather permitting. Breakfast is "cooked from scratch" each morning by Claire, who is the other owner of the business and Robin's sister. The busiest time for the establishment, according to Robin, is from Memorial Day through Columbus Day....Read More
The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn on Cape Cod
Located in the town of West Harwich, Massachusetts, is the Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn on Cape Cod. The inn has a total of eight guest rooms, four of which are classified as “Luxury Rooms” by the establishment. All units include private bathrooms and many amenities including bathrobes, towels, and TVs. Also in the Main Inn is a gift shop where visitors can buy memorabilia, utilize common areas, and use the pool lounge and its accompanying amenities. The property is relatively close to the beach and other various attractions in the area, one being the Cape Cod Rail Trail. Bicycles are available to guests staying at the property, which can be used to ride to the beach or on the trail. The summer months are usually the busiest for the establishment due to the activities in the area during that time. However, the business is open year-round with the exception of six weeks, usually towards the end of February....Read More
The Foxberry Inn is located in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and has a total of twelve units on the property. Four of those twelve units are suites, while the other eight units are rooms of various kinds. The rooms within the property include the Orleans, the Writer's Retreat, Nauset Light, the Barnstable, the Thistlemore, Race Point, the Highlander, and Nickerson's Retreat. The suites are the Foxtail Suite, the Maritime Suite, the Atlantic Suite, and the Cape Codder Suite. Additional buildings on the property include the hotel, a large blue building, and a smaller house that functions as the kitchen and dining area. Also on the property are various porches, multiple yards, a patio, hammocks, chairs, cornhole, tables, and private decks for the suites located on the second floor. The owners of the property, Dan and Matt, want their guests to feel comfortable, relaxed, and welcome during their stay at the Foxberry Inn....Read More
The Prince Albert Guest House, which was built in 1867, is located in Provincetown, Massachusetts, near Cape Cod Bay. The house has a total of eleven units, nine of which are rooms and two of which are private condos. Each room comes with specific amenities, including a private bathroom, a mini-fridge, air conditioning, hairdryers, bathrobes, bottles of water, toiletries, and more. Each room is decorated according to the ocean theme the house follows, and the two condos are decorated based on their themes, which are Seaside Arts and Fisherman's Cove. Also on the property are decks, patios (one in the front and one in the back), bike racks, seating areas, and firepits. The owners of the property, Paul and Andy, want their guests to feel taken care of and take certain steps to make sure their guests feel that way. Paul explains that he and Andy try to meet the guests' wants and needs as much as possible....Read More
Aerie House is located in a resort community that sits at the tip of Cape Cod in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Because it is one block away from the beach, it is known as a place where guests can see the "sweeping views" of the harbor and bay. Aerie House is also known for being a dog-friendly property as its owners, Steve Tait and Dave Cook, have two dogs of their own. The establishment is a block away from Commercial Street, a common place for visitors and tourists to explore different restaurants, cafes, shops, and galleries. The hosts provide complimentary access to bikes, which include helmets and locks, as well as an additional bike rack if guests bring their own bikes. Guests can also visit the Pilgrim Bark Park, Cape National Seashore Park, and participate in whale watching, among other things....Read More
The Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge is located in the coastal town of Falmouth on the Cape Cod Penisula of Massachusettes. Known for its beaches, ferries, cuisine, and shopping, the town has a comprehensive list of attractions and activities that draw guests to its shores. The lodge itself is located 175 yards off the shoreline of Falmouth Heights Beach, tucked away in a neighborhood district of town. There are 9 distinct buildings on-site, housing 34 guest accommodations in total, which vary in size and style. From luxury suites to high-occupancy rooms, kitchenette style spaces to a private cottage, guests can reserve whichever unit fits their needs and wants best. Built on five acres of land there is also an abundance of trees, grassy areas, and flower gardens, as well as a saltwater pool. The lodge is privately owned by a local family who has been running the business since its establishment in 1969. Currently, three generations live and work on-site, striving to show their guests the quality of Cape Cod hospitality....Read More
The Sunset Inn is located in the village of Provincetown in Massachusetts. The inn is open from the spring until the fall of each year, with a peak in occupancy during the months of July and August. There are a total of 20 rooms available for reservations at The Sunset Inn. Many people who choose to come to the inn are those who enjoy traveling in groups. The inn can accommodate larger groups as it is a larger building and has a third floor available for housing groups of people rather than couples....Read More
Located on a cranberry bog, On Cranberry Pond Bed and Breakfast is an establishment in Middleborough, Massachusetts. As its name implies, the property is famous among its guests for the cranberry-related items on its premises. Most, if not all, of the breakfasts at the establishment, involve cranberries in one form or another. There are eight guest accommodations on the premises, three of which are guest rooms, and the remaining five are apartments—allowing visitors to stay for longer or shorter amounts of time. As its name applies, the property is surrounded by cranberry bogs, in addition to an assortment of gardens and forest landscapes. Guest are encouraged to take a tour of the cranberry bogs to learn about the cranberry-making process and explore the premises as much as they would like to. Middleborough is in between several large cities, towns, and attractions. For instance, Plymouth Rock is only twenty minutes from the bed and breakfast....Read More
The Chapter House is an inn located in Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts. The inn has 21 suites available to guests spread across two buildings on the property. There are eleven rooms in the main Chapter House and ten rooms in the Carriage House just behind it. Renovations have been made to the property to add modern conveniences and style to the over 300-year old buildings. Both buildings were built between the late 1600s and early 1700s and have served in many different capacities throughout their respective lifespans. The current owners strive to provide a memorable experience for their guests, providing what they call a boutique hotel experience. The inn is situated a short distance from Cape Cod and many of the parks that have access to its shoreline and Yarmouth Port, which has many restaurants, shops, and museums....Read More
Captain Farris House is located in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, 10 minutes from Cape Cod. It has a total of ten rooms split between two buildings. Eight of those are in the main building, and two suites are contained in the bed and breakfast’s carriage house. Amenities found in each room include robes, toiletries in the ensuite bathrooms, and TVs with Roku. Breakfast is served each morning from 8:30 to 9:45 and typically features either a sweet or savory dish. Tea and coffee are served with the meal and are also available throughout the day. When asked how they want their guests to feel, Carol, one of the owners, says she hopes visitors will feel “that they’ve walked into a friend’s or family’s home” and will have a comfortable stay. Many people will stay at the property to experience the Cape Cod area and the Atlantic Ocean 30 minutes away....Read More
The Orleans Waterfront Inn is located in the heart of Orleans, Massachusetts. The Inn is located right off the Orleans Cove. The property is on a large lot with a green yard, a small beach, and many restaurants and shopping centers just a few minutes' walk away....Read More