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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Plymouth, Massachusetts your home away from home

Most people can place Plymouth on the map as the coastal town 40 miles southeast of Boston where the Mayflower landed with its pilgrim passengers. Plymouth combines 17th century history with 21st century conveniences and it makes a memorable place to enjoy a holiday rental. Plymouth offers some unique historic attractions which are sure to appeal to the whole family. The town has low coastal plains with forests and hills to the west. The area also has several small ponds, the most famous being the Great Herring Pond. Renting a vacation home in Plymouth is the perfect way to enjoy all that this lovely area has to offer.

Things to do in Plymouth, Massachusetts Whale Watching Tours

Whaling was once a major industry in the area, but now whale watching tours are the best way to appreciate these huge mammals. See dolphins, minke whales, humpback and finback whales along with historic sites on the four hour trip.

Hiking and Fishing

Ellisville Harbor State Park is the best place to enjoy outdoor activities. It offers fishing and well-marked trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing through the forest and meadows.

Scenic Drives

The coastal area around Plymouth offers some beautiful scenery and the best way to see the villages and homes in the area is on a scenic drive. It is particularly spectacular when the trees show their fall colors.  

Places to visit near Plymouth, Massachusetts Mayflower II

It is only when you see the tiny size of the exact replica of the Mayflower, built in England in 1957, that you appreciate the perilous trip made by the first pilgrims. First hand accounts of the journey are described by costumed guides and there are excellent visual displays.

Plimoth Plantation

An excellent day out for all the family, the recreated 1627 village at Plimouth Plantation is entered through the hilltop fort. See the farm, homes and gardens and talk to the ‘locals’ who tell their personal lifestory. Sheep shearing, chopping logs and cooking over the open fire are all recreated here in accurate detail.

Pilgrim Hall Museum

The lives of Plymouth’s early residents are displayed at the museum with many original 17th century artifacts. See Myles Standish’s sword, Governor Bradford’s bible and many more exhibits from the settler’s lives. This is also the oldest museum in the United States, making history itself.

Weather in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth enjoys a warm summer climate with temperatures reaching a pleasant 28°C (82°F). From November to March temperatures regularly drop below freezing overnight. Plymouth has moderate rainfall throughout the year with heavy snow in the winter months.

Travel to Plymouth, Massachusetts

The nearest airport to your holiday rental in Plymouth is Boston’s Logan International airport. It is 33 miles from the centre of Plymouth, MA.

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