Cape Cod & Plymouth Adventure Tour

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Walk the footsteps of America's history with the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620. Learn about the brave Pilgrims from their landing at Plymouth Rock to their beautiful villages on Old Cape Cod.

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Highlights

  • Learn about the perilous Atlantic journey on your tour of the Mayflower replica.
  • Explore Cape Cod and its beautiful canal, boardwalks and beaches.
  • See the actual furnishings and paintings of the Pilgrims.
  • Walk Leiden Street, America's oldest.
  • View the iconic Plymouth Rock Memorial.

Description

Departing from your Boston in comfort, your guide will bring you over the Cape Cod Canal and into the quaint Village of Sandwich, oldest town on Cape (1639). Visit the Cape Cod Canal Museum and marvel at this immense feat of engineering. Then visit a commercial lobster pound, a big industry in Massachusetts. Hold a lobster weighing 5-10 pounds! Stop for a photo of the iconic Sandwich Boardwalk, stretching over a thousand feet, crossing salt marshes and creeks to a beautiful beach. Travel to historic Sandwich Village (1637) to a working 1650s grist mill grinding maize into corn flour for hundreds of years. Perhaps purchase a bag of corn meal to bring back home. Visit the world renowned Sandwich Glass Museum, displaying thousands of pieces of pressed and blown glass reflecting the pressed glass factory that put Sandwich on the map back starting in 1825. Some of the glass is mixed with 'radium', giving it a unique glow and color. Heading back off of the Cape, your next destination is the Town of Plymouth, home of “Mainstreet USA'. Your guide will bring you to The Pilgrim Hall Museum, America's oldest museum celebrating 200 years. There you will see original artifacts and furnishings of the Pilgrims like the bassinet of the first born in America, Peregrine White and the oldest surviving version of the Mayflower Compact. Discover what it was like to brave crossing the Atlantic Ocean as you walk on the newly restored historically accurate Mayflower II, an exacting replica of the original 180-ton ship that sailed 3,300 to the New World. Did you know that the Mayflower is a gift of England reflecting our bond of undying friendship? Take the picture of a lifetime standing next to Plymouth Rock, where brave souls like Mary Chilton disembarked, seeking to establish a tenuous foothold in the New World in search of religious freedom. Walk on Leiden Street, America's oldest street, to see the Church of the Pilgrimage. Gawk at the Forefathers Statue, tallest solid granite monument in the world. And sit back and relax as your guide brings you back to Boston with memories of a lifetime. (Lunch time is set-aside at a local (inexpensive) restaurant in Sandwich or Plymouth.)

Includes

Professional local tour guide Fully narrated and escorted Hotel pickup and drop-off in the core Boston area Reserved seating Entry tickets: Dexter Grist Mill, Sandwich Glass Museum, Pilgrim Hall Museum & Mayflower II Bottled water

Important Information

  • Requires walking Time built in for local lunch The tour may be canceled due to poor weather conditions or not meeting the minimum booking number

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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