Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Plymouth is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. Plymouth holds a place of great prominence in American history, folklore and culture, and is known as "America's Hometown." Plymouth was the site of the colony founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims, passengers of the famous ship the Mayflower. Plymouth is where New England was first established. It is the oldest municipality in New England and one of the oldest in the United States.
Plymouth Rock is one of Plymouth's most famous attractions. Traditionally, the rock is said to be the disembarkation site of the Pilgrims. The rock is the centerpiece of Pilgrim Memorial State Park. The park is the smallest park in the Massachusetts state forest and park system, but is also the most heavily visited. Plimoth Plantation is a living history museum located south of Plymouth Center. It consists of a re-creation of the Plymouth settlement in 1627, as well as a replica of a 17th century Wampanoag homesite. The museum features role playing tour guides, as well as a large crafts center.
Things to see and do
* Plymouth Harbor and Plymouth Rock
* Pilgrim Hall Museum
* Burial Hill
* Plimoth Plantation
* ''Mayflower II'' and dockside exhibits
Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 249.8 sq. km’s
Population – 56,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Travel Links - Plymouth and Brockton Street Railway Co. connects Boston and the southeastern Massachusetts seaboard including Cape Cod. There is an express bus connecting to Logan airport in Boston.
For rail connection take the Plymouth/Kingston line from Boston's South Station on the MBTA Commuter Rail, until terminal at Plymouth station. Trains alternate on this line, ending either at Kingston or Plymouth. The Plymouth terminal is at Cordage Park, about a mile away from the main tourist area.
Most plane travelers fly into Boston’s Logan International Airport or Warwick, Rhode Island’s T.F. Greene Airport.