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Destination: Plymouth, Massachusetts

Victory Sailing Dates Which Call Here:

Local Info and Resources:

  • History – Local Partner 1 Tour guide and historical perspective.
  • Nightlife – Local Partner 2 Private parties at local hotspots.
  • Food – Local Partner 3 Dining and reservations guide.
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Getting to know Plymouth

Plymouth is located on the Massachusetts coast, just south of Boston. It was here on December 26, 1620 that a group of 102 tired and hungry souls arrived after a long journey over the Atlantic Ocean, and founded the first permanent settlement of European colonists north of Virginia. Plymouth offers a picturesque waterfront, with shops, homes and streets reflecting the character of its early founding.

Our All-inclusive Visit

This morning we’ll head out to Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank for a mesmerizing whale watching expedition. In the afternoon, we’ll journey to the Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum bringing the daily activities of colonial America to life. In addition to learning about the Pilgrims, you’ll leave with an appreciation of the Native American Wampanoag tribe and their relationship with the Pilgrims during the colonial era. At the conclusion of our visit, guests can see Plymouth Rock for themselves.

Destination: Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Victory Sailing Dates Which Call Here:

Local Info and Resources:

  • History – Local Partner 1 Tour guide and historical perspective.
  • Nightlife – Local Partner 2 Private parties at local hotspots.
  • Food – Local Partner 3 Dining and reservations guide.

Getting to know Plymouth

Plymouth is located on the Massachusetts coast, just south of Boston. It was here on December 26, 1620 that a group of 102 tired and hungry souls arrived after a long journey over the Atlantic Ocean, and founded the first permanent settlement of European colonists north of Virginia. Plymouth offers a picturesque waterfront, with shops, homes and streets reflecting the character of its early founding.

Our All-inclusive Visit

This morning we’ll head out to Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank for a mesmerizing whale watching expedition. In the afternoon, we’ll journey to the Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum bringing the daily activities of colonial America to life. In addition to learning about the Pilgrims, you’ll leave with an appreciation of the Native American Wampanoag tribe and their relationship with the Pilgrims during the colonial era. At the conclusion of our visit, guests can see Plymouth Rock for themselves.

More about Plymouth…

Plymouth is also the site of “the first Thanksgiving” of 1621, when 51 of the original 102 colonists celebrated their survival and a promising harvest with an English-speaking neighbor, Tisquantum (often called Squanto). Tisquantum had been kidnapped from his native Pawtuxet in 1614 by an English trader, who took him to Spain and sold him into servitude. He made his way home in 1619, working as translator for English Captain Thomas Dermer, who hoped to make peace with the Pawtuxet. But in the intervening years, the Pautuxet community had been devastated by disease in 1618-19 (likely smallpox or tuberculosis). Tisquantum’s return to the area coincided with the arrival of the pilgrims at Plymouth, and he played a central role in negotiating peace between the pilgrims, the neighboring Nauset nation, and others in the Wampanoag confederation. You can find a recreation of the Mayflower at Plymouth, and experience 17th century life at the Plimouth Plantation.