Fun Plymouth Area Activities

Fun Activities in the Plymouth Area

Ideas and tips for the ultimate vacation in historic Plymouth Massachusetts.

Things To Do in Plymouth in the Spring

Spring in Plymouth

Plymouth has a quintessential New England feel as well as historic architecture, downtown shops, and beautiful ocean views that keep visitors coming back year after year. Spring is gradually making its way to the region, and the onset of the season brings plenty of new things to do in America’s Hometown.  The whole family will enjoy splashing around the pool, sliding down the 80-foot water slide, and exploring the pool’s (smaller version) replica of the Mayflower! 


Here are just a few of our favorite things to do in Plymouth in the spring:


Event Spotlight: Dinner Theater for a Memorable Night Out

Dinner and a show, what a wonderful combination! Most of the time it involves lounging on the sofa at home with Netflix and last night’s leftovers. But when you’re in the mood for something truly special, an extravagant live performance and a lavish buffet dinner can truly be spectacular. The Dinner Theater at the John Carver Inn & Spa combines the best of the stage – and the kitchen.

John Carver Inn & Spa | Thanksgiving Day History & Traditions

Thanksgiving in Historic Plymouth

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful, reconnect with family and friends, and eat delicious food. The holiday feast dates back to the autumn of 1621, when the newly arrived Pilgrims and the Native Americans gathered at Plymouth for an autumn harvest celebration, an event regarded as America’s “first Thanksgiving.” 

John Carver Inn: Haunted Stays & Corn Maize | Relive Plymouth’s Haunted History

Haunted Stays & Corn Maize

Looking for a frightfully fun autumn adventure? Come relive the haunted history of Plymouth, “America’s Hometown”, just in time for Halloween. Plymouth was the landing place of the Pilgrims in 1620 and is remembered as the site of the first Thanksgiving. But, Plymouth is also a town full of legend and folklore. The John Carver Inn & Spa is located in the heart of Plymouth and is within walking distance to many of Plymouth’s historic sites and haunted happenings.


Step Back In Time | Planning A Romantic Weekend Getaway

Four Poster Bed at John Carver Inn

Date nights are important for every relationship, but sometimes it’s even better to get away from the distractions of everyday and have a romantic weekend, just the two of you. But where to go? Whether you and your other half are history buffs, or if you’re just looking to do something a little different, the Passport to History Package at the John Carver Inn & Spa is the romantic getaway you need. The Inn itself is located in historic Plymouth, “America’s Hometown”, and is surrounded by Colonial charm and romance.

Tips for Planning the Quintessential New England Wedding

Bride holding bouquet on bridge

With its rich history and natural beauty, New England exerts a powerful draw on couples who envision a traditional wedding. From picturesque beaches and beautiful forests to charming towns and bustling cities, New England offers an amazing array of options for your wedding day. The quintessential New England location, however, is Plymouth. Nestled conveniently between Boston and Cape Cod, it’s known for its Native history, the Pilgrim story, and one of the country’s most iconic landmarks – Plymouth Rock. Are you ready to step back in time to begin your “happily ever after”?


The Perfect Place When Visiting Plymouth

Plymouth Area Activities

Located in the heart of Historic Plymouth, the John Carver Inn & Spa is just a short walk to all attractions, shopping and the breathtaking waterfront. The boutique hotel boasts Colonial charm and hospitality combined with contemporary comforts and conveniences.

From the Inn, guests are able to walk to Burial Hill, the First Court House, the Jenny Grist Mill, the Mayflower II, and to historic Plymouth Rock and the beautiful waterfront. The area also offers world-class golf courses, biking and hiking, renowned restaurants and quaint shops.