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Plymouth, Massachusetts

Top Spots in and near Plymouth

  • Hanson, Massachusetts

    Burrage Pond Indian Trail

    5.0
    3.39 mi / 194 ft gain
    Burrage Pond Indian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hanson, Massachusetts.
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  • Norwell, Massachusetts

    Hike the Norris Reservation Loop

    2.4 mi / 60 ft gain
    Choose from multiple trails in Norris that offer beautiful views of the the North river and marshland. Great spot to do some trail running through the woods and see the river too. There is also a pond a short distance from the parking lot that offers a great fishing spot with a picnic table nearb...
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  • Taunton, Massachusetts

    Kayak Lake Rico

    4.3
    Lake Rico is a decent sized lake located in East Taunton, MA. You can spend hours out kayaking and exploring. From the parking lot the lake looks pretty small but there is an opening towards the back that leads into three larger sections. There is also an island in the back that is great for sett...
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  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Explore Hatches Harbor and Race Point

    5.0
    3.3 mi
    Hatches Harbor & Race Point Lighthouse trail is not super long or difficult.  Pretty straight forward, at least up to Hatches Harbor. There is a small parking lot that fits about six cars off Province Lands Rd.  I think we had a good amount of rain leading up to that day and the trail reflect...
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  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Dunes' Edge in Provincetown

    Cape Cod, Massachusetts is full of campgrounds and dunes to explore, but the best of the two are located at the very end of the cape, around the areas of Truro and Provincetown. Travel to the very beginning (or end, depending on how you look at it) of historic U.S. Route 6, which spans from Prov...
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  • Quincy, Massachusetts

    Hike The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills

    4.0
    12.7 mi / 2542 ft gain
    Park in the lot across from Batterymarch Rd off of Willard St. Access the Skyline trail from here, it is marked blue. Follow the signs. The trails in Blue Hills are perfect for training for backpacking because they are so steep and rocky. I would fill up a big pack and take the skyline trail up t...
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  • Hull, Massachusetts

    Explore the Bunkers at Fort Revere

    Fort Revere is an 8-acre (3.2 ha) historic site situated on a small peninsula located in Hull, Massachusetts. It is situated on Telegraph Hill in Hull Village and contains the remains of two seacoast fortifications, one from the American Revolution and one that served 1898-1947. There are also a ...
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  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Hike Provincetown Dunes on the Cape Cod National Seashore

    4.8
    2.8 mi / 287 ft gain
    Begin your journey from a small parking area that holds 3 cars just off route 6 (additionally you can park on the side of the road) The trail head is unmarked until about 50' into the woods where you will find a sign describing the rich history of the area. Continue up the large sand dune immedia...
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  • Randolph, Massachusetts

    Hike the Ponkapoag Pond Trail

    4.0
    3.82 mi / 173 ft gain
    Park at the end of Ponkapoag Trail Road to access the trail. Dog friendly, open year round. 
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  • Milton, Massachusetts

    Houghton's Pond Recreation Area

    1.2 mi / 79 ft gain
    Houghton's Pond Recreation Area is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Milton, Massachusetts.
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  • Dartmouth, Massachusetts

    Hike Frank Knowles–Little River Reserve Trail

    4.6
    4 mi / 295 ft gain
    Frank Knowles-Little River Reserve contains nearly 9 miles of hiking trails to explore. Start off by parking in the white sea shell parking lot. From there you will find the trail marked by a DNRT sign . My group and I walked along the red/boardwalk trail which features a number of boardwalks lea...
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  • Truro, Massachusetts

    Hike the Pamet Area Trail

    1.9 mi
    Pamet Area Trail is in Truro, towards the ocean within the Cape Cod National Seashore.  As we were driving to the parking area it felt like it was wrong, as it often does.  There was a dead end and school signs, which are for the N.E.E.D. Academy (apparently also doubles as a hostel during the su...
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  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Run the Arnold Arboretum Trail

    5.0
    2.6 mi / 150 ft gain
    Park in the lot off of Arborway to access the trail. This place is gorgeous year round. The winter offers a quiet solitude, fall boasts bright colors, spring is the most beautiful as the flowers start to burst and cherry blossoms take over, and summer is overwhelmingly green. There are dozens of ...
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  • Harwich, Massachusetts

    West Reservoir

    5.0
    2.65 mi / 59 ft gain
    West Reservoir is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Harwich, Massachusetts.
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  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Freedom Trail

    4.7
    2.9 mi / 121 ft gain
    Park along the trail and then hop on. The Freedom Trail allows you to not only see the most beautiful parts of Boston (which is an absolutely gorgeous city) but you can learn some history too! Head off the trail a bit to explore the Charles River, the waterfront near the aquarium and picturesque ...
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  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Run the Jamaica Pond and Victorian Jamaica Plain Loop

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 95 ft gain
    Park in the Jamaica Pond parking area. You can go either direction on this loop trail, which is highly trafficked and dog-friendly. Keep a lookout for (and a respectful distance from) the wildlife that live here. The loop around Jamaica Pond itself is 1.5 miles. The best part about running in thi...
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Camping and Lodging in Plymouth

Boston / Cape Cod KOA Holiday
Middleborough, Massachusetts

Boston / Cape Cod KOA Holiday

AutoCamp Cape Cod
Falmouth, Massachusetts

AutoCamp Cape Cod

From $129 / night

Bay View House
Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Bay View House

Seashore Modern House
Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Seashore Modern House

Le Count Beach  House
Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Le Count Beach House

Ocean View House
Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Ocean View House

Guides, Insights and Stories from Plymouth

Experience Cape Cod - Dune Shack Trail, Provincetown

Experience Cape Cod - Dune Shack Trail, Provincetown

Shaun Logan

My Letter To The Ocean

My Letter To The Ocean

Shaun Logan