Experience one of the most important states in American history. Plymouth Rock, Paul Revere, the Boston Tea Party, Norman Rockwell – Massachusetts is America. InDiscovering Massachusetts, tour Provincetown, where the pilgrims originally landed before leaving and settling in Plymouth. Explore Cape Cod, go whale watching and have a traditional clambake on the dunes. Next, head to Plymouth for a tour of the Pilgrim Hall Museum’s impressive display of artifacts, including Myles Standish’s sword and a portrait of Edward Winslow, the only portrait of a pilgrim painted from life.
Visit Salem, the site of the witch trials in the late 1600’s, and see some spectacular New England architecture dating as far back as the 1700’s. Then head to Boston and the Old North Church where Paul Revere began his ride, and see who is ringing the church bells today. In Western Massachusetts, discover The Berkshires and a slower way of life, visit the Norman Rockwell Museum & Studio, and find out what makes The Big “E,” the largest fair in New England, particularly unique!
Run time: Approx. 50 minutes
- Explore Cape Cod, go whale watching and have a traditional clambake on the dunes
- Visit the Pilgrim Hall Museum’s impressive display of artifacts, including Myles Standish’s sword
- Go to the Cape Cod Canal, a cranberry farm and see how the paper for U.S. currency is made
- Meet the Change Ringers at the Old North Church where Paul Revere began his Midnight Ride
- Slow down in The Berkshires and tour the Norman Rockwell Museum & Studio