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“We were in awe of this piece of history!!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth Rock
Plymouth, MA
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Ranked #17 of 58 things to do in Plymouth
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Owner description: Now surrounded by protective pillars, this unimposing rock was allegedly the first piece of land touched by the Pilgrims in the New World.
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“We were in awe of this piece of history!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Now I have to say the rock is not as big as I would have expected. But its symbolism and history is extraordinary. America is fortunate to have this piece of history preserved for all generations to enjoy and stop for a moment to think of the courage of these early travelers. What a beautiful place to celebrate the birth of this great country's beginnings!!!!!!

Visited October 2012
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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“Best Thanksgiving ever had”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We went to Plymouth to celebrate Thanksgiving. We did the Mayflower and the Plymouth Plantation. Definitely a trip worth taking for anyone interested in American History. The Thanksgiving feast is so interesting and about 9 courses! The recreated village is living history--we learned so much on this trip in a fun way. There's not much in the town of Plymouth, but the panoramic view of the ocean from a park bench was an afternoon very spent.

Visited November 2012
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Bourne, Massachusetts
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“Please don't spend money to get here”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Terribly disappointing. This thing is truly an embarrassment to those of us who live here and love the beauty of Massachusetts.

Visited August 2012
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Staten Island, New York
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“Where the Mayflower Landed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Please don't expect a boulder. It is a rock and it is dated. Currently I was told the majority of the rock is in the Smithonian, but the remains are here properly protected from the public and vandals. It is part of American history.

Visited January 2013
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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“It's the journey not the destination”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Went on a winter pilgrimage to Plymouth Rock. When the wise man said, "It's the journey, not the destination," he could have had this place in mind. Stop by if you're in the area, but it is really not something to "see."

The rather small rock sits at the bottom of a kind of pit inside a faux classical temple. LOL ...on our early morning visit you could see footprints in the mud around the rock. We suspect some vagrant climbed down to pick up some the many coins tossed by folks making a wish.

Visited January 2013
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