Residing at Pointe 1620 will afford you the benefit of strolling into town, a recognized historic district, filled with museums and attractions. Visit Plymouth Rock, the site where William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims landed in 1620 or tour Pilgrim Hall Museum, built in 1824. Just beyond, stop into the 1749 Court House – the oldest wooden Court House and the longest used municipal building in America, filled with interesting artifacts from Plymouth’s past. From there, it’s a quick walk to the Jenney Museum, where you will learn about the history and industry that began right in your new hometown. Head along the path to Burial Hill, the site of the Pilgrim’s first forts and the burial place of William Bradford. Atop this hill, you’ll get a sweeping view of breathtaking Plymouth Harbor and on a clear day, you can see Provincetown on Cape Cod. Just a quick ride from town, visit the famous Plimoth Plantation. Recognized by the Smithsonian Institution, it’s a living museum dedicated to demonstrating the history of the Plymouth Colony.
PLYMOUTH IS A QUINTESSENTIAL NEW ENGLAND TOWN, BEST KNOWN FOR ITS HISTORICAL RELEVANCE AND NATIVE HISTORY. WHILE LIVING IN “AMERICA’S HOMETOWN” YOU’LL ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF BEING WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE TO SOME OF THE MOST ICONIC LANDMARKS LIKE PLYMOUTH ROCK, THE MAYFLOWER II, PILGRIM HALL MUSEUM AND PLIMOUTH PLANTATION.
Whatever you fancy, from fine dining to casual waterside eateries, you’ll have diverse choices. Explore bistros with exceptional American fare, as well as cultural cuisine like Thai, Indian, Mexican, Italian, Chinese and more. Living at the shore, you’ll have a chance to savor some of the freshest seafood including lobster, scallops, mussels, clams and quahogs – a New England favorite. Grab a burger and a fresh brewed beer at one of several cozy taverns or pubs. Relax and unwind while listening to the surf at a cheerful beachside spot.
Meet up with friends at one of the many lively waterside bar and grills. The food here is prepared by acclaimed chefs along with artfully orchestrated, modern and classic cocktails, fine wines and craft beer. Experience live jazz, rock and roll, classical or blues music. Linger to take in the water views and glistening sunsets.
For the sweet tooth, there are award-winning bakeries offering a variety of fresh-baked cakes, pies, cupcakes, pastries and breads. And this noteworthy town would not be complete without its mouth-watering chocolatiers, saltwater taffy and fudge candy makers and homemade ice cream shops.
Starting in the summer running right through the fall months, you’ll have direct access to the many fresh fruit, vegetable and flower markets. With more than 40 farmers and cooks, you’ll be able to stroll downtown to River Street Field or Stephen’s Field on a weekly basis to select the freshest and healthiest menu items.
Friends & Family Visiting
There are plenty of quaint harborside bed and breakfasts, family-friendly hotels, and a five-star resort within minutes of Pointe 1620 so your guests can stay close by.
Take a trolley and enjoy one of the many seasonal events like cranberry bog harvesting, guided culinary and tasting tours and the famous Plymouth Thanksgiving Celebration and Parade. See the American Folk Art exhibit, antique automobiles, and seasonal traveling exhibitions. Visit beautiful local expansive gardens. There are many exciting events you’ll be able to walk to during the summer months including the annual concert series and waterfront festivals.
Arts & Culture
If you’re looking for a live performance, meander into town and enjoy performing art shows. Take in a choral performance. You’ll be a neighbor to The Spire Center for the Performing Arts right in downtown Plymouth. Become a season ticket holder and enjoy the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra – presenting its 100th season of concerts this year. For the nature enthusiast, there is an abundance of nature preserves and wildlife sanctuaries to explore.
Beaches & Ponds
Plymouth has as many ponds as there are days in a year. Enjoy the beautiful coastline with pristine beaches including Plymouth Beach, walkable from Pointe 1620. Scusset Beach is a quick car ride and Cape Cod is just minutes from your new home. Walk with your friends and family to Nelson Memorial Park and take advantage of the playground and picnic area, boat ramp and bike path along with water. From Ellisville Harbor, you may very well spot a few harbor seals often visible from right offshore. There are four main public beaches – Plymouth Beach, Pricilla Beach, White Horse Beach, and Ellisville Harbor with miles and miles of soft sand and surf to enjoy. And within minutes, you’ll cross over the Cape Cod Canal onto the northeastern seaboard’s most amazing island paradise, Cape Cod, filled with some of the world’s most enticing, sundrenched beaches.
Sports & Adventure
If it’s adventure and fitness you’re seeking, the immediate area within Point 1620 has it all.
Spend your leisure time on the water – Plymouth has much to offer from tranquil sunset harbor cruises, and lobster excursions to whale watching. Water parks, aerial adventure parks and swashbuckling pirate cruises, complete with water cannons and stolen treasure, are sure to delight. Charter a fishing vessel with your friends and cruise out for a deep-sea fishing adventure. Pass the time kayaking or canoeing on any one of the hundred ponds and lakes or on Cape Cod Bay.
To hone your athletic skills and endurance, swing a round at any one of a number of coveted golf courses including Pine Hills, New England’s premier public course, touting two 18 hole courses, designed by Rees Jones and Nicklaus Design, and featuring the most extensive practice facility in New England. Right up the street from Pointe 1620 are several additional championship courses – Atlantic Golf Club, Waverly Oaks Golf Club and CrossWinds, where walking the 18-hole course is a real work out. For golfers who prefer an executive course or a more leisurely round, there are plenty of choices for you including Squirrel Run, Southers Marsh and Village Links, right in your new hometown of Plymouth.
If you’re seeking a thrill, try your luck at Plainridge Park Casino, the only gaming casino with more than 1,200 slots and live harness-racing track in Massachusetts, all just a short ride away. Or take an exciting Dead of Night Ghost Tour where you’ll visit Plymouth’s most haunted historic houses, ancient cemetery and paranormal sites.
Calling All Campers & Hikers
Living at Pointe 1620, you’ll reside in the largest county in Massachusetts which is host to one of the most expansive publicly owned recreation areas in southern Massachusetts. With lots of state forests, you’ll have direct access to some of the most picturesque and rigorous hiking trails in the northeast. In addition, you’ll have more than 400 campsites to choose from for spring, summer and fall picnicking, swimming, fishing and canoeing. For the nature lover, Plymouth offers loads of forests, farms, wetlands and waterways, cranberry bogs, as well as one of the region’s most frequently visited gardens, Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich – just minutes from Pointe 1620.
Right in town, you’ll experience some of the most unique gift shops, home décor and coastal living handcrafts, collectibles, clothing and specialty stores. Stroll to your local hairstylist, beauty shop, art dealer and antique collector. Just a short ride away, explore Colony Place with more than 50 shops and restaurants, where you can purchase everything from designer apparel to weekly grocery items. Right around the corner is Kingston Collection, an indoor mall with anchor stores like Target and Macy’s and lots of little specialty shops and restaurants in-between. A few exits north or south and you’ll have even more choices at the Hanover Mall and Derby Street or the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis.
Travel easily to and from Boston or out to the Cape using the commuter rail, or on the Plymouth & Brockton bus line, running seven days a week – all just minutes from your door. Travel locally on the GATRA Plymouth Area Link that will take you to all key points around town, or take our private shuttle bus, available for your convenience, from Pointe 1620 into Plymouth center.
Whether it’s the bustling downtown area, a quaint harborside or one of the finest beaches on the eastern seaboard, you have access to it all. Your new home at Pointe 1620 will be an experience like no other. You’ll be living in a place that most people choose as a vacation destination with beaches, entertainment, sports and recreation, shopping and a myriad of dining choices – all right in your own community.