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Address: Plymouth, MA
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Now surrounded by protective pillars, this unimposing rock was allegedly...

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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Size shouldn't matter.

Yes, it's less than you expect. But you're going because of what it represents. If you're lucky enough to get parking, the whole group can see it in under 5 minutes, and if you... read more

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, it's less than you expect. But you're going because of what it represents. If you're lucky enough to get parking, the whole group can see it in under 5 minutes, and if you don't find parking but have more than one driver, you can see it in 10 - one drives while the others see it, then the driver... More 

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Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well it is a rock. Doesn't look that impressive. I think we were expecting to see a ROCK of sizable portions. You have to take in the moment and put yourself in that time and place. A grand moment in history. Very moving to be on that one spot of history.

Thank Farmerhouse
Westborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went down for a ride with our riding club. Haven't been here since I was a kid. The park ranger was very informative and even took our picture. Lots of pirate things to see, good thing I'm a bit of a pirate nut. They have shows and sword fights and plenty of things to see.

Thank Rob C
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first trip yo see a symbol I've heard of all of my life. A guide was on site to discuss the history of this impressive boulder and answer our questions.

Thank William M
Safety Harbor, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our third visit to Plymouth Rock. This is the very spot where the Pilgrims landed in America. It is not just a rock. How can any American not be excited about visiting this spot? The rock is surrounded by a structure that was built in 1920 and at the time celebrated the 300th anniversary of the Pilgrims arriving... More 

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though it's not the original location and the rock is just a symbol you can't help but have a nostalgic memory when seeing it. The symbolism of everything that it's meant to the US is very powerful. The rock is so accessible that you can easily go to it multiple times.

Thank Frank C
Cisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perhaps not what many expect to see when they think of Plymouth Rock, but it is still worth your time to go. A piece of American history that most everyone knows that won't take five minutes if your time.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The park ranger stationed at the Rock said that this was the smallest national park in the US, and he isn't kidding. It is literally a rock with a stone pavilion around it. The ranger was very well informed and talked about this history of Plymouth Rock, how it moved from it's original place to the center of town and... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Plymouth Rock is, yes a rock. It is located on the waterfront and is certainly part of history. Parking places were abundant during our visit. Also there is plenty of shops and other things to see and do all around the rock.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can you say, it's a big rock with 1620 carved into it and you look down upon from a memorial style enclosure. But the history and the story of the Pilgrims landing there in the Mayflower and the founding of Pymouth Colony is a great story on the founding of our country. There are another historical landmarks close by... More 

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