Marshfield, MA, USA

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Marshfield, MA, USA

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Walk in the footsteps of Mayflower Pilgrims

Sitting on the Plymouth County coast, MarshfieldÊis a breezy town fringed by sandy beaches and low-lying dunes. There's a wealth of local history to soak up, as Plymouth is where the Mayflower Pilgrims created their New World colony back in the 1600s. Today MarshfieldÊis brimming with New England charm. It's dotted with charming Cape Cod style beach cottages, with some listed as MarshfieldÊvacation rentals. Whether you're indulging in leisurely brunches or sunset cocktails, you'll feel right at home.

Cool off in MassachusettsÊBay

On a sunny day there's no better place to be than Rexhame or Humarock Beach. You can relax on the sand, cool off in MassachusettsÊBay or enjoy a leisurely picnic while gazing out at the lazy, lapping waters of this historic swathe of the United States. The parking lot can get crowded on weekends so why not stay local with MarshfieldÊvacation rentals just steps from the beach? For a genuine taste of Massachusetts,Êdon't miss the Plymouth Farmers' Market. Held every Thursday, it showcases the most delicious and inspiring produce from across the region.

Discover "America's Home Town"

Nicknamed "America's Home Town", and bound up with the founding legends of the nation, Plymouth has held a special place in US history for centuries. The historic Plimoth Plantation immerses visitors in a meticulously recreated New English village, complete with wooden huts, kitchen gardens and quirky costumed guides. If you can't get enough of local history, don't miss the Mayflower II, a beautifully crafted replica of the ship that carried the Mayflower Pilgrims across the North Atlantic. You can also retrace their footsteps at Plymouth Rock, the granite slab where William Bradford supposedly founded his colony.

Summer adventures in Marshfield

Summer is high season in Marshfield, when flocks of sunseekers descend on Plymouth County. With sunny decks, ocean views and beach chic decor, Marshfield vacation rentals are the ideal setting for unhurried days in the sun. Marshfield also throws a lively summer events calendar, with a Memorial Day Parade, 4th of July fireworks and more. If whales are on your Massachusetts wish list, consider visiting from April to October, when hundreds of humpback, finback, pilot and right whales migrate along the Plymouth County coast.

Whale watching in Cape Cod

Marshfield sits on theÊSouth Shore of Plymouth County, whereÊCape Cod BayÊmeetsÊMassachusetts Bay. It's named after the salt marshes and coastal wetlands that fringe the town. There are a handful of forests and conservation areas to explore, including the Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary. Set along the Green Harbor River, it's laced with nature trails where you could spot turtles, muskrats, mink and kestrels. Remember, visit between April and October and you could spot playful whales frolicking offshore.