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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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I knew when I went that it was just a rock like I have seen in many photos, but I wanted to bring my children as part of their history. Was in Plymouth for a wedding, so we went... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I knew when I went that it was just a rock like I have seen in many photos, but I wanted to bring my children as part of their history. Was in Plymouth for a wedding, so we went. Would have been a bit better if the Mayflower would have been there.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rock in a big hole in the ground on the beach. So now I can say I saw it. That seemed to be the reaction of everyone near us as well.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't even bother unless you want to brag to someone that you saw it. It is located in monument type of building and you look down between the bars and there's this little tiny rock. It might be pretty when the tide comes in a bit, I don't know, but there was a lot of trash around it when the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While driving through from Cape cod to Boston, we did a quick stop at Plymouth. In January, site are limited and this is one available outdoor , by the coast and free. With free parking next to it. The monument covers the rock which is located at center of monument sea level with 1620 inscription. Must see at this historical... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The rock is very small, but is symbolic of a big moment in our history. The Mayflower replica is anchored close by, and there are plaques, statues, reenactments, and souvenir shops to make this a full and interesting visit.

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Irvine, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The history is pretty interesting, but it's still just a rock. If you are going to see Mayflower II, you should definitely walk over and check it out!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally random rock, not even acknowledged until 100 odd years after the actual arrival of the pilgrims, but free to see and close to the Mayflower and some great places to eat so you might as well, just to tick the box really.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rock (boulder) itself is about the size of a bathtub. The history of what happened here is amazing. WE actually visited on Thanksgiving day 2016. If you are into history and in the area good visit. Highly recommend the museum also. The museum is a short 5 minute drive away.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anticlimactic...somewhat; however, when you realize the importance of the rock, it's a must see for any American!! You're there...go see the rock!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a real surprise when we saw Plymouth Rock. We were not expecting it to be as far as it was from the water. There are many historical features all in walking distance around the actual Plymouth Rock that all ages would enjoy!

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