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Distance from:

Getting to Plymouth:

From Boston and Points North:

Take Interstate 93 or Interstate 95 South to Route 3 in Braintree.
Follow Route 3 towards Cape Cod to exit 6A.
Plymouth is located on Route 3 at Route 44;
about 40 minutes south of Boston and 12 miles north of Cape Cod.

From New York and Points South:

Take Interstate 95 North to Interstate 495 South to Route 44 Exit.
Follow Route 44 towards Plymouth.

Directions to the John Carver Inn:

From Route 3 North (Boston):

Take Exit 6A towards downtown.
Turn right on Court Street (Rte 3A).
Turn right at Town Square and make an immediate left.
The John Carver Inn is directly on your right.

From Route 3 South (Cape Cod):

Take Exit 5 towards downtown.
Turn left on South Street.
Turn left on Sandwich Street (Rte 3A).
Turn left on Summer Street.
The John Carver Inn is directly on your right.


Nearest airport: Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts
Alternate airport: T.F. Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island

Rental cars are available at both airports.
Transportation from Logan Airport to Plymouth is available via the Plymouth-Brockton Street Railway or the London Taxi and Classic Limo Service.
See ( for daily bus schedules.
From the P-B bus station in Plymouth, taxis are available to the John Carver Inn. For taxi service from the Plymouth bus station to the John Carver Inn, contact Mayflower Taxi at 508-746-7887.

The London Taxi and Classic Limo Service can accommodate up to 8 people in its limo (a 6 passenger limo is also available). The cost for one-way travel from the John Carver Inn to Logan airport for 8 people is $85 plus gratuity. To schedule the limo service, contact Helene Faulkner at 508-224-6756.

About Plymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Plymouth is the site of the first permanent European settlement in New England and the site of the first American "Thanksgiving."

Plymouth Historic Attractions:

  • Mayflower II - reproduction of ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth
  • Plimoth Plantation - reproduction of the 1627 Pilgrim village; extraordinary living museum of Pilgrim life, with staff playing Pilgrim roles.
  • Plymouth Rock, where the Pilgrims are believed to have disembarked.
  • Pilgrim Hall Museum
  • 1749 Court House
  • Trolley Tours

Other Plymouth Attractions:

  • Plymouth Harbor Cruises
  • Ocean Spray Cranberry Visitor Center and Museum
  • Splashdown Amphibious Tours
Go to the Visit Plymouth site for more tourism information.