There is so much to do all within minutes of On Cranberry Pond BandB.
In our own backyard of Middleboro there are museums, the Soule Homestead, theater productions, concerts, 4-H fair, and much more that a "small town" can offer. Some of them are listed here.Middleborough Historical/Tom Thumb MuseumStudio 84
house concerts on Fuller StreetNemasket River Productions
Nearby is the historic town of Plymouth, Massachusetts
. Whale watching, charter boat fishing, sailing, and jet skiing (rentals available) are just some of the many things that America's hometown offers. Many shops that line "Olde Main Street" specialize in one of a kind items and plenty of antiques. Plimoth Plantation is a wonderful "living" museum, as well as Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II that you can explore. All along your Plymouth experience make sure to check out the new installation of four-foot tall scallop shells painted by local artists including Middleborough's own Robyn Iarrobino of Blue Anchor Studio
#PlymouthScallopRoll #takepride. Be sure to book early for next year as Plymouth will celebrate its 400th birthday! It is certainly going to be a party to remember. Things to do in Plymouth!Cape Cod
is right around the corner, and it too offers spectacular sights. From the mainland you'll enjoy quaint towns such as Falmouth, Hyannis or Brewster out to the very "tip" of the Cape, Provincetown. A 35 minute ferry boat ride will get you to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket for the day or overnight. Things to do on Cape Cod!
You will find excitement in Boston
, with its wonderful shopping, museums and sporting events. The Boston Ballet features a variety of shows including its renowned version of "The Nutcracker" during the holidays. Faneuil Hall, Cheers, and Union Oyster House are places to rest and eat while in town. The train, which is only a few minutes from us, will take you directly into Boston, another added convenience. Things to do in Boston!
is a mere 40 minute drive and offers some of the best sightseeing around. Between the mansions of Newport, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Water Fire at night, Slater Mill (birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in North America) or other venues, you could find yourself immersed in one of the most unique day trips you'll ever have. Things to do in Rhode Island!
In between Rhode Island and Cape Cod is New Bedford
. Its huge fishing fleet and rich history inspired a number of books and stories by Herman Melville. The recently renovated and expanded New Bedford Whaling Museum
, surrounding shops and restaurants will make you feel as though you have stepped back in time. Things to do in New Bedford!