16349
Massachusetts
Discovering Plimoth Plantation and Cape Cod With Your Grandchild
Discover Plimoth Plantation, historical artifacts, delicate marine ecosystems and the world’s leading oceanographic institute in this educational adventure for you and your grandchild.
Rating (5)
Program No. 16349RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,299

At a Glance

Hop aboard with your fellow voyagers and learn about the perils of maritime travel, beach ecosystems and discover 17th century life in newly founded America. Explore the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony and let history come alive as you interact with its inhabitants. Spark more discovery as you navigate the Atlantic’s waterways learning from boat builders, scientists, and nature buffs. Take part in data collection just beyond the world’s leading oceanographic institute at Woods Hole and then grab your binoculars as you search the waters for the largest mammal on earth: the whale!

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Listen to the stories of dwellers native to this land while experiencing 17th century life for the Wampanoag people in a living history exhibit at Wampanoag Village.
  • While onboard a scientific research vessel, examine bountiful marine life as you and your fellow scientists retrieve samples and test tubes full of information immersed in ocean waters.
  • How are massive boats and ships made? How do beach ecosystems function? Find out in private workshops that let you actively participate in these learning endeavors.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 7-10. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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