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Visit Kingston, MA

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Before Kingston became a Boston "bedroom community", it was something of a tourist mecca. Located on Kingston Bay, this quiet seaside town was a posh resting place for the weary traveler. It also served as the summer destination for many of Harlem's wealthy families. Many of the historic "cottages" along the shore and the Jones River are now vacation rentals.

History buffs will enjoy visiting the Major John Bradford House. This house, overlooking the Jones River, was the home of John Bradford, grandson of William Bradford, pilgrim father. Bradford was one of the leading citizens in the area of Plymouth that was to become Kingston.

As with other towns in the Plymouth area, there is a nice selection of beaches nearby and local events, particularly during summer. You'll find antique shops and trendy boutiques along with gift and souvenir shops. Enjoy fresh local seafood in one of the many waterfront and water view restaurants.

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