8 Best Things to Do in Kingston

1. Gray’s Beach Park-The only public beach in Kingston is a small sandy cove fringed by a large grassy area that pitches gently towards the bay.

2. Bay Circuit Trail-Much of this is along the Jones River, or on its watershed, which also happens to be the route of the 230-mile Bay Circuit Trail as it passes through Kingston.

3. Major John Bradford Homestead-At 50 Landing Road, this fine old house overlooking the Jones River is owned by the Jones River Village Historical Society.

4. Plymouth-This is the place where the Mayflower landed in 1620, marking the birth of the second successful colony founded by the English in the United States.

5. Cretinon’s Farm Stand-Cretionon’s Farm Stand is typically open from March to around mid-October. The season begins with annuals, perennials and vegetable plants.

6.Cranberry Watershed Preserve-This is the case with the Cranberry Watershed Preserve,covering 240 acres on the watershed of the Jones River,in a landscape of wetlands,ponds and former cranberry bogs.

7.Silver Lake Sanctuary-Near the Cranberry Watershed Preserve,this 100-acre conservation property is on the eastern shore of Silver Lake.In the 18th century Silver Lake was a major source of bog iron.

8. Kingston Farmers’ Market-In the summer, the grassy space at Gray’s Beach Park hosts the town’s flourishing once-monthly farmers’ market.

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