On busy summer weekends, it's not unusual for every room in town to sell out. Make reservations well in advance. Whenever you travel, don't book a room without checking for special packages and offers.

The Radisson Hotel Plymouth Harbor, 180 Water St. (tel. 800/395-7046 or 508/747-4900; www.radisson.com/plymouthma), is the only chain hotel downtown. The 175-unit hotel, on a hill across the street from the waterfront, offers all the usual chain amenities, including a swimming pool in the atrium lobby. Doubles in high season start at $159, which includes wireless Internet. The Hilton Garden Inn, 4 Home Depot Dr. (tel. 877/782-9444 or 508/830-0200; www.hiltongardeninn.com), is at Route 3 exit 5, about 10 minutes from downtown. The hotel has an exercise room, an indoor pool, and extensive business features; doubles in high season go for $135 and up, which includes wireless Internet.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.