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Summer tourism numbers south of Boston

Adams National Historic Park, Quincy

Season: April 19-Nov. 10

Annual attendance: 2001: 80,000; 2009: 253,656; 2013: approximately 200,000 (as of August)

Plimouth Plantation, Plymouth

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Season: March 15-Dec. 1

Admissions and retail numbers for 2013 spring/summer season down about 11 percent from same period last year

Average annual attendance: 400,000

Endless Summer Waterfront Festival at Nantasket Beach, Hull

Ninth annual event takes place on Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

Attendance: 1,200-1,500 (2004); 7,000-8,000 (2012)

Mayflower Cranberries

Season: Oct. 11-26

“Be the Grower” bog-harvesting experience attendance: 10-15 (2009); 80 (2012); 120 reservations for this year

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Plymouth tourism industry’s annual revenues: $325 million

Total hotel/motel tax generated in Plymouth

2010: $917,127

2011: $1.07 million

2012: $1.05 million

Amount in hotel/motel tax revenue spent on promoting Plymouth tourism in 2012: $472,625

SOURCES: Adams National Historical Park; Plimoth Plantation; Destination Plymouth; Plymouth County Development Council, Convention & Visitors Bureau; Hull Nantasket Chamber of Commerce; Mayflower Cranberries; Town of Plymouth.

Katheleen Conti can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @GlobeKConti.
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