Conference Location & Accommodations


Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor at Massachusetts hotel-1620-at-plymouth-harbor-lobby - Copy

The 37th Annual Sharing the Fire Northeast Storytelling Conference is being held this year in scenic Plymouth, Massachusetts.  We hope you will join us!

Stay with us at Hotel 1620. Use the code STORY2018 to reserve your room. 

Hotel 1620 Plymouth

Hotel 1620

180 Water Street
Plymouth, Massachusetts


The newly remodeled Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor features a contemporary coastal ambiance with new lobby, guest rooms and banquet facilities. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit for a dip in the pool.

NEST has reserved a block of rooms at the Hotel 1620.  Use the code STORY2018.


Friday night dinner and Saturday lunch are not included as part of the conference.  However, there are many restaurants within walking distance or a short drive away.

Across the parking lot in the Village Marketplace (170 Water Street), you’ll find

Blue-Eyed Crab Grill and Raw Bar

170 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-747-6776  |  Visit Website

Patrizia’s Italy Trattoria

170 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-747-0015  |  Visit Website


Plymouth WaterFront Bar
& Grille

170 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-591-8393  |  Visit Website

Fidele’s Chocolates

Visit Website

Peaceful Meadows Ice Cream

Visit Website

Piece of Cake Cupcakes

(their cupcakes get a thumbs up from our local expert, Andrea Lovett)

1620 Winery

Visit Website

If you’re willing to travel a bit farther, there are other options …

Wood’s Seafood

15 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-746-0261  |  Visit Website

Rock Bottom Seafood

2234 State Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-888-6678  |  Visit Website

The New World Tavern

56 Main St, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-927-4250  |  Visit Website

East Bay Grille

173 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-746-9751  |  Visit Website

Lobster Hut

25 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-746-2270  |  Visit Website


Parking is onsite with no fee.

Attractions Nearby

Transportation Options

We encourage folks to carpool to the conference.  You may post to the LANES-L listserv to connect with others interested in carpooling.

Non-members wishing to carpool may contact Jo Radner at jradner@american.edu.  She will post a message for you.

By Air

Transportation Services

By Bus

  • Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Co. (P&B) is a regularly scheduled year-round luxury motorcoach service between Logan International Airport, downtown Boston, the South Shore, Plymouth and all of Cape Cod.

By Train