Places to Visit in Massachusetts

Places to Visit in Massachusetts
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Massachusetts is truly one of the gems on the East Coast of USA and it’s one of the most popular summer vacation spots in New England.

Despite Massachusetts size, there are literary hundreds of wonderful places to visit in Massachusetts to list them all, but I’d list down the places I enjoy and that I think you'll enjoy the most:


Boston is one of my favorite places to visit in Massachusetts because of its rich history. The minute you arrive in Boston, you can tell how historic the city is by looking at the buildings.

The University of Harvard is one of the best places to notice Boston historic feel. You can wander around the campus, which is massive and explore various sites such as Massachusetts Hall, John Harvard Statue and Harry Widner Memorial Library.

If you follow Boston Freedom Trail from Boston Common, you’ll go past some of the most famed buildings in the city such us Massachusetts State House, Old South Meeting and Faneuil Hall and Marketplace.

Apart from exploring the historic downtown area of the city, you can also enjoy whale-watching in Boston if you travel here between December and March.


The town of Plymouth is a very charming place with plenty of shops, restaurants and museums, and you could definitely plan a fun day out here.

Plimoth Plantation is one of my favorite places to visit in Massachusetts, and this place is a true living museum and a fun place to take the whole family out.

Plimoth Plantation is an educational but fun place where you can learn how life would’ve been like for the early settlers. The plantation also has many exhibits and activities to watch and participate in.

When you visit the plantation, you also have access to the famous Mayflower II site, where you can enjoy live demos on tying knots, and at the end you get to go onboard of the magnificent ship.

While in Plymouth, you should also check out Plymouth Rock, which marks the spot where the first settlers set foot.


Northampton should definitely be on your list of places to visit in Massachusetts, as it is one of the few places to taste "the real America". The town has a relaxed, friendly and calmed vibe that reminds you very much of Vermont.

The locals are friendly and you’ll feel right at home here. Northampton has lovely cafes, restaurants, beautiful scenery and the main shopping mall is a great place to enjoy a fun and hassle-free shopping time.

Northampton is also a great place for leaf-peepers and it's one of the best destinations in November. However, if you come here in September you’ll get to see the leaf color change and appreciate why Massachusetts is one of the best places to see fall foliage.

Cape Cod

Cape Cod is renowned for being home to some of the best family beaches on east coast. Cape Cod is one of the top paces to vacation with kidsand during the summer months this places is filled with families looking to enjoy a well deserved summer vacation.

If you’re looking for fun things to do with the family in Cape Cod, you’d love exploring the beautiful Cape Cod National Seashore.
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National Seashore has many hiking trails, some of the best beaches in the US, picnic areas, and it’s a great place to enjoy spotting all kinds of birds like ducks, swans and seagulls.

Cape Cod is also one of my favorite places to visit in Massachusetts because of the lovely islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

For instance, in Nantucket you can explore the wonderful whaling museum and learn more about the whaling trade, from harpoons to other tools used in the trade.

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