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Vacation in Massachusetts
Massachusetts is a beautiful and historic
year-round travel destination. Massachusetts is one of the
original 13 states settled - with its history dating back to the arrival
of the Mayflower in 1620. Travel to this diverse state is popular among
people throughout the world wanting to explore the vast history, spectactular
sights and world class destinations, from the historic city of Boston
to the relaxed atmosphere and costal beauty of Cape Cod.
Within the central area of the state, Massachusetts offers a wide array of sights, attractions and activities. Boylston offers visitors a full day of exploration - with attractions including museums such as the Fitchburg Art Museum and Higgins Armory, along with the Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Hoop fans will enjoy the history offered at The Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. Family fun can be found at Six Flags New England and Old Greenfield Village, which allows vistors to view life as it was in turn of the century New England.
As the most popular area of the state, Eastern Massachusetts lures visitors with its Atlantic coastal sights and activities, along with the popular metropolitan city of Boston. In the northern costal area, Salem and Gloucester are popular harbor cities to visit. Along with it's history and costal beauty, Salem is also popular for those that want to study the site of the infamous 1692 witch trials.The southern coast lets you take in areas such as Plymouth, the landing spot of the Mayflower, all the way down to romantic Cape Cod. A short ferry ride away is Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket - where much of the most spectacular scenery in all of New England can be found. Beautiful and pristine beaches, masive bluffs, gardens, villages, and shops entice visitors from far and wide, along with boarding a ship and watching for majestic whales ready to surface from the water depths.
Boston is a can't miss destination for those wanting to experience the multitude of sites, activities, and fun this world class city offers. Activities for both singles and families abound. The Boston Freedom Trail is a popular 2.5 mile excursion to take in the sights and history of this great city. Like any great city, Boston dining is diverse and delicious - not suprisingly specialzing in the freshest seafood. Newbury Street and Harvard Square offers impressive and diverse Boston shopping, while Back Bay and the Financial District are great places to stroll through and explore. An array of comfortable Boston hotels make your visit to Beantown relaxing and comfortable.
With much of the best New England has to offer, a Massachusetts vacation offers a diverse travel experience - bursting with history, natural beauty, and fun!