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10 Scenes of Massachusetts Decked Out for the Holidays

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Posted by Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

The signs are all around us.

From festive front yards to doors decorated with wreathes, it’s clear that the holidays have indeed arrived in Massachusetts.

During the past couple of weeks, the beautiful holiday scenes have made for beautiful holiday photos, which we’re lucky enough to see every day on Instagram.

To bring you a little extra cheer, here are ten of our favorite Instagram holiday scenes from around the Commonwealth. As always and up front, we owe a major thank you to all of the people who are allowing us to re-share their photos.

Now, on to the lights, trees and ornaments!

Brant Point Lighthouse on Nantucket by @tracyb520

Brant Point Lighthouse on Nantucket by @tracyb520 on Instagram

Trinity Church in Boston, MA by @ktrevor

Trinity Church in Boston, MA by @ktrevor on Instagram

The Red Lion Inn recreated as a gingerbread house in Stockbridge, MA by @franciejarowksi on Instagram

The Red Lion Inn recreated as a gingerbread house in Stockbridge, MA by @franciejarowski on Instagram

Lobster trap tree in Plymouth, MA by @chalis2 on Instagram

Lobster trap tree in Plymouth, MA by @chalis2 on Instagram

The Woods Hole Aquarium in Woods Hole, MA by @capecod4673 on Instagram

The aquarium in Woods Hole, MA by @capecod4673 on Instagram

Christopher Columbus Park in Boston, MA by @robertdeek on Instagram

Christopher Columbus Park in Boston, MA by @robertdeek on Instagram

Plenty of spirit downtown in Northampton, MA by @kpack75 on Instagram

Plenty of spirit downtown in Northampton, MA by @kpack75 on Instagram

Lights in Littleton, MA by @moniquef123 on Instagram

Lights in Littleton, MA by @moniquef123 on Instagram

Quite a tree at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by @chadmsirois on Instagram

Quite a tree at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by @chadmsirois on Instagram

The lobster trap tree goes up in Gloucester, MA by @samfrobar on Instagram

The lobster trap tree goes up in Gloucester, MA by @samfrobar on Instagram

Of course, these 10 shots are just a slice of what’s out there. If you’d like to see more photos like these, as well as ones from the other corners of the Commonwealth, follow along with us on Instagram. And to share one of your Instagram photos with us when you post, just tag it with #visitma.

Not big on Instagram? You can share just as easily with us on Facebook and Twitter, and we’ll always be happy to take a look.

For a few ideas on how you can partake in some festive fun over the next couple weeks, just click here. You can also take a look at the full rundown of activities here.

Have you seen any especially impressive holiday displays or celebrations this year in Massachusetts? Let us know below in the comments!

Photo at the top of the Nantucket Holiday Stroll

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