Don’t tell anyone, but Massachusetts is kind of a big nerd. We simply love science and nature. You could say it’s in our nature, with scenic roads like the lovely Mohawk Trail, 1500 miles of postcard pretty coastline, and some of America’s most brilliant fall foliage. We could spend hours at the Museum of Science, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and wish we could live at the Franklin Park Zoo or maybe the Butterfly Place, surrounded by colorful creatures. And don’t even get us started on the New England Aquarium, fully renovated in 2013.

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  • Museum of Science, Boston

  • Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

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  • New England Aquarium +
    541 saves

    New England Aquarium

    Boston

  • Plimoth Plantation +
    451 saves

    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

  • The Swan Boats of Boston +
    405 saves

    The Swan Boats of Boston

    Boston

  • Mohawk Trail +
    356 saves

    Mohawk Trail

    Millers Falls//williamstown

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    259 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate +
    212 saves

    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • The House of the Seven Gables +
    181 saves

    The House of the Seven Gables

    Salem

  • Royalston Falls +
    176 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens +
    162 saves

    Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Sandwich

  • The Butterfly Place +
    156 saves

    The Butterfly Place

    Westford

  • Franklin Park Zoo +
    145 saves

    Franklin Park Zoo

    Boston

  • Cape Cod National Seashore +
    135 saves

    Cape Cod National Seashore

    Eastham

  • The Whydah Pirate Museum +
    130 saves

    The Whydah Pirate Museum

    Provincetown

  • Naumkeag +
    125 saves

    Naumkeag

    Stockbridge

  • Bearskin Neck +
    121 saves

    Bearskin Neck

    Rockport

  • Adams National Historical Park +
    118 saves

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Stone Zoo +
    113 saves

    Stone Zoo

    Stoneham

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships +
    107 saves

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Rolling Acres Corn Maze +
    107 saves

    Rolling Acres Corn Maze

    Southampton

  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden +
    105 saves

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Boylston

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