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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  • Boston Public Garden

  • Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

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  • Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary +
    130 saves

    Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Lincoln

  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden +
    125 saves

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Boylston

  • EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature +
    116 saves

    EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature

    Worcester

  • World's End +
    115 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home +
    105 saves

    The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    Lenox

  • Aquinnah Cliffs +
    104 saves

    Aquinnah Cliffs

    Aquinnah

  • Davis Farmland and MegaMaze +
    103 saves

    Davis Farmland and MegaMaze

    Sterling

  • Cape Kayaking +
    102 saves

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Bartholomew's Cobble +
    86 saves

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Burial Hill +
    86 saves

    Burial Hill

    Plymouth

  • Purgatory Chasm +
    82 saves

    Purgatory Chasm

    Sutton

  • Southwick's Zoo +
    82 saves

    Southwick's Zoo

    Mendon

  • Shearwater Excursions, Inc. +
    81 saves

    Shearwater Excursions, Inc.

    Nantucket

  • Spirit of Boston +
    78 saves

    Spirit of Boston

    Boston

  • Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf +
    74 saves

    Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Manchester By-the-sea

  • Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University +
    69 saves

    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    Boston

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center +
    68 saves

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • Skydive Barnstable +
    64 saves

    Skydive Barnstable

    Marstons Mills

  • Blue Claw Boat Tours +
    62 saves

    Blue Claw Boat Tours

    Orleans

  • The Old Manse +
    62 saves

    The Old Manse

    Concord

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