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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  • Monument Mountain +
    89 saves

    Monument Mountain

    Great Barrington

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

    Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Lincoln

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

    EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature

    Worcester

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

    The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    Lenox

  • World's End +
    81 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Ramblewild +
    73 saves

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf +
    68 saves

    Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Manchester By-the-sea

  • Aquinnah Cliffs +
    67 saves

    Aquinnah Cliffs

    Aquinnah

  • Davis Farmland and MegaMaze +
    67 saves

    Davis Farmland and MegaMaze

    Sterling

  • Cape Kayaking +
    65 saves

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Purgatory Chasm +
    64 saves

    Purgatory Chasm

    Sutton

  • Bartholomew's Cobble +
    63 saves

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Spirit of Boston +
    61 saves

    Spirit of Boston

    Boston

  • Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University +
    54 saves

    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    Boston

  • Southwick's Zoo +
    52 saves

    Southwick's Zoo

    Mendon

  • Burial Hill +
    51 saves

    Burial Hill

    Plymouth

  • Blue Claw Boat Tours +
    46 saves

    Blue Claw Boat Tours

    Orleans

  • Boston Harbor Islands- Georges Island +
    46 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands- Georges Island

    Boston

  • Animal Adventures +
    45 saves

    Animal Adventures

    Bolton

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center +
    45 saves

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

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