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.

  • Museum of Science, Boston

  • Museum of Science, Boston

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  • Long Hill +
    6 saves

    Long Hill

    Beverly

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    5 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • Lyman Estate Mansion and Greenhouses, A Historic New England Property +
    4 saves

    Lyman Estate Mansion and Greenhouses, A Historic New England Property

    Waltham

  • Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum +
    4 saves

    Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

    New Bedford, Ma

  • Ipswich Museum +
    3 saves

    Ipswich Museum

    Ipswich

  • Josiah Quincy House, A Historic New England Property +
    3 saves

    Josiah Quincy House, A Historic New England Property

    Quincy

  • Alan E. Rich Environmental Park +
    2 saves

    Alan E. Rich Environmental Park

    Athol

  • Codman Estate +
    2 saves

    Codman Estate

    Lincoln

  • Native Earth Teaching Farm +
    2 saves

    Native Earth Teaching Farm

    Chilmark

  • The Stone House Museum +
    2 saves

    The Stone House Museum

    Belchertown

  • Wakefield Estate +
    2 saves

    Wakefield Estate

    Milton

  • Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property +
    2 saves

    Winslow Crocker House, A Historic New England Property

    Yarmouth Port

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    1 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Athol

  • Rockport Garden Club +
    1 saves

    Rockport Garden Club

    Rockport

  • Massachusetts Horticultural Society Gardens at Elm Bank +
    0 saves

    Massachusetts Horticultural Society Gardens at Elm Bank

    Wellesley

  • New Salem Preserves, Inc. +
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    New Salem Preserves, Inc.

    New Salem

  • Hancock Shaker Village

    Pittsfield

    Hancock Shaker Village is a living history museum. Our mission is to bring the Shaker story to life and preserve... more

    + 21 saves
  • Berkshire Botanical Garden

    Stockbridge

    15 acres of colorful perennial and annual gardens, herb and rock gardens, pond garden, vegetable and Fruit gardens, arboretum and other... more

    + 10 saves
  • Boston Pizza Tours

    Boston

    Boston Pizza Tours offers unique walking tours, exploring Boston's most historic neighborhoods. Along the way enjoy slices from THREE different... more

    + 9 saves
  • Ward's Berry Farm

    Sharon

    Family-run farm and market. PYO strawberries, blueberries, peaches, raspberries and pumpkins in season. Hayrides in strawberry and pumpkin seasons. Year-round:... more

    + 7 saves

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