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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  • Boston Pizza Tours

    Boston

    Got Pizza? Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! We're serving up Tasty, Fun & Educational walking tours, exploring Boston's... more

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  • Boston Public Garden

    Boston

    Formal gardens and rare trees; setting for McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings" book and sculpture. Seasonal Swan Boat rides (fee). more

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  • Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a mile-and-a-half of contemporary parks located in the heart of Boston. The Greenway, a roof... more

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