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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  • Plimoth Plantation +
    202 saves

    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    156 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • The Butterfly Place +
    87 saves

    The Butterfly Place

    Westford

  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden +
    78 saves

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Boylston

  • Franklin Park Zoo +
    73 saves

    Franklin Park Zoo

    Boston

  • Stone Zoo +
    69 saves

    Stone Zoo

    Stoneham

  • Naumkeag +
    68 saves

    Naumkeag

    Stockbridge

  • Royalston Falls +
    63 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Adams National Historical Park +
    60 saves

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Cape Cod National Seashore +
    54 saves

    Cape Cod National Seashore

    Eastham

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

    Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Lincoln

  • Harvard Museum of Natural History +
    48 saves

    Harvard Museum of Natural History

    Cambridge

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

    EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature

    Worcester

  • World's End +
    45 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Davis Farmland and MegaMaze +
    40 saves

    Davis Farmland and MegaMaze

    Sterling

  • Bartholomew's Cobble +
    35 saves

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Animal Adventures +
    27 saves

    Animal Adventures

    Bolton

  • Notchview Reservation +
    22 saves

    Notchview Reservation

    Windsor

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary +
    19 saves

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center +
    18 saves

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

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