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 +
    371 saves

    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    216 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • The Butterfly Place +
    131 saves

    The Butterfly Place

    Westford

  • Royalston Falls +
    131 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Franklin Park Zoo +
    117 saves

    Franklin Park Zoo

    Boston

  • Adams National Historical Park +
    105 saves

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Naumkeag +
    105 saves

    Naumkeag

    Stockbridge

  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden +
    101 saves

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Boylston

  • Cape Cod National Seashore +
    100 saves

    Cape Cod National Seashore

    Eastham

  • Stone Zoo +
    97 saves

    Stone Zoo

    Stoneham

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

    Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Lincoln

  • World's End +
    76 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

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

    EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature

    Worcester

  • Davis Farmland and MegaMaze +
    63 saves

    Davis Farmland and MegaMaze

    Sterling

  • Bartholomew's Cobble +
    58 saves

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Ramblewild +
    51 saves

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Animal Adventures +
    40 saves

    Animal Adventures

    Bolton

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center +
    40 saves

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • Notchview Reservation +
    35 saves

    Notchview Reservation

    Windsor

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    32 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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