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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  • Boston Public Garden

  • Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

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  • Plimoth Plantation +
    638 saves

    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    353 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Royalston Falls +
    260 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Cape Cod National Seashore +
    243 saves

    Cape Cod National Seashore

    Eastham

  • Franklin Park Zoo +
    237 saves

    Franklin Park Zoo

    Boston

  • The Butterfly Place +
    214 saves

    The Butterfly Place

    Westford

  • Adams National Historical Park +
    184 saves

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Ramblewild +
    175 saves

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Stone Zoo +
    161 saves

    Stone Zoo

    Stoneham

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

    Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Lincoln

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

    EcoTarium - A Museum of Science & Nature

    Worcester

  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden +
    132 saves

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Boylston

  • World's End +
    129 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Davis Farmland and MegaMaze +
    123 saves

    Davis Farmland and MegaMaze

    Sterling

  • Bartholomew's Cobble +
    94 saves

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center +
    77 saves

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • Animal Adventures +
    71 saves

    Animal Adventures

    Bolton

  • Berkshire Botanical Garden +
    68 saves

    Berkshire Botanical Garden

    Stockbridge

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    67 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    51 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

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