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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  • MOCEAN +
    13 saves

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • Mohawk Trail +
    114 saves

    Mohawk Trail

    Millers Falls//williamstown

  • Monument Mountain +
    16 saves

    Monument Mountain

    Great Barrington

  • Naumkeag +
    22 saves

    Naumkeag

    Stockbridge

  • Notchview Reservation +
    15 saves

    Notchview Reservation

    Windsor

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    1 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Athol

  • Orange Wildlife Management Area +
    0 saves

    Orange Wildlife Management Area

    Orange

  • Pilgrim Aviation +
    9 saves

    Pilgrim Aviation

    Plymouth

  • Purgatory Chasm +
    13 saves

    Purgatory Chasm

    Sutton

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem +
    5 saves

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Robert D. Wetmore Fishing Area - Quabbin Gate 31 +
    0 saves

    Robert D. Wetmore Fishing Area - Quabbin Gate 31

    New Salem

  • Rockport Garden Club +
    0 saves

    Rockport Garden Club

    Rockport

  • Rolling Acres Corn Maze +
    19 saves

    Rolling Acres Corn Maze

    Southampton

  • Royalston Falls +
    9 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Skydive Barnstable +
    9 saves

    Skydive Barnstable

    Marstons Mills

  • Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf +
    24 saves

    Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Manchester By-the-sea

  • Swift River Reservation +
    4 saves

    Swift River Reservation

    Petersham

  • Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond +
    0 saves

    Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond

    Warwick

  • Working Waterfront Festival +
    2 saves

    Working Waterfront Festival

    New Bedford

  • World's End +
    20 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

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