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. The four Harvard Museums of Science & Culture have a new podcast, a virtual tour, online exhibitions, and closer looks at museum collections grouped by themes like “World in Color.”We could spend hours at the Museum of Science, 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.

 

  • Boston Public Garden

  • Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

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  • Plimoth Plantation

    Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth

  • Mohawk Trail

    Mohawk Trail

    Millers Falls//williamstown

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Royalston Falls

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Cape Cod National Seashore

    Eastham

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Ramblewild

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Monument Mountain

    Monument Mountain

    Great Barrington

  • Rolling Acres Corn Maze

    Rolling Acres Corn Maze

    Southampton

  • Aquinnah Cliffs

    Aquinnah Cliffs

    Aquinnah

  • World's End

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Cape Kayaking

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Purgatory Chasm

    Purgatory Chasm

    Sutton

  • Skydive Barnstable

    Skydive Barnstable

    Marstons Mills

  • Bridge of Flowers

    Bridge of Flowers

    Shelburne Falls

  • Doane's Falls

    Doane's Falls

    Royalston

  • Hancock Shaker Village

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Pittsfield

  • Bakers Island Light

    Bakers Island Light

    Salem

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

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