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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  • Adams National Historical Park +
    237 saves

    Adams National Historical Park

    Quincy

  • Adolphus Busch Hall +
    8 saves

    Adolphus Busch Hall

    Cambridge

  • Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University +
    87 saves

    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    Boston

  • Boston CityPASS® +
    25 saves

    Boston CityPASS®

    Boston

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    399 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds +
    3 saves

    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    Newton

  • Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate +
    21 saves

    Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate

    Canton

  • Franklin Park Zoo +
    290 saves

    Franklin Park Zoo

    Boston

  • Garden in the Woods/ New England Wild Flower Society +
    8 saves

    Garden in the Woods/ New England Wild Flower Society

    Framingham

  • Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove +
    37 saves

    Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove

    Boston

  • Josiah Quincy House, A Historic New England Property +
    40 saves

    Josiah Quincy House, A Historic New England Property

    Quincy

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships +
    245 saves

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Lyman Estate Mansion and Greenhouses, A Historic New England Property +
    42 saves

    Lyman Estate Mansion and Greenhouses, A Historic New England Property

    Waltham

  • Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum +
    18 saves

    Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Milton

  • Massachusetts Horticultural Society- The Gardens at Elm Bank +
    39 saves

    Massachusetts Horticultural Society- The Gardens at Elm Bank

    Wellesley

  • Museum of Science +
    91 saves

    Museum of Science

    Boston

  • New England Aquarium +
    1,022 saves

    New England Aquarium

    Boston

  • New England Base Camp +
    22 saves

    New England Base Camp

    Milton

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway +
    43 saves

    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate +
    23 saves

    Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate

    Waltham

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