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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  • Millers River Blue Trail +
    30 saves

    Millers River Blue Trail

    Athol

  • Alan E. Rich Environmental Park +
    28 saves

    Alan E. Rich Environmental Park

    Athol

  • Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond +
    25 saves

    Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond

    Warwick

  • Swift River Reservation +
    23 saves

    Swift River Reservation

    Petersham

  • Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum +
    21 saves

    Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Milton

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    12 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • Orange Wildlife Management Area +
    12 saves

    Orange Wildlife Management Area

    Orange

  • Rockport Garden Club +
    12 saves

    Rockport Garden Club

    Rockport

  • Art in the Orchard +
    10 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge +
    10 saves

    Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

    Sudbury

  • Lake Mattawa +
    9 saves

    Lake Mattawa

    Orange

  • Breakheart Reservation +
    5 saves

    Breakheart Reservation

    Saugus

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

    Robert D. Wetmore Fishing Area - Quabbin Gate 31

    New Salem

  • Carter & Stevens Farm +
    4 saves

    Carter & Stevens Farm

    Barre

  • Camp Wild Child +
    3 saves

    Camp Wild Child

    Mount Washington

  • Cape Rib Tours +
    0 saves

    Cape Rib Tours

    Hyannis

  • Rumney Marsh Reservation +
    0 saves

    Rumney Marsh Reservation

    Saugus

  • Hancock Shaker Village

    Pittsfield

    Home to the Shakers for more than 220 years, Hancock Shaker Village is now an outdoor history museum dedicated to preserving... more

    + 63 saves
  • Boston Lobster Tours

    Boston

    Come join us for an unforgettable excursion on board an authentic lobster boat, while we talk about the great history... more

    + 39 saves
  • Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    South Wellfleet

    Salt marsh boardwalk; natural history programs for families, children, and adults; 1000 acre wildlife sanctuary, nature center, 5 miles of trails. Guided... more

    + 31 saves

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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