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What to see and do in Massachusetts:

The USS Constitution Museum - Old Ironsides is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.

The Boston Ballet

The Boston Symphony Orchestra

The Boston Museum of Science

The Computer Museum - Boston

Childrens Museum - Boston

The New England Aquarium - Boston

Zoo New England - Boston's Franklin Park Zoo and Stoneham's Stone Zoo

Super Bowl Champions - New England Patriots

Boston Red Sox

Boston Celtics

Boston Bruins

Harborlights - summer concert series in Boston

Harvard University Art Museums

John F. Kennedy Library and New Museum

The Old North Church - if you've read any Colonial history , you'll have heard of this famous Boston landmark

The Freedom Trail - a walking tour of 16 sites and structures of historic importance in downtown Boston and Charlestown

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

BostonWalks & The Jewish Friendship Trail - ethnic (religious, cultural & historical) walk tours in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and nearby areas.

Boston Adventures - Experience America's Walking City with these guided tours

Museum of Fine Arts Architectural Bus Tours of Boston - Boston is an architectural showcase spanning three centuries of work of the foremost architects. Tours include identification and description of significant buildings along the route.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace - numerous shops and restaurants in the heart of Boston

The Museum of Comparative Zoology - at Harvard in Cambridge

Zagat's Boston area Dining Guide - America's leading guides to restaurants and hotels.

The Concord Museum - in historic Concord

Orchard House - historic museum in the home of the Alcotts in Concord

Garden in the Woods - seasonal wildflower garden in Framingham

Minute Man National Historical Park - Concord

The House of the Seven Gables - made famous by writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, it is the oldest surviving 17th century wooden mansion in New England

Hammond Castle Museum - medieval-style castle in Gloucester

Rockport Schooner Company - sail on the schooner, The Appledore III, 6 sailings daily mid-May thru Oct. 40 minutes North of Boston. Enjoy the excitement of schooner sailing and get the best view of the historic town of Rockport and the lighthouses of Cape Ann.

New England Quilt Museum - in Lowell

Fruitlands - the museum of the New England landscape in the town of Harvard

Mt. Wachusett Ski Area - Massachusetts' second highest mountain, in Princeton

The Nashoba Paddler - kayak and canoe rentals, summer camp for kids, school field trips and more. May - Oct. on the Nashua River in W. Groton

Peabody Essex Museum - International Art and Culture + 25 Historic buildings including a Chinese house, in Salem

Pickering Wharf - Come visit the Pickering Wharf shopping village in historic Salem, MA. Fine dining, nightly entertainment, and plenty of special interest shops make it a great place to stop for a day or an evening.

The North Shore Children's Museum - in Salem

Higgins Armory Museum - in Worcester, it is the only museum in the Western Hemisphere solely dedicated to the collection of arms and armor.

Worcester Art Museum - second largest art museum in New England

EcoTarium - a center for environmental exploration in Worcester

The Dickinson Homestead - the home of Emily Dickinson in Amherst

Pratt Museum of Natural History - at Amherst College

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art - in Amherst

The National Yiddish Book Center - in Amherst

Amherst/Northampton/
Berkshires/Western Massachusetts Info

Iron Horse Music Hall - an internationally famous live music club in the western MA. town of Northampton that presents a wide variety of musical styles

The Smith College Museum of Art - located in Northampton, in W. Mass., the Museum ranks among the finest of college museums

MassBike Online - info on bike trails, etc.

Places to Mountain Bike in Massachusetts

Banjo Charters - sport fishing charters from Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard

Nantucket Wine Festival - held the third week of May each year

Cape Cod National Seashore

Golf Cape Cod - stay and play packages

Arts on Cape Cod - happenings, events and galleries

Adventure Diving of Cape Cod - diving instruction and equipment rental in Eastham

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Heritage Museums and Gardens - in Sandwich

Edward Gorey House - celebrates the life and work of Edward Gorey, the morbid, odd, whimsical author of dozens of strange books - in Yarmouth Port.

Plimoth Plantation - a 1627 Pilgrim Village Museum in Plymouth

New England Historic Genealogical Society

Cape Cod Eco Tours - cruise the waters of Provincetown Harbor

Cape Cod Sailing Charters and Excursions - Relaxing 90-minute excursions and private parties on a classic 22 passenger Coast Guard Certified Cape Cod Catboat, See Hyannisport, Kennedy homes, island estates, lighthouses, yachts, marine wildlife, beautiful sunsets.

Whale watching on Cape Cod - the Dolphin fleet in Provincetown

Martha's Vineyard Adventure - outdoor island fun

Historic Deerfield - the best-preserved colonial village in New England features colonial America museums and period houses

Memorial Hall Museum - in the 300 year old village of Deerfield. Memorial Hall, is one of New England's oldest museums.

Old Deerfield Crafts Shows - shows throughout the year in Old Deerfield or Springfield

Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens - in South Deerfield

Old Sturbridge Village - colonial America re-enactment

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The Norman Rockwell Museum - in Stockbridge

Hancock Shaker Village - in the Berkshires

The Mount - historic restoration of Edith Wharton's home in the Berkshires

Chesterwood - a museum at the 1920's summer home, studio and garden of sculptor of the Lincoln Monument, Daniel Chester French

Tanglewood - the Berkshires summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Explore the Berkshires with the Mass. Audubon Society

Berkshire Botanical Gardens - in Stockbridge

Arrowhead - Melville wrote Moby Dick here, in Pittsfield

Mt Greylock State Park - in NW corner of the State, scenic drive to the top, highest point in Massachusetts

MASS MoCA - the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams

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Yankee Candle - in South Deerfield. Includes the flagship store for their world famous scented candles, Chandler's Restaurant,and a Santa's Workshop.

Zoar Outdoor - 2,3 & 5 day canoe and kayak whitewater trips

Adventure Plus - instruction and services for sea kayaking, white water kayaking, rock climbing, canyoneering, mountaineering, team building and safety systems consultation, in Northampton and Westport.

The Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield

Volleyball Hall of Fame - in Holyoke

The Eastern States Exposition - The Big E, every September in Springfield, MA

The Springfield Museums - art, science and history museums at the Quadrangle

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden - in Springfield

Six Flags New England - amusement park near Springfield

Forest Park Zoo - in Springfield

Pioneer Valley Balloons - hot air ballon rides in Northampton

Carol Kent Yacht Charters

2du.com - info on what "to do" in the Boston/Worcester area

Massachusetts Winery Tour - from Cape Cod and the Islands to the Berkshires, this tour guides you to the vineyards of Massachusetts.

Whale Watching in Massachusetts Information

Golf Courses in Massachusetts

 

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