Some popular destinations in Massachusetts include...
Cape Cod attracts visitors from all over the
world with the charm of numerous harbors, quaint villages, and endless beaches.
You will find sandy beaches, lighthouses, historical homes, picturesque fishing
villages, clams, and lobsters. Each town on the Cape has something unique to
offer in the way of natural beauty, history, the arts and in entertainment.
Bostonians welcome more than 12 million visitors each year from all over the
world as they arrive in Boston to enjoy this exciting
and interesting city. Boston is home to top quality art museums and the renowned
Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras. Boston feels very European, and
takes great pride in its history, culture, picturesque cobbled streets and brownstone
Martha's Vineyard is a fascinating
island to explore, with rich culture and beautiful architecture as well as expansive
beaches, bike trails, and historic lighthouses. Each of the Island's six towns
provide access to spectacular beaches and outdoor activities -- while at the
same time offering an enjoyable selection of shops, restaurants, performing
arts and other attractions.
Salem, nicknamed the "Witch City"
because of the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692, is located on the Atlantic
coast, just 16 miles north of Boston. Salem boasts one of Massachusetts' highest
concentrations of historic sites, museums, cultural activities, fine dining
and shopping. Salem attracts more than a million visitors each year from every
corner of the globe.
Marblehead is home to many inns, bed
& breakfasts and restaurants featuring a range of styles, amenities and
cuisines sure to please every taste. Nightlife includes theater and live concerts
of jazz, blues, folk and classical music.
Northampton is home to over thirty
thousand people and has been named the number one small arts towns in America
by author John Villani. Whether you are interested in art, sightseeing, history,
or shopping, this unique town has something to offer for everyone.
Nantucket Island is a favorite
vacation destination for New Englanders, a two-and-a-half-hour ferry ride from
Cape Cod. You will be drawn to Nantucket for its historical integrity, natural
beauty, cultural offerings, world-class dining or shopping, and the relaxed
atmosphere and island-style way of life.
Concord is a quaint 17th century village, located
20 miles west of Boston. Attractions include the Concord Museum, Old North Bridge,
The Old Manse, home of Emerson and Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson House, The
Wayside, home of Louisa May Alcott, Hawthorne, and Margaret Sidney, Orchard
House, Minute Man National Historical Park and Walden Pond.