Massachusetts Is A Perfect Travel Destination

You have to visit Massachusetts. There is so much to see and do.

If you are a buff of colonial American history, Massachusetts is the place you need to see. Massachusetts has a history that played a large part in the forming of America. Part of the original 13 colonies, it is home to Plymouth Rock where the Pilgrims landed in 1620.  It is also where the first shots were fired in the Revolutionary war, and was later called “the shot heard round the world.” There was also the Boston Tea Party in the Boston Harbor which has become legendary to citizens of America.

If you aren’t a history buff, don’t worry, there are many attractions in Massachusetts, no matter your interests. Massachusetts also has some of the most beautiful beaches on the eastern coastline with pristine white sand and deep blue waters. There are many agencies which specialize in deep sea fishing or whale watching tours.

The islands of Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket have been enchanting visitors for centuries. There are beautiful lighthouses to explore, ferry rides to take and fresh seafood to sample. You won’t want to come home.

Don’t despair if you are not a lover of the sea, there’s so much more in Massachusetts. There are local wineries to visit where you can enjoy a lazy afternoon luncheon. You could go visit the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory where you can watch production and sample the goods as you leave.

Massachusetts boasts many science and nature attractions. There is Franklin Park Zoo, which is set on 72 sprawling acres and is home to biggest indoor gorilla exhibit in the world. There is also the Butterfly Place, where you can experience the magical feeling of being surrounded by hundreds of butterflies.

If there is a little one in your midst, you must go to Hasbro Gameland, where there are many hands on activities to keep your child interested and interactive all day. There is also the Children’s Museum, another delightful, interactive activity children of all ages can enjoy.

There is yet more. Shopper’s hearts will go pitter patter when they go to Copely Place which is home to 75 stores including big name stores like Tiffany & Co., Barneys New York and Jimmy Choo. In the mood for a good scare? Take a tour through Salem and relive the horrors of the Salem Witch Trials on a Ghost Tour available only at night.

Maybe you are a sports fan. The Boston Red Sox are world famous and there games are known to be ledgendary. Out to take in the sights? Take in a scenic drive up the coastline, or one of their other gorgeous scenic byways. Stop by an a orchard and go apple picking on one of the many farms that offer this opportunity or enjoy the already picked produce with the work already done for you.

Whatever your intrest, Massachusetts has something for you. Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or a family, there is much to see and experience. Make your plans to visit today.

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