From the ocean to the mountains, Massachusetts offers extraordinarily rich experiences in cities and nature year-round.
Explore quaint villages, discover fascinating culture, and see stunning natural scenery, as well as more than 45 lighthouses and the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. Stroll Boston’s historic Beacon Hill and North End neighborhoods, tour the campuses of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and relax on sandy beaches from Cape Cod to Cape Ann. Western Massachusetts boasts outdoor excursions including treetop adventures, fall foliage viewing and winter hikes, as well as an arts and culture scene. Escape to a wellness resort or cozy bed-and-breakfast in the Berkshire Mountains, get pampered in contemporary luxury in Boston’s Seaport District, or relax at a serene oceanfront retreat on the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Experience the diversity of Massachusetts, which is home to speakers of 140 languages, an array of global cuisine and diverse neighborhoods celebrating cultural crossroads. Six major regions in Massachusetts provide options for travelers seeking to create vacations filled with adventures all year-round.