Top Things to See and Do in Massachusetts
Tourist attractions in Massachusetts
If skiing and mountain sports are your passion then the right places are Western Massachusetts and Berkshires. The Connecticut River valley also lies in this region along with the towns of Lee, Lenox, Stockbridge and Great Barrington where you can enjoy live music and theater. On the other hand West Springfield hosts the Big E agricultural fair during the fall every year. If you wish to visit a family friendly vacation spot then Cape Cod is the right place due to the many beaches, lighthouses, bluffs, dunes, freshwater ponds, and walking and biking trails. Here you can enjoy seafood, beach activities, camping, antique shopping and much more.
The Central Region of Massachusetts is also worth visiting due to the lovely towns and farms where you can enjoy fall harvest celebrations. You should also definitely visit Old Sturbridge Village which is a recreation of what a town would have been in the 19th century which both kids and adults can enjoy. Worcester is a college town which has the usual live entertainment associated with college towns. The Giant Brimfield antiques show is held in the town of Brimfield.
If you are looking for urbanized pleasures then Boston and Cambridge are the right places for you. Here you can enjoy theater, excellent shopping and dining and museums. Of course there is the famous Freedom Trail in Boston where you can walk through the iconic settings of the American Revolution. Cambridge is home to the Harvard University and is separated from Boston by the Charles River. There are museums depicting Revolutionary War events in nearby Concord and Lexington.
Best time to visit Massachusetts
The weather of this state is very similar to that of New York with more snow and slightly colder. Rain is not confined to winter and can happen unexpectedly any time of the year. The humidity and heat can be high during summers. Hence we can say that from a viewpoint of weather the spring during the months of April, May and June and late summer and late fall September and October are the best times to book your flight to Massachusetts.
Airports in Massachusetts
There are 45 airports in the state of Massachusetts and among them the Gen Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport is the only international airport. The other important regional airports are The Worcester Regional airport, New Bedford regional airport, Martha’s Vineyard airport and many more.