History is everywhere in Massachusetts. One of the 13 original colonies, Massachusetts has become well-known as the site of a great many important historic events. Massachusetts is home to the site of the Mayflower landing, the location of the Boston Tea Party, the First Revolutionary War battle, the first American university, and much more. To visit Massachusetts is to be steeped in history.

But of course, the state of Massachusetts is much more than that, too. Bursting with outdoor adventure, gorgeous scenery, and abundant art and culture, Mass is ideal whether you’re visiting for a family vacation, day trip, or a fun weekend getaway. 

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