Massachusetts combines the best of the past with all of the excitement of the future! Climb aboard the Mayflower Explore the USS Constitution Throw tea in the Boston Harbor just like the colonists did in 1773 A trip to Massachusetts is always an educational experience as no part of the state is without historical significance. There is something to amuse and interest people of all ages! 2 Looking for Somewhere to Visit?
Visit Year-Round 3 Majestic mountains for skiing in the winter. Glorious beaches in the summer. Massachusetts is a state for all seasons. Beautiful foliage and apple-picking in the fall. Nature trails for spring walking.
4 So Safe! See, Massachusetts is a fun, safe place to visit!
5 Where to stay? Massachusetts is filled with great places to stay during your journey Everything from first class hotels to bed and breakfasts to camping grounds For more information, contact the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism 1-800-555-5555 www.massvacation.com
6 Noteworthy Places
One of the oldest cities in the nation. As such, there are many historical sites that cannot be missed. Old North Church USS Constitution Museum of Fine Arts The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum The Kennedy Library and Museum The New England Aquarium Don’t miss the sights, sounds, and shopping in Faneuil Hall Marketplace/Quincy Hall! 7 Boston
8 Cambridge Walk beside the Charles River and within lively Harvard Square Visit Harvard University and MIT
10 Cape Cod One of the most beautiful places on earth. Sandy beaches nestled between desert-like sand dunes. If you choose to leave the beaches, visit: The National Marine Fisheries Aquarium in Woods Hole The JFK Memorial in the picturesque seaside town of Hyannis Provincetown A funky artists’ colony on the tip of the Cape
Rolling mountains and valleys in western Massachusetts A perfect place to visit in all seasons. Try skiing Brody Mountain and Jay Peak in the winter. Hike along the broad range of nature trails in fall and spring Listen to the Boston Symphony Orchestra on a lazy summer evening at Tanglewood Estate in Lennox Visit historic Stockbridge, Home of the elegant Norman Rockwell Museum Watch the Amazing array of Summer Theater and dance groups that come to the area each summer. 11 The Berkshires
Home of the Plymouth rock The famous sight where the pilgrims landed and founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Be sure not to miss the Plymoth Plantation A living-history museum that recreates the 1627 Plymouth community. 12 Plymouth