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Hilton Garden Inn Plymouth

Melissa Moore says:

My family stayed at this hotel while visiting Plimoth Plantation on Thanksgiving Day. Overall, I felt it was a bit pricey for the quality of stay,...
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Sunrise atop Haleakala Crater_photo | kids travel, kids activities
Sunrise atop Haleakala Crater
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Massachusetts travel with kids, Massachusetts kids activities

Greater Boston | kids travel, kids activities

1. Greater Boston

Boston, Cambridge, Charlestown, ..

Chock-full of history, New England’s largest city seems to have a significant site on every corner. Tourism has always been part of life in busy Boston, and residents don’t mind sharing...

Cape Cod | kids travel, kids activities

2. Cape Cod

Hyannis, Sandwich, Provincetown, ..

Shaped like a bent arm and stretching 60 miles into the Atlantic, the peninsula of Cape Cod offers nearly 300 miles of beaches, along with acres of nature preserves, dozens of pretty villages, and an...

Central Massachusetts (Worcester) | kids travel, kids activities

3. Central Massachusetts (Worcester)

Worcester, Sterling, Princeton, ..

Rolling hills run through most of this peaceful area, a region that Boston families treasure as a nearby source of seasonal rural activities. In spring, pastures are full of young animals kicking up...

Northeast Massachusetts (Salem) | kids travel, kids activities

4. Northeast Massachusetts (Salem)

Salem, Gloucester, Danvers, ..

The ragged coastline of the North Shore begins in the shipyards on Boston’s north edges. As the crow flies, it stretches for 30 miles, up and around the fist of Cape Ann, in and out of Ipswich...

Pioneer Valley (Springfield) | kids travel, kids activities

5. Pioneer Valley (Springfield)

Springfield, South Deerfield, Agawam, ..

The Pioneer Valley borders the Connecticut River, which stretches north to south through the state. The river valley is broad and fertile, making it excellent farming country. Many crops are raised...

Plymouth and South Shore | kids travel, kids activities

6. Plymouth and South Shore

Plymouth, South Carver, Duxbury, ..

More than a million tourists pass through “America’s Hometown” each year, and for good reason. The Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock, and Plimoth Plantation tell the well-known story of...

Berkshires | kids travel, kids activities

7. Berkshires

Pittsfield, Lenox, Hancock, ..

Covering the western end of Massachusetts, Berkshire County changes dramatically, from the high mountains and isolated valleys in the north to the hilly forests and farmland of the area along the...

Martha's Vineyard | kids travel, kids activities

8. Martha's Vineyard

Vineyard Haven, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, ..

Martha’s Vineyard provides more spectacular beaches and seaside atmosphere with less stress and fewer visitors than you’ll see on the Cape. Only 7 miles from Falmouth at its closest...

Nantucket Island | kids travel, kids activities

9. Nantucket Island

Nantucket, Siasconset, ..

Nantucket’s unique character has much to do with its distance from the mainland— it’s a good 30 miles out to sea. Unlike cosmopolitan  Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket (which...

About Massachusetts

Massachusetts was settled in 1620 by a brave band of 101 men, women, and children. From that initial Plymothh outpost in the “wilds of Massachusetts” grew the state that has garnered a worldwide reputation for its educational institutions, medical facilities, unique sites and culture, rich history, and physical beauty. Boston, the state capital, is considered the gateway to New England and is popular with both domestic and international tourists because of the breadth of its attractions—performing and visual arts, sports facilities, and cultural institutions. It's truly a state that's fun for the entire family.

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