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Holidays in Massachusetts   -   Tourist information Massachusetts.

Regions in Massachusetts : The Berkshires, Blackstone Valley, Cape Ann, Cape Cod and the Islands, Greater Boston, Merrimack Valley, MetroWest, North Shore, Pioneer Valley, Quabbin Valley, South Shore, Western Massachusetts

State Capital Massachusetts : Boston


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Camp sites / Campgrounds / RV Parks

 KeyCamp Holidays
Massachusetts: Boston/Cape Cod.

  Go Camping America   -   National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC)
  Koa   -   Campgrounds of America
  National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site
  Funroads   -   Get Outta Town!

Car Hire Massachusetts

Car rental

Car Rental USA  Sixt   -     

Holiday Homes Massachusetts / Apartments

  VRBO vacation rentals
  GreatRentals.com    -   USA Vacation Rentals

Hotels in Massachusetts

  Booking.com   -   Hotel Guide Massachusetts
Boston, Cambridge, Revere, Hyannis, Brookline, West Springfield, Quincy, Hancock, Woburn, Seekonk, Bedford, Plymouth.

 
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.

   -   Motel 6 and Red Roof

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National Parks / State Parks

  Cape Cod National Seashore
The CCNS includes nearly 40 miles (60 km) of seashore along the Atlantic-facing eastern edge of Cape Cod, in the towns of Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, Eastham, Orleans and Chatham.

  National Park Service
The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. They also work with teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

  Kuoni   -   City trips Boston
Boston is a convenient gateway to the beautiful New England countryside, so you can either enjoy a city break or combine a few days in Boston with an independent fly drive holiday touring New England or head for the superb beaches of Cape Cod.

Thomas Cook

   -   Create your trip to Massachusetts
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Local Travel Organizations / Tour Operators :

  Mohawk Trail
Welcome to the Mohawk Trail web site. Browse through these pages and you will soon discover an area rich in history. The Mohawk Trail is the first scenic road in New England. It officially opened on October 22, 1914.
With 63 miles of unsurpassed splendor and 50,000 acres of state parks and forests, it's an excellent vacation choice for fun and adventure for all ages during any season.

  Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce
  Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
You'll be surprised how much Massachusetts has to offer in so small a state - great beaches, outdoor fun, fresh-caught seafood, major-league sports, and a wealth of cultural activities.
If your idea of a perfect getaway is to head straight to the shore, you'll find some pretty spectacular places to set your beach umbrella.
Prefer an active vacation? Massachusetts' parks, mountains, and rivers offer wide-open spaces and a chance to hike, bike, canoe, or rocket through whitewater rapids on a raft. Want to re-live the excitement and drama of America's past? Our living history museums and walking trails will transport you back in time. Check out all the regional offerings, then plan your trip!
  Boston   -   Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Here you'll find over 1000 points of interest, event listings and descriptions, family friendly things to do, and information you need to plan and book your trip Boston and the Greater Boston area.

Moon Spotlight Massachusetts - ISBN 1598805533Travel Guides Massachusetts / Travel Related Books

In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 
-   Mary Beth Norton
Knopf, 2002, hardcover, 432 pages, ISBN 037540709X.

Moon Spotlight Massachusetts   -   Michael Blanding
Paperback: 182 pages; Publisher: Avalon Travel (27 May 2010); ISBN-10: 1598805533; ISBN-13: 978-1598805536.

Massachusetts (Insiders Guide: Off the Beaten Path)
Barbara Radcliffe (Author), Stillman Rogers (Author)
Are you tired of the same old tourist traps? Do you relish the thought of taking the road less travelled, discovering the hidden attractions and unspoilt locations that other travel guides just don't offer? "Off the Beaten Path" presents readers with all the tools and information they need to discover the very best entertainment, adventure, and exciting attractions across the U.S. of A. Whether it's marvelling at the sight of 2,000 skydivers at the World Free-fall Convention in Illinois or exploring the Petrified Sea Gardens in Saratoga Springs, this series will become an indispensable guide for anyone who wants to truly discover the culture, history, and attractions of some of the often overlooked, but truly magnificent visitor opportunities in America.
Paperback: 240 pages; Publisher: Globe Pequot Press; 7th Revised edition edition (11 Oct 2007); ISBN-10: 0762744197; ISBN-13: 978-0762744190.

Transportation / How do I travel to Massachusetts

 
Boston Airport   -   Logan Airport
  Lawrence Airport   -   Lawrence Municipal Airport

  Regional Airports in Massachusetts

  Bradley International Airport [ BDL or KBDL ]
Bradley International Airport is a public airport located 3 miles (5 km) west of Windsor Locks, in Hartford County, Connecticut. Located north of Hartford, Connecticut and just south of Springfield, Massachusetts, it is Connecticut's busiest commercial airport.

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  MVRTA - Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority   -   public transportation service.
The MVRTA serves the northeast corner of Massachusetts with over 1 million miles of city, suburban, interurban, and rural scheduled bus routes.
  Greyhound Lines   -   Coach Line

  Massachusetts Turnpike Authority
The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority offers a wide array of travel services for commuters, commercial vehicles and visitors. Here is where you will find it all - everything from tourist destinations and truck regulations to locations for service areas and park and ride lots. You can also figure your toll with our toll calculator, find weather information for the regions of the state, or find information on farmer's markets and the Emergency Service Patrol.
  NRTA - Nantucket Regional Transit Authority

  Digital Atlas of Boston by William A. Bowen
  Maps of Massachusetts [ Uni Texas - Perry-Castaņeda Library - Map Collection ]


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  Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

  State of Massachusetts [ Massachusetts Government ]

  Boston   -   State Capital Massachusetts
Boston is the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. It is the largest city and unofficial capital of the region known as New England. Boston is one of the oldest, wealthiest, and most culturally significant large cities in the United States.

  The Berkshires   -   Western Massachusetts-Berkshire County Vacations
A branch of the Appalachian Mountains, centered in Western Massachusetts
  Blackstone Valley - region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island
The industrial revolution in the United States started in 1790 when Samuel Slater built Slater Mill at Pawtucket Falls. This was the first textile mill in the United States and was powered by the waters of the Blackstone River.
  Cape Ann - rocky peninsula located in northeastern Massachusetts on the Atlantic Ocean
The cape is located approximately 30 miles northeast of Boston and forms the northern edge of Massachusetts Bay. The towns of Gloucester, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport comprise Cape Ann.
  Cape Cod and the Islands   -   Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce
Cape Cod experiences a tourist explosion each summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day, as the New England cold gives way to a brief but comfortable summer.
Much of the East-facing Atlantic seacoast of Cape Cod consists of wide, sandy beaches.
Greater Boston - area of Massachusetts closely surrounding Boston
Greater Boston overlaps the North and South Shores, as well as the MetroWest region as far west as the city of Worcester. Parts of New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut are sometimes also considered part of Metro Boston.
  Merrimack Valley
  MetroWest   -   MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
Cluster of towns lying west of Boston and east of Worcester
North Shore - region north of Boston along Massachusetts Bay
The North Shore only includes the coastal cities and towns below Cape Ann: Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, Salem, Marblehead, Swampscott, Nahant, and Lyn
  Pioneer Valley   -   Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau
  Quabbin Valley
The region consists of areas drained by the Quabbin Reservoir and accompanying river systems in Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Worcester counties.
  South Shore
Region stretching south and east from Boston along the shore of Massachusetts Bay toward Cape Cod.
  Western Massachusetts
Region which contains the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley.

  Barnstable   -   Barnstable County
Barnstable County consists of the 15 coastal towns located on the peninsula known as Cape Cod. Bordered on the north by Cape Cod Bay, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and to the south by Nantucket Sound, it is the easternmost point of land in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. With over 550 miles of shoreline and more than 360 lakes and ponds, the maritime heritage of the region is deeply rooted.
  Berkshire   -   Berkshire Chamber of Commerce
Cities, towns, and villages : Adams, Alford, Becket, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Dalton, Egremont, Florida, Great Barrington, Housatonic, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Ashford, New Marlborough, North Adams, Otis, Peru, Pittsfield, Richmond, Sandisfield, Savoy, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Washington, West Stockbridge, Williamstown and Windsor.
  Berkshire   -   Southern Berkshire
Located in the southernmost part of Berkshire County, America's Premier Cultural Resort, and bordered by Connecticut and New York State, the Southern Berkshire region is made up of the towns of Alford, North and South Egremont, Great Barrington, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Sandisfield and Sheffield.
Whether you plan to visit for a weekend, buy a summer or weekend home, raise a family, start a business or retire here, we have just what you're looking for.
Between scenic vistas, quaint villages and a thriving downtown Great Barrington, you will find plenty to please the eye and keep you entertained.
  Bristol County   -   Bristol County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Southeastern Massachusetts has much to offer, from historic seaside towns to rolling country hills; beautiful beaches to lakefront shores; fairs, festivals, ethnic food and unique to boutique to antique shopping. It's all here in Southeastern Massachusetts, so take a few minutes to learn what we're all about.
Bristol County is nicknamed "The Bayou", because of the many wetlands which dominate the rural landscape.
  Dukes   -   Dukes County
The County of Dukes County consists of 11 islands off the southeast coast of Massachusetts, within sight of Cape Cod. More than 99 percent of the County's population lives on the largest island, Martha's Vineyard, an international tourist destination and vacation-home resort.
Miles of free public beaches and other recreational opportunities, coupled with exciting night life and exquisite natural beauty, give the Island its world-class reputation. The many celebrity homeowners and visitors are evidence that the "rich and famous" consider Martha's Vineyard a premier playground.
Dukes County also embraces the Elizabeth Islands, lying several miles west of the Vineyard across the waters of Vineyard Sound. They are named Nonamesset, Uncatena, Weepecket, Gull, Naushon, Pasque, Nashawena, Penekise and Cuttyhunk. Noman's Land, an uninhabited isle off the southwest end of Martha's Vineyard, completes Dukes County's land inventory.
Seven towns, each with its own government and distinctive personality, punctuate the county. On Martha'sVineyard, covering 100 square miles, the three "down-island" towns of Tisbury, Oak Bluffs and Edgartownare more densely populated. The "up-island" towns of West Tisbury, Chilmark and Aquinnah are comparatively rural. The Town of Gosnold embraces the entire Elizabeth Island chain, with the settlement itself situated on the outermost island of Cuttyhunk.
  Essex   -   located in the northeastern part of Massachusetts
Essex County includes the North Shore, Cape Ann, and much of the Merrimack Valley.
Cities, towns, and villages : Amesbury, Andover, Beverly City, Boxford, Bradford, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester-by -the-Sea, Marblehead, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Shawsheen Village, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham and West Newbury.
  Franklin   -   Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
Downshift off Interstate 91 and travel one of the country's original highways - through the surprisingly unspoiled time-warp that is Frankin County. Its countryside is beautiful, its history rich and its culture eclectic.
Cities, towns, and villages : Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Erving, Gill, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Leverett, Leyden, Millers Falls, Monroe, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Rowe, Shelburne, Shelburne Falls, Shutesbury, Sunderland, Turners Falls, Warwick, Wendell and Whately.
  Hampden   -   Hampden County exists today only as a historical geographic region
Cities, towns, and villages : Agawam, Blandford, Bondsville, Brimfield, Chester, Chicopee, East Longmeadow, Granville, Hampden, Holland, Holyoke, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Monson, Montgomery, Palmer, Russell, Southwick, Springfield, Three Rivers, Tolland, Wales, West Springfield, Westfield and Wilbraham.
Hampshire
Cities, towns, and villages : Amherst, Belchertown, Chesterfield, Cummington, Easthampton, Enfield, Florence, Goshen, Granby, Greenwich, Hadley, Hatfield, Haydenville, Huntington, Leeds, Middlefield, Northampton, Pelham, Plainfield, Prescott, South Hadley, Southampton, Ware, Westhampton, Williamsburg and Worthington.
Hampshire County exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government.
  Middlesex
The MetroWest region comprises much of the southern portion of the county.
Middlesex County exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government.
  Nantucket   -   Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce
Originally a booming whaling port, Nantucket has been named a National Historic District and has architecturally changed little since the 17th century, as seaside cottages and old-fashioned lamps still line its streets.
At the harbor front, where the great whaling ships set out on their hazardous journeys to return years later - if at all - pleasure boats now find safe harbor in one of the finest docking facilities in the world.
Walk the wide sandy beaches, as beautiful as any in the world. Swim in the still, sparkling waters of Nantucket Sound to the north, or brave the mighty Atlantic along the island's south shore. Let the pounding surf, and clean, salty air restore you. Try your hand at surfcasting for stripers and bluefish or charter a boat for deep-sea fishing. Catch a breeze on a sailboat or a windsurfer.
  Norfolk   -   Norfolk County
The county is not fully contiguous; the towns of Brookline and Cohasset are part of Norfolk County but are surrounded on all sides by other counties.
Plymouth
  Suffolk   -   see Suffolk County
Cities and towns : Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop.
Suffolk County exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government.
  Worcester
Worcester County exists today only as a historical geographic region. It has had no county government.

  Cambridge [ Hampshire County ]   -   City of Cambridge  -  Visitng Cambridge
Cambridge is most famous for the two prominent universities that call it home: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.
Cambridge is bordered by the city of Boston on its south (across the Charles River) and east, by the city of Somerville and the town of Arlington to its north, and by the city of Watertown and town of Belmont to its west. Cambridge ?
  Great Barrington
Its natural beauty and convenient location have made Great Barrington a favorite summer home spot for over 100 years. The community reflects this in its fashionable shopping district, fine restaurants and recreational and cultural amenities. Great Barrington also includes the village of Housatonic, with a beautiful old paper mill, and a group of interesting art galleries and studios.
  Lawrence [ Essex County ]   -   City of Lawrence
Lawrence is a great place for business and living. Learn about the rich heritage of this multi-cultural city of immigrants and industry on the Merrimack River. Located only 25 miles north of Boston and nestled between Routes 93 and 495, Lawrence is an industrial city in the heart of the Merrimack Valley.
  Lee   -   Lee Chamber of Commerce [ Berkshire County ]
Whether your interests are historical, cultural, educational or you just want to relax and take in the beauty of the Berkshire Mountains, Lee is where you start your adventure. Come and visit the town, stroll our Main Street, eat at our fine restaurants and stay in one of our beautiful lodging establishments. You won't want to leave.
  Lenox   -   Lenox Chamber of Commerce [ Berkshire County ]
Lenox is a premier destination for the traveler in search of culture, outdoor recreation or a getaway from the everyday world. Lenox remains a place of restful beauty and gentle hills, a place to soothe the weary body and busy mind.
  Monterey
Monterey, or "Green Woods" as it was then called, was established in 1735 to help develop a wilderness trail , and was the original settlement of Tyringham. In 1847, the southern portion of Tyringham became Monterey, a separate town named after one of Zachary Taylor's victorious battles in Mexico. Originally an industrial center with factories, mills and a thriving fur industry, Monterey metamorphosed before the Civil War into a summer resort town for city people and artists.
  Northampton [ Hampshire County ]   -   City of Northampton
Northampton sits on the banks of the Connecticut River, in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.
Northampton today is a popular destination for tourists, who come to sample the city's shopping and restaurants. It remains a showplace for the arts, and was rated as the top "Small Arts Town" in the country by travel writer John Villani, author of "The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America" (3rd edition, published by John Muir Publications). It is an open and tolerant community, and is home to a sizeable lesbian community, earning it the nickname, "Lesbianville, USA".
  Pittsfield [ Berkshire County ]   -   City of Pittsfield
  Salem [ Essex County ]   -   City of Salem
Many people associated the city with the Salem witch trials of 1692, which the city embraces both as a source of tourism and culture. However, Salem's real importance in American history lies at its status as an often used port for East Indies trade. The city played a leading role in the American China trade.
  Springfield [ Hampden County ]   -   City of Springfiled  -  Cultural Center Western Massachusetts
Largest city in Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley. In 1852, Smith and Wesson, America's largest producer of handguns, was founded in Springfield. The company remains headquartered there.
The city of Springfield is most commonly known as the birthplace of basketball. In 1891, James Naismith, a physical education teacher in Springfield, invented the sport at the Springfield YMCA, now Springfield College, to fill the gap between the football and baseball seasons. The sport quickly became popular worldwide.
1901, the Indian Manufacturing Company, America's first motorcycle brand, was founded by George M. Hendee and C. Oscar Hedstrom in Springfield -- two years before Harley Davidson Motor Company.
  Stockbridge [ Berkshire County ]   -   Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce
This town, described by Norman Rockwell as "the best of America, the best of New England," brims with history, celebrity, romance, intrigue. Every Stockbridge season is stamped with its own beauty and charm: the green and flower-filled lushness of spring and summer; a fall foliage palette without rival; the winter look of an old-fashioned Christmas card.
Take a deep breath, inhale the Berkshire mountain air, slow your pace to match the town's character and stroll our streets, pathways, and gardens.
  Taunton [ Bristol County ]   -   City of Taunton
  Williamstown [ Berkshire County ]   -   Williamstown Chamber of Commerce
A unique and breathtaking combination of natural beauty and spectacular culture, Williamstown is located at the foothills of Mt. Greylock, the state's highest peak. On a clear day, visitors can see five states from its summit. Some of the many outdoor recreational offerings include the Appalachian Trail, the Natural Bridge in North Adams, Mohawk Trail State Forest, horseback riding, Clarksburg State Forest, two 18-hole golf courses , Hopkins Forest, indoor and outdoor tennis, public swimming at Margaret Lindley Park and the mineral waters of Sand Springs. There are numerous hiking and cross-country ski trails as well as a major ski slope located 15 minutes south of town. Opportunities for hunting, fishing, canoeing, biking, camping and picnicking abound.
  Worcester   -   City of Worcester  -  Tourism  -  Discover Worcester
A robust, vibrant City in the heart of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Worcester combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city. A mere hour's distance from Boston, MA, Springfield, MA, Providence, RI and Hartford, CT, Worcester is at the crossroads of several major routes, including the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), Interstates 290 and 395, along with Routes 146 and 20.

More cities in Massachusetts. See List of settlements in Massachusetts

  Barnstable [ Barnstable County ]   -   Town of Barnstable  -  located on Cape Cod
  Dedham [ Norfolk County ]   -   Town of Dedham - Dedham ?
Dedham is home to the Fairbanks House, the oldest surviving timber frame house in the United States, scientifically dated to 1637.
  Greenfield [ Franklin County ]   -   Town of Greenfield
The town is located at the confluence of the Deerfield and Green rivers, not far from where they both merge into the Connecticut River.
  Nantucket  -  Town of Nantucket - tourist destination and summer colony
Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States. Together with the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget, it constitutes the town of Nantucket, Massachusetts and the coextensive Nantucket County. The region of Surfside on Nantucket is the southernmost settlement in Massachusetts.
  Plymouth [ Plymouth County ]   -   Town of Plymouth   -   Tourism   -   Visit Plymouth
Most Americans are familiar with the story of the pilgrims' voyage across the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower, and their landing at Plymouth Rock. Today, Plymouth Rock is just one of the sites that tell the story of Plymouth. When you visit the Town, you will learn about more than the pilgrim voyage, you will learn about this diverse and unique community.
With all of this, the Town of Plymouth continues to maintain its small town charm. It offers visitors from across the globe a chance to experience part of the United States' early history and New England's seasonal charm. They invite you to experience all that Plymouth, "America's Hometown", has to offer.
  Provincetown [ Cape Cod ]   -   Town of Provincetown   -   Provincetown Tourism Office
A historic fishing port, Provincetown is situated at the tip of Cape Cod in an area of spectacular natural beauty, surrounded by miles of dunes and beaches. Provincetown has a diverse and singular history. The Pilgrims first landed in Provincetown in 1620, and signed the Mayflower Compact, a declaration of self -determination and radical thought that characterizes the history and people of Provincetown, even today. Provincetown has been home to sailors, pirates, fisherman, painters, and authors for centuries.

More towns in Massachusetts? See See List of settlements in Massachusetts

  Boston Marathon
  Museum   -   PEM Peabody Essex Museum   -   museum of Asian art and culture
Also a leading museum of early American maritime trade and whaling. Its collections of Indian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese art, and in particular Chinese export porcelain, are among the finest in the United States.
  Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame [ Springfield ]
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's mission preserves and promotes the game at all levels and serves as basketball's ultimate library of history.
  News Greater Boston   -   MetroWest Daily News
  News   -   The Berkshire Eagle
  News   -   The Boston Globe
  News   -   The Inquirer & Mirror   -   Nantucket's Newspaper Since 1821
  Radio   -   WBUR, Radio Locator Massachusetts
  TV   -   The Boston Channel, WGBY - Public Television for Western New England
  University   -   Harvard University
  University   -   MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology   -   private research university
One of the world's leading research institutions. Its mission and culture are guided by an emphasis on teaching and research grounded in practical applications of science and technology. MIT is organized into five schools and one college.
  University   -   University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  University   -   University of Massachusetts - Boston
  Wildlands Trust
The Wildlands Trust of Southeastern Massachusetts is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the natural heritage of Southeastern Massachusetts. The Trust holds its lands in trust and perpetuity, to benefit the public today and to pass on to future generations.

Cuisine  -  Massachusetts Recipes

  Cape Cod Cranberry Growers' Association   -   see 'Cranberries / Recipes'
Salads [ Wilted Spinach Salad With Dried Cranberries, Pecans and Feta Cheese ], Side Dishes [ Couscous With Dried Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Fresh Mint ], and much more.
Established in 1888, its is one of the oldest farmer organizations in the country.
  Enjoy Massachusetts   -   Traditional Massachusetts Recipes
There are many recipes that were created in New England and Massachusetts to make the best use of native ingredients. Here is a collection of recipes for you to enjoy at Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other time of year!
  Federation of Massachusetts Farmers Markets   -   see 'Consumer Services / Recipes'
Come by FMFM markets in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston to pick up fresh, tasty, locally grown greens and spinach, as well as flowers, bedding plants and starts for your garden. Many markets will also feature rhubarb, goat cheese, eggs, honey, baked goods, herbs, maple products, and / or meat. More great vegetables and fruit to come as the season progresses.
  Georgetown Cranberry  -  see 'Cranberry Recipes'
  Pioneer Valley Growers Association [ Western Massachusetts ]   -   see 'Recipes'
These vegetable recipes are broken out by the type of vegetable, such as Blueberry, Bok Choy, Buttercup Squash, Butternut Squash, Cucumber, Kale, Leek, and Onion. Great source of interesting vegetarian recipes.

  Massachusetts Restaurants

History Massachusetts

  Massachusetts Historical Society
For more than two centuries the MHS has been collecting and preserving materials relating to the history of our commonwealth and our nation. The holdings of the MHS encompass millions of rare and unique documents and artifacts vital to the study of American history.

  Boston Historical Society
Founded in 1881 to save the Old State House from being moved to Chicago, The Bostonian Society is the historical society for the city of Boston. Through library and museum collections which date from the 1630s to the 21st century, through exhibitions on the American Revolution and Boston's neighborhoods, and through programs for adults and children, the Society brings Boston history to life.
  History of Boston, Massachusetts [ Wikipedia ]
The history of Boston, Massachusetts intertwines with the history of the United States.
Contents : European settlement, Colonial Boston, Boston in rebellion, 19th-century Boston, 20th-century Boston, 21st-century Boston, Geographic expansion.
  Nantucket Historical Association
  Old Colony Historical Society [ Taunton ]
  The Quadrangle, Springfield
An extraordinary grouping of museums and sculpture gardens, remains a testament to Springfield's nineteenth-century grandeur.

  NEHGS - New England Historic Genealogical Society   -   New England Ancestors

Music, Art & Culture

  Nantucket Filmfestival

See also Boston


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