Serene mountain vistas, lush forests, and clear blue lakes define the Berkshire landscape, an idyllic setting for your next family vacation, romantic escape, or weekend with friends. Boasting more than 100 world class cultural attractions, superior outdoor recreation, and a famous farm-to-table food scene, the Berkshires promises an unforgettable experience.
The Pioneer Valley offers a gentle landscape of college towns, picturesque farms and old mills that have been charmingly converted into modern use. The uber-cool burg of Northampton provides the region’s top dining, nightlife and street scenes, while the other destinations offer unique museums, geological marvels and a few unexpected roadside gems.
The slightly hilly topography of this central swath of Massachusetts is the home of farms, orchards, and small towns. Central Massachusetts is a hidden gem, full of art & culture, unique family fun, and gorgeous natural vistas.
The North of Boston region consists of two different faces, the shore and the inland region of Colonial history and American industry. The North of Boston and Cape Ann region, including the towns of Salem, Gloucester, Newburyport, Marblehead, and Lowell, is known for its art galleries, seaside beauty, and fine food. Gloucester and Newburyport have fleets for popular whale watch cruises. The region has many art galleries. Salem, site of 17th-century witchcraft trials, attracts thousands of visitors every October for Halloween fun. Lexington and Concord have outdoor museums describing Revolutionary War events Lowell and its historic mills are a showcase of early American industrial history.
Boston and its neighboring cities are loved for their art and culture, professional sports teams, Revolutionary and Colonial history, and fun explorations on and around its famous harbor. The city is packed with great things to do on the weekends, weekdays, all year around.
Nestled between Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod, there’s no better place to sample a heavenly slice of Massachusetts than on the secluded beaches and in the cozy waterfront eateries, eclectic art galleries and awe-inspiring state parks of Southeastern Massachusetts.
Cape Cod Islands
Cape Cod and its islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are celebrated for their unadulterated beaches and New England seaside way of life. Cape Cod and each of the islands has its unique character, but all have strong links to their maritime history of sailing, fishing, boat building and whaling, expressed via historic lighthouses, maritime festivals, seafood restaurants, cruises, shopping and museums.