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Massachusetts is a state in New England area of the northeastern USA. It has historical significance because Plymouth in Massachusetts was the second permanent English settlement in North America. Most of Massachusetts is moorlands of metamorphic rock which was scraped by Pleistocene glaciers which deposited outwash and moraine on a huge, sandy peninsula shaped like an arm, called Cape Cod, and the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard to the south of Cape Cod. There are plenty of interesting places to visit few of them are:


It is surely one of the most interesting places to visit in Massachusetts. There are many museums dedicated to the Salem witch trials such as the Peabody Essex Museum, the Witch Dungeon Museum and the Salem Witch Museum.

Gloucester and Rockport:

These are located in Cape Ann and have real fishing communities, art communities, beautiful beaches, whale watches and even more.

Martha’s Vineyard:

It is an appealing island and has always been a popular tourist holiday spot. One should take a ferry from Wood's Hole and then explore the sand dunes, New England architecture and cranberry bogs of Martha's Vineyard on their own and also can visit Nantucket instead.

Mount Greylock:

It has been a source of inspiration for American writers for a long time. The protected lands include 12,000 acres and also the highest point of Massachusetts.

Dunes at Cape Cod:

It is an amazing sight to see more than 40,000 acres of dunes covering about 40 miles and running the entire length of Cape Cod. The best way to explore this is to hire a bicycle and ride along the old Indian trail and enjoy the beautiful views, the salt air and the frothy waves.

The Faneuil Hall

It is a historic marketplace built in the eighteenth century. The olden town of Lexington is noted for its Paul Revere journey.

The Pilgrim Hall Museum:

It is America’s oldest public museum, while the Pilgrim Monument is the tallest granite monument in the country.

Boston Skyline

The Skywalk viewing platform on the 52nd floor offers spectacular views over the city.

Boston's museums

Also in Boston, one can see the 1822 USS Constitution at Charlestown Navy Shipyard, soak up the culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, learn of the planet's living creatures at the famous Museum of Science, or hear Kennedy's famous speech at the John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Old North Church

The oldest standing church in Boston is North Church, which witnessed the start of the American Revolution.

Harvard University

Tour Harvard University in Cambridge is the USA's oldest university (1636).


It is one of the most historic and beautiful towns in the USA. Its Old North Bridge was the site of the ‘shot heard round the world' in the opening engagement of the American War of Independence. The engagement commenced on what is now called Battle Road in Lexington on 15 April 1775.

New Bedford Whaling Museum

It is the world's oldest museum of its kind, displaying the skeleton of a rare, 20m (66ft) blue whale, New Bedford's whaling chapel, Seamen's Bethel etc. One can hear the story of American whaling.

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