Scenic Places in Massachusetts are one of the most popular destinations when it comes to vacations.  A lot of people visit Massachusetts during the month of October or in the season of fall because of all the Halloween vibes. Well, winters are also a very good time to visit Massachusetts because of the relaxing environment you get there so it is not a bad idea to visit the place during that time too. We have listed the Top 50 places to visit in Massachusetts in the United States of America so that you can choose the best one out of the lot for your vacations.

The state has a number of names attached to it namely which are the Bay State or the Pilgrim State. It was home to a tribe called Massachusetts and now the place now has the most developed in biotechnology, finance as well as in Maritime trade.

Massachusetts has a moderate kind of climate wherein the summers are a bit humid and hot but winters are moderately cold. The state has a very well connected transportation system. The state is also home to a number of species and also has a lot of scenic places to see for visitors coming from another country or state.

Top 50 Places to visit in Massachusetts, U.S.A

1South Wick’s Zoo

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About: The zoo was established in the year 1963 and is spread around a 300-acre land. It is home to many animals such as the bear, armadillo, lions, tigers, white rhinos and many other notable animals. You will also see experience adventurous activities meant for both adults and kids.

Why Should You Visit: You should visit the zoo to experience interaction with animals and especially for the Sky Safari Ride.

Entry Fee: Adults – $28

Timings : 10:0 am to 5:00 pm

Official Website: South Wick’s Zoo

2Shining Sea Bikeway

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About: The bikeway in Massachusetts was once a railroad which was soon discontinued soon after. It is about 10.7 miles long and was initially a railroad station. The place is very beautiful and good for sightseeing and clicking pictures.

Why Should You Visit: You can visit the place for a bike ride on the trail or for a romantic stroll with your spouse.

Entry Fee:  Nil

Timings: Nil

Official Website: Nil

3Edaville Family Theme Park

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About: The Edaville Family Theme Park is the best place to take your kids. The Dino Land and Thomas Land are the major attractions of this place as they are connected to the cartoons children watch. You can have fun while shopping, taking rides with your family.

Why Should You Visit: You can visit here for enjoying with your family and friends.

Entry Fee:  Adults – $37

Timings: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Official Website: Edaville Family Theme Park 

4Paragon Carousel and Museum

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About: The Paragon Carousel is one of the last left rides of the Paragon amusement park that closed in the year 1985. There is also a museum that has postcards, rides and other many objects that inform people about the history of the park.

Why Should You Visit: You should visit the museum to sight the 90 years old carousel which has some very old painting and beautiful artifacts inscribed into it.

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteParagon Carousel and Museum 

5Museum of Modern Rennaisance

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About: Rennaisance refers to a period in the history of the English era. The museum of Rennaisance Era actually depicts the history of that time and the various artworks that signify some mythological creatures and the importance attached to them.

Why Should You Visit: You will be happy to visit the place if you are a fine art lover or an artist.

Entry Fee: Nil

Timings: Nil

Official WebsiteMuseum of Modern Rennaisance 

6International Museum of World War II

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About: The museum was established in the year 1999 and features collection of artifacts that date back to World War II. You can bring your kids here to learn about the war veterans and about their significance as well.

Why Should You Visit: You should visit here to know about the history of World War II and to sight some documents and letters that have great significance.

Entry Fee: Adults – $25

Timings: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Official WebsiteInternational Museum of World War II

7Schantz Gallery

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About: The museum is situated in Stockbridge and features some of the most amazing kind of glass work artifacts. You can check out the beautiful pieces made by renowned artists.

Why Should You Visit: You can visit here to sight some amazing glass artwork exhibited here.

Entry Fee: Nil

Timings: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteSchantz Gallery 

8Cape Cod Inflatable Park

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About: The park is situated in Yarmouth and is one of the most innovative amusement parks you will ever visit in your life. It also has a resort where you can stay with your family and enjoy your vacation. There are different kinds of rides in the park like H2O rides, shark tank etc.

Why Should You Visit: You can visit here to ride and experience the inflatable ride.

Entry Fee: Adults – $25

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteCape Cod Inflatable Park 

9Harvard Museum of National History

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About: The museum is located in the university campus and was established in the year 1998. Here, you will observe large amounts of fossils, reptiles, mammals etc. You will also learn here about their details and important information.

Why Should You Visit: You can visit the museum to get know-how of the plants and old fossils that have been displayed here.

Entry Fee: Adults – $15

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteHarvard Museum of National History 

10Boott Cotton Mills Museum

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About: The museum was established in the year 1835 and is situated in Lowell. It is actually a part of cotton mills. You can check out how the clothes are weaved and made over here.

Why Should You Visit: You can visit the place as it is a very good place to learn about weaving and cloth making.

Entry Fee: Adults – $6

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteBoott Cotton Mills Museum 

11Whaling Museum

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit here and check out the history of the whaling industry at this museum. It was established in the year 1903.

Entry Fee: Adults – $20

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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12Kelleher Rose Garden

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Why Should You Visit: If you want to head on towards a romantic place then the Rose Garden is your best bet for sure.

Entry Fee: Nil

Timings: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Official Website: Nil

13Clark Art Institute

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit the art institute to check out the impeccable artifacts and painting that have been collected by the owner.

Entry Fee: Adults – $20

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official Website: Clark Art Institute 

14Witch Dungeon Museum

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit the Witch Dungeon Museum to check out the amazing Dungeon replica and several other chilling skits and acts.

Entry Fee: Adults – $12

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteWitch Dungeon Museum 

15Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit the waterworks museum to check out the first water system of the United States and its impeccable engineering.

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Official WebsiteMetropolitan Waterworks Museum 

16Dr. Seuss Museum

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit the museum to check out the sculpture of Dr. Seuss who was a children’s book author and an illustrator.

Entry Fee: Nil

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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17Fenway Park

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Why Should You Visit: If you are a baseball fan then this is the right place to visit for you. It was established in the year 1912 and is home to the state’s baseball team.

Entry Fee: Nil

Timings: Depends on the events

Official WebsiteFenway Park 

18The Tiny Museum

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit the museum to check out the miniature products that are of daily use and other kinds of collectibles.

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Official WebsiteThe Tiny Museum 

19North Bridge

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit the place to check out the rich manufacturing heritage.

Entry Fee: Nil

Timings: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

Official Website: Nil

20Capron Park Zoo

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Why Should You Visit: The zoo was established in the year 1937 and now is one of the most famous recreational sites in Massachusetts. You can interact with animals and enjoy the fun-filled space with your kids.

Entry Fee: Adults – $9

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteCapron Park Zoo

21Paper House

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Why Should You Visit: The paper house is situated in Rockport and is made up of all newspapers which makes it an intriguing place to visit.

Entry Fee: Adults – $2

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsitePaper House 

22Minute Man National Historic Park

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Why Should You Visit: The National Park was established in the year 1959 and is home to the statue of Minute Man which stands there as a tribute to the farmer of the nation who picks up his plow and works for his nation. It is an amazing place for trekking.

Entry Fee: Adults – $7

Timings: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteMinute Man National Historic Park 

23Stone Bridge Farm

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Why Should You Visit: The Stone Bridge Farm is a Cranberry Farm situated in Acushnet. The history of growing Cranberries dates back to somewhat 25 years ago. The red color beautiful berries are harvested in October and you should definitely visit the farm at that time.

Entry Fee: $30 per person

Timings: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Official WebsiteStone Bridge Farm 

24Nashoba Valley Winery

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Why Should You Visit: You can visit here for some interesting experience of tasting wines and also for picking apples and stuff.

Entry Fee: Adults – $10

Timings: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Official WebsiteNashoba Valley Winery 

25Animal Adventures

Why Should You Visit: The place is actually a privately owned animal rescue center wherein you can visit to interact and pet the exotic rescued animals. It was established in the year 1997.

Entry Fee: Ages 4+ – $14

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Official WebsiteAnimal Adventures 

  • #26 Stanley Park
  • #37 Apex Orchard
  • #38 Aquinnah Cliffs
  • #39 Boston Public Library
  • #40 Norman Rockwell Museum
  • #41 Tanglewood
  • #42 Barrington Stage Company
  • #43 Jenney Museum
  • #44 Phillips Museum
  • #45 Bridge of Flowers
  • #46 Charles River
  • #47 Lake Waban
  • #48 Old North Church
  • #49 Boston Public Garden
  • #50 Mayflower Beach

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