Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism
BOSTON & CAMBRIDGE: Boston is your gateway to Massachusetts and to all of New England. Boston’s Logan Airport offers direct services from London Heathrow on British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines, Gatwick Airport on Norwegian Air and Manchester Airport on Virgin Atlantic and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Boston is an amazing city with a quintessentially English feel to it, known as the 'walking city' it is easy to see why as you navigate through the well mapped streets with confidence. Follow the Freedom Trail for a historic walk through Boston, take a Duck tour of the city and water, hop a whale-watching trip from the waterfront, enjoy a brewery tour, a Harvard tour and grab tickets to see one of the great sports teams in action. You have a wide choice and if that isn't enough then shopping, dining and the theatre also await your attention. You will feel immediately at home in Boston.The location of Boston also makes it possible to explore and tour the rest of Massachusetts with ease.
SOUTH OF BOSTON : Visit Plymouth, south of Boston, where the Pilgrim Fathers landed in 1620. See Mayflower II a replica of the tiny craft that carried 102 passengers across the Atlantic in 1620.
CAPE COD : “The Cape” is famous for its long, clean, glorious beaches – and there are 115 from which to choose! The peninsula is studded with some of America’s oldest, quintessential Massachusetts villages. At the tip of The Cape is Provincetown, a LGBT resort town with a great restaurant scene, beaches and whale watching cruises.
THE ISLANDS: MARTHA’S VINEYARD/NANTUCKET: South
of Cape Cod, two islands attract presidents and celebrities alike for “away
from it all” holidays. Under an hour from the mainland is Martha’s Vineyard,
some 30 miles offshore is picture perfect Nantucket. With beautiful
scenery and hotels with stunning waterfront aspects the islands will capture
THE BERKSHIRES & WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS : The Berkshires is 3 hours west of Boston. On summer nights, listen to the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, immerse yourself in culture at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown and enjoy a day at MassMoCA, the largest museum of contemporary art in North America. This is also the area to enjoy soft adventure activities, from ziplining to white water rafting, hiking and biking to hot air ballooning.