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New Bedford, Massachusetts

Seamen's Bethel

Built to bless whalers before their voyages, this Massachusetts church now features a ship-shaped pulpit.
Lowell, Massachusetts

Jack Kerouac Park

A monument park dedicated to the influential Beat Generation author and poet, Jack Kerouac.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Brattle Theatre

One of the last remaining movie theatres in the country that features a rear-projection system.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

World's Largest Piece of Copyrighted Artwork.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

National Monument to the Forefathers

Plymouth's huge yet little-known memorial to the Pilgrims.
Dennis, Massachusetts

Cape Cinema

The ceiling of this vintage movie palace is covered in fantastic Art Deco murals.
Amherst, Massachusetts

Emily Dickinson's Bedroom

The mighty room where the poet spent most of her life is available to rent for an hour or two.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Amherst, Massachusetts

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Founded by the famed children's book artist, this museum spreads an appreciation of the arts through picture books.
Lowell, Massachusetts

Jack Kerouac's Grave

According to legend, Bob Dylan sneaks in twice a year to eat dinner with Jack.
Boston, Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Monument

This monument on Breed's Hill proves that one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War is misnamed.
Sutton, Massachusetts

Purgatory Chasm

This evocatively named natural crevasse was created by a torrent of water that smashed right through a granite deposit.
Montague, Massachusetts

The Montague Book Mill

Books you don’t need in a place you can’t find.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Bridge of Flowers

An old trolley bridge converted into a breathtaking garden bursting with colorful flowers.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Yarmouth, Massachusetts

The Edward Gorey House

Eclectic collections, artwork, and some feline friends fill the writer's former home.
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Concord, Massachusetts

Author's Ridge

This small section of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is rotten with famous authors' graves.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Boston, Massachusetts

Brattle Book Shop

One of the oldest used bookstores in the U.S. has been selling antiquarian treasures since 1825.