The American Revolution, Paul Revere, John Adams, John F. Kennedy, the Salem Witch Trials, Walden Pond, Pilgrims, Plymouth Rock, the Boston Red Sox, and Harvard University are all places, people, and things associated with Massachusetts. This “Cradle of Liberty” has an extensive history in this nation, and it continues to be a very successful and desirable state. Two-thirds of the residents live in the Boston area, which makes it the main business center of the state. Finance, health care, higher education, technology, and tourism remain the state’s most extensive industries. Whether you are catching a performance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra or you are spending the day exploring this nation’s history at Minute Man National Historic Park, there is much to discover and accomplish in Massachusetts.

State of Massachusetts

Things to do in Massachusetts