As one of the original colonies, Massachusetts enjoys a rich historic tradition. From the modern urban sprawl of Boston to the quaint towns of Cape Cod, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of environments and activities. Massachusetts is full of historic sites, museums, musical venues, sporting parks and more.
- Sheraton Boston Hotel in BOSTON, MA.
Boston does not have a shortage of high society people and philanthropists. Each year in the fall, the cream of Boston society joins together to raise money for the Dimock Community Center at this black tie affair. This is a night of gourmet food and top-notch entertainment.
Salem is well known for its history of witch trials in Colonial times. Haunted Happenings is a month long event that leads up to Halloween. This small seaside community hosts a variety of scary events such as séances, candlelit ghost tours, and a masquerade ball.
Boston features an exciting artistic and cultural scene. Running from early afternoon to midnight on New Year's Eve, First Night celebrates Boston's artists and culture with 250 exhibits and performances, featuring local and international artists. First Night is America's largest New Year's celebration.
Take a drive through Forest Park in Springfield, during their Bright Nights to view one of the best winter holiday lights festivals. Pay close attention to the themed lights such as Seuss Land, Toy Land, and Winter Woods. Stop at the Bright Nights' Gift Shop for a photograph with Santa.