MA Posted in Massachusetts March 18, 2016 by Sophia Here Are 18 Things Everyone In Massachusetts Absolutely Loves There are some things that Massachusetts natives just can’t get enough of. Check out these so-true Bay State obsessions. 1. Gronk Flickr/WEBN-TV We can’t help ourselves. He’s just so big and fast and Gronky. 2. Dunkin Donuts Flickr/Chiara Cremaschi Massachusetts runs on Dunkin. 3. Christmas Tree Shops Flickr/NNECAPA Photo Library We do. We do just love a bargain. (Duh duh) 4. Friendly’s ice cream Flickr/Mike Mozart What’s a Fribble? Massachusetts natives know. 5. State fairs and carnivals Flickr/MOTT The Big E anyone? And how about that Barnstable County Fair? Good stuff. 6. The Berkshires Flickr/MOTT Especially when the foliage starts to turn. Leaf-peepers are EVERYWHERE. 7. Pretending to be extremely Irish on St. Patrick's Day Flickr/Thomas Hawk Lots of us are actually Irish, but many just remember that grandmother that was 1/32 Irish and figure that’s enough to celebrate. 8. Grapenut custard Flickr/BEV Norton It’s a Massachusetts classic that is unexpectedly delightful. And grape nut custard ice cream is delish. 9. The beach, obviously. Flickr/MOTT With some of the best beaches in the world, we're a bit spoiled when it comes to seaside vacations. 10. The Cape Flickr/MOTT 11. We love to hate the Yankees. Flickr/Wally Gobetz 12. But we just plain love Yankee Candle. Flickr/Mike Mozart 13. The Kennedy clan Flickr/James Diedrick Whether or not we agree with their politics, there’s definitely a fair bit of Kennedy fascination going on here. 14. Hoodsie Cups Flickr/Laura 47 Half vanilla, half chocolate, 100 percent nostalgia. 15. Complaining about traffic on the Pike. Flickr/Nelson de Witt Especially Sunday afternoons in the summer, inbound to Boston. Hell on earth. 16. Roaring bonfires Flickr/anji barton Whether its on a beach or deep in the woods, we love hanging out around the fire with friends. 17. Clam chowder Flickr/Wally Gobetz And none of that brothy or tomatoey stuff. 18. Loyalty Filckr/Thomas Hawk Whether its to a sports team or your childhood pals, we appreciate a loyal spirit. What are some of the things you think every Massachusetts person loves? Let us know!