Massachusetts January 01, 2017
6 Unforgettable Road Trips To Take In Massachusetts Before You Die
Make this year a time of amazing exploration and discovery. These carefully crafted road trips will guide you throughout our beautiful state, taking you to classic destinations and hidden gems you didn’t even know existed. From incredible natural wonders to spooky sites, this bucket list of road trips will keep you low on gas but rich with memories.
Follow the links in the captions for more information about the destinations. To view an interactive map of each road trip, simply click on the link beneath each map photo.
1. The Ultimate Massachusetts Waterfall Road Trip
Waterfalls. There's hardly anything so dramatic, beautiful and awe-inspiring in the natural world, and Massachusetts is actually full of them. You may have known that there are so many sparkling cascades in the Bay State, but this road trip will take you to the best of the best. You'll be able to get up close and personal with some of the coolest natural features around. This journey is best taken after heavy rainfall in the spring, when the waterfalls are at their peak.
2. The Ultimate Terrifying Massachusetts Road Trip
This trip is definitely not for the faint of heart. Massachusetts is full of allegedly haunted spots, and this road trip will take you to nine of the most terrifying sites in the state. Visit an abandoned insane asylum, spend the night in a murder house and test your mettle with a hike through the most haunted forest in America.
3. The Dreamily Beautiful Lighthouse Road Trip In Massachusetts
Travel to some of the state's most awe-inspiring and charming lighthouses on this dreamy seaside road trip. You'll be guided along the coast, taking in the sights and sounds of the ocean while stopping to admire the magnificent beacons that line the Massachusetts shoreline. This trip is best undertaken in the summer, but if you're a foliage junkie (or just want to skip the summer traffic), autumn is another great time to travel this route.
4. The Natural Wonders Road Trip In Massachusetts
This state is lousy with jaw-dropping sites and incredible views. If you follow this road trip, you'll encounter glittering seascapes, stunning mountains, secret waterfalls and incredible rainbow cliffs. There's no bad time of year to head out on an epic tour of Massachusetts' splendid natural assets.
5. The Gorgeous Fall Foliage Massachusetts Road Trip
One of the many blessings Massachusetts natives enjoy is the grandeur of fall in New England. When the summer heat starts to fade and leaves begin to turn, there's nothing like driving through the countryside and marveling at the spectacular foliage. This road trip will take you through the most scenic, colorful parts of the state where you're most likely to find incredible leaves to peep. Obviously, this journey is best attempted in the autumn months. Don't forget your camera!
6. Ultimate Massachusetts Christmas Lights Road Trip
Let this road trip be your guide to experiencing the most magical light displays in Massachusetts during the holiday season. We've plotted amazing displays all across the state, and provided the times and dates they're open. If you're looking for a way to get in the Christmas spirit, packing a thermos of hot chocolate and hitting the road on this trip is the way to do it.
There’s so much to do and see in Massachusetts, but we’re happy to do most of the trip planning for you. Take a look at these
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