12 Things Longtime Massachusetts Natives Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

It’s hard to really get a sense for what living somewhere is like if you’re just visiting. Massachusetts is a popular vacation destination, but hanging out here all year long is a very different experience than just swinging by for a beach weekend. Here are a few things longtime Massachusetts locals with they could tell new residents or anyone hoping to move here.

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What do you wish you could tell newcomers to Massachusetts? Share with us! For more on life in Massachusetts, check out the 11 reasons why people from this state are the best kind of people you’ll ever meet.