You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That Massachusetts Is Experiencing A Major Surge Of Ticks This Year

It’s official: tick season has officially hit Massachusetts. Unfortunately, this year is primed to be a particularly risky one for Bay State residents.

In recent years, a surge in the number of tick bites has been reported across Massachusetts. Experts predict that this trend won’t let up in 2019. In fact, at least 90 people in the state have been diagnosed with tick-borne diseases so far this year.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more information on ticks in Massachusetts and how to protect yourself, click here. If you’re armed with tick repellant and want to get outside, don’t miss this amazing mountain hike this season.