Take An Exciting Massachusetts Waterfalls Road Trip To The Most Beautiful Places In The State
Do you know what’s great? An awesome waterfall. Do you know what’s nine times more awesome? Killing nine awesome waterfalls with one stone (it’s a metaphor….we don’t actually advocate the murder of waterfalls). What better way to ring in the sunshine than with a waterfall extravaganza? We’re thrilled to present you with the ultimate waterfall road trip in Massachusetts.
This waterfall road trip is definitely an all-day affair, clocking in at around eight hours of drive time. However, it loops back around to where you started, so the return trip time is built in. It would be perfect for a road-tripping weekend or even a jam-packed day off. View the map on Google Maps here.
Do you think you could handle this much adventurous fun on this waterfall road trip in Massachusetts? Are you packing your picnic basket and selfie stick as we speak? Share with your friends (the ones who make long car rides actually fun) and let us know in the comments below! If you’re on the hunt for a unique road trip, consider heading out on this road trip to the eight most abandoned places in Massachusetts.
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What are the best waterfall hikes in Massachusetts?
Some of the best waterfall hikes in Massachusetts include the kid-friendly Doane’s Falls Trail which is predominately flat, making it ideal for hikers of all ages. Once you reach the beautiful waterfall, stroll around it for different but equally beautiful views. Another easy hike is the 0.3-mile Glendale Falls Trail that leads straight to the top of the falls. After drinking in the view from above, follow the stairs to the base of the waterfall.
What are the most beautiful hikes in Massachusetts?
Some of the most beautiful hikes in Massachusetts are the following:
- Stony Ledge trail that leads to Mount Greylock. At just over 3.5 miles, the scenic hike usually takes around three hours to complete. Along the way, you’ll pass such stunning natural scenery as an open meadow, a cascading waterfall, and breathtaking mountain views.
- The trail that leads to Long Pond is fairly long at seven miles, it’s also an easy one bursting with natural beauty. On your way to the pond, you’ll pass flowing streams and over fairy-tale footbridges.
Does Massachusetts have any natural wonders?
Yes, Massachusetts has numerous natural wonders. For example, there's Walden Pond, which is perhaps best known because of author Henry David Thoreau. With its cool water, the pond is a popular spot for swimmers during the summer. It’s also the deepest natural pond in Massachusetts.