The U.S. state of Massachusetts, situated in the Northeastern United States, is bordered by the states of New Hampshire, Vermont (north), Connecticut, Rhode Island (south) and New York (west), with the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
The area of Cape Cod is a major tourist attraction in this state for its sandy beaches, a wealth of parks, for whale and dolphin watching, hiking, boating, ferries to the islands, and everything you need for a dreamy holiday. The capital city, Boston, as an historic city, shows significant landmarks such as in the Freedom Trail, connecting 16 important historic sites. Boston is a cultural centre, having notable museums, theatre and music. In the west part of the state, the Berkshires, a stunning rural region, is a famous tourist destination.
Population: 6.812 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Lowell, Brockton, New Bedford
Main attractions: historic monuments in Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Cape Cod Beaches, Minute Man National Historical Park, Mayflower II, Fenway Park, New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Paul Revere House, Harvard Square, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Major Airports: Logan International Airport(BOS), Worcester Regional Airport (ORH), Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK), Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC)
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