"Massachusetts" Top 5 Page for this destination Massachusetts by traveldave
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When I lived in New England many years ago, I used to go to Massachusetts, especially Boston, fairly often with my family. I can remember attending Boston Red Sox games at Fenway Park on hot summer afternoons, and I remember looking up in amazement at the tall skyscrapers in Boston's Financial District.
A few years later, when I lived in Vermont, my class went on field trips to Boston on two different occasions. On one trip, we visited the Museum of Science, and on the other trip we went to the New England Aquarium.
After I moved out west, I did not return to Massachusetts for more than 25 years. I visited again in October 2002, and made a point of seeing many of the modern and historic sights and attractions in Boston.
Boston is where the United States was born, and is perhaps the most historic city in the nation, but at the same time it is a modern, dynamic city. I have basically organized this page to highlight some of Boston's modern sights and attractions first, followed by the must-see historical buildings and monuments.
I returned to Massachusetts in November 2013 for work training. I spent a week in Salem, known for its witch trials in the 1600s, and although I did not have a lot of time for sightseeing, I did manage to see some of the historical attractions in downtown Salem.
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