Take a moment in Massachusetts.

The best things in life aren’t things—they’re moments. A moment to chill with your friends. A moment to adventure with your family. A quiet moment to yourself. Everyone deserves to take a moment to step away from the day-to-day. And Massachusetts is full of memorable moments. Plan your trip and find out for yourself.

Take a moment with family

Adventure with your family at one of Massachusetts’ beautiful farms or visit Boston’s historic Harbor Islands.

Take a moment with friends

Get away with your friends at one of Massachusetts’ outdoor concert venues, or spend a relaxing day on Cape Cod.

Not sure where to start?

Explore our curated theme-based itineraries below and find your own unique way to Take a Moment in Massachusetts.

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Thank you to the community of photographers who graciously provided images highlighting unforgettable experiences in Massachusetts. Check them out here…

  • Apple Sculpture, Lancaster, MA (Visit North Central Massachusetts)
  • Aquinnah Cultural Center, Aquinnah, MA (Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce)
  • Beachcomber, Wellfleet, MA (Jenna Gregoire)
  • Bish Bash Falls, Mt. Washington, MA (Jon Miksis)
  • Boston Public Library, Boston, MA (Kevin Klein)
  • Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Boston, MA (Kevin Klein)
  • Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Boston, MA (Meet Boston)
  • Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA (Kim Munch)
  • Briar Barn Inn, Rowley, MA (Briar Barn Inn)
  • Castle Hill at the Crane Estate, Ipswich, MA (The Trustees)
  • Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA (Michael Flower)
  • Island Creek Oysters, Duxbury, MA (Colleen Blair)
  • Essex River, Essex, MA (Michael Prince)
  • Giant Chair, Gardner, MA (Visit North Central Massachusetts)
  • Gingerbread Houses, Oak Bluffs, MA (Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce)
  • Gray’s Beach, Yarmouth, MA (Betty Wiley)
  • Hammond Castle Museum, Gloucester, MA (Brian McWilliams)
  • Highland Lighthouse, Truro, MA (Paul Scharff)
  • Leominster, MA (Visit North Central Massachusetts)
  • Lowell Canal, Lowell, MA (Greater Merrimack Valley CVB)
  • Marblehead Light, Marblehead, MA (Derrick Mills Photography)
  • Mayflower II, Plymouth, MA (Michael Mondville)
  • Moore State Park, Paxton, MA (David Long)
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA (Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau/Explore Western Mass)
  • Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, Nantucket, MA
  • National Monument to the Forefathers, Plymouth, MA (See Plymouth)
  • Naumkeag, Stockbridge, MA (Ally Brown)
  • Nauset Light, Eastham, MA (Paul Scharff)
  • Old North Bridge, Concord, MA (Town of Concord)
  • Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA (Old Sturbridge Village)
  • Paul Revere Park, Charlestown, MA (Emily Diercks)
  • Public Garden, Boston, MA (Jack Cohen)
  • Race Point Lighthouse, Provincetown, MA (Yankee Magazine)
  • Salem Witch Museum, Salem, MA (Salem Witch Museum)
  • Swan Boats, Boston, MA (Kevin Klein)
  • Wayside Inn Grist Mill, Sudbury, MA (Ahsan Enver)