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Revision as of 01:47, 4 December 2003

Massachusetts is one of the oldest states in America. Its historical significance is immeasurable -- and far out of proportion for its size -- but it is also a modern place, with lots to see and do. Boston is one of America's largest (and most congested) metropolises, while the coastal vacation areas of Cape Cod, Martha's Vinyard, and Nantucket provide salty fun. The western state, peppered with small colleges, has a woodsy feel.

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Cities

Understand

Get In

By Plane

The easiest way to get into Massachusetts is through Logan Airport in Boston. Other regional airports include Manchester, New Hampshire and Providence, Rhode Island. If you fly Southwest, Providence is pretty much your only bet.

By Train

Boston is part of the Northeast Corridor serviced by Amtrak. You can reach the eastern portion of the state from South Station by taking the MBTA commuter rail.

By Car

Massachusetts has several large interstates that serve it, including:

  • I-90, the Massachusetts Turnpike
  • I-93
  • I-91
  • I-84
  • I-95

Use SmarTraveler to determine traffic conditions in the Metro Boston area.

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