5 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

5 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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5 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
South Hadley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Boston

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nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Family-friendly places like Fenway Park and Museum of Fine Arts will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, stroll through Boston Common, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and meet the residents at New England Aquarium.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planning site

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Boston. In December in Boston, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to South Hadley.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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South Hadley

South Hadley ©
South Hadley is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): experience rural life at McCray's Farm and then identify plant and animal life at Mount Tom State Reservation. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Forest Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the South Hadley sightseeing planner

You can drive from Boston to South Hadley in 2 hours. In December, South Hadley is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of 38°F and lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in South Hadley

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Forest Park, Mount Tom State Reservation, Stanley park
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Stanley park ©
Stanley park
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Mount Tom State Reservation ©
Mount Tom State Reservation

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