Education and Innovation
Massachusetts, with Boston as its capital, is the corner stone of education, biotechnology, and green research and development. Home to such prominent schools as Harvard and MIT, Boston is globally recognized as one of the leading incubators for companies with groundbreaking ideas and technology. The large academic, medical and business minded community of Boston creates an environment where innovation can thrive. People from around the world study and conduct research at Boston’s elite universities.
From the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock to the infamous Battles of the American Revolution, such as the Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Lexington and Concord and the Boston Massacre, Massachusetts is a state seeped in rich U.S. history. Boston also was the first city in America to open a public school.
Culture, Sports, and Entertainment
Points of interest in Massachusetts include the Mayflower, JFK Library, the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, MIT, Harvard, Fenway Park, The Institute of Contemporary Art, the USS Constitution, Motif #1, the Custom House and many more.