Four hundred years ago the Pilgrims first stepped off the Mayflower and onto the shore of what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. They founded a colony – and later a nation. While they are now centuries gone, their pioneering spirit lives on here in New England’s most populous state.
This is where you’ll find Boston, seafood- and sports-loving capital and one of the oldest cities in America. Boston was the birthplace of the American Revolution. This event is commemorated in the vast open-air museum that is the Freedom Trail. Meanwhile in nearby Cambridge, you’ll find Harvard University and MIT, home to revolutions of an intellectual sort.
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