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    Massachusetts (MA) state of USA

    If you like big government, move to Massachusetts - Joe Miller



    History & Geography:
    Massachusetts is a U.S. state in New England known for its significant Colonial history. In Boston, its capital, the Freedom Trail is a walking route of sites related to the American Revolution. It was established on the 6th of February 1788. This state is also known as The Bay State.
    Massachusetts officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in New England, and a part of the northeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south, New Hampshire and Vermont to the north, and New York to the west.

    Natural Resources:
    Fertile Connecticut River Valley soils, most rich in peat, deposits of sand and gravel, glacial stones and boulders (granite, marble) are the most important natural resources of Massachusetts.

    Economy:
    Massachusetts is traditionally industrial, and, with its predominantly urban population, is one of the most densely settled states in the nation. Its many, diverse manufactures include electrical and electronic equipment, industrial equipment, technical instruments, plastic products, paper and paper products, machinery, tools, and metal and rubber products. Shipping, printing, and publishing are also important, and the jewelry industry dates from before the American Revolution.

    Delicacies:
    Coastal Massachusetts is known for some of its mouthwatering and delicious food like clams, haddock, and cranberries, and previously cod. Boston is known for, among other things, baked beans (hence the nickname "Beantown"), bulkie rolls, and various pastries.

    Climate:
    The climate of Massachusetts is a humid continental climate, with warm summers and cold, snowy winters. Massachusetts is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

    Counties:
    Based on the form of government the US state of Massachusetts has 296 towns and 55 cities. Some municipalities, however, still refer to themselves as "towns" even though they have a city form of government.
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    Transportation:
    Massachusetts has 10 regional metropolitan planning organizations and three non-metropolitan planning organizations covering the remainder of the state; statewide planning is handled by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Amtrak operates inter-city rail, including the high-speed Acela service to cities such as Providence, New Haven, New York City, and Washington, DC from South Station. The major airport in the state is Boston-Logan International Airport. There are a total of 31,300 miles (50,400 km) of interstates and other highways in Massachusetts

    Hotel and Places:
    The US state of Massachusetts has some amazing and Breathtaking Top Tourist sites. That are a must visit include: Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, New England Aquarium, Plimoth Plantation, Old Sturbridge Village, Museum of Science, Fenway Park, Museum of Fine Arts and Boston.
    To have a relaxed vacation on your trip to Massachusetts with the best services, serene environment and luxurious and comfortable furnishing. Here is a list of the top five star hotels in Massachusetts that will make your stay memorable.
    • Four Seasons Hotel Boston
    • Hotel Commonwealth
    • The Lenox Hotel


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