Top Things to Do in Massachusetts: Attractions for All Ages

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With the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics pushing for the playoffs β€” sparking significant Massachusetts sports betting β€” and with three Commonwealth men's college hockey teams participating in the upcoming NCAA Tournament, one in the state might not want to do anything but sit on the couch and watch all their home teams compete for championships.

However, there are other things to do in Massachusetts as we approach the first full month of the spring season in April. BetMassachusetts.com, your source for the top Massachusetts betting promos, put together a list of top activities and attractions for you to do in the state based on total search volume. Here are the places to visit:

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Top Things to Do in Massachusetts

RankAttractionSearch Volume
1Fenway Park110.0k
2Boston Public Library74k
3Boston Common40.5k
4Freedom Trail27.1k
5Boston Museum of Fine Arts18.1k
6Boston Public Market14.8k
7JFK Library8.1k
T-8Boston Little Italy6.6k
T-8Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum6.6k
T-8House of the Seven Gables6.6k

Sports, History Drive Top Attraction List

The Boston Red Sox visit the Seattle Mariners at 10:10 p.m. ET on Thursday, starting their 2024 regular season, so it is no wonder historic Fenway Park, their home stadium, tops the list with an attraction search volume of 110K.

After a season-opening 10-game road trip, the Red Sox will begin a 10-game homestand of their own versus defending American League East Division champion Baltimore at 2:10 p.m. April 9 to start a three-game series. Massachusetts betting apps give the Red Sox +6600 odds of winning the World Series this season.

Founded in 1848, the Boston Public Library comes in second on the list with an attraction search volume of 74K. The library, which is open to all state residents, contains approximately 24 million items, making it the third-largest public library in the nation behind the Federal Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and the New York Public Library.

The oldest public park in the country, Boston Common, rounds out the top three with a search volume of 40.5K. Located downtown, the 50-acre park is surrounded by five major city streets: Tremont, Park, Beacon, Charles, and Boylston.

Freedom Trail (27.1K) and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (18.1K) complete the top five sights to visit in the state.

USA Today photo by Bob DeChiara.

Author

Lou Monaco

Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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