Camping in Massachusetts offers four seasons of sports, entertainment, touring and family fun. Whether you're looking to soak up some culture, get in touch with nature, or just bond with the family, there are countless colorful things to see and do in Massachusetts. Discover Benjamin Franklin's Boston, or take a walking tour of historic Concord.
Freedom Trail-BostonDiscover Boston’s role in the American Revolution on a 90-minute walking tour along the freedom trail in the heart of downtown Boston. While visiting Boston you can also plan a trip to Fanuel Hall, USS Constitution, New England Aquarium, and more.Cape Cod & The Islands- Cape CodCape Cod offers an endless number of ways to enjoy yourselves. Enjoy miles of pristine beaches, 27 golf courses, whale watching, the National Seashore, scenic bike trails, museums, or lighthouses tours. Ferries take you to the islands of Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket where you can spend the day exploring.Gloucester- Cape AnnCape Ann is located 30 miles north of Boston and is comprised of the city of Gloucester and the towns Manchester, Rockport and Essex. Gloucester is America’s oldest fishing ports, offers a variety of recreational activities and has spectacular natural beauty.Historic Salem-SalemExplore the House of Seven Gables, The Peabody Essex Museum or immerse yourself in Pioneer Village, a 3 acres, reacted Puritan village. Salem has something for everyone and every age.Plymouth Plantation-PlymouthA recreation of a 1627 small farming town built by English Colonists 7 years after arriving on the Mayflower. After visiting the plantation be sure to head to the seaport and tour the Mayflower & Plymouth Rock.Six Flags New England-SpringfieldSpend the day at the largest amusement park in Massachusetts. Fun for the entire family with one admission price for 2 parks. Six Flags also has a waterpark that you can enjoy for free, with your paid admission to the amusement park.The Berkshires-WesternSpend a day exploring the Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, take a drive along the Mohawk Trail, enjoy white water rafting along the zoar gap, or just take in the scenery while shopping for antiques and visiting a museum, like the Norman Rockwell Museum.Old Sturbridge Village-SturbridgeExpanded learning and hands on opportunities are available throughout this recreated 1830’s village; meet the animals, enjoy performances, talks, walks, dining, shopping and special events. Live & learn in America’s past, year round.JFK Library & Museum-BostonThis Library & Museum is dedicated to our 35th president and is located on a 10 acre park, overlooking the sea and the city of Boston.Ecotarium-WorcesterA unique indoor-outdoor museum. Set in an urban oasis, the ecotarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, journey through the galaxy at the digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, ride a narrow gauge railroad and get hands on with family friendly exhibits.
Whether your Massachusetts camping vacations take you to the shores of Cape Cod, bustling Boston or the Berkshire Mountains, it’s always a good idea to be aware of the rules of the road. Click on the links provided below for answers to your Massachusetts road travel questions.
Towing and RV Road Rules
Child Safety Seat Laws
Cell Phone Laws
Massachusetts Road Construction
Travelers Tip: Interstates ending in odd numbers run north and south. Even numbered interstates run east and west.
Rest stops can be found along Massachusetts’s roads and typically offer picnic areas, restrooms, travel and map information, vending machines, pet walks, pay phones and occasionally an RV dump station. Wi-fi internet services at rest stops are becoming more common. Click here to learn about Massachusetts’s rest stops.
When planning your route be sure to explore the campgrounds and RV parks in Find a Park – our online camping directory. Go Camping America helps make your travels safe and memorable.