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The gateway to New England

Though small in size, Massachusetts is big on diversity, and travelers delight in an all-round vacation experience. Enjoy hundreds of miles of coastline with beautiful beaches, rolling vistas from the Berkshire hills in the west, charming small towns, and some Americas best living history museums. 

Essential information for Massachusetts

Local time


USA flag
American English


US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

7h 40m
Boston (BOS)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Boston from Heathrow
are our main partner airline

Do I need a visa?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Things to do

Visit the Berkshire Hills where you can hike, bike or raft by day and stop by Lenox where it is rich in culture and is the perfect place to enjoy live music at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.