The Most Instagrammable Spots In Massachusetts

The Most Instagrammable Spots In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has it all – the bustling city of Boston, Cape Cod, the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Waterfront restaurants offer fresh lobster rolls, fried clams and fishing boats’ catch-of-the-day, and there’s endless charming towns to explore.

As it’s such a beautiful state, we wanted to nail down the 7 best places to get an Instagram shot for that perfect travel photo. Get the camera out for these photogenic places…

Massachusetts Instagram Spots

1. Acorn Street – Boston

The most photographed street in Boston, Acorn Street is like stepping back in time. The 19th century street is in Beacon Hill, where you will discover elegant town houses, narrow brick streets with working gas lamps, local boutiques, and popular restaurants.


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2. Gay Head Lighthouse

This iconic lighthouse in Martha’s Vineyard is in immediate danger of toppling over the edge of the Gay Head Cliffs, as erosion is gradually tipping away at the cliff.


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3. Martha’s Vineyard

Take your camera for beautiful photos of pristine sandy beaches, the sailboats, the brightly painted gingerbread cottages, the lighthouses at sunset and farmer’s markets.


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4. Boston Public Library

This beautiful building has a peaceful inner courtyard, and additional works of famed sculptors and painters that can be viewed via the library’s daily art and architecture tours.


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5. Fenway Park

Fenway Park is a place “where dreams are made, traditions are celebrated and baseball is forever.” It’s the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and is a fantastic spot for a day at the game, getting lots of snaps for the ‘gram.


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6. The House of the Seven Gables

One of America’s most beloved historic homes, this 1668 colonial mansion was made famous by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The House of the Seven Gables.


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7. Cape Cod National Seashore

Writing about Cape Cod in the 1800s, author Henry David Thoreau said, “A man may stand there and put all America behind him.” It’s simply stunning.


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Visiting Massachusetts? Check out the best hotels here

Once you’ve finished your photographs you might want to try the best pizza in the state or even the best coffee shop.
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August 20, 2019 4:57 pm

Um…you do know that there’s a western half of the state that’s just as ‘instagramable’ right? It’s called the state of Massachusetts, not the state of Boston. Did you know that basketball, one of the biggest sports in the world, was invented in western Mass (we have a Hall if Fame and everything where players are inducted each year)? So was volleyball. And Dr Seuss was born here (Mulberry St is here). Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick here. The tallest mountain in the state is here. Mount Holyoke College and Smith College are here. The first automobile was made here.… Read more »

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February 29, 2020 10:22 pm

As is the case with any large city , development and population concentrates around the center of economic growth and opportunity which usually is the capital city. But that’s not always the case for example Albany NY , being the capital which is far removed from NYC . Western Mass has quaint and sleepy little towns but nothing like development in Boston .

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