If your dream location for a new home includes the full-range of the four seasons, an historic culture, and the type of healthcare rarely found in the US, You may wish to consider putting down your roots in Massachusetts. It’s fairly easy for the public at-large to pass Massachusetts for the opportunity of warmer and less costly climates, but the state of Massachusetts may hold surprises for you when you see what the “Bay State” has to offer
From the Shores to the MountainsMassachusetts proudly claims a wide range of scenic destinations, including small beachside towns along the Atlantic Ocean in the east. Shifting to the West, where you will find the landscape bordered with mountain ranges like the Appalachian, Berksire, and the Taconic to just touch on the “big ones”, nearly 80 mounatins can be explored for recreation or living. Take advantage of a relaxing day at the beach or a hike through the Mountains. You can enjoy a drive from the beach to the mountains within a couple of hours.
DIVERSE AND RICH CULTURE
Whether you appreciate food, history or the arts, the Bay State has cultural offerings to entice people of every walk of life. Boston is home to numerous renowned art and music festivals, professional sports and a richness of culture not often found throughout the New England region. It’s museums are on par with it’s New York neighbors to the south with galleries and exhibits that have visitors from around the globe. The rich colonial heritage of the area is ever-present and proudly exists alongside the modern-day social fabric of the state, incorporating the food and traditions of the residents and cultures that have made Boston and Massachusetts their home as well.
Health Care Second to None
Don’t let the States’ size fool you. Although it ranks in at 44 in size when compared to the other states in the union, Massachusetts can lay claim to some of the best health care facilities in the world. Residents can benefit from the care to be found at the accessible Brigham and Women’s healthcare system, Massachusetts General, and Tuft’s Medical Center both leading research hospitals known around the globe. This just scratches the surface in regard to quality facilities found throughout the state, from the coast all the way inland.
A bastion of dedicated higher-learning, Cambridge is host to the Ivy League Harvard University. Further inland to the West, in Northampton, you can find colleges that include Amherst, University of Massachusetts. All offer continuing education to some degree for those people who may wish to return to a path of learning.
Massachusetts boasts the third-best state economy within the United States, ranking first for innovation potential and fifth for economic activity. The Bay State encourages diverse industries, making Massachusetts a great choice to engage a career, or start your own business. If you are retired or enjoy a life of leisure, you can also enjoy all the benefits of living in a state with a booming economy.
A Dedicated Sports Culture
The historic names of these institutions precede them. Massachusetts’ sports organizations all have a long and storied past that are the stuff of legend for sports fans, no matter who you root for. Massachusetts’ high-profile college sports programs are as celebrated and storied as their professional counterparts. Boston has long been a cornerstone to all aspects of pro-sports hostingThe Red Sox (Baseball), The Celtics(Basketball), The Patriots(Football) and the Bruins(Hockey).
Outdoor Enjoyment – All Year ‘Round
Known for its beautiful summers and snowy winters, Massachusetts offers year-round outdoor recreation. Take advantage of the mild summers with fishing, beach trips, and hiking while enjoying freshly fallen powder on the slopes. No matter what time of year, Massachusetts has an outdoor activity to keep retirees active and outdoors. Massachusetts provides year-round outdoor recreation for singles, couples and families. The state has a reputation for brilliant, beautiful summers for hiking, days at the beach or even picnicking with friends and family. As the sun gets lower in the sky and the temperatures begin to change, take advantage of the ski slopes throughout the state for recreation during our snow-filled Winters. No matter what time of the year it may be residents and visitors alike agree that Massachusetts has something for everybody to enjoy all year ‘round.
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