Above: The Amtrak station at Amherst, MA
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Or read this page to learn of low cost strategies for traveling to and around the state of Massachusetts.
Here's where you can find a broad range of lodging options at reduced rates; Design your own affordable Boston vacation packages; Take a tour of Harvard and MIT; Sample Authentic Regional Cuisine.
Take a trip to Boston this yea. There's an abundance of discount cheap travel options. Or just enjoy all the wonders Massachusetts has to offer, from the comfort of your favorite chair.
Discounted round trip flights to Massachusetts are fairly easy to find, especially if you do a bit of online research.
Visit priceline.com and craigslist.org to score the lowest prices on flights, lodging, car rentals, and Massachusetts vacation packages. This is a great way to get discount cheap travel deals.
For instance, a round trip flight from Dallas Texas to Boston Massachusetts can cost less than $200 when you utilize the "Name Your Own Price" feature on Priceline. Taking advantage of Priceline's promotional features can lower your airfare by as much as 40 percent.
A round trip flight from Abilene Texas to Boston Massachusetts costs about a hundred dollars more than it does if you depart from Dallas.
So you can save money by hopping a Greyhound bus from Abilene to Dallas (less than $30 if purchased online), then hop a plane from Dallas to Boston.
For even bigger savings, purchase your ticket on
priceline.com at least two weeks in advance.
You can also save up to $500 on a Massachusetts travel packages by booking your flight, hotel, and rental car all at the same time.
To get the optimal discount cheap travel package to Massachusetts, simply
visit Priceline, search your desired dates and destination, then
click the "Name Your Own Price" option.
However, be aware that certain rules apply to naming your own price on Priceline. For instance, you cannot change your itinerary, and no part of your payment can be refunded. The deal may also require flexibility pertaining to your times of travel.
Another option for finding discounted local activities, ground transportation, and overnight accommodations, scan craigslist for events, rides, sublets, vacation rentals, and housing swaps in your chosen area.
In addition to countless local public transportation options, National bus lines serving state of Massachusetts include Greyhound and Trailways.
Some Massachusetts Greyhound Stations are located at
For a complete list of Greyhound Bus stations, visit the link shown below.
The Massachusetts branch of Trailways is based in Boston. Call 617-330-1234 for info.
Amtrak has three passenger train stations in Boston (North, South, and Back Bay).
Other Massachusetts Amtrak stations are located at
For a complete list of Amtrak Stations, visit the link shown below. Check Amtrak's website for deals, maps, and other information.
Massachusetts is practically all about Boston, just as New York is practically all about New York City. Here is a list of the top 10 things to do in Boston, which is one of the world's most popular cultural destinations. These activities were chosen for their cultural, educational, and entertainment value.
Interesting Massachusetts attractions that are not located in Boston include Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Both are located in Cambridge.
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