If you’re looking to move to one of the most recognizable locations in the US, moving to Massachusetts should be in your future. The capital of Massachusetts and most populous city with roughly 670,000 people, is, of course, Boston. Overall, 80% of the state’s population lives within the Greater Boston metro area, a region that has heavily impacted American history, academia and industry.
As the first original colony founded by the passengers of the Mayflower in 1620, Massachusetts has grown into a modern-day leader of biotechnology, engineering, higher education, finance and maritime trade. You have excellent options regarding employment, academics, and enjoyment of Massachusetts, so let us make you aware of just a few choices.
Life in Marvelous Massachusetts
As the 7th smallest state in the United States, Massachusetts only has 10,555 square miles of area, a quarter of which is water. There are several distinctive regions throughout the state. You’ll find the coastal plain of the eastern border with the Atlantic Ocean, the Cape Cod peninsula, the hilly rural region to the west and the Berkshire Mountain range to the western border.
You can expect a mix of humid continental and humid subtropical climates when coming to this area; summer highs of 81 degrees and winter highs of 35 degrees with much moisture and frost due to prevailing inland ocean winds.
Thirteen Fortune 500 companies call Massachusetts home – two of the largest ones include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and MassMutual. In 2014, CNBC recognized Massachusetts as the 25th best state in the nation for business in which higher education (namely Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology), biotechnology, IT, finance, healthcare, tourism and defense sectors are vital sectors to the local economy. If you’re moving for an endless potential in several highly regarded industries, moving to The Bay State will be a wise decision.
If you’re still looking for the entertainment value in all of this, moving to Massachusetts will leave you with so many options, you won’t know where to begin! You can’t go wrong checking out the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops Orchestra or by attending the Boston Ballet. Explore the family friendly Museum of Fine Arts or the Institute or the Contemporary Art or even the Decordova contemporary art and culture museum in Lincoln.
Still need some professional sports in your life? Catch the NBA Boston Celtics, MLB Boston Red Sox, NHL Boston Bruins, and four-time winning Super Bowl winning New England Patriots – and there’s even more. Several of Massachusetts’s universities are noted for their Division 1 collegiate athletics as well: Boston University, Northeastern University, College of the Holy Cross, UMass Lowell Amherst. Moving to one of the arguably most American states in the country will give you years upon years of enjoyment.
Massachusetts Moving and Storage
When you’re ready to make the local or long distance move to or from Massachusetts, Stevens Worldwide Van Lines can complete any move with the world-class customer service you expect. Our knowledgeable sales representatives can point you toward the correct service for your move, your personal moving coordinator will update you every step of the way, and our movers will handle all your items with the utmost care to make sure they’re delivered exactly how you want.
We’re ready when you are, so give us a call today or fill out our free online form today to get a free quote.