WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO MASSACHUSETTS    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Massachusetts is where some of the country’s great leaders call home, including Ben Franklin, John Quincy Adams and the Kennedys.

GOOD FOR GEEKS

Some of the best universities in the world can be found in Massachusetts, including Harvard, Tufts, MIT, Amherst, Northeastern and Brandeis.

CLIMATE

Massachusetts has a moderate climate. July gets the hottest temperature at about 71 degrees on average and January has the coldest at 26 degrees.

DRIVERS LICENSE

Moving to Massachusetts requires you to convert your vehicle’s out-of-state registration and driver's license. You can do this at any Massachusetts RMV office.

REAL ESTATE

The average home price is $513,125 with median sales at just above $310,000. For more info, you should visit the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

Before your move to Massachusetts, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

Fun Things to Do in Massachusetts

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Massachusetts, but we only had room for 294! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

Best Places to Live in Massachusetts

Explore the best towns and cities to live in Massachusetts based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Catch a Game at Fenway

90 minutes before game time, the Red Sox release unsold tickets at Gate E. If you’ve got lots of time to kill, you can queue up on Lansdowne Street 5 hours beforehand.