Humpback Whales Flocking to Stellwagen Bank in Massachusetts

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It’s the start of Memorial Day weekend in Massachusetts, which means its time for hot dogs, hamburgers, pork sausages, barbecued chicken and humpback whales? Just in time for the start of summer, the humpbacks that frequent the waters of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary on an annual basis have been showing up in large numbers and delighting whale-watchers for a large portion of the last month. If you want to head to Stellwagen and get a look at them yourself, consider looking into Boston Travel Deals to get yourself to town and then pick up a Go Boston Card Attractions Pass to gain admittance to some of the top tourist spots in town for one low price. Whale-watching cruises generally spot a couple of humpbacks (if they are lucky), but the waters off of Stellwagen have been rewarding visitors with sightings of up to a dozen whales or more. In an extreme case … [Read more...]