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Spring Travel: Natural Wonders

Azores, a perfect destination for Boston travelers

A four-hour direct flight from Boston brings you to this string of volcanic islands, and transports you to an altogether other world.

The Azores just might be the most interesting destination you’ve either never heard of or never seriously considered. It’s something of a mystery why more New Englanders don’t visit the archipelago, which functions as an autonomous region of Portugal.