The Northeast Megalopolis

50 million people live in the Northeast megalopolis, stretching from Boston to the suburbs of Washington, DC.

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists from England, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Boston is an international center of higher education and medicine.

Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River. In 1777, the United States’ National Armory was founded in Springfield. The ity later became a center for precision manufacturing.

Providence, Rhode Island

Settled by Europeans since 1636, Providence, the capital of Rhode Island, is one of the oldest cities in the USA.

Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington is the largest city of Delaware, and only 20 minutes by train from Philadelphia.

Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and located adjacent to Washington, DC.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

After New York, Philadelphia is the largest city in the megalopolis.

Trenton, New Jersey

Trenton is the state capital of New Jersey

Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton is best known as the location of Princeton University, which has been sited in the community since 1756.

New York City, New York

New York City is the largest city in the United States, and is located in the middle of the Megalopolis.

New Haven, Connecticut

Washington, DC

Washington is the capital of the USA, and the center of a metropolitan area with almost 6 million people.

Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria is located along the Western bank of the Potomac River, about 10 kilometer south of the capital’s downtown.

Arlington, Virginia

Arlington County is home to the world’s largest office building, the Pentagon, and one of the largest cemeteries in the world, Arlington National Cemetery.