Not to brag, but Massachusetts was made for family fun. We have six zoos and three aquariums. We have hundreds of charming farms, where you can pick strawberries, peaches, or apples, and pet goats, ponies, or sheep. We have a pirate museum, a witch museum, and an Animagic museum. For fresh air family fun, we have the best beaches for sandcastle building, the best places to pitch a tent, and the best places to learn how to ski. For rainy days, we have an indoor trampoline park, an indoor water park, and one of the best children’s museums in the country. We have the Basketball Hall of Fame, Volleyball Hall of Fame, and one of the most famous and beloved ballparks in the world. We have swan boats, duck tours, whale watches and dinosaur tracks. Quite simply, we have everything fun for kids of any and all ages. Okay, maybe that was a little bit of bragging.

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  • Greetings From Martha's Vineyard

    Oak Bluffs

    Martha's Vineyard has everything you could want to see and experience, from natural beauty and world class beaches, to unique... more

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  • Hancock-Clarke House

    Lexington

    Paul Revere's destination the night of the famous ride; John Hancock and Samuel Adams stayed at the house. Tours available. more

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  • Happy Days Family Fun Spot

    Granby

    we have one of the oldest golf practice ranges in the state, an 18 hole mini-golf and a full ice cream... more

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  • Harbor Tours

    Gloucester

    Island, lighthouse, sightseeing and lobster trap-hauling cruises. more

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  • Henderson House

    Weston

    The Henderson House is a hidden gem, nestled in the heart of Weston, just 20 minutes from downtown Boston. This beautiful... more

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  • Historic 1699 Winslow House and Cultural Center

    Marshfield

    The historic 1699 Winslow House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the ancestral home of the founding family... more

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  • Jason Russell House and The Smith Museum

    Arlington

    Jason Russell House is the site of the bloodiest battle on April 19, 1775, the first day of the American Revolution. Adjacent... more

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  • Literary Trail of Greater Boston

    Boston

    Self-guided twenty-mile trail explores the heritage of some of the country's greatest authors; homes, gathering places, and landscapes associated with 19... more

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  • Locks to Locks Canal Tour

    Lowell

    For the first time in 100 years, the Lowell Locks are open to the public. Experience Lowell's early transportation history while... more

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  • Milton Art Museum

    Canton

    American and European prints; Asian art; 19th-century bronze sculpture; contemporary American artists. more

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  • Moraine Farm CSA

    Beverly

    When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Moraine Farm, he didn't plot out an adventure-based ropes course. Or make room for school... more

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  • Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

    South Hadley

    Collections focus on Asian art; 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture; Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art; Medieval... more

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  • Mount Major Adventures

    Northampton

    Join us for Bike Farm Table Weekends this summer! The idea behind Bike Farm Table Weekends is pretty simple --... more

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  • Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon

    Canton

    The Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon is a professional art museum within New England's largest conservation organization,... more

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  • Museum of Fine Arts

    Springfield

    American art from the 18th to 20th centuries; European paintings from the 14th to 20th centuries. Works by Winslow Homer,... more

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  • Museum of Printing

    North Andover

    Printing has been the predecessor to changes in civilization. Gutenberg's invention of movable type spread religion, improved printing press' fostered... more

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  • The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum

    Nantucket

    Exhibits of Nantucket Lightship Baskets from the 1850s; demonstrations and workshops. more

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  • National Marine Life Center

    Buzzards Bay

    Featured exhibits, hands-on activities, and educational programs about marine animals, wildlife rehabilitation, and ocean conservation. Open Memorial Day to Labor... more

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  • Northeast Fisheries Science Center

    Woods Hole

    Complete with a walk through aquarium and petting zoo. The center seeks to better understand living resources and their ecosystems. more

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  • Norton Kayak Company

    Norton

    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

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