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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  • Schooner Fame of Salem

    Salem

    Our full scale replica of the famous War of 1812 privateer sails four times daily from Pickering Wharf in Salem more

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  • Schooner Hindu of Provincetown

    Provincetown

    Two-hour sails in Cape Cod Bay aboard half scale model of a 19th-century fishing schooner; private charters. more

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  • Sea Witch Sailing Charters

    Vineyard Haven

    Come sail aboard Sea Witch Sailing Charters. We offer private 2, 4, or 8 hour sunset, weekend, or week charters available on a 58... more

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  • Seekonk Speedway

    Seekonk

    Paved oval race track 1/3 mile long; 63 rd season. more

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  • Skeleton Crew Theater

    Gill

    Part scavenger hunt, part theater. People go on a interactive story walk in the woods and meet huge animechanical characters... more

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  • Skywalk Observatory

    Boston

    Breathtaking 360-degree views of Boston from 750 feet above ground; home to the Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum and The Ted... more

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  • Smith College Performing Arts

    Northampton

    Whether classical or cutting-edge, the arts at Smith never fail to inspire and engage audiences with vibrant and passionate performances... more

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  • Spellbound Tours

    Salem

    Spellbound Tours nightly tours cover the history of the most haunted places in Salem and their own experiences investigating them.... more

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  • Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

    Newbury

    The Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is a family-friendly site with activities for visitors of all ages. The 230-acre site includes a late... more

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  • Tailored Tours

    Plymouth

    Historic walking tours led by costumed guide. Geared toward abolitionists and pilgrim ancestry. more

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  • Taste Newburyport

    Newburyport

    The most delicious way to discover Newburyport! Join us as we make our way through historic Newburyport on foot learning... more

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  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

    Nantucket

    Community-based theater. more

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  • Tsongas Center

    Lowell

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  • Unique Cape Cod Nature and History Walks

    Brewster

    Curious about Cape Cod's fascinating nature and history? We tailor walks and programs for you and your family or group,... more

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  • Vineyard Pedicab

    Oak Bluffs

    Free pedicab rides on Martha's Vineyard. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.... more

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  • Volleyball Hall of Fame

    Holyoke

    Come experience the world's only museum and exhibit hall devoted to all aspects of volleyball, the second-most popular sport in... more

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  • WalkingTalkingTours.com

    Northampton

    WINTER TOURS BRICKS AND MORTAR: Exploring Downtown Northampton's Architecture - Entertaining guided tours of the distinctive architecture of downtown Northampton.... more

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  • Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

    Wellfleet

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  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall

    Wellfleet

    Wellfleet Preservation Hall, is a year-round community cultural center uniquely reflecting the creative spirit of the area. With two performing... more

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  • Woodland Theatre Company

    Sherborn

    A non-profit theatre dedicated to bringing affordable, high-quality musical theatre productions to the metro-west area of Boston. more

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