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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  • Nerf-Style Dart Warz

    Attleboro

    Games are played in our black light arena using our 6 shooter dart guns. Players are broken into teams and given... 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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  • The Path To Independence: Tour of the Freedom Trail

    Boston

    Our guides take visitors through the historic Freedom Trail of Boston. Tickets available every day at 10:30 or 11:30 more

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  • Priscilla Beach Theatre

    Plymouth

    Professional summer stock in the country's oldest operating barn theatre. more

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  • Rowes Wharf Water Taxi

    Boston

    On-call water transportation; services Rowes Wharf, Logan Airport, World Trade Center, New England Aquarium, and other locations around the Boston... more

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  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... more

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  • Sand Trap Mini Golf

    Agawam

    Sand Trap Mini Golf has re-opened under new management! Stop by for 18 holes of affordable family fun, and after you've... more

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  • Schooner Adventure

    Gloucester

    1926 National Historic Landmark, dory fishing Schooner Adventure is being restored as a memorial to Gloucester's fishing industry. This vessel is... more

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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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  • Seekonk Speedway

    Seekonk

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

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  • The Shirley-Eustis House

    Boston

    Royal Governor William Shirley's Georgian mansion is the only remaining country house in America built by a British Royal Colonial... more

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  • Shooting Gallery

    Attleboro

    Shooters ages 5 and up can test their skills shooting airsoft BB's at stationary targets. Participants choose from 1 of 7 lanes to... 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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  • Storrowtown Village

    West Springfield

    Storrowton Village Museum is an authentic, recreated village of nine 18th and 19th century buildings from Massachusetts and New Hampshire,... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Walnut Hill Tracking & Nature Center

    Orange

    Walnut Hill conducts outdoor programs in animal tracking and nature exploration. We offer year-round day-long outdoor programs with highly qualified... more

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  • Wenham Museum

    Wenham

    Family-friendly museum of social history exploring how we have lived, worked, dressed, and played from the 17th century to today.... more

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