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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  • Rudd Art Museum

    North Adams

    Celebrating our 11th summer season! RUDD ART MUSEUM "A Chapel for Humanity" The chapel has been created by... more

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  • Salem Theatre Company

    Salem

    STC's mission is to enrich the artistic, cultural, and economic life of the greater Salem region through the performance of... 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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  • 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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  • Shea Theatre

    Turners Falls

    Professional and community theater productions; performing arts center. 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Still River Outfitters

    Bolton

    Recreational, whitewater and touring kayak and canoe, snowshoe, geo-cache, and hiking instruction by knowledgeable professionals. Exciting trips and team building... more

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  • Super Duck Tours

    Charlestown

    A Fully Narrated 90 minute amphibious tour of Boston's Historic Waterfront and Seaport including our National Park, The North End, Quincy... 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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  • Taylor-Bray Farm

    N. Yarmouth Port

    If you're a Cape Cod native or recent wash-ashore or visiting the Cape on vacation, a visit to Taylor-Bray Farm... 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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  • 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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  • Wachusett Theatre Company

    Holden

    Musicals staged at Foothills Theatre. 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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