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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  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center at the Guyer Barn

    Hyannis

    The Guyer Barn is a community art space-a working artist studio and professional artist gallery. Enjoy changing exhibitions, classes and... more

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  • Images Cinema

    Williamstown

    Images Cinema is a year-round, non-profit community film house featuring the best in world cinema. Annual Family Flicks Under the... 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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  • K1 Speed: Kingston

    Kingston

    K1 Speed was founded in 2003 and is the nation's largest indoor kart racing chain. Each facility boasts 50,000-90,000 sq. ft.... more

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  • Laugh Boston

    Boston

    Boston's Premiere Stand-Up Comedy Club, located in the Westin Waterfront Hotel, featuring the best in local and national comedians, Wed=... more

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  • The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Great Barrington

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  • Maria Mitchell Association's Aquarium

    Nantucket

    View marine life of island salt marshes, harbors, and near-shore waters; marine life collecting trips. more

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  • Massachusetts Bay Lines

    Boston

    Whale Watch Tours, Harbor Tours, Sunset Cruises, Music Cruises and Private Charters. 45 minute narrated harbor tours aboard replica steamship paddle... more

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  • Massachusetts Golf Museum

    Norton

    Exhibits, activities, and memorabilia pay tribute to Massachusetts' rich golf tradition. more

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  • Massachusetts Historical Society

    Boston

    The Massachusetts Historical Society, an independent research library founded in 1791, provides an unparalleled record of the vibrant course of American... more

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  • massmouth,inc

    Jamaica Plain

    Promoting the timeless art of storytelling through social media, education and live performance. more

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  • Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    Lowell

    Merrimack Valley's only professional theatre company, presenting contemporary and new plays from September - May. An intimate and inviting 308-seat... 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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  • Mole Hollow Candles

    Sturbridge

    Mole Hollow Candles has been producing exceptional quality hand crafted candles in USA since 1969. They are located 1 mile off of... 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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  • 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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  • Mystery Cafe

    Boston

    We are America's Original Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Our doors opened in 1987 to a packed house in Cambridge, MA and... more

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  • Narrows Center for the Arts

    Fall River

    The Narrows Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 280-seat facility hosts high-quality, national and local performing... more

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  • New England Trips Inc.

    Boston

    New England Trips Inc. is an upscale day trip service to popular New England destinations. We offer direct Boston hotel... more

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  • Newburyport Pedicab

    Newburyport

    Free pedicab rides in Newburyport. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to the Jimmy Fund through the Pan-Mass Challenge. Book... more

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