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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  • Jiminy Peak, Hancock

  • Codzilla, Boston

  • Sleigh Ride, Charlton

  • Davis Farmland, Sterling

  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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  • Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum +
    131 saves

    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    Provincetown

  • Old South Meeting House +
    128 saves

    Old South Meeting House

    Boston

  • The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home +
    117 saves

    The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    Lenox

  • The Plimoth Grist Mill +
    117 saves

    The Plimoth Grist Mill

    Plymouth

  • New Bedford Whaling Museum +
    108 saves

    New Bedford Whaling Museum

    New Bedford

  • Worcester Art Museum +
    107 saves

    Worcester Art Museum

    Worcester

  • MIT Museum +
    104 saves

    MIT Museum

    Cambridge

  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame +
    104 saves

    Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

    Springfield

  • Historic Deerfield +
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    Historic Deerfield

    Deerfield

  • Norman Rockwell Museum +
    103 saves

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    Stockbridge

  • Burial Hill +
    95 saves

    Burial Hill

    Plymouth

  • Old State House +
    92 saves

    Old State House

    Boston

  • Peabody Essex Museum +
    91 saves

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Salem

  • MASS MoCA +
    84 saves

    MASS MoCA

    North Adams

  • Cape Cod Maritime Museum +
    80 saves

    Cape Cod Maritime Museum

    Hyannis

  • Fruitlands Museum +
    78 saves

    Fruitlands Museum

    Harvard

  • USS Salem CA139, United States Naval Shipbilding Museum +
    71 saves

    USS Salem CA139, United States Naval Shipbilding Museum

    Quincy

  • Museum of African American History +
    68 saves

    Museum of African American History

    Boston

  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University +
    62 saves

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

    Cambridge

  • Botanic Garden of Smith College +
    61 saves

    Botanic Garden of Smith College

    Northampton

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